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Six facts in sixth Invocation-part 1

Six facts in sixth Invocation-part 1
Professor Hossein Ansarian who is a great Analysor and interpreters of Islamic texts in his book “ the land of lovers” which is an expository on Sahifeh Sajjadieh, elaborates on the issues and invocations of this treasure in a different way which is too attractive and rich. In a section of his book, the Professor writes “  A world of Knowledge deposited in this invocation” to refer to the sixth invocation of Sahifeh Sajjadieh. Here is a ...

Quranic verses and means of sustenance

Quranic verses and means of sustenance
There are also some Quranic verses which consider the means of subsistence as God’s way to test people. It is upto man to enter this exam and show his talents. If he is wealthy, through spending benevolently he may gain high positions in front of God and people. If he does not have abundance, he may engage in patience in the face of hardships and depressions. Concerning the fact that wealth in this world is only to test the believers, the ...

Khums

Khums
The Budget for Strengthening the Religion and Management of Muslims The Religion and Almighty God has made it obligatory on every Muslim to toil for the growth of religion and to acquaint other  people with the commands of God and life in the Hereafter, and  to take help in this path from one's life and one's wealth, which means to work hard for the spread of Islam and also to pay khums from one's income. What is Khums? How must it be paid? ...

Zakat – Islamic Law

Zakat – Islamic Law
It is obligatory to pay Zakat on the following things: Barley Raisins Silver Cow As an obligatory precaution, upon the wealth in business On the basis of obligatory precaution, Zakat should be paid on Sult, which is a soft, grain like wheat with the property of barley and on ‘alas, which is like wheat, and is the food of the people of San’a (Yemen). If a person remains the owner of cow, sheep, camel, gold and silver for 11 months, ...

DO YOU KNOW HOW TO REPENT

DO YOU KNOW HOW TO REPENT
The word “repentance” and its derivatives have been mentioned in the Qur'an about eighty-seven times. It has been mentioned so much and this shows the greatness of this fact near Allah the Almighty. We can classify what has been mentioned in the Qur'an concerning the matter of “repentance” into five parts: The command of repentance The way of the real repentance Accepting repentance (by Allah) Turning away from repentance The ...

How to obtain Allah's forgiveness by which one could be worth of Paradise

How to obtain Allah's forgiveness by which one could be worth of Paradise
Paradise One of the realities that is with Allah is Paradise, for which the believers and good doers are enthusiastic. The Merciful Allah has invited all His servants to this permanent site. He has stated belief, piety, good deed, and observing lawful and unlawful deeds for reaching it. وَسَارِعُوا إِلَى مَغْفِرَةٍ مِنْ رَبِّكُمْ وَجَنَّةٍ عَرْضُهَا السَّمَاوَاتُ ...

Modesty in islamic refrences and great patterns of modesty

Modesty in islamic refrences and great patterns of modesty
Imam Sadiq (a.s) said: مَنْ حَسَّنَ بِرَّهُ أهْلَ بَيْتِهِ زِيدَ فِي رِزْقِهِ. One who serves his family nicely his sustenance would be expanded.[1] حُسْنُ الخُلُقِ يَزِيدُ فِي الرِّزْقِ. Affability increases sustenance.[2] Attempt in getting lawful sustenance is considered an important Islamic worship. The Messenger of Allah (s.a) states: مَنْ أكَلَ ...

INFINITENESS OF BLESSINGS

INFINITENESS OF BLESSINGS
When we notice one of the many Qur’anic verses, we realize this meaning clearly. Allah has granted us blessings that cannot be counted, however people try to number them. Allah says: “And if all the trees in the earth were pens, and the sea, with seven more seas to help it, (were ink), the words of Allah could not be exhausted. Lo! Allah is Mighty, Wise.” Qur’an 31:27 O man, you should think of the creation of your inners and organs ...

Du`¡’ (supplication) in a Glance

Du`¡’ (supplication) in a Glance
Du`¡’ is the expression of poorness to the One. Du`¡’ is the articulation of poverty to the Eternal Absolute. Du`¡’ is seeking assistance of the powerless from the All-Powerful. Du`¡’ is the demonstration of humility to the Omnipotent. Du`¡’ is loved by the Almighty, and is dear to the mystic and the miserable. Du`¡’ in the Holy Qur’¡n The Almighty, who is the Revealer of knowledge and wisdom, states in His ...

THE DIVINE GIFTS AND MAN’S RESPONSIBILITY

THE DIVINE GIFTS AND MAN’S RESPONSIBILITY
“Therefore eat of what Allah has given you, lawful and good (things), and give thanks for Allah's favor if Him do you serve.” Qur’an 16:114 Allah the Almighty, with His mercy, love and care grants us many talents and makes us fit for them. Among all the creatures, even the close angels, no others are fit, able and ready to get these talents. The favors Allah bestows on us throughout life, if used according to the Divine instructions, ...

Allah's great mercy and forgiveness is not underestandable by any wise & inellectual man

Allah's great mercy and forgiveness is not underestandable by any wise & inellectual man
The Kind Embrace None of the prophets (s.a), the Imams (a.s), and favorite servants expected Allah to treat them with chastisement; the Almighty Who has called Himself in the Holy Qur’¡n as the Most Merciful of the merciful, the Forgiver, the Generous, the Lover, the Holy, the Fine, and the Relenting. The chastisement of the Hereafter is not related to the believers at all. It is the bitter fruit of denying the truth and enmity with Allah. ...

Factors Avoiding the Acceptance of Supplications - part 2

Factors Avoiding the Acceptance of Supplications - part 2
Stinginess It is so obscene that humans benefit from all the material and spiritual blessings Allah has bestowed on them, but some of them do not donate part of their wealth and give no charity. Human wealth that is gained by legal means is a divine trust from which he is allowed to spend according to his dignity and needs. Allah has ordered human to give his additional possessions away to the poor and the unfortunate. The human himself and ...

BEING FOND OF THE WORLDLY LIFE

BEING FOND OF THE WORLDLY LIFE
It is naturally that man loves the worldly life if his love is reasonable and lawful because this will lead him to arrange the affairs of his and his family’s life in the best way. This love is something natural and required but if the love of this worldly life is out of greediness, fancies, desires and lusts and away from the moral principles and if it leads towards sins, unlawful desires and ill-gotten properties, it will be unreasonable and ...

Tawalla and Tabarra

Tawalla and Tabarra
It is obligatory on us to cultivate the love of Allah (S.w.T.) and affection for those who love Allah (S.w.T.) (or whom Allah (S.w.T.) loves). At the head of this list are our fourteen Ma’sūmīn (a.s.), then come their Shias and those who love them, their righteous children and due to their relationships the Sadāts and Sayyids. Their love and affection is the recompense for the Messengership of the Holy Prophet (S) according to the Holy ...

Prayer, The Most Comprehensive Worship

Prayer, The Most Comprehensive Worship
Prayer, The Most Comprehensive Worship For true believers there are moments when, whatever the posture of body, the soul is on the knees. To experience the shortest distance to the almighty, through prayer, is the sweetest delight for those who are true prayfuls. This subject is interpreted by Professor Hossein Ansaryan in his book “ a commentary on Kumayl supplication”. The text to be followed is a part of the present book.    The ...

Factors Avoiding the Acceptance of Supplications - part 3

Factors Avoiding the Acceptance of Supplications - part 3
Loving Allah’s Enemies Befriending Allah’s enemies is caused by an ill heart. Human should love goodness and Allah’s friends, and hate wickedness and the wrongdoers. If someone acts vice versa then, he is ill hearted. He should cure his illness with the Qur’¡nic verses; otherwise he should expect its consequences in this world and the Last World. The holy Qur’¡n, the Prophet (s.a), and his disciples were hard to the disbelievers ...

Tawaf on a Newly Built Circular Bridge

Tawaf on a Newly Built Circular Bridge
Question: A two-level bridge has been built recently around the Holy Ka'abah. Is it permissible for an able-bodied or a disabled pilgrim to perform tawaf on those bridges, of free choice or out of necessity? What is the Islamic law about offering tawaf prayer there?   Answer: As for the first level of the bridge, performing tawaf on it would be valid even in the state of free choice. Of course, when it comes to obligatory tawaf, one must, as a ...

Hearty attention to the Almighty causing to make a shield against Evil

Hearty attention to the Almighty causing to make a shield against Evil
` اللَّهُمَّ اغْفِرْ لِي الذُّنُوبَ الَّتِي تُنْزِلُ البَلاءَ O Allah, forgive me the sins which bring about tribulations! Sins Causing Tribulations Three sins cause descending of tribulations; 1. Inattention to the pleading of an afflicted, 2. Not helping the oppressed, 3. Abandoning enjoining good and forbidding evil. Inattention to the pleading of an afflicted  Someone who is ...

THE REWARD FOR ONE’S DEEDS

THE REWARD FOR ONE’S DEEDS
Out of His Affection, Allah Has bestowed upon man the following assets: wisdom and conscience; self and nature; spirit and heart; prophethood and imamate; velayat and honor; khelafat and guidance; knowledge and insight; body and soul; the earth and the sky; the sea and the desert; the air and the mountains; the mines and resources; clothing, foods and drinks and the like. Then man is asked to appreciate these blessings and spend each in its ...

REPENTING IS A PROMPT DUTY

REPENTING IS A PROMPT DUTY
We referred before to this instruction and said that sin is a psychological disease that has a cure. The doctors who cure this disease are Allah, the Prophets (s), the Imams (s) and the ulama. Therefore, the diseased must submit to these doctors and follow their instructions so that they can recover and become sound psychologically. Then they can spiritually join the caravan of the good slaves of Allah. Those diseased with sin have to see ...