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Effect of Spiritual Factors

Effect of Spiritual Factors
The forgoing examples of the causes and the factors affecting destiny were concerned only with the material factors and their effects. We took into consideration only the material and perceptible aspects of the events, for from material angle only these factors and their causative relations are worth consideration. But from spiritual angle and reality is not confined to matter and body and their physical reactions and susceptibilities. The world ...

Dua to be recited on the twenty first day of Ramadhan

 Dua to be recited on the twenty first day of Ramadhan
اللَّهُمَّ اجْعَلْ لِي فِيهِ إِلَى مَرْضَاتِكَ دَلِيلاً وَ لا تَجْعَلْ لِلشَّيْطَانِ فِيهِ عَلَيَّ سَبِيلاً وَ اجْعَلِ الْجَنَّةَ لِي مَنْزِلاً وَ مَقِيلاً يَا قَاضِيَ حَوَائِجِ الطَّالِبِينَ O Allah, on this day, show me the way to win Your pleasure, do not let Shaytan have a ...

The outcome of extending the concept of the Extremism

The outcome of extending the concept of the Extremism
The outcome of extending the concept of the Extremism The outcome of extending the concept of the Extremism is most noticeable in the Wahhābīs’ dealing with the opposing parties on certain points of difference. It is necessary, therefore, to refer to some imaginary, quarrelsome problems that have been created under the pretext of fighting the Extremism. 1) Making a fuss on the issue of God’s attributes, the Wahhābīs accuse as an ...

A Brief Biography of Prophet Muhammad

A Brief Biography of Prophet Muhammad
We have sent thee not except as a mercy to all the Worlds [The Holy Qur'an, The Prophets (21): 107] We have sent thee not except as a giver of glad-tidings and a warner to all the peoples [The Holy Qur'an, Sheba (34): 28] The Prophet Muhammad was the son of Abdullah, who was the son of Abdul-Muttalib, who was the son of Hashim; whose ancestry reaches the Prophet Ismael son of the Prophet Abraham, peace be upon them. Muhammad was born in the ...

Dua'a E Kumayl -Taught by Imam Ali(as)

Dua'a E Kumayl -Taught by Imam Ali(as)
ORIGIN OF THE DU'A Kumayl Ibn Ziyad Nakha'i was a confidant amongst the companions of  Imam Ali Ibn Abi Talib (as.) and this sublime Du'a was first heard from the beautiful, though anguished, voice of Imam Ali. According to Allama Majlisi (on whom be Allah's Mercy) Kumayl had attended an assembly in the Mosque at Basra which was addressed by Imam Ali in the course of which the night of the 15th of Shaban was mentioned. Imam Ali said-"Whosoever ...

Midnight Prayer

Midnight Prayer
  The Virtues of the Midnight Prayer:  Now remains the exposition of these two phrases of the hadith:  In this blessed pronouncement, the Commander of the Faithful, al-'Imam `Ali (A), has placed the actions of the heart, contemplative awareness, and the taqwa of God by the side of night vigils and keeping aloof from the bed for the sake of worship. This proves the distinction and merit it commands, and the practice has been greatly ...

A Brief History of Imam Hassan’s Life

A Brief History of Imam Hassan’s Life
Name: Al-Hasan ibn Ali ibn Abi Talib (a.s.)Mother: Fatimah az-Zahra (a.s.), the daughter of the Holy Prophet (s.a.w.s.).Kunniyat (Patronymic): Abu MuhammadLaqab (Title): Al-Sibt al-Kabir (the elder grandson), Al-Mujtaba.Birth: He was born in Madina in the middle of the month of Ramadhan in 3 A.H.Martyrdom: He died on the 28th of Safar in the year 50 A.H. He was buried in the graveyard of Baqi in Madina.   A Brief History of Imam ...

The Dress of Ihram

The Dress of Ihram
  Question: Why it is necessary that the cloth of the Ihram should be such that is not worn usually and should be unstitched? Answer: Hajj is a social worship, which should be performed with complete independence. To keep this purpose in mind during Hajj wearing of a two piece of cloth’s is enough, and prohibition of wearing casuals and formal dresses is there because they are distinguishing and create differences and sometimes are signs of ...

Text (nass) of the Designation of Ghadir

Text (nass) of the Designation of Ghadir
Then followed the key sentence denoting the clear designation of 'Ali as the leader of the Muslim ummah.  The Prophet [s] held up the hand of 'Ali and said:  "For whoever I am his Leader (mawla), 'Ali is his Leader (mawla)." [In some narrations the word used was wali rather than mawla - with the same implication]  The Prophet [s] continued: "O' God, love those who love him, and be hostile to those who are hostile to ...

Shi'ism in Relation to Various Islamic Sects

Shi'ism in Relation to Various Islamic Sects
Usul al-Din (The Principles of Faith)The faith of Islam is based upon three principles:(1) belief in the One God, the Creator of the world-which is called al-tawhid (monotheism);(2) belief in the prophethood of Muhammad ibn `Abd Allah (S) as the last of all prophets (al-nubuwwah), and(3) belief in the Day of Resurrection (al-ma`ad).Anybody who wants to be considered a Muslim, must recognize these three principles (al-usul) through the agency of ...

Tawhid from the Shi`ah and Wahhabi Points of View

Tawhid from the Shi`ah and Wahhabi Points of View
A kind of intellectual negation can be observed in the school of Wahhabism. Although Shaykh Muhammad ibn 'Abd al-Wahhab regarded himself an enlightened person, criticizing the four Suuni schools of thought, some Shi`ah beliefs, and reproaching them for speculatively interpreting the verses of the Qur'an, he used to resort to secondary issues concerning the teachings about God, the Exalted. He believed in a sort of anthropomorphism for God and in ...

The Origins of the Shi'ahs - Part 1

The Origins of the Shi'ahs - Part 1
Shi'ism is not a new religion. It begins with the beginning of Islam. The embodiment of the code of religion, that is, the seal of the Prophets (s.a.w.) planted the tree of Shi'ism together with Islam; with his own hands, he watered it and looked after it. The plant grew up to be a green tree which began blooming in the life-time of the Holy Prophet (s.a.w.). But it had not yet born fruit, when the light of prophethood was put out.We are not ...

Jesus' (pbuh) Return in the Bible

Jesus' (pbuh) Return in the Bible
The Bible describes Jesus' (pbuh) second coming in detail. However, it also states that only God knows the time and place of his arrival (Matthew, 24:36; Mark, 13:32-33) and that he will come unexpectedly, which is why people must be aware and ready (Matthew, 24:44, 25:13; Mark, 13:35-37; Luke, 12:40).The circumstances and telltale signs of his return that are known are given below: Anarchy and chaos will increase in the End Times (the final ...

The Meaning of Ahlul Bayt

The Meaning of Ahlul Bayt
Adopted from the Book : "Shi'ism; Imamate and Wilayat" by : "Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi""Ahlul Bayt" literally means people of the house and it refers to the family or children of a person. In Islamic terminology, it refers to the family of the Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w.).What is the basis of the importance given to the Ahlul Bayt of the Prophet? Is there anything about it in the Qur'an and the saying of the Prophet ? Or is this and old Arab tribal ...

May God have mercy upon the man who knows his own worth

May God have mercy upon the man who knows his own worth
Similarly, if a pseudo-philosopher or mystic were to be asked, `On what religious basis did you call the fuqaha' superficial and extroversive, finding fault(offense) with them or, rather, with a branch of religious sciences brought by the prophets (A) from the Lord of all lords for the perfection of human souls, denying its worth and insulting them? On what rational and shar'i grounds did you consider affront towards a group of scholars and ...

Imam Reza {a.s.) and Fasting

Imam Reza {a.s.) and Fasting
Mohammad, son of Senan, narrates that Imam Reza {A.S.) gave this reason for fasting that the observer of fast may feel the pain {pangs) of hunger and thirst, and prove himself meek, humble, worthy of reward, hopeful and patient before Allah, and this trouble here may remind him of the hardships of the Hereafter. By getting rid of the evil desires a man's self learns a lesson in this world and expects the blessing of the Hereafter. The observer ...

One of the name of God is "Al-Badi"Al-Hafiyyu (The Supplier of Good Deeds)"

One of the name of God is

This is one of His attributes through which He recognizes all things in the best way and is the Supplier of Good deeds. God has always been so and continues to be so. A true believer has to learn this from Great God and behave amicably with God’s servants. In this way he may equip himself with the God’s attribute.

Anniversary of the destruction of the Jannatul-Baqi by Ale-Saud

Anniversary of the destruction of the Jannatul-Baqi by Ale-Saud
The demolition of Jannatul-Baqi on 8 Shawwal,1345AH(April 21,1925) at the hands of Al-e-Saud was a great tragedy in the history of Islam. Jannat-ul-Baqi is simply a graveyard but Muslims all over the world attach it a high importance because it is situated in Madinat-ur-Rasool Where besides great companions of prophet Muhammad (p.b.u.h)his infallible progenitor Imam Hasan Ibn Ali (2nd Imam), Imam Ali Ibn Al-Husayn (4th imam), Imam Muhammad Ibn ...

Breaking of promise and hypocrisy

Breaking of promise and hypocrisy
Breaking of a promise is a very serious sin. It is a sin that sows the seed of hypocrisy in the heart of the person who commits it. The person dies in a state of disbelief and is raised with the hypocrites on the Day of Judgment. The Holy Quran says:  "And there are those of them who made a covenant with Allah: If He gives us out of His grace we will certainly give alms and we will certainly be of the good. But when He gave them out of His ...

the holy prophet of Islam. (Read his life story)

the holy prophet of Islam. (Read his life story)
The Buddha leader Gautama, has prophesized the coming of an inspired person. In the Gospel of Buddha by Caras (pp. 217-8) it is written that this great Buddha will come to the world known as the "Maitreya". The Cakkavatti-Sihanada Suttana gives him the name "Metteyya". Both these words mean "The Merciful One". By reference to the life-history of Muhammad (S.A.W.), it can be seen that he was indeed extremely merciful and the Al-Qur'an also refers ...