Ethics

Akhlaq e-A’imma, Morals & Manners of the Holy Imams by Maulana Sayyid Zafar Hasan Amrohi   - The aim of this book is to present the perfect morals of the Holy Imams.  Topics include their knowledge, worship, bravery, justice, chastity, humility and contentment.

     

Anecdotes for Reflection by Sayyid Ali Akber Sadaaqat - Moral stories from the lives of the prophets, the Ahlul Bayt, and their companions. Includes topics such as sincerity, hope, altruism, and independence.

     

Anecdotes of Reflection - Part 3 by The Islamic Education Board   Views: 15141 Moral stories from the lives of the prophets, the Ahlul Bayt and their companions.  Includes topics such as forgiveness, intellect, justice, and worship.

     

Anecdotes of Reflection Part 2 by Sayyid Ali Akber Sadaaqat - A collection of short moral stories from Islamic sources.

     

Anecdotes of the Ahlul Bayt by Shahid Ayatullah Murtadha Mutahhari- This text is a compilation of incidents, narrations and teachings from the lives of the 14 infallibles which  help us in living our lives in total accordance with the laws of Islam. In this collection, Ayatullah Mutahhari only used reports that he found credible and which came from reliable sources.

     

Anger (ghadhab) - An Islamic Factsheet: Short and concise articles on a single subject in numerous languages. Excellent for quick reading, Muslim centers or places of learning, da'wah purposes, or to give to your friends and coworkers. Part of the Diseases of the Soul Factsheets.

     

Backbiting (gheeba) - An Islamic Factsheet: Short and concise articles on a single subject in numerous languages. Excellent for quick reading, Muslim centers or places of learning, da'wah purposes, or to give to your friends and coworkers. Part of the Diseases of the Soul Factsheets.

           

Collection of Factsheets on Diseases of the Soul by Ahlul Bayt DILP Team -

  • Self-admiration (`ujb)
  • Anger (ghadhab)
  • Pretending Virtuousness (riya’)
  • Prejudice (`asabiyyah)
  • Envy (Hasad)
  • Backbiting (gheebah)
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    Collection of Factsheets on Merits of the Soul by Ahlul Bayt DILP Team  

  • Pursuit of knowledge
  • Struggle against the Self (jihad al-nafs)
  • Repentance (Tawbah)
  • Sincerity (Ikhlas)
  • Patience (Sabr)
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    Elixir of Love by Muhammad Rayshahri   -Spiritual lessons on the love of Allah (swt) from the life of the 20th century spiritual exemplar, Shaykh Rajab Ali Khayyat. Includes anecotes from his life and practical ethical advice for living a spiritual life.

         

    Envy (hasad) - An Islamic Factsheet: Short and concise articles on a single subject in numerous languages. Excellent for quick reading, Muslim centers or places of learning, da'wah purposes, or to give to your friends and coworkers. Part of the Diseases of the Soul Factsheets.

               

    Eternal Manifestations: 80 Stories from the lfe of 'Allama Tabataba'i by Ahmad Luqmani   -stories from the life of the great scholar and ascetic 'Allama Tabataba'i, author of Tafsir al-Mizan. Includes accounts from his personal life, his realtionship with his family, students and teachers, and examples of his extreme humility, knowledge and spirituality.

         

    Eternity of Moral Values by Ayatullah Murtaza Mutahhari - Wisdom, subjectivity of judgements, permanence of ethics, natural urges, and ethical theories.

         

    Ethical Discourses Vol I, 40 Lectures On Islamic Morals, Etiquette And Self Building by Ayatullah al-Uzma Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi - The first of two volumes containing the transcribed lectures of Grand Ayatollah Naser Makarem Shirazi on a range of topics mainly dealing with ethics, morality, and self-building.

         

    Ethical Discourses Vol II, 40 Lectures On Islamic Morals, Etiquette And Self Building by Ayatullah al-Uzma Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi - The second of two volumes containing the transcribed lectures of Grand Ayatollah Naser Makarem Shirazi on a range of topics mainly dealing with ethics, morality, and self-building.

         

    Ethics and Spiritual Growth by Sayyid Mujtaba Musawi Lari- Man's struggle for perfection, spiritual needs, duties, and road to success.

         

    Greater Sins the Complete Book by Ayatullah Abdul Husayn Dastaghaib Shirazi- Ayatullah Dastghaib has exhaustively explained the phenomenon of sin, the classification of sins, and the necessity of avoiding them. He has also described fifty different types of Greater Sins.
    Heart Comforter At the Time of the Loss of Children and Loved Ones by Second Martyr Sheikh Zayn ad-Din Ali ibn Muhammad al-Jab'i al-Amili - This text deals with how a believer can console his or her heart after suffering calamities and adversities. It contains narrations from the Ahlulbayt on various topics dealing with the rewards of suffering in the hereafter and the importance of accepting and submitting to Divine Will.

                     

    Hypocrites - A commentary on Surah Munafiqoon by Ayatullah Jafar Subhani - A description of the reality of hypocrites in the Holy Quran.

         

    Imam Ali’s First Treatise on The Islamic Ethics and Education by Zainol Aabideen Qorbani Lahiji - In this book, the author first discusses what ethics essentially is, and the views of various philosophers and schools of thought on it. After explaining the defects of these philosophies, he presents the view of Imam Ali [a] on ethics as derived from a lengthy treatise that he composed.

         

    Imam Khomeini, Ethics and Politics by Sayyid Hasan Islami - The volume is a discussion on ethics and its relation to politics from the viewpoint of Imam Khomeini. The discussions in this book are presented in three parts. The first part is a view on the ethical principles of Imām Khomeinī’s Islamic thought and his fundamental views on ethics. The second part is a deliberation on the relation between ethics and politics. The third part deals with ethical politics and ethical elements in politics

         

         

         

         

    Islamic Ethics by Shahid Ayatullah Dastghayb - A discussion on the importance of Ethics in Islam covering areas like the intellect, religious laws and purifying one's self.

         

         

    Jami' al-Sa'adat (The Collector of Felicities) by Muhammad Mahdi al-Naraqi - Meaning and Origin of Akhlaq, Moral Virtues and Vices, Diseases of the Soul and their Treatment, and Vices of Power and Passion.

         

    Kashf Al-Reeba An Ahkam Al-Gheeba, Removing Doubt From Gheeba Rulings by Sheikh Taqi ad-Din Ibraim - A full-length text focusing completely on the topic of Gheebah (backbiting). Using the Qur'an and aHadeeth it describes the different types of Gheebah, makes distinction between the permissible and impermissible Gheebah, explains the consequences of engaging in it and describes methods of preventing ourselves from it.

         

    Kitab Al-Mu'min by Al-Husayn ibn Sa`id al-Kufi al-Ahwazi - An elaborate text that describes the nature of Belief (eeman) and Believers (mu’minoon) in the light of traditions of the Ahl al-Bayt, emphasizing on the consequences of belief and the rights the believers have upon each other.


    Manifestations of the All-Merciful by Abu Muhammad Zaynu'l 'Abidin- Commentary and reflections on the first portion of the supplication recited daily during the month of Ramadhan that begins with "Allahumma adkhil `alaa ahli-l-quboor as-suroor" (O Allah, give happiness to the people of the grave). Includes Part I and II.      

    Prejudice ('asabiyyah) - An Islamic Factsheet: Short and concise articles on a single subject in numerous languages. Excellent for quick reading, Muslim centers or places of learning, da'wah purposes, or to give to your friends and coworkers. Part of the Diseases of the Soul Factsheets.

         

    Pretension and Conceit, Riyaa and 'Ujb by Sayyid Ahmad al-Fahri - In this book the author uses the Qur'an and aHadith to discuss the vices of pretension and conceit in detail. He examines their causes and effects, and their different levels, and also explains how one can get rid of them with the help of Islamic teachings.

               

    Qalbe Saleem by Ayatullah Sayyid 'Abd al-Husayn Dastghayb Shirazi- An elaborate text that describes extensively the sins and diseases of the heart, as seen through the light of the Qur'an and the narrations (ahadith) of the Ahlulbayt ('a).

         

         

    Rays of the Sun: 83 Stories from the Life of Imam Khomeini (ra) by Foundation of the Representation of the Office of Spiritual Leadership in Universities- Stories from the personal and public life of the great scholar and leader of the Islamic revolution in Iran. Includes stories about Imam Khomeini's home life, his relationship with family members and with the public, his knowledge, his worship and his last days. Also includes an account of meeting Imam from the Western journalist Robin Woodsworth Carlsen.

         

    Repentance by Dr. Murtaza Alidina, Dar-es-Salaam, Ramadan 1419/1998  

    Sexual Ethics in Islam and the Western World by Ayatullah Murtaza Mutahhari - Islam and traditional sexual ethics, sexual freedom, sexual ethics in modern world, love, sexual discipline, and chastity.

    The Islamic Moral System: Commentary of Surah al-Hujurat by Ayatullah Ja'far Subhani - In a detailed commentary of Surah al-Hujurat, Ayatullah Ja'far Subhari elaborates on the ethical aspects behinds its revelation and expounds on a range of ethical problems that are experienced in society which are thoroughly dealt with by Islamic teachings.