The Arba’een Pilgrimage

The Arba'een Pilgrimage is the world's largest public gathering that is held every year. This Ziyarah is held at the end of the 40-day mourning period following Ashura, the religious ritual for the commemoration of the Prophet Mohammad's grandson Husayn ibn Ali's death in 680. Arba'een marks a "pivotal event in history" in which the pilgrims make their journey to Karbala on foot, where Husayn ibn Ali, the third Imam of Shia, and his army were killed and beheaded by the army of Yazid I. Some of t...
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“The greatest gift is Love”

"The greatest gift is Love" A woman came out of her house and saw 3 old men with long white beards sitting in her front yard. She did not recognize them. She said, “I don’t think I know you, but you must be hungry. Please come in and have something to eat.” “Is the man of the house home?”, they asked.  “No”, she said. “He’s out.”  “Then we cannot come in”, they replied. In the evening when her husband came home, she told him what had happened.  “Go tell them I am home and invite them in!” ...
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Boy’s Weakness

Boy's Weakness A 10-year-old boy decided to study judo despite the fact that he had lost his left arm in a devastating car accident. The boy began lessons with an old Japanese judo master. The boy was doing well, so he couldn't understand why, after three months of training the master had taught him only one move. "Sensei,"(Teacher in Japanese) the boy finally said, "Shouldn't I be learning more moves?" "This is the only move you know, but this is the only move you'll ever need to know," the s...
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The Ugly Duckling

The ugly duckling Mummy Duck lived on a farm. In her nest, she had five little eggs and one big egg. One day, the five little eggs started to crack.  Five pretty, yellow baby ducklings came out. Then the big egg started to crack. One big, ugly duckling came out. Nobody wanted to play with him. ‘Go away,’ said his brothers and sisters. ‘You’re ugly!’ The ugly duckling was sad. So he went to find some new friends. ‘Go away!’ said the sheep. ‘Go away!’ said the cow. ‘Go away!’ said the horse. N...
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دعای سلامتی آقا امام زمان (عجل الله تعالی فرجه الشریف) 

دعای سلامتی آقا امام زمان (عجل الله تعالی فرجه الشریف) به زبان عربی، فارسی و انگلیسی اللَّهُمَّ کُنْ لِوَلِیِّکَ الحُجَةِ بنِ الحَسَن  صَلَواتُکَ علَیهِ و عَلی آبائِهِ  فِی هَذِهِ السَّاعَةِ وَ فِی کُلِّ سَاعَةٍ  وَلِیّاً وَ حَافِظاً وَ قَائِداً وَ نَاصِراً وَ دَلِیلًا وَ عَیْناً  حَتَّى تُسْکِنَهُ أَرْضَکَ طَوْعاً وَ تُمَتعَهُ فِیهَا طَوِیلا" خدایا، در این لحظه و در تمام لحظات،  سرپرست و نگاهدار و راهبر و یارى گر و راهنما و دیدبان ولىّ‏ات  حضرت حجّة بن الحسن- که درودهاى تو بر او و بر ...
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The Gulistan of Sa’di

Story Several travelers were on a journey together and equally sharing each other's troubles and comforts. I desired to accompany them but they would not agree. Then I said: 'It is foreign to the manners of great men to turn away the face from the company of the poor and so deprive themselves of the advantage they might derive therefrom because I for one consider myself sufficiently strong and energetic to be of service to men and not an encumbrance. Although I am not riding on a beast, I shall...
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Maxims of Imam Hussein A.S

Maxims of Imam Hussein A.S Part 1 1 - How can a thing the existence of which is dependent on you be taken as a proof for your existence? Is there anything more evident than your "self" disclose you? Are you hidden to need a guide to find you? Surely you are not. Are you far-away to need your footprints to find you? Surely you are not! Blind may the eyes be which do not see you watching and guarding your "self" (Arafa prayer; Biharol Anwar, Vol. 98, P. 226) 2 - He who has you, has everything ,...
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Short Stories On Life

  Short Stories On Life    Appreciation Of hard Work One young academically excellent person went to apply for a managerial position in a big company. He passed the first interview, the director did the last interview, made the last decision. The director discovered from the CV that the youth's academic achievements were excellent all the way, from the secondary school until the postgraduate research, Never had a year when he did not score. The director asked, "Did you obtai...
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Short Stories For Kids

Short Stories For Kids 1- A Hole In the Fence In a small village, a little boy lived with his father and mother. He was the only son for them. The parents of the little boy were very depressed due to his bad temper. The boy used to get angry very soon and taunt others with his words. His bad temper made him fall for angry words. He scolded kids, neighbours and even his friends due to anger. He invited all worries for his parents through the verbal usage. While he forgot what he s...
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Inspirational Short Stories

    1- Finding Hapiness Once a group of 50 people was attending a seminar. Suddenly the speaker stopped and started giving each person a balloon. Each one was asked to write his/her name on it using a marker pen. Then all the balloons were collected and put in another room. Now these delegates were let in that room and asked to find the balloon which had their name written, within 5 minutes. Everyone was frantically searching for their name, pushing, colliding wit...
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