Message of Thaqalayn

A Quarterly Journal of Islamic Studies

Imam Sajjad's Advice on Upbringing

When reflecting on the hadiths of the Ahlul Bayt, we realise the wisdom they have left behind for all people. In his advice to his son, Imam al-Sajjad emphasises on specific etiquette, good conduct, and various acts of worship. Examples of such conduct include the proper etiquette during birth, prayer for children, and involving children in enlightening Islamic discussions.  Moreover, advice on how to teach religion and social skills, as well as how to resolve difficulties is also described.


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