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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 ...

IMAM MAHD, THE TWELFTH IMAM AND THE WORLD’S GREAT REFORMER

IMAM MAHD, THE TWELFTH IMAM AND THE WORLD’S GREAT REFORMER
, the Twelfth Imam and the World’s Great Reformer When we look at the deplorable state of the present situation where crime, murder, bloodshed, wars, and international conflicts prevail, we are faced with the following question: will this situation continue to exist? Are these murders and crimes going to destroy mankind altogether? Is there a small window of hope for man’s salvation there are two answers to these questions. According to ...

WHEN WAS IMAMATE FIRST DISCUSSED

WHEN WAS IMAMATE FIRST DISCUSSED
First LectureWhen was Imamate first discussed We know that after the passing of the Prophet of Islam, Muslims were divided into two groups. One group, called the Sunnis, believed that the Prophet of Islam had not selected a successor and that he had left it up to the people to assemble and choose a leader for them. A second group believed that the Prophet’s successor should be as pious as the Prophet himself and should be competent to have ...

WHY ARE PROPHETS SINLESS INFALLIBLE

WHY ARE PROPHETS SINLESS INFALLIBLE
Why are Prophets Sinlessinfallible No doubt, each Prophet should attract public confidence as his first priority so that no one could identify any trace of wrongdoing, lying, or error in his utterances. If this is not the case, his very position of leadership will be undermined. If the prophets were not infallible, those who seek for an excuse, under the pretext that the prophets make errors, and those who find the truth, due to the flaws ...

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 ...

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 ...

Tauheed - Belief in the Oneness of Allah (swt)

Tauheed - Belief in the Oneness of Allah (swt)
All religions have faith in God as a concept, but some of them have attached attributes to God. The Jewish faith for example believes that God has feelings like humans he for example walks, eats and sleeps. We read in the Bible (Old Testament), that when God ruined the people of Prophet Noah (as) via the storm, He expressed regrets for his actions, and he was ashamed of himself (God forbid), and he wept continuously for many days, and his eyes ...

Qiyamat (Day of Judgement)

Qiyamat (Day of Judgement)
Any conscious and intelligent person in this world does not like desperation, so it can undoubtedly be said that hope is good whereas hopelessness bad and hence a hopeful view is preferred to the one full of desperation. With this is mind, let us assess the points of view of Islam and Materialism. Materialism says, a human being lives his fixed life in this world and then dies and thereafter he will never be bestowed with life again., he will ...

Imamate (Divine appointments)

Imamate (Divine appointments)
How can one that rejects the notion that prophets are infallible believe that their successors / Imams are? When they select a Khalifa then the criteria does not deem an individual to be of good character, nor does it stipulate that an individual stick to the teachings of Allah (swt). Be rational how can a transgressor or one illiterate of God’s teachings be deemed the rightful successor of Rasulullah (s)? These characteristics were present in ...

Nubuwwat (Prophethood)

Nubuwwat (Prophethood)
We believe that Allah (swt) provided guidance to his servants via sending prophets who has a duty to call people to good deeds, keep aloof from the bad and submit themselves the teachings of Allah (swt). This chain of Prophethood started with Hadhrath Adam (as) and was completed with Hadhrath Muhammad al Mustafa (sa). Anyone that claims Prophethood after him (s) is a liar.Shaykh Saduq sets out the Shi’a position on Prophethood in ‘A ...