Imam Ali (AS)


  • Qadr Night observed in Tehran 2022-04-25 11:47

    Qadr Night observed in Tehran

    Communal praying and recitations of the Holy Quran were held at Tehran’s Sharif University on Qadr Night - the 21st day of the holy month of Ramadan, which fell on April 23 this year.

  • Tehran Conservatory of Music 2021-02-26 19:01

    Tehran Conservatory celebrates birthday of Imam Ali (AS) with release of “Son of Kaaba”

    TEHRAN – The Tehran Conservatory of Music celebrated the birthday anniversary of Imam Ali (AS), the first Imam of the Shia, with the release of a piece named “Son of Kaaba”.

  • Actor Karim Akbari Mobarakeh in an undated photo. 2020-10-30 18:23

    Karim Akbari, actor TV series “Imam Ali (AS)”, “Mokhtarnameh”, dies of COVID-19 

    TEHRAN – Karim Akbari Mobarakeh, the actor of the acclaimed TV series “Imam Ali (AS)” and “Mokhtarnameh”, died of COVID-19 on Thursday. He was 68.

  • National plan for Kashan as capital of Nahj-ul-Balaghah launched 2020-10-13 11:58

    National plan for Kashan as capital of Nahj-ul-Balaghah launched

    TEHRAN – National plan for Kashan as the capital of the Nahj-ul-Balaghah of Imam Ali (AS) was launched during a special meeting on Monday.

  • A glimpse of Muharram mourning rituals across Iran: Playing senj, damam and chest thumbing 2020-08-25 22:00

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    A glimpse of Muharram mourning rituals across Iran: Playing senj, damam and chest thumbing

    In Bushehr, southwest Iran, people commemorate Muharram most notably through playing senj, and damam that are percussion instruments. 

  • Muharram rituals: flagpole-carrying in Shahroud 2020-08-23 21:58

    By Seyed Hossein Hosseiniseddiq            

    Muharram rituals: flagpole-carrying in Shahroud

    In Muharram culture, Shia Muslims perform the ritual of carrying flagpoles to commemorate the memory of Holiness Abol-Fazl Al-Abbas (PBUH), the faithful flag bearer of the Karbala plain.

  • Qadr nights being observed under health protocols 2020-05-15 11:37

    Qadr nights being observed under health protocols

    Communal praying and recitations of the Holy Quran are being held across the country during Qadr nights - the 19th, 21st, and 23rd of the holy month of Ramadan falls on May 13th, 15th, and 17th this year – observing health protocols amid the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Hassan Ruholamin 2020-05-13 18:22

    Hassan Ruholamin creates painting in honor of Imam Ali (AS)

    TEHRAN – Painter Hassan Ruholamin, who is famous for his epic drawings, has created a painting in honor of Imam Ali (AS), the first Imam of the Shia.

  • ورزش زورخانه ای در همدان / به مناسبت روز فرهنگ پهلوانی و ورزش زورخانه ای 2019-11-30 15:58

    By Diego Vida

    Varzesh-e Pahlevani needs more support as world's longest-running form of training

    Since I'm in Iran, many wonderful things I could enjoy to see, that's why today I'm sharing my point of view about the traditional Iranian wrestling sport, knows as Varzesh-e Pahlevani.

  • Imam Ali 2019-11-12 13:59

    Imam Ali (AS)

    Return a stone to where it belongs, for an evil is warded off only by another evil.

  • Imam Ali 2019-09-03 12:11

    Imam Ali (AS) 

    The eye is the sentinel of the body, it looks ahead to prevent falling back. 

  • Eid al-Ghadir 2019-08-21 14:03

    Eid al-Ghadir celebrated nationwide

    People in the city of Mashhad celebrated Eid al-Ghadir, the day on which Imam Ali (AS) was appointed as successor to Prophet Muhammad (S), at the holy shrine of Imam Reza (AS), Monday August 19, 2019.  On this occasion, Iranians across the country held feasts by illumination of thoroughfares, streets and distribution of sweets among people.

  • Ghadir Artistic Awards 2019-08-17 18:38

    Four cultural figures to receive Ghadir Artistic Awards

    TEHRAN – Four cultural figures will be honored during the Sixth Ghadir Artistic Awards, which will be presented during a special ceremony at the Imam Ali (AS) Religious Arts Museum in Tehran tomorrow.

  • A poster for the unveiling ceremony of teahouse painter Hossein Hamedani’s work “The Honorable Life of Hazrat Ali (AS)” at the Reza Abbasi Museum in Tehran. 2019-08-12 18:18

    Tehran museum to unveil Hossein Hamedani’s painting of Imam Ali (AS)

    TEHRAN – The Reza Abbasi Museum in Tehran that preserves artifacts from Iran’s ancient and contemporary history plans to unveil a teahouse painting of Imam Ali (AS) tomorrow.

  • Imam Ali (AS)   2019-08-03 15:18

    Imam Ali (AS)

    It is enough wisdom for you that it clarified salvation and depravity for you.

  • Imam Ali (AS) 2019-07-27 12:25

    Imam Ali (AS)

    A needy man is sent by God, and rejecting him means rejecting God, and offering him something means giving something for God and remembering Him. 

  • Imam Ali 2019-06-24 14:05

    Imam Ali (AS)

    Shortage for everyone is lacking a friend, and friendship is half of wisdom, and grief causes old age.

  • Imam Ali 2019-06-21 15:58

    Imam Ali (AS)

    A little work which lasts is better than excessive work which produces fatigue.

  • Imam Ali (AS)   2019-06-02 15:03

    Imam Ali (AS)

    I am surprised at him who can repent but gives way to despair.

  • Imam Ali 2019-05-29 14:45

    Imam Ali (AS)

    The realization of the Creator’s greatness makes every creature seem small. 

  • Imam Ali (AS)   2019-05-27 12:48

    Imam Ali (AS)

    People’s harmony of character gives them security against each other’s harm.

  • Imam Ali (AS) 2019-05-20 12:10

    Imam Ali (AS)

    Be generous but not to excess, and calculating but not to excess.

  • Imam Ali 2019-05-19 15:02

    Imam Ali (AS)

    The first benefit which a patient man gets from his forbearance is that the people aid him against the ignorant.

  • Imam Ali 2019-05-14 11:33

    Imam Ali (AS)

    Losing an opportunity produces grief.

  • Imam Ali (AS)   2019-05-13 16:32

    Imam Ali (AS)

    No act can be performed except by three things: considering it trifling until it is done and its importance is revealed, hiding it until it is revealed, and haste in profiting by it to make it a success.

  • Imam Ali 2019-05-05 16:45

    Imam Ali (AS)

    Overlook the blunders of the chivalrous for in such blunders God gives them a hand and lifts them.

  • Imam Ali (AS) 2019-05-04 14:25

    Imam Ali (AS)

    The heart gets wearied like the body and spirit, so, provide it with art and learning to occupy it.

  • Imam Ali (AS)   2019-05-03 14:45

    Imam Ali (AS)

    Obtain knowledge wherever possible… The worth of everyone depends on what he knows.

  • Imam Ali (AS) 2019-05-01 11:48

    Imam Ali (AS)

    If you are greeted, you should greet more warmly, and if a hand of generosity is stretched towards you, return a worthier reply and be more humane. And yet kindness and nobility belong to him who takes the first step.

  • Imam Ali (AS)   2019-04-30 15:55

    Imam Ali (AS)

    To redress the wrong of the oppressed and to gladden the hearts of the sorrowful is the best expiation of great sins.