His Life

Memories by other

He Never Talked About Himself

'I used to participate in the congregational prayers led by our mentor Naeeni...
One of the students of Ayatollah Bahjat says the following: "During two years which I spent at his lessons, I never heard him talk about himself except on very rare occasions. One of those occasions is when he talked about the process of lauding the moral status of his mentor, Mirza Mohammad Hussai...

A boy Reared in the Laps of a Good Father

The signs of genius showed on him
   A boy was reared in the laps of a man, Karbalaai Mahmoud Bahjat, his father whose heart was filled with the warmth of the love of Ahl al-Bayt, the household of the prophet, peace be upon them, and grief for their tragedies, particularly the tragedies of Abu Abdullah Al-Hussain(as) who gave everyt...

The Greatness of Crying for Imam Hussain, peace be upon him

The Story of the Sunni man who became Shia with a drop of tear for Imam Hussain
There’s a village called Musayyib near Najaf where the two rivers of Euphrates and Tigris meet. A Shii man would pass by the village for visiting Amir al-Mu’mineen, Imam Ali, peace be upon him. A man living in that village would make fun of the Shii man whenever he would pass by, since he knew that ...
Memories by others

Why Ayatollah Bahjat was named "Mohammad Taqi"?

He decided to call him "Mohammad Taqi"
   The father of Ayatollah Bahjat passed away while his son was about 16 –17 of age after falling sick to an epidemic. He became bed-ridden, and his condition of his health deteriorated to the extent that his family lost hope for his recovery from the disease. The father of the Ayatollah narrates th...
His Words

For the health of eyes

Reciting Ayat al-Kursi after prayers
In order to keep one’s eyes healthy, Ayat al-Kursi should be recited after prayers, following which, one must put his hands on his eyes and say, "Allāhumma ihfaz hadaqatayya bihaqqi hadaqatay ‘Alī bin Abi Ṭālib Amīr al-Mu’minīn ‘alayhi as-salām. (O God, protect my two eyes for the sake of the two ey...