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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 ...

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 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, ...

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 ...

Conditions for Allah’s Special Blessings

Conditions for Allah’s Special Blessings
  To gain Allah’s special blessings, the mystic servant should prepare the necessary grounds for it by: 1.      Avoiding the accompaniment of people with a weak faith who do not try to strengthen their belief and accompanying the favorite servants and divine scholars instead. 2.      Avoiding eating doubtful meals, let alone unlawful meals, in parties and feasts of people with unlawful wealth. 3.      Purifying the soul ...

Sahifeh Sajjadieh: A Panacea for Man

Sahifeh Sajjadieh: A Panacea for Man
Inovactions included in Sahifeh Sajjadieh are so rich and valuable that this book is refered to as “ heal all”. What is the content of this book ?and what are the special qualities of this book ? are well-answered by the words of professor Hossein Ansarian in “ The land of lovers”. “ Sahifeh Sajjadieh contains the most precious and useful invocations and supplications under fifty four titles. Sahifeh has created these lively and ...

Pilgrimage - Hajj

Pilgrimage - Hajj
Hajj is a worship act.  It means to visit the holy house of Allah in Mecca at a certain period of time - in the month of Dhil-hajj and complete certain rituals according to the Islamic Laws. WHO HAS TO HAVE HAJJ One who has the following qualifications must necessarily visit the house of Allah and complete hajj rituals: 1.  MATURITY  That is being fifteen complete lunar years old in the case of a male and nine years in the case of ...

Quranic, Rational and Historical Basis of Islamic Jihad

Quranic, Rational and Historical Basis of Islamic Jihad
  A- AbrogationOur discussions have been about Islamic jihad. Tonight, there are three issues that I wish to speak about, one of which has a Quranic basis, the other, reason as a basis, and the third, has both a Quranic basis and a historical one.The issue that has the Quranic basis is in connection with the Quranic verses about jihad. Before, we had said that some of the verses about jihad are unconditional while others are conditional. ...

Jihad and Shahadat

Jihad and Shahadat
In the name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful. Praise be to God, the cherisher and sustainer of the worlds, creator of the heavens and the earth. May divine peace and greetings be bestowed upon all the righteous apostles, particularly upon the seal of the prophets, the one who raised the flags of truth and the true religion, and divine greetings upon his noble family and companions and upon the infallible imams, martyrs, and truthful ones. ...

SINS AND THE HISTORY OF REPENT

SINS AND THE HISTORY OF  REPENT
  “And most surely I am most Forgiving to him who repents and believes and does good, then continues to follow the right direction.” Qur'an, 20:82. Sins and the ability to repent Mothers do not give birth to sinful children, and children do not come to this world defiled with sins. When a baby comes to this life for the first time, his mind is empty of any knowledge, intellect and information. He is completely ignorant of what is around ...

The technical and practical treatment of Greed

The technical and practical treatment of Greed
One of those  destructive factors that is stressed in Sahifeh Sajjadieh is “ greed”. This issue is also from those that are avoided both in Quran, Tradition and sayings of Infallibles (a). In Sahifeh Sajadieh as a source of light and guid, men are provided with a treatment for greed. In “ The Land of lovers” Professor Hossein Ansarian elaborates on this issue.  Technical treatment Always remind yourselves of the good feelings, ...