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Muhammad, the Messenger of God: A Brief Biographical Sketch, Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi

A brief biography that describes the major events in the life of Prophet Muhammad, from his birth in Makkah, to the commencement of divine revelation, to his death in Madinah. It also includes a list of books that one can look into for a more detailed sketch of the life of the Prophet.

Fatima ['a] The Gracious, Abu Muhammad Ordoni

This reading discusses the life, trials, and hardships of Sayyida Fatimah Zahara (S), the beloved daughter of the Prophet Muhammad (S) . It is a detailed account of her life and of her deeds collected from many different sources into one coherent and informative source.

A Shi'ite Anthology, 'Allamah Sayyid Muhammad Husayn Tabataba'i

A collection of information regarding prayer, beliefs, and the Twelve Imams in Shi'ia Islam.

The Twelve Successors, Sayyid Murtadha al-'Askari

This text discusses the meanings and rightful succession of the Twelve Imams following the Holy Prophet Muhammad (s.a.a.w.).

Inquiries About Shi'a Islam, Imam Sayed Moustafa al-Qazwini

An excellent introduction to the major doctrines of Shi'i Islam, including an explanation of the Ahlul Bayt, infallibility, intercession, dissimulation, companions and wives of the Prophet, and other schools of Islamic thought.

Events and Circumstances Surrounding the Martyrdom of al-Husain b. Ali, I.K.A Howard (Ph.D)

This account is based principally on the account of Abu Mikhnaf (d. 132 A.H.) as it has been preserved in the writings of al‑Tabari. It discusses the events that culminated in the murder of the Prophet's grandson, Husain bin Ali (S).