Certainty Uncovered

Translaition of
Kashf al-yaqin
virtues of imam ali
Author: Jamal al-Din ibn Yusuf 'Allamah Hilli
Translaitor: Dr. 'Ali Akbar Aghili Ashtiani
Publisher: Ansariyan Publications
First Edition 2007-1386-1428
Quds Press
Quantity: 2000
Number of Pages: 440
Size: 162X229 mm
ISBN: 978-964-438-925-2
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Translator’s Note 7
About the Author Biography of `Allamah Hilli 8
  Said About Him
His Teachers
His Pupils
His Works
His Birth
Place of Death and Tomb
 
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Preface
 
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`Ali’s Virtues Before His Birth 16
  `Ali’s Virtues At Creation And Birth
 
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`Ali’s Virtues In Boyhood And Maturity 22
  `Ali’s Spiritual Virtues
Faith
`Ali’s Prescience
`Ali’s Courage In Battlefields
`Ali’s Piety

`Ali’s Generosity and Magnanimity
`Ali’s Religiosity, Piety and Prayer
`Ali’s Good Temper
`Ali’s Forbearance
Imam `Ali’s Physical Excellence and Superiority
`Ali’s Worship
Jihad in the Way of Allah
Battle of Badr
The Battle of Uhud

`Ali’s Courage in the Battle of Khandaq (The Ditch)
Imam `Ali’s Precedence to Believing in the Holy Prophet
`Ali and Surah Bara’ah
`Ali’s Contradictory Virtues (Polarization)
`Ali’s Maxims
 
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Imam `Ali’s External Virtues and Merits 190
  `Ali’s Genealogy
`Ali’s Marriage with Lady Fatimah
`Ali, the Holy Prophet’s Brother
Only Door of `Ali’s House Open to the Masjid
Mutual Curse (Mubahalah)
Love for `Ali, A Must
`Ali, the Holy Qur’an, and the truth are Inseparable
Whoever I Am the Master, `Ali Is His Master
The Prophet’s Appointment of `Ali for the Next Leadership
`Ali; Amir al-Mu’minin

The Unity of `Ali and the Holy Prophet
The Story of the Grilled Bird
`Ali is the Best Creature
Warning Against Those Challenging `Ali’s Authority
`Ali Compared to Surah al-Ikhlas, the Holy Ka`bah, and the head
of the Holy Prophet; and the duty towards him is like the duty
towards fathers
`Ali’s Ablution with Heavenly Water
`Ali, a Great Master
More Merits of Imam `Ali
Virtues of `Ali’s Children

Virtues of `Ali’s Spouse
Verses Revealed in Honor of `Ali
The Holy Prophet’s Progeny is From the Issue of `Ali, the Distributor of Paradise and Hellfire
Munashadah

The Holy Prophet’s Prayer for `Ali
Divine Punishment for `Ali’s Enemies
`Ali and the Jews (The Story of the Companions of the Cave)
`Ali on the Shoulders of the Holy Prophet
Mentioning and Looking at `Ali; sorts of Worship
`Ali’s Station on the Day of Judgment
Seeking Guidance from `Ali
The Story of a Dinar `Ali Found

`Ali, an Aide of the Holy Prophet and Fatimah
`Ali During the Night Journey
The Holy Prophet’s Sacrificing his father for `Ali and promising him with Paradisiacal gardens
God Decrees the Holy Prophet to Express `Ali’s Merits
`Ali’s Arch-Enemy, Zubayr ibn Bakkar
`Ali’s Valor
 
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`Ali’s Posthumous Miracles 406
  Final Note
 
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Endnotes 427