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Family and Its System in Islam

Backbiting is prohibited in Islam

Not only is backbiting is prohibited but to listen to gossips has also been condemned in Islam. It is necessary to avoid being in conformity with the backbiters or listening to them, for the listener of backbiting is regarded as partner in the sin. It can be achieved by denying backbiting verbally, changing the subject into another innocent one, leave the session of backbiting, or, in the least, deny backbiting in heart, so as to be saved from ...

Backbiting= Eating the flesh of your dead brother

Backbiting is to speak ill of a believer behind his back, including matters concerning his moralities, appearance, or personality. Not only is backbiting restricted to words, but also it includes every behavior and deed, whether suggestive or direct The Prophet (PBUH) defined backbiting by saying:“Do you know what is backbiting? … It is to mention things that your brother dislikes. … To mention things that are really found in ...

The Rule of Openness and Winning the Hearts

Islam, as the most complete divine religion, has room for everyone and has no limitations for accepting people. Everyone, with different colours, races, appearance, social status, and language can ascend to this peak. It is like a university without conditions for admitting new students. The doors are open to everyone. But it does not end here.It is true that God has given everyone the opportunity to enter the path towards happiness. But one ...

Former UK boxing champion cleared of plot to join ISIS in Syria

A former British boxing champion has been cleared of a plot to go to Syria to fight alongside the terrorist group of ISIS. “Anthony Small, 33, was accused of plotting with two others to slip out of the UK on false passports to join and support ISIL in Syria”. It said that the former British and Commonwealth light middleweight champion had begun to sell items including boxing gloves and boots in the run up to leaving the UK, jurors ...

Two ISIL commanders killed, six arrested in east Afghanistan

At least two commanders of the ISIL militant group have been killed and six others arrested in mop-up operations by Afghan security forces carried out against the Takfiri terrorists in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Nangarhar. Brigadier General Fazl Ahmad Sherzad, the provincial police chief, told reporters on Tuesday that the ISIL extremists were killed and arrested in Chaparhar district, located 25 kilometers (15 miles) south of the ...

The Revolution

The RevolutionThe Muslims' anger increased because of Uthman's and his rulers' behaviour. The Prophet's Companion's in Madina wrote to people every where: If you want Jihad, then come to it. Because your Caliph has corrupted Muhammad's religion.For this reason, the delegates from Kufa, Egypt, Basra, and the like came to Madina and went to the Caliph to ask him to change his based policy. But he dismissed them. So, they went to Ali Bin ...

MAKE ME A MOON MAKE ME A SUN

MAKE ME A MOON MAKE ME A SUNMother give me two ringsI will make two things Moon I will from oneFrom another sunGive me a glassIn it I will grow grassBasin small I will takeTo make a little lake With much joySaid little boyHe thought, butI must be nutHow can I makeSun, moon, lakeI must be madThe boy saidSome water he got to drinkAnd sat aside to thinkWho makes sunlightThe moon so brightWho can digLakes so bigIn thought So seriously he ...

HOW CAN YOU HAVE TWO LOVES IN YOUR HEART!

HOWCAN YOU HAVE TWO LOVES IN YOUR HEART!Zainab was the daughter of Imam Ali bin Abi Talib. She was a sister of Imam Hassan and Imam Hussein She was present at the battle of Karbala. When her brother Imam Hussein was killed, she was taken prisoner. She was the spokesman for all the prisoners. She gave an excellent speech. Her speech is very famous upto now. So is Zainab famous, for her divine virtues which are a beacon of light for all muslim ...

Indian Shia cleric Kalbe Jawwad arrests in UP

LUCKNOW, India - Ahlul Bayt News Agency - Shia cleric Maulana Kalbe Jawwad was on Monday arrested along with his supporters here in Kaiserbagh area when he was going to hold a demonstration at Shahi Masjid in Hazratganj area, police said.Jawwad, who had earlier announced his plan to hold a demonstration at Hazratganj here after taking out a procession to protest misuse of Shia Waqf properties and demand removal of Waseem Rizvi, Chairman of Shia ...

Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah: Despite Ordeals, We Will Inevitably Pray in Al-Quds

Sayyed Nasrallah started his speech by stressing that the Palestinian cause is the most rightful one in our region. “There is no rightful and legitimate cause like al-Quds and countering the Zionist enemy,” his eminence said. “One may mix between right and wrong, but when we talk about al-Quds we are before and evident right,” Sayyed Nasrallah said referring to the different stances from the events taking place in ...

Uthman Banishes Abu Dhar

Uthman Banishes Abu Dhar Uthman banished Abu Dhar to al-Rabatha Desert which is uninhabited because of its bad climate. Besides Uthman prevented the Muslims from seeing off Abu Dhar. Any how, some Companions of the Prophet went out to see off the great companion Abu-Dhar.Ali Bin Abu-Talib, our Master Muhammad's grandsons, al-Hasan and al-Husain, and Ammar went out to see off Abu-Dhar.  Then Imam Ali [a] said:May not Allah ...

Prophet Jesus in Islam

esus has been referred to as ‘Issa and his chaste mother as Maryam in the Holy Quran.Both Jesus and his mother Mary have been held in high esteem in Islam. Muslims believe in Jesus as the Prophet of the Almighty God and his mother Mary as a pure and chaste woman who conceived and gave birth to her son purely by the will of God without any mortal touching her.Let us briefly look at some of the verses from the Holy Quran, which talks about ...

Grand Imam of al-Azhar calls for Shia-Sunni gathering; urges Sunni scholars to issue Fatwa prohibiting Shia killing

Ahlul Bayt News Agency - The Grand Imam of the al-Azhar mosque, Egypt's top Muslim authority, has called for a meeting of leading Sunni and Shia scholars in the capital, Cairo.The call by Sheikh Ahmed Al Tayeb aired on Egypt's state TV on Wednesday evening came at the close of a series of programs about Ramadan. Al Tayeb called on Sunni scholars to issue a Fatwa (Religious edict) prohibiting the killing of Shia Muslims. He also called on Shia ...

Hijab banned at India’s pre-medical tests

A new dress code for pre-medical tests in India that bans the Islamic headscarf or hijab to avoid cheating has been criticized as a threat to the future of female Muslims students in the Indian subcontinent.  “My father took special permission so I could wear my scarf to school. Why will I give it up now?” Muslim student Fatema Akhtar in Mumbai, told The Hindustan Times on Tuesday, July 14. Akhtar, who scored 92.6% in ...

US Muslims prepare special `Eid treats

Anticipating `Eid al-Fitr celebrations next Friday/Saturday, US Muslims are preparing to welcome the religious holiday with special food treats in halal burger joints and kebab palaces.   “The parents will stay home and eat biryani,” Zayn Hassan, a Pakistani-American student who was buying macarons to break the daily fast at Shawarmania in Astoria, Queens, told New York Times on Wednesday, July 15, Onislam.net ...

Marriage

Foreword:This is a compilation of knowledge and advice given by various great scholars and teachers, including one of the top students of Allameh Tabataba'ee (the author of ''Al-Mizan''), on the subject of marriage. These invaluable suggestions and recommendations were noted by my former roommate, a current Talabeh (religious student) named Yusef Toureh, from Turkey. He is amongst the best foreign Talabehs in Qom today. This priceless ...

The Great Lesson

They learnt how to obey the Prophet [s] at any rate, for obedience to him meant victory, and disobedience meant defeat. The Arab tribes scorned the Muslims' shaken reputation. Meanwhile, the hypocrites and the Jews rejoiced at their ...

Islamic Conception of Knowledge

One of the distinctive features of Islam is its emphasis on knowledge. The Quran and the Islamic tradition (sunnah) invite Muslims to seek and acquire knowledge and wisdom and to hold men of knowledge in high esteem.In the Holy Quran the word al-Ilm, knowledge, and its derivatives are used more than 780 times. The first few verses that were revealed to our Holy Prophet (S.A.W) mention the importance of reading, pen, and teaching for human ...

Education in Islam

1) Importance of EducationIn a society where religion and knowledge in general and science in particular do not go hand in hand, it seems necessary to briefly describe the position of Islam vis-à-vis knowledge, Islam, in theory as well as in practice, has always promoted knowledge. Distinctive mark of human beings over the angels is knowledge:"And Allah taught Adam all the names…” (2:31)The first verses of the Quran began ...

Piety And Health

Piety And Health One of the affairs in relation to which man should observe Taqwa is the observation of piety concerning his health. One has to be careful about his diet, food, health, factors causing diseases, environment, and to keep away from contagious diseases whether viral or non-viral. He should never have the impression that Taqwa only concerns the soul and it has nothing to do with the body, for Taqwa is to keep away and be careful ...

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