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RELIGIOUS EDICTS KHUMS

RELIGIOUS EDICTS KHUMS
NOTE! These religious edicts (Fatawa) are based on the views of  Grand Ayatullah Al-Khoei.  The views of Grand Ayatullahs: A1-Sayyid Al-Gulpaygani, AI-Sayyid Al-Seestani  and AI-Sayyid Al-Rouhani are mentioned only where they differ from those of  Ayatullah AI-Khoei . KHUMS Al-Sayyid AI-Khoei: Khums is due on the land bought from a Muslim by people of the book (thummi).  It makes no difference whether it was an empty or cultivated ...

The Major Forbidden Acts in Islam

The Major Forbidden Acts in Islam
  If we study the forbidden things in Islam deeply and in detail, wewill find that proscribing them is a step taken by Islam to protecthumanity from perverse conduct and keep it away from dangers andevils.Through these injunctions Islam protects man's psyche, body andsoul within the individual sphere, and it safeguards other humanrelations and community life, within society from the risks ofsubversion, perversion and decadence.Ideologically, ...

Few great stories on Allah's forgivness

Few great stories on Allah's forgivness
وَكُنِ اللّهُمَّ بِعِزَّتِكَ لي في كُلِّ الاَْحْوالِ رَؤوفاً وَعَلَيَّ في جَميعِ الاُْمُورِ عَطُوفاً And by Your Might, O Allah! Be kind to me in all states and be gracious to me in all affairs! No one in the world can describe Allah’s kindness, however knowledgeable he or she may be. But His kindness can be understood from pondering in Qur’¡nic verses ...

The Friday Prayer

The Friday Prayer
The Salat in Islam is the greatest stimulus to faith and the high point in the life of a human being.A person who gives up reciting Salat has no faith in Islam and is far from humanity.While reciting Salat, we stand facing the Qiblah, ie, ka!bah which is the House of Allah in Makkah, and enter into discourse with our loving Creator.The Prophet (SA) has recommended that we should recite Salat in a mosque in Jarnah (congregation) with our fellow ...

Factors Avoiding the Acceptance of Supplications - part 1

Factors Avoiding the Acceptance of Supplications - part 1
Imam Al-Sajj¡d (a.s) considers seven sins as the avoiding factors for the acceptance of supplications by the Almighty: 1. Bad intentions, 2. Hidden vices, 3. Hypocrisy with religious brothers, 4. Doubtfulness about acceptance of supplications, 5. Postponing the prayers, 6. Leaving goodness and alms giving, which make people close to Allah, 7. Speaking rudely with people and using obscene words. Bad Intention Intention means one’s decision ...

Human's deeds are recorded exactly by the two angels

Human's deeds are recorded exactly by the two angels
The Two Illustrious Angels and Body Limbs The recording of human deeds by the two writer angels as well as the limbs’ being witness for human behavior are facts mentioned in the Holy Qur’¡n and the traditions. وَإِنَّ عَلَيْكُمْ لَحَافِظِينَ. كِرَامًا كَاتِبِينَ. يَعْلَمُونَ مَا تَفْعَلُونَ. And most surely there are keepers over you. Honorable records, they know ...

Prayer

Prayer
Prayer is one of the most important acts in the Branches of Islam (Furooa-a-Deen). It is way to worship Allah showing love and devotion to Him. It keeps the soul and mind free from any pollution such as paganism. Prayer is also a cleansing agent for our hearts and soul. It brings spiritual happiness and prevents our souls from becoming depressed, dull, or sad. When making prayer a habit, it discourages carelessness and helps to progress oneself ...

GUILT IS A DISEASE

GUILT IS A DISEASE
“O men! There has come to you indeed an admonition from your Lord and a healing for what is in the breasts and a guidance and a mercy for the believers.” Qur'an 10:57   Every human being comes to this world pure and sound in mind and soul. Stinginess, envy, hypocrisy, transgression and debauchery are not natural aspects of man, they are accidentals, coming to man because of a series of educational and social factors or because of the ...

QURAN KNEW ALL NEW DISCOVERIES 1500 YEARS AGO

QURAN KNEW ALL NEW  DISCOVERIES 1500 YEARS AGO
John Glen, The astronaut, confesses to the existence of an intelligent Being governing over the creation: Upon his return to the earth, this well-known astronaut wrote an article which was published in the United States. He writes: “I can not open my eyes without wondering and being puzzled at the beauties of the world. A glimpse at the world will reveal the fact that there is an active Agent which controls the affairs in this world. When I ...

Allah’s Rewards for the Servant’s Deeds

Allah’s Rewards for the Servant’s Deeds
The Compassionate Allah, out of Mercy, has invited all His servants to perform obligatory deeds, such as praying, fasting, Hajj, Jihad, almsgiving, charity, serving people, observing people’s rights, and avoiding wrongdoing. He has necessitated for Himself rewarding the servants for their deeds. Allah has declared in the Holy Qur’¡n: وَالَّذِينَ يُمَسِّكُونَ بِالْكِتَابِ وَأَقَامُوا ...

STINGINESS IN THE VIEW OF QURANIC VERSES

STINGINESS IN THE VIEW OF QURANIC  VERSES
Through a saying of a simple and illiterate farmer, I can perceive the badness of stinginess, keeping the greater amount of blessings for oneself and not giving it to those who deserve it. Once I went to a village to preach. After the lecture an old man, on his mien the signs of heavy work and exhausting toil, appeared. He said to me: Let us suppose that a generous man has given someone a piece of arable land and some seeds to sow. When the ...

Signs: Last Days

Signs: Last Days
Below you will find the excerpt from Day of Judgement by Moulana Sayyid Saeed Athtar Rizvi, 1978. (Moulana's source is Bihar-ul-Anwar, Vol. III). The hadith is a conversation between Holy Prophet Muhammad S.A.W.W. and the great Salman-e-Farsi R.A. Make sure to take mental notes on how many of these signs we have now seen in the world; some to such an extent that we take them for granted these days. Abdullah bin Abbas said that after completing ...

HOW AND WHEN TO SPEND TIME

HOW AND WHEN TO SPEND TIME
In the Holy Quran and in narrations, it is shown how time should be spent. Thus, the tasks of people are pre-determined, and no body may refuse to carry out his responsibilities. قالَ رَسُولُ اللهِ: مَنْ سَلَكَ طَريقاً يَطْلُبُ فيه عِلْماً سَلَكَ اللهُ بِهِ طَرِيقاً إلى الجَنّةِ، وَإنَّ المَلائِكَةَ لَتَضَعُ أجْنِحَتَها ...

Crying for Fear of Allah

Crying for Fear of Allah
Imam ‘Ali Naqi (as) narrates that Prophet Musa (as) asked Allah, "O Allah! What is the reward for one whose eyes shed tears with Your fear?" The reply was, "O Musa (as)! I shall save his face from the heat of the Hellfire and prevent him from the hardship of the Hereafter!"The Prophet of Islam (S) said, "One whose eyes water with the fear of Allah, in return for every drop of his tears Allah will give him a palace in the Heaven. The palace ...

Beware, Sins ruin good deeds

Beware, Sins ruin good deeds
It is possibly the worst news for those who did good deeds that Sins annihilate all their saves specially if they insist on the sins. This warning from the part of Allah is Emphasized in the verses of holly Quran as well as many other Islamic texts and instruction. This alert is not ignored in the “ Kumayl supplication”. The textto be followed is a part of the book “ a commentary on Kumayl Supplication” by professor Hossein Ansaryan that ...

Islamic Jihad and Human Rights

Islamic Jihad and Human Rights
There exists the question, however, of whether the things we are allowed to defend are only these, i.e. individual, group and national rights, or whether it is legitimate for us to defend other things as well. Do there exist things, the defense of which is necessary and obligatory, that do not pertain merely to the rights of the individual, tribe or nation but pertain literally to the rights of humanity as a whole? If somewhere a right of ...

Bidding the Good and Forbidding the Evil

Bidding the Good and Forbidding the Evil
Commandments or Prohibitions in Islam Wilson: Both Christianity and Judaism preach the Ten Commandments which were revealed to Moses and recorded in the Old Testament. Does Islam have any commandments, and are they the same or similar? Chirri: The Ten Commandments are only a portion of the Qur'anic commandments. Islam commands its followers to avoid many things. Some of them are prohibited because they contradict some of the doctrines in which ...

The Shiite imams and Divine Teachings

The Shiite imams and Divine Teachings
The Shiite imams; who are the sources of divine and earthly knowledge, both overt and covert, both material and spiritual, both related to this world and to the beyond . Professor Hossein Ansarian in his exposition on 7th invocation of Sahife Sajjadieh in “ The land of lovers “ touches this important  issue. The following text is a part. The  infallible ones who are referred to by the Holy Quran as the upright and decicive figures in ...

The Scholarly Jihad of the Imams 2

The Scholarly Jihad of the Imams 2
Part II    In part I we examined the prominence of the school of the Imam Ja'far as- Sadiq in the religious sciences, and discussed the reasons for its pre-eminence. Now we shall see how it also contributed to other branches of knowledge, those of the natural sciences.  (a) CHEMISTRY. Jabir b. Hayyan (the Geber of the Latins), who has been called one of the 'fathers of chemistry' and 'the most famous Arabic alchemist' [23], was one of the ...

The Scholarly Jihad of the Imams

The Scholarly Jihad of the Imams
Sayyid Saeed Akhtar Rizvi  Vol IX No. 1 and 2 The period under discussion (95-148 A.H /712-765 A.D.) began and ended in the times of the Vth and VIth Imams. The persecutions of the Shi'is continued unabated from Mu'awiya's time to almost the very last days of the Umayyads, although this dynasty in its latter days was considerably weakened by internal strife. Zayd, the grandson of Husayn, rose up to establish the rule of religion and justice ...