About Sayyid Alamdar

Sayyid Hussein Alamdar, P.E, holds a MSCE from the University of South Carolina, at Columbia, S.C. He served Duke Power Company, Charlotte N.C from 1971-1982. In 1983, he was invited to join the Water and Power Co in Tehran, where he served as a Project Manager for Hydroelectric Projects until 2003. During his stay in Iran for 20 year (1983-2003) in addition to his engineering responsibilities he was blessed with the Divine grace of also attending Islamic Seminary under the able tutorship of Grand Ayatollah Seyed Muhammad Taqi Hakim Shooshtari and Hajj Aghai Ali Solemani Aashtiani in Tehran. He also founded the Ahl al-Bayt Islamic Cultural Services (AICS) of USA to accomplish the following exalted objectives to publish the Uloom & Mu’arif of Ahl al-Bayt (AS).

Mr Alamdar, has been translating several important books on Islam, into English, for the people in the US and other English speaking people around the world. He has translated the following books, some of them are also available on the internet at www.al-Islam.org, Islamic Library Project of Stanford University, California (USA):

Self Building, Khud Sazi wa Tahzib wa Tazkiyeh Nafs: Ayatollah Ibrahim Amini
Truth and Falsehood: Martyr Allameh Murtaza Mutaheri (RA)
Discourse of Patience: Grand Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenie
Profundities of Prayer: Grand Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenie
Spiritual Journeys of the Mystics, Saluk-e-Arifan: Grand Ayatollah Malaki Tabrizi (RA)
Etiquette of the Holy Month of Ramadan: Grand Ayatollah Malaki Tabrizi (RA)
Radiance of Vicegerency, Frooghe-e-Vilayat: Grand Ayatollah J’afar Sobhanie
The Story of Karbala: Ayatollah Ali Nazari Munfarid
How to Bridge the Generation Gap: Grand Ayatollah Seyed Muhammad Taqi Hakim
The Life of Imam al-Zain al-A’abedin (AS): Sayyid Munthir Hakim
The Life of Imam al-Baqir (AS): Sayyid Munthir Hakim
The Biography of Ash Sharif ar-Radi: Muhammad Ibrahim Nejad
The History of Holy Mosque of Jamkaran
Translation of Death-Will (Vasiyat Nameh) of Grand Ayatollah Seyed Muhammad Rida Golpaygani (RA)
Every Body Must Know, Hame B’ayad Bedanand: Ayatollah Ibrahim Amini
The Life of Fatimeh al-Zehra (SA): Sayyid Munthir Hakim
Translation of Supreme Leader’s Speech on Hafiz Shirazi held on 28th A’aban 1367, in Shiraz , I.R. Iran
The Life of Imam Jafar al-Sadiq (AS): Sayyid Munthir Hakim

  • Self-Building
  • Importance of Patience and Prayer
  • How to Bridge the Generation GAP?
  • Ash-Sharif Ar-Radi
  • The Story of Karbala
  • Imam Muhammad Al-Baqir (AS)
  • Profundities of the Prayers
  • What Everyone Should Know About Islam
  • Radiance of Vicegerency
  • Fatimeh Al-Zahra (SA)
  • Letters to the Western Youths