Luster of the Eyes

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It is one of the works of Allameh Muhammad Baqer Majlisi, in Persian, on the life of the fourteen innocent ones (the Prophet, his daughter, Fatima and the twelve Shia Imams).

The author
Allameh Muhammad Baqer Majlisi was an authoritative jurist, a most prolific collector of traditions (Hadiths), and an unprecedentedly influential author of the Twelver Shia (1627 – 1698). Under the Safavid Shah Hossein I, he was ####practically the actual ruler of Iran. His father Muhammad Taqi Majlisi was a famous scholar as well. Allameh Majlisi studied under his father and other great masters: Mullah Muhammad Saleh Mazandarani, Mirza Rafu’ al-Din Tabatabaee, Mullah Hossein Ali Shushtari, Sheikh Abdullah Aameli, Mullah Mohsen Feyz Kashani and Seyyed Mirza Jazayeri.

Structure of the book:
1) The first section: on the Prophet’s birth and death, including the following chapters:
1-The Prophet’s name and ancestry
2- The Prophet’s wills
3- His auspicious birth
4- His death

2) The second section: on Fatima’s birth and death, including the following chapters:
1- Fatima’s birth
2- Her virtues
3- Her miracles
4- Her good morals
5- Her marriage to Imam Ali
6- Her companionship with Imam Ali
7- On her martyrdom

3) On the birth and death of Imam Ali (p.b.u.h), including the following chapters:
1- On the Imam’s birth
2- On the state of his martyrdom
3- On his killer

4) On the birth and death of Imam Hasan (the second Shia Imam):
1- The Imam’s birth, name and title
2- His virtues
3- His good morals
4- His miracles
5- On the events after his death and the reason for making peace with Mu’awiya
6- On the state of his martyrdom

5) On Imam Hossein’s (the third Imam) birth and martyrdom:
1- The Imam’s birth
2- His virtues
3- His good morals
4- His caliphate and Imamate
5- The Imam’s miracles
6- The events after his martyrdom, etc.
6) On Imam Sajjad’s (the fourth Shia Imam) birth and martyrdom:
1- On his birth and martyrdom
2- The Imam’s difficulties

7) On the birth and martyrdom of Imam Muhammad Baqer (the fifth Shia Imam):
1- On the Imam’s life
2- The events between him and his opponents

8) On the birth and martyrdom of Imam Sadeq (the sixth Shia Imam):
1- On the Imam’s life
2- The oppressions over him
3- The date of his martyrdom

9) On the life of Imam Kazem (the seventh Shia Imam):
1- On the Imam’s birth and martyrdom
2- The oppressions over him

10) On the life of Imam Reza (the eighth Shia Imam):
1- On the Imam’s birth and martyrdom
2- On his descendants who knew his martyrdom
11) On the birth and martyrdom of Imam Javad (the ninth Shia Imam):
1- On the Imam’s life
2- On his martyrdom

12) On the birth and death of Imam Ali al-Naqi (the tenth Shia Imam):
1- on his life

13) On the life of Imam Hasan Askari (the eleventh Shia Imam):
1- On the Imam’s birth and martyrdom

14) On the birth of the last Shia Imam, Imam Zaman (P.B.U.H)

Sources

Luster of the Eyes by Allameh Muhammad Baqer Majlesi

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