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Friday 18th of August 2017
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Professor Ansarian: we must create the paradise right here in this universe/ most people in the universe do not appreciate Allah.

Professor Ansarian went on to say that: the knowledge of the Infallible Imams are so high that they build the foundation and structure of their lives in a way that never collapse. This is the characteristics of the Imams, the structure of their lives is built and created in a way that is harm or damage proof. The structure of their lives is created in a way that pleases Allah Almighty. The structure and building of their lives are a door to ...

The Prophets and Revealed Religion

What the prophets of God received through revelation and as a message from God and conveyed to mankind was religion (Din), 1 that is, a way of life and human duties which guarantee the real happiness of man.Revealed religion in general consists of two parts: doctrine and practice or method. The doctrinal part of revealed religion consists of a series of fundamental principles and views concerning the real nature of things upon which man must ...

The Day of Judgment—Resurrection

Among sacred texts the Qur'an is the only one to have spoken in detail about the Day of Judgment. Although the Torah has not mentioned this Day and the Gospels have only alluded to it, the Qur'an has mentioned the Day of Judgment in hundreds of places, using different names. It has described the fate awaiting mankind on this Day sometimes briefly and on other occasions in detail. It has reminded mankind many times that faith in the Day of ...

Hadith Thaqalayn

Zayd ibn Arqam has recounted that the Prophet said, "It seems that God has called me unto Himself and I must obey His call. But I leave two great and precious things among you: the Book of God and My Household. Be careful as to how you behave toward them. These two will never be separated from each other until they encounter me at Kawthar (in Paradise.)" 1 Hadith Thaqalayn is one of the most strongly established Hadiths, and has been transmitted ...

The Difference Between Prophet and Imam

The previous argument about the reception of Divine injunctions and laws by the prophets only proves the basis of prophecy, namely the receiving of Divine injunctions. The argument does not prove the persistence and continuity of prophecy, even though the very fact that these prophetic injunctions have been preserved naturally raises the idea of persistence and continuity. That is why it is not necessary for a prophet (nabs) always to be present ...

Professor Ansarian: do not split the religion of Allah Almighty/ doing the duties incompletely is playing with the religion.

Professor Ansarian said: In the surah of Mobarakeh Yunus, Allah has said: Indeed, there shall be neither fear nor sorrow upon the guided by Allah. Those who believe and are cautious. And finally professor Ansarian explained the meaning of duty which Allah Almighty asked his servants to do: he went on to say that duty means offering a series of issues that are good for our world and our Hereafter and guarantee our eternal happiness and salvation ...

The Imams and Leaders of Islam

The previous discussions lead us to the conclusion that in Islam, after the death of the Holy Prophet, there has continuously existed and will continue to exist within the Islamic community (ummah) an Imam (a leader chosen by God). Numerous prophetic hadiths 1 have been transmitted in Shi ism concerning the description of the Imams, their number, the fact that they are all of the Quraysh and of the Household of the Prophet, and the fact that the ...

The Spiritual Message of Shi'ism

The message of Shi'ism to the world can be summarized in one sentence: "To know God." Or in other words, it is to instruct man to follow the path of Divine realization and the knowledge of God in order to gain felicity and salvation. And this message is contained in the very phrase with which the Holy Prophet commenced his prophetic mission when he said: "Oh men!Know God in His Oneness (And acknowledge Him) so that you will gain salvation." 1As ...

Finding Answers in Islam

Some of the women tied to prove Christianity to their Muslim husbands. They sought help from Christian leaders but were frustrated in. their attempts. Some of the women smuggled with letting go of Christianity even though they felt "Muslim." Several religious questions seemed unsettling to them. Whereas Islam tends to "have the!, answers," there is often confusion Christian theology. In Islam there is only one God so how can Jesus also be God, ...

What Islam Is About

Americans need to understand that Muslims are just living their lives by how they feel Allah (SWT) wants us to live. We are a very misunderstood religion. We are also the most growing religion in the world. In ten years we will, insha' Allah, be the second largest religion in the United States. Why are Americans turning from Christianity to Islam? Americans need to look past the stereotypes and look to the real Islam, the Islam of peace, the ...

Islamic Brotherhood : Byword of Unity and Fraternity

Islamic brotherhood is not a honorific expression but a reality mingled with the spirit of faith whose fruits emerge one after the other. Our Holy Leader Imam Sadiq has explained some of the fruits of Islamic brotherhood in the following way: 'A believer is the brother and guide of another believer. He does not betray or oppress him, nor does he ever cheat his brother. A believer never breaks his promise'. 123One of the requirements of Islamic ...

Islamic Brotherhood in the Present Age

In our age, Muslims need real unity more than ever. God has endowed Islamic countries with invaluable resources which others intensely covet. Thus, they try every means possible to divide Muslims and distract them from their critical situation. It goes without saying that dispersion, lack of unity, and negligence are extremely effective causes of ruin and slavery, and obviously the world-devouring enemies of Muslims are quite aware of this fact. ...

Did Islam Prevail by the Force of the Sword?

As a matter of fact, through jihad, the Muslims have mainly meant to establish connections with the people who are under the oppressive rule of tyrants, so the oppressed masses would become acquainted with Islamic rules and precepts and so they would comprehend the glory and genuineness of independence and salvation. The Muslims are well aware of the fact that the oppressed masses will most willingly accept Islam as the best divine faith if ...

Our Duty is to Convey the Message of Islam

The speedy advance and promulgation of Islam were due to the sincere, indefatigable endeavours of our Holy Prophet more than anything else. In the propagation of Islam, the Holy Prophet utilized two powerful, effective forces: one, proficient speakers who had realized the truth and righteousness of Islam and who deeply loved and admired the Holy Prophet of Islam, and, two, the amazingly impressive letters, which revealed the vivifying precepts ...

Islam, the Immortal Faith

It is a reality that, in the legislative system of Islam, human nature, which is the same at all times and in all places, has been taken into consideration and positive answers have been given to natural human wants and needs. A careful study of Islamic precepts and programs reveals the fact that they have been so designed as to regulate all human instincts. For example, for the proper satisfaction of human sexual instincts, various simple plans ...

Professor Ansarian: Quran cures all emotional and intellectual pain

He went on to talk about the topic of human need for divine proofs in the process of its evolution and said: The Prophet (pbuh) and Imam Ali (AS), like all human beings, had 14 billion gray cells, but unlike the general population whose one third of the cells of their brains are active, all the cells of our infallible Imams and the Holy prophets (pbuh) were active. A Western professor who has had many studies on the statements of these two great ...

Knowledge of the Imams about the unseen

Sometimes even among Shia people have emerged to damage. Their ignorance acquits them of their mischief but can not prevent its effects that remain. They knew nothing about the status of an Imam. Since they knew nothing, to have them comment on the status of the Imams be an absurdity. Therefore the Sixth Imam, Jafer Sadiq, distanced himself from such people. Mohammad Bin Abi Zainab known as Abul Khattab is one of them. He has written what mostly ...

Division of the Dominion of Leadership

Q:The days of Imam Sadiq the leadership split into two - that of terrestrial and the other of spiritual.Is it true or not?A: Each one separated from the other. Shias have never thought nor did they ever consider that the Imams should not possess a worldly leadership and that they are fit only for a spiritual leadership. They did and do consider that they hold both offices, that is, the leadership of worldly affairs and the spiritual leadership. ...

The salubrity and Islamic tendency in the behavior of Shia towards Sunni

As far as religious footings are concerned there cannot be any similarity between a Shia and a Sunni. The religious understanding can not be a platform common to both. “Argue them with that which is good”; is the beacon that the Shia follows in their behavior with Sunnis. TAQIA that is to show a face favorable or to behave in correspondence with theirs or to act in a way not to wound the feelings, these dimensions and its like is in ...

Imam Reza (A.S.) and Regency to Caliphate

We are in front of an important historical event which busied the public opinion and stunned all political circles. The event is that al-Ma'mun appointed Imam al-Rida, peace be on him, as a heir apparent after him; it indicates that the succession would be taken from the 'Abbasids and handed over to their opponents, the 'Alawides; it astonished the people and they asked each other:"How has the 'Abbasid policy changed into this line opposing the ...