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[Mod Note: Some links have stopped working so there is a project to search for a replacement link and make an edit. Thanks for your patience.]

 

:bismillah:

 

Since everyone's been asking for e-books [and articles] on a lot of threads lately, I've decided to put them all in one place.

Tawhid

 

Islam and the Shi'ite Creed (Usool al-Deen)

 

Shia-Sunni Dialogue

 

Inter-Religion Dialogue

 

Islamic History

 

Prophets of Islam [صلى الله عليه واله وسلم] and Prophethood

 

Acknowledgements: sisters Hameedeh, SpIzo, _Naz and several others. Thank you so much for helping me collect the links.

VERSES OF GHADIR.doc

Al Hadith al Qudsi.doc

Fascinating Discourses of the 14 Infallibles.doc

Who is the Law-Maker?.doc

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(bismillah)
(salam)


Dear brothers and sisters,

Some brothers have been gathering PDF files and adding them to the DropBox, to which I put the link in my signature. Many of the books were found around the internet on websites such as GoalofLife, IslamicMobility, etc. However, many of the books were also hand-converted from HTML format into PDF format and cannot really be found elsewhere on the internet.
The most recently converted book was The Life of Muhammad (saws) by Baqir Shareef al-Qureshi ÑÍãå Çááøå.

https://www.dropbox....mmad (saws).pdf

Since more and more books are going to be added bi ithn Allah, I thought it best to make a topic that will post updates as to which new books were added to the DropBox.

In the meantime, please share the link with others so that we all may benefit and increase in our knowledge.

https://www.dropbox....72jv/_NEQCVTCXy

The volunteers working on this project are looking to make the books available to all the world. Many ideas have been put forth, such as:

- Creating a Wordpress Blog (+Newsletter: in order to keep everyone updated) in which the books will be on display like on Sister Hameedeh's profile: 

http://www.shiachat.com/forum/profile/66196-hameedeh/?tab=field_core_pfield_17

- Keeping the DropBox page (which isn’t the most efficient)
- Implementing the books with al-islam.org (this needs at least a few weeks to even become a possibility)
- etc...

The goal is to make all the books available to everyone (even non muslim) and findable on google so all the world can have access to the true religion of Islam, in ONE place, in many formats (but especially PDFs).
If you have any suggestions, you are more than welcome to let us know, as well as if anyone has any PDFs that they didn't find in the DropBox, feel free to pass the link to contribute.

Fi aman Allah

Note: If links in this post do not work, go to the website:

http://islamiclib.wordpress.com 

Make sure to like the Facebook page dedicated to these updates:

https://www.facebook.com/islamiclib313

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Imam Ali [عليه السلام], Ghadeer and Imamat

Imam Hussain [عليه السلام] and Karbala

Imam Mahdi [عجل الله فرجهم] and Occultation

(the rest of) The AhlulBayt (as)

Islamic Fiction

40 ahadith

 Ahadith

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Qur'an

 

Tafasir

 

Salah and Dua

 

(the rest of) The Furu' al-Deen

 

Women - Parenthood, Marriage and Youth

 

Islamic Luminaries

 

Jurisprudence and Islamic Laws

 

Islamic ethics and morals; others

 

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Please excuse me for the deleted posts. The first post in the thread was getting extremely huge due to the sheer number of links which made it very difficult for me to edit it. So I had to split it into several posts.

(salam)

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Salam,

What books should I start reading?  I really want to learn more about my faith, and my fiqh class is just teaching us basics..the Lady does not have any patience at all, she just walked out of the classroom last time. :donno:  Do you have an recommendations? I'm not a new Shia, its just theres so much I feel I don't know compared to other members on here. 

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بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم
السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركته
If you can speak Arabic, perhaps these books of `Aqeedah might be interesting to you. Building up your Usool always leads to a strong faith, enjoy:
والسلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركته

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On 6/22/2013 at 3:00 AM, ~Rose~ said:

Salam,

I do speak Arabic, but I'm not much of a reader though. Are there  versions in English? Thank you,  I would love to build my faith.  :)

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم
السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركته
I can't say for all of them, but just eyeballing, I know al Rasa'il al-`Ashar has a translation to English, it's a decent book outlining aspects of Usul, followed by the Daleel that Shaykh al Taa'ifah رضوان الله تعالى عليه found for it. I own an old edition of it printed in the 90s, that was printed in Pakistan, so I'm not sure if it's had recent printing.
 
Though these books aren't from the site, I know that Sayyid Mujtaba Lari رضوان الله تعالى عليه had books on `Aqa'id as well, here his books "God and His Attributes" can be read. If online reading isn't your thing, his books are fairly easy to obtain, the masjid I bought my copies from said that he also gives these books for free if you contact his website. There's also the book by Yasin T. al-Jabouri entitled "Allah" which is, it includes a biography of the Prophet صلى الله عليه وآله, I don't know if this one can be read online though. What might be useful could be Hadeeth books on Tawheed like Tawheed al Saduq رضوان الله تعالى عليه, or parts of books of Hadeeth which deal with `Aqeedah on Tawheed, such as parts of Usul al-Kafi, or the Ahadeeth on Tawheed from `Uyun Akhbar al Ridaa عليه السلام (can be read here in English).
 
Perhaps try checking out sites like al-islam.org, they're bound to have books on theology and `Aqeedah. And sorry for the ramblings in this post.
والسلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركته

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I have a website that I found many islamic books on, I hope it will be useful. 

its called tatheer.com.

http://tatheer.com/Books/frmreligion.html

Maqtal e Hussain
http://tatheer.com/Books/upload/UploadFolder/Maktal_e_Hussain_urdu.pdf 

http://tatheer.com/Books/frmmajalis.html


Tibe Imam Raza A.s
http://tatheer.com/Books/upload/UploadFolder/Tib-e-Imam Raza (81) dr s haider mehdi.pdf 

http://tatheer.com/Books/frmothers.html

http://tatheer.com/Books/frmpoetry.html

However most of them I could not download I was wondering

if you might be able to. Anyways thanks alot for this resource and best of luck!

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May Allah bless you :)

 

Here's a short booklet (18 pages) on the islamic dress code by Allama Said Nursi; http://www.mediafire.com/?kksabsmb8em0enk

 

Happy the  husband  who  sees  the  wife’s  firm  religion  and  follows  her,  and himself becomes pious in order not to lose his companion of eternal life.
 
Happy the wife who sees her husband’s firmness in religion and becomes pious so as not to lose her eternal friend.
 
Alas for the  man who  becomes dissolute,  which will lose  him  for  ever that righteous woman.
 
Alas for the woman who does not follow her pious husband and loses her eternal blessed friend.
 
And a thousand woes on the unhappy husband and wife who imitate each other in sin and vice, helping one another to enter Hell-fire!
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Salam. I think the Dropbox account above was removed or something? Thus, some of the PDF links do not work.

But, the links for http://www.ziyaraat.net/ , http://www.shiamultimedia.com & http://islamicblessings.com are pretty fine.

[Mod Note: Some links to PDF files stopped working, so there is a project to search for a replacement link and make an edit. Thanks for your patience.]

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The Role of the Ahl Al-Bayt In Building The Virtuous Community Book One: Goals And Characteristics  PDF Book 1

http://www.al-islam.org/role-ahl-al-bayt-building-virtuous-community-book-1-muhammad-baqir-al-hakim

 

The Role of the Ahl al-Bayt in Building the Virtuous Community Book Two: General Rules and Fundamentals  PDF Book 2

http://www.al-islam.org/role-ahl-al-bayt-building-virtuous-community-book-2-muhammad-baqir-al-hakim

 

The Role of the Ahl al-Bayt in Building the Virtuous Community Book Three: The General System of the Virtuous Community  PDF Book 3

http://www.al-islam.org/role-ahl-al-bayt-building-virtuous-community-book-3-muhammad-baqir-al-hakim

 

The Role of the Ahl al-Bayt in Building the Virtuous Community, Book Four: The Security System of the Virtuous Community  PDF Book 4

http://www.al-islam.org/role-ahl-al-bayt-building-virtuous-community-book-4-muhammad-baqir-al-hakim

 

The Role of the Ahl al-Bayt in Building the Virtuous Community, Book Five: The Economic System of the Virtuous Community  PDF Book 5

http://www.al-islam.org/role-ahl-al-bayt-building-virtuous-community-book-5-muhammad-baqir-al-hakim

 

The Role of the Ahl al-Bayt in Building the Virtuous Community Book Six: The System of Social Relations of the Virtuous Community  PDF Book 6

http://www.al-islam.org/role-ahl-al-bayt-building-virtuous-community-book-6-muhammad-baqir-al-hakim

 

The Role of the Ahl al-Bayt in Building the Virtuous Community Book Seven: The Ritual System of the Virtuous Community  PDF Book 7

http://www.al-islam.org/role-ahl-al-bayt-building-virtuous-community-book-7-muhammad-baqir-al-hakim

 

The Role of the Ahl al-Bayt in Building the Virtuous Community Book Eight: The System of Devotional Acts of the Virtuous Community  PDF Book 8

http://www.al-islam.org/role-ahl-al-bayt-building-virtuous-community-book-8-muhammad-baqir-al-hakim

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Al-Abrar is a collection of stories for character building and ethical guidance for young readers. The main theme in these stories is to present human role models that perform righteous actions for the worship and pleasure of God.

Al-Abrar, The Righteous Ones  Get PDF

http://www.al-islam.org/al-abrar-righteous-ones-ghulam-habib

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House of Sorrows, The life of Sayyidah Fatimah al-Zahra and her grief 

Chapter 1: The Birth of Sayyidah Fatimah az-Zahra
Chapter 2: Some Virtues of Sayyidah Fatimah al-Zahra
Chapter 3: State of Affairs in Saqifah after the Death of the Prophet
Chapter 4: Intense Grief and Lamentation of Sayyidah Fatimah al-Zahra in Separation of her Father
Ziyarah for Lady Fatimah al-Zahra 

Get PDF

http://www.al-islam.org/house-sorrows-life-sayyidah-fatimah-al-zahra-and-her-grief-shaykh-abbas-qummi

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