English
Sunday 19th of February 2017
In Presence of Ustad

Keeping the unlawful and ill-gotten things and being away from the Mercy of Allah.

Gaining some ill-gotten things are included in great sins category. Keeping the ill-gotten things is even sin, the holy Prophet (pbuh) said to the people: the one who keeps ill-gotten things and don’t take it to its owner as soon as possible, so long as he has this ill-gotten thing he is cursed by Allah Almighty. In the Quran, the meaning of curse is to be away from the Divine Mercy. We are in dire need of Allah,s mercy and forgiveness ...

Don,t get disappointed in the course of life

We should not be discouraged and disappointed by other,s ridicule in the course of life, because throughout history the Allah,s Saints (Awliya of Allah) or the friends of Allah were ridiculed and mocked by the unfaithful and unbelievers but they did not stop.

Professor Ansarian

Do what I have ordered you to do.

The Almighty Allah ordered two angels to destroy one town with all its residents, when they reached the end of the town and the destruction was about to be finished, they saw a man while he was praying and weeping, one of those angels said: look at this man, the other one said: I don’t care about his praying and weeping, what I do care about is the command of Almighty Allah, again the other angel said: I do nothing until I ask Allah ...

Peace be upon you, O oppressed and usurped

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Peace be upon you, O virtuous and pure

It has been narrated in most authentic books and in most authentic narrations that: A man come home from work, he seemed distraught and his wife asked the reason, the man said: today I thought about the hereafter and the resurrection days in my store, and thought to myself, where am I going to be at that day? In the heaven or hell? I had no answer for it, I was so depressed, now I have come home with panic, anxiety and confusion and beg you to ...

Professor Ansarian: Based on the Quranic verses there is no reduction in the punishment of the one who doesn’t say prayers.

Professor Ansarian said: the verse of the holy Quran says the punishment of the one who doesn’t say prayer is not going to be reduced or lessened. Professor Ansarian during Ayyame Fatemiyeh-Days of mourning for Fatema(s.a.) in the Mosque of the Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) said: the worshipers or those who say prayers are in harmony with all creatures in the universe, so they are not alone and strange.   He also added: All the trees and ...

Spending life wisely

Human beings need Knowledge, science, wisdom and insight so as to spend their life wisely and in a right way. They must know and be aware that when, how and in what way they should spend the wealth of life. Allah Almighty has insisted on the issues of Knowledge, wisdom and insight in the holy Qur,an, as well as the traditions of the holy Prophet PBUH and the infallible Imams and even realization and understanding of the holy Quran is related to ...

The paradise of Adam and Eve

Imam Sadiq (AS) said: Adam and Eve were not in the Hereafter,s paradise. They were in a great place with perfect weather, because nothing is forbidden in the Hereafter,s paradise. We read about in the Hereafter,s paradise. فِي سِدْرٍ مَخْضُودٍ* وَ طَلْحٍ مَنْضُودٍ* وَ ظِلٍّ مَمْدُودٍ* وَ ماءٍ مَسْكُوبٍ  وَ فاكِهَةٍ كَثِيرَةٍ* لا مَقْطُوعَةٍ ...

The complaint of Imam Sadiq,s (as) student about poverty

The student of our story was destitute and suffered from financial problems, he thought to himself. I need to go to a scholar and ask for help and guidance, he went to see Imam Sadiq peace be upon him who was a knowledgeable,insightful and wise scholar, he declared his problem to Imam Sadeiq (a.s). o son of the messenger of Allah, I am poverty stricken, my life is not good financially and I have a family but I have nothing, what should I do? The ...

The real Shia never betrays.

A religious man, the one who used to say night prayers and cried in his vigil came to Imam Jawad (A.S) and politely sat down  before Imam Jawad (A.S)and said: O son of the Messenger of Allah bless him and his family, I have come to see goodbye, I am going to go to Hajj pilgrimage.  Imam Jawad (A.S) said to him: Are you not in debt to any one? He said, yes, I am O son of the Messenger of Allah, I just owe an atheist who you know him ...

The reward looking at Allah’s house(Mecca)

I shall tell you the reward of Hajj (an annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca). As soon as you enter the  Sacred Mosque, Do nothing, just sit down, neither pray nor do Tawaf, look at The House of Kaba. With every look, hundreds of thousands of good deeds are written in his action letter and one hundred thousand sins will be erased. And only Allah Almighty knows the rewards of Mashar, Safa, Marwa and throwing pebbles.

The real freedom, the genuine free people

The holy prophet peace be upon him and his pure progeny said: The one who likes to look at the survivors of the hellfire, they should look at the students and those who seek wisdom and knowledge. Among the captive people, if you want to see the free ones, who do we have to look at?  There are people who understand the lawful and unlawful way of making money before doing business, understand the lawful and unlawful things about getting ...

The story of the birth of Hazrat Zeinab Kobra (AS):

They waited for the holy prophet’s arrival. The holy prophet came and awaited the revelation. Gabriel was sent down and said, The holy prophet (PBUH) asked for Hazrat Zeinab Kobra and kissed her and said: The dignity of her is similar to Hazrat Khadijeh Kobra (AS) and her Infallibility and modesty is likened to Fatima Zahra (AS) and her eloquence is like Imam Ali (a.s) and her patience and tolerance is akin to Imam Hassan Mojtaba peace be ...

The value of the seekers of knowledge

Those who like to look at the savors from the hellfire, they should look at the seekers of knowledge. I count all the people of the universe as captives, only those who seek knowledge and go after wisdom are free people. What are the captive people? The Devil (Satan), Lust, abdomen, identity, money, world, authority. We don’t know the captors traps which lie ahead of people, the form, shape and work of these traps are in a way that most of ...

The Alive Shias have two duties.

The alive Shia’s whole life, activities, efforts are categorized into two parts which one of them is worshiping the Almighty Allah and the second one is serving the creatures of Allah Almighty. If you study the biographies of the companion of Ahl al-Bayt from Imam Ali(a.s) until the twelfth Imam who had four special representatives, you will see that all of them were alive people who used to worship the Almighty Allah and serve the ...

We are in dire need of Allah at all times…

The human beings require the help and assistance of Almighty Allah every single moment of his life. And we need to pave the way for his help and mercy by avoiding sins and doing good deeds and applying moral virtues in our life so as to gain the Prosperity and spiritual wellbeing of both this world and hereafter.

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The hardships of keeping religion….

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The beginning of deviation is from where…

It turns out that the one who has gone stray by the satellite has turned his back to the Quran and Ahl al-Bayt (AS).the one who does something by taking bribes, the one who embezzles, the one who gives illegal and unlawful interests or takes such interests would certainly turn their back to the Quran and Ahl al-Bayt (AS) otherwise the one who doesn’t turn his back to the Quran and Ahl al-Bayt (AS), is in the right divine path and he will ...

A part of Dua’a-ul-A’sharaat - Translation of Professor Hossein Ansarian

O Allah, to You be praise—eternal, endless, having neither cessation nor exhaustion, fitting You, and being dedicated to You, about me, on (Your favors to) me, with me, along with me, before me, after me, in front of me, over me, beneath me, when I die, remain totally alone, and will be then terminated. O my Lord, O Allah, to you be all praise and all thanks in all forms of praising you for all your favors until (this) praise achieves the ...

Let’s know the real Shia better…

The Criterion of Shia is to abide by Ahl al-Bayt (AS), the one who can easily consume Haram things has got no relationship with the school of Ahlul Bayt (AS) and they are far apart from each other.

 

Source: the lecture by professor Ansarian.