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Wednesday 24th of May 2017
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How should the beleivers and real Muslims act with one another

If the believers and the pious people don,t value one another, the others wont do so. If we want to judge a Muslim, we must judge him in comparison with the Pagan, idolatry, Bahaiee and Wahhabi. Then, along with his defects and faults, if we notice any kindness and love of him toward Imam Ali peace be upon him, then we could possibly treat him in a rather kind way. If the believers act kindly with one another, the others may be attracted to the ...

resembling of the human being to tree

One of the interpretations the Holy Quran has about human is resembling him to tree. The Allah Almighty has resembled and likened human to two trees. One resemblance and interpretation that is used in Quran about human being is the pure tree and another tree is interpreted as the impure tree. The pure tree according to what Allah almighty said is a very fruitful tree which its products is not bound to time like other trees that produce fruit a ...

the three classes in this world

There are three classes in this universe that if a Muslim do not pass these three classes and do not attend these classes wholeheartedly and with all his attention, he is like a ripe fruit, fruitless tree and field with no crops. The first class is ...

What after submission?

What we have said above was about accepting Islam, coming into the fold of Islam. We have made it very clear that no one can be forcefully brought into the fold of Islam; Islam cannot be imposed on any person or society. This was all about a person who is outside the fold of Islam. Now we move on to the next step.If a person is raised in a society which protects his soul from the impurities of atheism (kufr) and polytheism (shirk), or if a ...

Apostasy is Equal to Treason

Why does Islam not allow apostasy? Apostasy or irtidād in Islam is equal to treason.The Western world limits treason to political and military terms. In the USA, treason consists "only in levying war against Americans, and in adhering to their enemies, giving them aid and comfort." However, sometimes even the Western world stretches the concept of political treason to include things which are non-politics or non-military matters.For example, in ...

The Shari`ah Sources

What are the sources for these laws? In Sh`iah Islam, the primary sources of shari`ah laws are the Qur'ān and the sunnah (of the Prophet and the Imams of Ahlul Bayt).9However, on the issue of apostasy, the Qur'ān only talks about the consequence of an apostate in the hereafter: whether his repentance will be accepted or not; the nullification of his good deeds; and the punishment in the hereafter. The laws dealing with worldly punishments for ...

Islamic Brotherhood`

Islamic Brotherhood`There are different forms of brotherhood in Islam, just as there are various forms of unity in Islam. The first form of brotherhood is familial brotherhood like two brothers or two sisters. Or any two people who are related through their mothers and fathers, they are all sisters and brothers. The second form of brotherhood has to do with nursing. If two infants who do not have familial relations breastfeed from one woman for ...

Prostration on the Soil of Karbala (The Land of Imam al-Husayn’s Martyrdom)

The Philosophy behind Prostrating on the Soil of KarbalaOne of the subjects which has attracted the attention of both Sunnis and Wahhabis is why the Shi‘ahs prostrate on soil from Karbala, known as the soil [turbat] of Imam al-Husayn (as). They question the essence of this prostration and wonder whether it is for Imam al-Husayn (as) or the soil itself. We will now examine this topic to make this issue clear.The Shi‘ahs prostrate on ...

Professor Ansarian unfulfilled dreams aspirations; organizing people’s affairs under the guidance of the holy Quran / formation of Committees of the great scholars

Another wish of mine is that the pulpits have the freedom they used to have and shouldn,t be functioning as an agent of the ...

Welcoming the month of Shaban

Imam Ali (A.S) once saw some Muslims arguing among themselves on the topic of fate and destiny, on the first day of Shaban. He discouraged them from their preoccupation and instead drew their attention to the merits of this month.He said that the Lord had called it Shaban because His favors and bounties were scattered (shaban) all over during it. Allah presents His great bounties in this month which are easy to achieve, and inexpensive, said ...

Jealousy

Jealousy is a very dangerous and destructive disease, which afflicts most people. Very few people are protected from its destruction. Jealousy is dangerous both on the individual as well as the social level. Like termites, it causes gradual destruction of the individual on a personal level, and the society at large.And for ‘Imaan (Faith)’, it is as dangerous as fire is, for dry wood.Jealousy means to be disgusted and upset about a ...

Best things in life

Every human being loves to know about the best things in life and act upon them because human’s instincts is like a sophisticated system which in addition of differentiating between good and bad is also keen to do good and stay away from bad. Due to committing sins and mistakes humans damage this system and cannot utilize it in normal ways. For this reason, revelations and the prophets have been sent to remove the impurities and bring to ...

Bohlool and the Sage in Haroun Rashid's Court

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Imam Mahdi (A.S) and previous Prophets (P.B.U.T)

Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H&H.P) said, “Mahdi is from my progeny. His name is the same as my name. And his nickname is the same as my nickname. In his physique and character he looks exactly like me. He will be in a state of occultation and there will be confusion in which people will wander about (deviate). Then he will come forth like a sharp shooting star to fill the earth will justice and equity as it was filled before with injustice ...

The latest work of professor Ansarian was unveiled in The House of Ahle Ghalam Tehran International Book Fair

According to the Department of Media and Public Relations of Daralrfan Institute, the unveiling ceremony of the professor Ansarian,s book by the name of Islam an easy religion and also introducing the latest works of professor Ansarian and the activities of Daralrfan Institute with the presence of the deputy of this institute who is Hojjat al-Eslam Seyed Ali Bthayy took place on Thursday In Tehran International Book Fair (Shahr Aftab), The House ...

Birthday of Imam al-Mahdi (AS)

And we desired to bestow a favor upon those who were deemed weak in the land, and to make them the Imams (Leaders of mankind), and to make them the heirs. (Quran, 28:5) Yes, finally, the Divine promise was fulfilled and Imam al- Mahdi (A.S) was born in spite of the efforts of those who denied him: It is on his birthday that he will bring the east and west of the world to justice, and by his powerful hand annihilates demons ( ifrit), infidelity ...

The Blessed Birth of Imam Mahdi (AS)

In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. And we desired to bestow a favor upon those who were deemed weak in the land, and to make them the Imams (Leaders of mankind), and to make them the heirs. (Quran, 28:5) At dawn, on the 15th Sha,ban 255 A.H., the rays of the illuminating world shone with a powerful shaft of light into a human form, which became the source of existence for the universe. Yes, finally, the Divine promise was ...

The Sun Behind the Clouds

One of the common narrations relayed to convey the role of Imam Mahdi (AS) during his occultation is the analogy of the ‘Sun behind the Clouds’. In this text, Allamah Majlisi sheds the light on this tradition and provides key points to explain the meaning and significance of the meaning behind this similitude.In what follows, is a sample of traditions, which compare the Twelfth Imam (a) to the sun behind the clouds during the period ...

The Signs of the Reappearance of the Twelfth Imam (ajtf)

The Signs of the Reappearance (Qiyam) of the (Imam) who undertakes the Office (al-Qa'im), Peace be on him, the Period of Time of his Appearance, an Explanation of his Life and an Extract of what is revealed about his State.Traditions have been reported mentioning the signs for the time of the appearance of the Imam who will arise (qa'im), peace be on him, and the events which will take place before his appearance, together with the indications ...

The Holy Qur’an and Messianism (Mahdawiyyat)

QUESTION:Which verse of the Noble Qur’an can be cited regarding the authority (wilayat) of the twelve Imams (peace be upon them) and the just government of Imam Mahdi (may Allah hasten his return) and the supremacy of Islam over the world?ANSWER:The verses from whose purport it is understood that the twelve Imams—may Allah elevate their word—have authority and Imamah are many in number.Among them is the verse:إِنَّمَا ...