2ND CHANCE BOOKS

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2nd Chance Books for Prisoners Program

2nd Chance Books is a 501c3 non-profit organization that was founded in order to assist incarcerated Muslims by providing them with educational materials, a support system, and tools for rehabilitation. The organization is comprised of a team of dedicated, devoted individuals, including the founders of this organization, who came together to provide services for those in need and those seeking guidance. 

A Beginner’s Guide to Salah

A Beginner’s Guide to Ṣalāh is an instruction manual that aims to introduce and teach the basic steps of ṣalāh to new and young Muslims. In addition to the significance of ṣalāh, this pamphlet features step-by-step instructions on how to perform ṣalāh, with transliterated Arabic and translations. This is the perfect guide for those who are just learning how to perform ṣalāh or wish to improve their understanding of this daily ritual!

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Why Karbala Had to Happen

Why Karbala Had to Happen

Editor’s note: The following are excerpts from “The Lives of the Twelve: A Look at the Social and Political Lives of the Twelve Infallible Imāms (ʿa)” which was written by Shaykh Mahdī Pīshvāʾī and translated by Sayyid Ali Musawi. This is the first book in a...

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The Moon of Bani Hashim

The Moon of Bani Hashim

When thinking of the standard bearer of Karbala Abu Faḍl ʿAbbās (ʿa), one thinks of heroism, bravery, dedication, altruism and many more beautiful attributes. He was the younger brother of Imām Ḥusayn (ʿa) and was known amongst people as the Moon of Banī Hāshim, the...

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Legacies of Karbala

Legacies of Karbala

The unparalleled personality in the history of mankind, who became the epitome of the resistance against the oppressor, was the iconic figure of Imām Ḥusayn (ʿa), the grandson of the Seal of Prophets (ṣ). He became the global symbol of justice and continues to rock...

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