I want to learn more about Islam Allah (swt Prophets and Ahlulbayt (a.s). So sheikh, can you suggest me some books from which I can start my knowledge seeking journey. And sheikh can you also suggest me some books which can help me build myself?

Study Guide

Aqaed (Beliefs)

1. Commentary to the Faith of Shia Islam of Allama Muzaffer by Maulana Sheikh Mateen Charbonneau
2. Principles of Faith by Ayatollah Wahid Khorasani
3. Listen to the 110 classes of Dr. Sayed Khalil Tabatabai: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLFF83513F53A767BA

History of Prophets and Imams

1. Restatement of the History of Islam and Muslims by Syed Ali Asghar Razway
2. The Message by Ayatollah Jafar Subhani
3. Abu Talib the Faithful of the Quraysh
4. Kitab al Irshad by Sheikh Mufid
5. Gods Emissaries from Adam to Jesus by Sheikh Arastu
6. Suffering of the Ahl ul Bayt and their Shia Throughout History by Maulana Sheikh Mateen Charbonneau
7. Recalling the Sacrifices of Karbala by Maulana Sheikh Mateen Charbonneau


1. Risalat of your marja
2. Ahkam al Islam by Ayatollah Sayed Taqi al-Modaerssi because he has included the reasoning behind his fatawa with ahadith
3. Listen to the 50 classes of Dr. Sayed Khalil Tabatabai: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL41068B1E7FC973A0
4. 30 Principles of Jurisprudence by Sayed Milani
5. Introduction to Jurisprudential Maxims by Sheikh Baqir Irwani


1. Miracles of the Imam of the Time by Ayatollah Langroodi
2. In Remembrance of the Last Ruler of God by Ayatollah Khorasani
3. Candle of Hope by the late Ayatollah Sayed Ridha Shirazi
4. Aroma of Mercy by Ayatollah Sayed Sadiq Shirazi
5. Mikyal Makaram
6. Kitab al Ghaybah (Majlisi, Tusi and Noumani)
7. Listen to Sheikh Safdar Razi’s 50 part series: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLD2F0DFA18BFBD747


1. Tuhaf ul Uqul
2. Mishkatul Anwar
3. Al-Amaali by Sheikh Mufid
4. Al-Kaafi by Sheikh al Kulayni
5. Al-Mawaaiz by Sheikh Saduq
6. Glad Tidings for Mustafa for the Shia of Murtadha
7. Prophetic Gems by Maulana Sheikh Mateen Charbonneau
8. Introduction to Hadith Studies by Abdul Haadi al-Fadli

Sunni-Shia Issues

1. Then I was Guided
2. Ask Those Who Know
3. To be with the Truthful
4. Shia the Real Followers of the Sunnah
5. Peshawar Nights
6. Al-Muraja’at
7. Commemorating the Mourning Rights of Imam Husayn by the late Sayed Hassan Shirazi
8. Kamil al Ziyarat by Sheikh Abbas Qummi


1. Holy Household of Muhammad: Moral Exemplars by Sayed Mahdi al-Sadr
2. Greater Sins by the late Ayatollah Dastaghayb Shirazi
3. Essence of Insight by the late Sayed Muhammad Shirazi

General Questions

1. ‘Ilal Shari volume 1-2 by Sheikh Saduq
2. Al-Mahassin volume 1-2

Arabic Grammar

1. Summary of Tasreef Vol 1 and 2
2. Bidatu Nahw (Arabic)

Both of these classes have been taught and recorded on video by Sheikh Mohammad BagherNejad in Imam Sadiq Online Seminary https://imamsadiq.tv/en/

The majority of these books can be found on Amazon.com or PDF’s available online free