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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 ...

LEADING PEOPLE TOWARDS SINCERITY IN MONOTHEISM

LEADING PEOPLE TOWARDS SINCERITY IN MONOTHEISM
God, out of His favors, keeps man away from any form of blasphemy including worshipping the world, worldly positions, indulging in voluptuous life, giving way to one’s wishes, being fond of aggression, and satan worshipping.the text to be followed is selected from “ the land of lovers” by Professor Hossein Ansarian who exemplifies this issue.   All praise is due to Allah who attracted our attentions towards sincerity in our prayers and ...

INJURIOUS ACTIONS ON THE DOOMSDAY

INJURIOUS ACTIONS ON THE DOOMSDAY
Concerning the punishments for the evil-doers, besides the verses of the Holy Quran, there are some strange narrations, some of which will be dealt with here: عَن أبي عَبْدِاللهِA: إيّاكُمْ وَالغَفْلَةَ، فإنَّهُ مَنْ غَفَلَ فَإنَّما يَغْفَلُ عَلى نَفْسِهِ، وَإيّاكُمْ وَالتَهاوُنَ بِأمْرِ اللهِ عَزَّوَجَلَّ، ...

Faith without right deeds is dull / Which deeds are accepted?

Faith without right deeds is dull / Which deeds are accepted?
  A man who is not righteous in actions has no relegion. A true relegion not only consist of ideas and beliefs but also actions and good deeds. What that is of greater importance in Islam is the action rather than saying and beliefs and faith without action is not accepted. True faith and deep belief toward God accompanied by good deeds and righteousness is the only way for a muslim to be saved and salvated. What is good deed and which deed is ...

ANOTHER PROOF FOR THE LEGITIMACY OF THE PROPHET OF ISLAM

ANOTHER PROOF FOR THE LEGITIMACY OF THE PROPHET OF ISLAM
Ninth LectureAnother Proof for the Legitimacy of the Prophet of Islam In order for us to realize the legitimacy of a Prophet’s claim to prophethood and in order to find out if he is truthful or a pretender, apart from observing his miracles, we have the following set of methods available to us: His ethical traits and his past social activities; The conditions which govern and dominate the time of the claim; The temporal conditions; The ...

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 ...

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 ...

THE WORLD VIEW OF THE HOLY QUR’ªN

THE WORLD VIEW OF THE HOLY QUR’ªN
Seventh LectureThe world view of the Holy Qur’ªn As a prelude to our discussion, we should discuss the environment in which the Holy Qur’¡n was nurtured. In the opinion of all historians, the land of °ij¡z was one of the most retarded and backward sections of the world of antiquity. For this reason, the pre-Islamic Arabs were considered as savage or semi-savage. Ideologically, they enthusiastically worshipped idols and these stone and ...

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 ...

PREFACE

PREFACE
In the Name of Allah, the Compassionate, the Merciful The precious legacy left behind by the Holy Prophet’s Household [ahl al-bayt] (may peace be upon them all) and their followers’ preservation of this legacy from the menace of extinction is a perfect example of the all-encompassing school [madrasah] that embraces all the different branches of Islamic knowledge. This school has been able to train many talented personalities by quenching ...

GUIDANCE AND MISGUIDANCE ARE IN THE HANDS OF GOD

GUIDANCE AND MISGUIDANCE ARE IN THE HANDS OF GOD
Ninth LectureGuidance and Misguidance are in the Hands of God 1. Kinds of Guidance and Misguidance Suppose a tourist stopped you to ask you for directions. There are two options available to you to show him the way: The first option for you is to accompany him to his destination, and then to turn back saying good-bye to him. The second option for you is to show him the way with gestures and body language. You have definitely shown him the ...

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 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 ...

SECOND LECTURETHE CONSEQUENCES OF KNOWING GOD IN OUR LIVES

SECOND LECTURETHE CONSEQUENCES OF KNOWING GOD IN OUR LIVES
Second LectureThe Consequences of Knowing God in our Lives 1. Theism and the Advancement of Knowledge Suppose your friend brought you a book as a present and told you that it was written by an all-knowing and ingenious author… You would never study such a book indifferently or perfunctorily. Rather, you would contemplate on every single sentence and on every word. If you could not understand the meaning of any sentence at first glance, you ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

God’s generosity and kindness

God’s generosity and kindness
About God’s generosity and kindness, there is detailed discussion which have done by researchers, holy Quran interpreter, philosophers, Islamic leaders and theosophist who have acquired their gnosis from God’s messengers and diviner’s leaders like: Sadro-al-Motaheleen, Hajy Sabzevary, Mola Ali Zanuzy, Akhond Mola Ali Noory, Alame Tabatabaee, those shiny and splendorous faces with that luminous heart and familiar with holy Quran and its ...

? For Whom Is The Paradise

    ? For Whom Is The Paradise
There is no breach in the promise of Allah. Heaven is rewarded to true believers, those who never remember God and never involve themselves in wrongdoings. In fact there is no breach in the promises of the God and this good news to people will be fulfilled by the mercy of the Almighty. Rather than Quran, good news of “Janat” is repeated in many Islamic documents including the rich Supplication of Kumayl. This issue along with Paradise and ...

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 ...