17th Rabi al-Awwal
Eid Milad un-Nabi (S.A.W.)
and the Birthday Anniversary of Imam Jafar Sadiq( A.S.)
On this auspicious, happy and joyous occasion of Eid Milad un-Nabi(S.A.W.) and the Birthday Anniversary of Imam Jafar al-Sadiq(A.S.) we extend our Happy and Heartiest Greetings and Felicitations to the all.
"Everything has a foundation, and the foundation of Islam is love for us, the Ahl al-Bayt." -- The Holy Prophet (s)
Hadrat Muhammad Mustafa (S.A.W.), known as Sadiq (the Truthful) and Amin(the Trusted) from his youth and was sent as "The Mercy for this World and the Hereafter" and the "Last Messenger of God Almighty and the Seal of the Prophethood" was born at Makkah on 17th Rabi al-Awwal in the Year of Elephant (Aam ul-Feel)[corresponding to 570 C.E.].
Imam Jafar-as-Sadiq(A.S) the Sixth Holy Imam of the Shi'ites and the "Founder of the First Grand Islamic University" was born in the holy city of Madinah on 17th Rabi al-Awwal 83 A.H.. In this grand university founded by Imam Jafar Sadiq(A.S.) in the holy city of Madinah the Holy Imam(A.S.) taught various branches of sciences and more than four thousand students were attracted towards him from far-off places. Imam Jafar-as-Sadiq( A.S.) strengthened the foundations of Islamic Jurisprudence and he is also considered as "The Founder of the Imamia School of Jurisprudence".
We pray to Allah (SWT) to keep us firm on His path, and to always protect us from negligence in discharging our duties towards Him and our Living Imam ( A.J), and to also include us among the Imam (A.J) helpers and companions –Ameen.
ALLAHUMMA SALLI ALA MUHAMMADIN WA ALA ALI MUHAMMAD