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ONE CRUCIAL QUESTION:IS DEATH CONSIDERED AS ONE’S END OR BEGINNING?

ONE CRUCIAL QUESTION:IS DEATH CONSIDERED AS ONE’S END OR BEGINNING?
Is Death Considered as One’s End or Beginning Death has always manifested itself as a horrendous monster in the eyes of man. The very thought of it has made life miserable for many. These people not only fear the name of death, but also abhor the graveyard. They decorate the graves in order to forget about the very nature of death. In literature, expressions such as “the monster of death,” “the claws of death,” and “the blow of ...

THE DAY OF THE DOOM: HOW TO ESCAPE FROM?

THE DAY OF THE DOOM: HOW TO ESCAPE FROM?
The Blowing of the Trumpet or the Interlude to the Doomsday: وَنُفِخَ فِي الصُّورِ فَصَعِقَ مَنْ فِي السَّمَاوَاتِ وَمَنْ فِي الْأَرْضِ إِلَّا مَنْ شَاءَ اللَّهُ ثُمَّ نُفِخَ فِيهِ أُخْرَى فَإِذَا هُمْ قِيَامٌ يَنْظُرُونَ. “And the trumpet shall be blown, so all those that are in the heavens and all those ...

THE RECOGNITION OF GOD THROUGH HIS REVELATION

THE RECOGNITION OF GOD THROUGH HIS REVELATION
In order to recognize Him, There is no way but thinking on the creation of the creatures, the Prophethood of the Prophets, and the revelation which is manifested in the Holy Quran and the Imamate of the infallible Ones (s). Through thinking we could only conclude that there is one Creator. But through this tool we are not able to grasp what His Glorious Names are and what the aims for creation are and what duties man is supposed to carry out. ...

THE GREATEST MIRACLE OF THE PROPHET OF ISLAM

THE GREATEST MIRACLE OF THE PROPHET OF ISLAM
Fifth LectureThe Greatest Miracle of the Prophet of Islam The Eternal Miracle All Islamic scholars believe that the Holy Qur’¡n is the greatest miracle of the Prophet of Islam. The reasons for this statement are as follows: The Holy Qur’¡n is a rational miracle which deals with people’s souls. The Holy Qur’¡n is an eternal miracle. The Holy Qur’¡n is a miracle that says aloud: “If you say this book is not from God, then ...

THE NARRATION OF MANZILAH AND THE NARRATION OF YAWM AL-DAR

THE NARRATION OF MANZILAH AND THE NARRATION OF YAWM AL-DAR
Seventh LectureThe narration of Manzilah and the narration of Yawm Al-Dar A large number of great Sh¢`ah interpreters and Sunni scholars have narrated the narration of Manzilah under verse 142 of S£rah A`r¡f which deals with Moses going to the appointed place to talk to God and the appointment of his brother, Aaron, as his successor. The narration goes like this: The Prophet(s) headed for the battlefield of Tab£k.([1]) He was informed that ...

THE CLEAREST PROOFFOR FREE WILL

THE CLEAREST PROOFFOR FREE WILL
Seventh LectureThe Clearest Prooffor free will Man’s Conscience Categorically Rejects Determinism Despite the fact that philosophers and religious scholars have advanced arguments and proofs of various kinds concerning man’s free will, we shall resort to the shortest and easiest argument in this regard, which is man’s conscience. It is worth mentioning that everybody, theist and atheist alike the easterner and the westerner, the ancient ...

The compassion of Allah even for the sinfuls

The compassion of Allah even for the sinfuls
“To whom the mercy of the almighty God is applied? “ is not a formidable question to be answered. We are taught through our relegious instructions that the mercy of Allah is widespread among all creatures. It makes no different in the site of Allah that you are human or non-human , you are believer or disbeliever, muslim or hebrew, all and all are provided with the abundant mercy of God. But “how it is possible and what are the conditions ...

Say: He, Allah, is One,

Say: He, Allah, is One,
Sura Ikhlas (Monotheism) On the virtue of reciting this Sura, numerous narrations from the holy Prophet and Ahlul-Bait (p.b.u.th.) are cited in Islamic sources which refer to the extraordinary greatness of the Sura. The author of Atyab-ul-Bayan Commentary, collected 25 of them.In The Name of Allah, The Beneficent, The MercifulSura Ikhlas (Monotheism)No. 112 (4 Verses)Contents of the Sura: On the virtue of reciting this Sura, numerous ...

The angels who record on us

The angels who record on us
In a section of his exposition on Sahifeh Sajadieh -“ the land of lovers”- professor Hossein Ansarian interprets the content of the sixth invocation of Sahifeh Sajadieh in a very fluent manner. In the final section of the invocation he  quotes from  Imam Zainol Abedin(s)  “O God! Make it easy on your Angel-scripts on their recordings on us. The present text analyse this issue . “Let our records be filled with good things and gracious ...

Arguments for the oneness of God

Arguments for the oneness of God
Arguments for the oneness of GodTheologicalTheologians usually use reason and deduction to prove the existence, unity and oneness of God. They use a teleological argument for the existence of God as a creator based on perceived evidence of order, purpose, design, or direction-or some combination of these-in nature. Teleology is the supposition that there is a purpose or directive principle in the works and processes of nature.[16]Another ...

Prophethood and affliction- part 1

Prophethood and affliction- part 1
From the first day of creation, men were in hardship to be tested against Allah and to be evaluated in their faith in the site of Allah . The prophets are not only exceptions but also from those who are afflicted and tested more than others. Taking into account the concepts of Sahifeh Sajjadieh, specially the sixth invocation, Professor Hossein Ansarian in his book “ The land of lovers” exemplifies this issue.  Adam vis-à-vis ...

MOHAMMAD(s) RECITES THE VERSES ON MAN

MOHAMMAD(s) RECITES THE VERSES ON MAN
  In a section of nobel writings of Professor Hossein Ansarian  , The land of lovers, the author mentions the logic behind the recitation of The Holy Quran by Mohammad (s) . three kinds of verses were recited by the holy prophet to awaken people. It it is said in the previous article on the same site (erfan) these verses are of three kinds. The verses on creation , The verses on man and the verses on shariat. No we consider the 2nd ...

Usul al-Din (Principles of Religion)

Usul al-Din (Principles of Religion)
1. The Principles of Religion (Usul al-Din) which outline the essential beliefs in accordance with the Qur’an and the teachings of the Twelve Imams 2. The Branches of Religion (Furoo al-Din) which cover acts of worship and actions required by all believers. The Principles of the Religion according to Twelver Shi’a Islam are: The Oneness and Unity of God: Our belief is that God is the Creator of the universe; He is One and does not ...

What Buddhist scripture says about the Holy Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.W)

What Buddhist scripture says about the Holy Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.W)
What Buddhist scripture says about the Holy Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.W) The Buddha leader Gautama, has prophesized the coming of an inspired person. (Ahlul Bayt News Agency) - 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 ...

We are not left in loneliness

We are not left in loneliness
Allah’s Guidance; a Valuable Blessing The faith in the help of Allah, the Greatest, the Merciful, in not leaving men to wander aimlessly is underlined in sublime instructions of Islam as well in the Quranic verses and tradition. To enjoy the Guidance from Allah, all men are sheltered by the Merciful and no one is deprived of this valuable blessing. To illuminate the case, the following text is selected from the book “ a commentary on Kumayl ...

Adalat (Justice)

Adalat (Justice)
According to Shi’a Islam the second fundamental pillar is Justice. It means that Allah (swt) is equitable and fair.In this regards we have the comments of Shaykh Saduq who wrote in ‘A Shi’ite Creed’ the English translation of I'teqadat-Al-Imamiah page 65:Verily Allah, Who is Blessed and Exalted above all others, has commanded us to be just, while He Himself treats us with something even better, namely grace (tafaddul). And that is ...

?The Meanings of ‘Remembrance’, what we have to remember

?The Meanings of ‘Remembrance’, what we have to remember
Three meanings are mentioned for the word remembrance. 1. Hearty attention to Allah, 2. The Qur’¡n, 3. The Prophet (s.a) and his Household (a.s). Rather than whole heartedly attention to the almighty God as a vital pillar in Tauhid, there are two other blessings that we have to pay them heary attention to be saved. These two resources are refered to as great saves in Kumyl supplication. Here we present you with a section of “ a commentary ...

THE PHILOSOPHY BEHIND DISASTERS AND EVILS

THE PHILOSOPHY BEHIND DISASTERS AND EVILS
Third LectureThe Philosophy behind Disasters and Evils Since ancient times, some ignorant people have criticized God for His alleged injustice. They have put forward some issues which, in their conceptualization, are in conflict with God’s genuine justice. They have even gone so far as to use these issues to support both the negation of God’s justice and His existence altogether. Among the things, they see as evils are those mishaps which ...

FIRST LECTUREWHAT IS JUSTICE

FIRST LECTUREWHAT IS JUSTICE
First LectureWhat is Justice Why is justice, above God’s other attributes, considered as one of the principles of religion? What is the difference between justice and equality? Why was Justice Selected above all other attributes? Before anything else, it should become clear why justice was chosen as one of God’s most significant attributes and why it was selected as one of the five principles of religion. God is All-knowing; He is ...

The ownership of Allah in the mirror of Kumayl Supplication

The ownership of Allah in the mirror of Kumayl Supplication
The ownership of allah in the mirror of Kumayl Supplication Considering the fundamental issue of Tauhid in the doubtless relegion of Islam, The central condition of being a Muslim is a deep faith in God ownership. Taking into account the importance of this issue, the present Article adopted from the professor Hossein Ansaryan “ a commentary on Kumayl supplication” interprets the issue of God ownership from the rich content of Kumayl ...