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Six facts in sixth Invocation-part 2

Six facts in sixth Invocation-part 2
Professor Hossein Ansarian who is a great Analysor and interpreters of Islamic texts in his book “ the land of lovers” which is an expository on Sahifeh Sajjadieh, elaborates on the issues and invocations of this treasure in a different way which is too attractive and rich. In a section of his book, the Professor writes “  A world of Knowledge deposited in this invocation” to refer to the sixth invocation of Sahifeh Sajjadieh. Here is a ...

Jihad and Defence in Islam

Jihad and Defence in Islam
  The question of Jihad occupies a special place in the Muslim law. In fact, a progressive and compact system cannot be complete without such provisions.Owing to its misinterpretation by ill-informed persons, the inclusion of the question of Jihad in Islamic teachings has given rise to much hostile propaganda and has provided a pretext to its opponents to say that Islam is a religion of sword and force. Even well-known writers have been ...

How to obtain Allah's forgiveness by which one could be worth of Paradise

How to obtain Allah's forgiveness by which one could be worth of Paradise
Paradise One of the realities that is with Allah is Paradise, for which the believers and good doers are enthusiastic. The Merciful Allah has invited all His servants to this permanent site. He has stated belief, piety, good deed, and observing lawful and unlawful deeds for reaching it. وَسَارِعُوا إِلَى مَغْفِرَةٍ مِنْ رَبِّكُمْ وَجَنَّةٍ عَرْضُهَا السَّمَاوَاتُ ...

Prayer, The Most Comprehensive Worship

Prayer, The Most Comprehensive Worship
Prayer, The Most Comprehensive Worship For true believers there are moments when, whatever the posture of body, the soul is on the knees. To experience the shortest distance to the almighty, through prayer, is the sweetest delight for those who are true prayfuls. This subject is interpreted by Professor Hossein Ansaryan in his book “ a commentary on Kumayl supplication”. The text to be followed is a part of the present book.    The ...

INFINITENESS OF BLESSINGS

INFINITENESS OF BLESSINGS
When we notice one of the many Qur’anic verses, we realize this meaning clearly. Allah has granted us blessings that cannot be counted, however people try to number them. Allah says: “And if all the trees in the earth were pens, and the sea, with seven more seas to help it, (were ink), the words of Allah could not be exhausted. Lo! Allah is Mighty, Wise.” Qur’an 31:27 O man, you should think of the creation of your inners and organs ...

Conditions of Supplication/ Kumayl Supplication

Conditions of  Supplication/ Kumayl Supplication
If the supplicant wants his du`¡’ to be accepted, s/he should meet certain conditions, which are numerated by Ahl al-Bayt (a.s) in valid books such as “Usol Al-K¡f¢”, “Mahajjat al-Bayza’ “, “Wasa’il al-Shi’a”, “Jami’ al-Ahadith al-Shi’a”, etc. Here’s a list of such conditions without further ado: Islamic purity like wudo (ablution), ghusl (ritual washing) and tayammum (ablution with soil), clearing up the ...

Signs: Last Days

Signs: Last Days
Below you will find the excerpt from Day of Judgement by Moulana Sayyid Saeed Athtar Rizvi, 1978. (Moulana's source is Bihar-ul-Anwar, Vol. III). The hadith is a conversation between Holy Prophet Muhammad S.A.W.W. and the great Salman-e-Farsi R.A. Make sure to take mental notes on how many of these signs we have now seen in the world; some to such an extent that we take them for granted these days. Abdullah bin Abbas said that after completing ...

STINGINESS IN THE VIEW OF QURANIC VERSES

STINGINESS IN THE VIEW OF QURANIC  VERSES
Through a saying of a simple and illiterate farmer, I can perceive the badness of stinginess, keeping the greater amount of blessings for oneself and not giving it to those who deserve it. Once I went to a village to preach. After the lecture an old man, on his mien the signs of heavy work and exhausting toil, appeared. He said to me: Let us suppose that a generous man has given someone a piece of arable land and some seeds to sow. When the ...

Why Don’t I find Joy in Saying My Prayers?

Why Don’t I find Joy in Saying My Prayers?
How to Feel the Joy of Worship? It has been a while that I did not like to say my prayers. I find a lot of excuses in order not to say my prayers. For example, I tell myself that I will say my prayers after I watch a movie. But after that, I study or I find other things to do, just because I do not want to say my prayers. I do not know why this has happened to me. Why can't I enjoy saying my prayers? I used let go of everything just to say my ...

A Healthy Guide To Fasting

A Healthy Guide To Fasting
  First please note: Consult your health practitioner for confirmation that you are fit to fast, especially if you are taking prescription drugs, are diabetic, have heart & circulatory problems, epilepsy or you are breastfeeding or pregnant. The information provided is not intended as medical advice and I am not responsible for the decisions you make and the steps you take. It is my dearest wish that your fasting may be very special and ...

The Shiite imams and Divine Teachings

The Shiite imams and Divine Teachings
The Shiite imams; who are the sources of divine and earthly knowledge, both overt and covert, both material and spiritual, both related to this world and to the beyond . Professor Hossein Ansarian in his exposition on 7th invocation of Sahife Sajjadieh in “ The land of lovers “ touches this important  issue. The following text is a part. The  infallible ones who are referred to by the Holy Quran as the upright and decicive figures in ...

Allah's great mercy and forgiveness is not underestandable by any wise & inellectual man

Allah's great mercy and forgiveness is not underestandable by any wise & inellectual man
The Kind Embrace None of the prophets (s.a), the Imams (a.s), and favorite servants expected Allah to treat them with chastisement; the Almighty Who has called Himself in the Holy Qur’¡n as the Most Merciful of the merciful, the Forgiver, the Generous, the Lover, the Holy, the Fine, and the Relenting. The chastisement of the Hereafter is not related to the believers at all. It is the bitter fruit of denying the truth and enmity with Allah. ...

The Scholarly Jihad of the Imams

The Scholarly Jihad of the Imams
Sayyid Saeed Akhtar Rizvi  Vol IX No. 1 and 2 The period under discussion (95-148 A.H /712-765 A.D.) began and ended in the times of the Vth and VIth Imams. The persecutions of the Shi'is continued unabated from Mu'awiya's time to almost the very last days of the Umayyads, although this dynasty in its latter days was considerably weakened by internal strife. Zayd, the grandson of Husayn, rose up to establish the rule of religion and justice ...

Factors Avoiding the Acceptance of Supplications - part 3

Factors Avoiding the Acceptance of Supplications - part 3
Loving Allah’s Enemies Befriending Allah’s enemies is caused by an ill heart. Human should love goodness and Allah’s friends, and hate wickedness and the wrongdoers. If someone acts vice versa then, he is ill hearted. He should cure his illness with the Qur’¡nic verses; otherwise he should expect its consequences in this world and the Last World. The holy Qur’¡n, the Prophet (s.a), and his disciples were hard to the disbelievers ...

GUILT IS A DISEASE

GUILT IS A DISEASE
“O men! There has come to you indeed an admonition from your Lord and a healing for what is in the breasts and a guidance and a mercy for the believers.” Qur'an 10:57   Every human being comes to this world pure and sound in mind and soul. Stinginess, envy, hypocrisy, transgression and debauchery are not natural aspects of man, they are accidentals, coming to man because of a series of educational and social factors or because of the ...

Salat (Prayers)

Salat (Prayers)
Prayer is one of the most important acts in the Branches of Islam (Furooa-a-Deen).  It is way to worship Allah showing love and devotion to Him.  It keeps the soul and mind free from any pollution such as paganism.  Prayer is also a cleansing agent for our hearts and soul.  It brings spiritual happiness and prevents our souls from becoming depressed, dull, or sad.  When making prayer a habit, it discourages carelessness and helps to ...

Crying for Fear of Allah

Crying for Fear of Allah
Imam ‘Ali Naqi (as) narrates that Prophet Musa (as) asked Allah, "O Allah! What is the reward for one whose eyes shed tears with Your fear?" The reply was, "O Musa (as)! I shall save his face from the heat of the Hellfire and prevent him from the hardship of the Hereafter!"The Prophet of Islam (S) said, "One whose eyes water with the fear of Allah, in return for every drop of his tears Allah will give him a palace in the Heaven. The palace ...

HOW AND WHEN TO SPEND TIME

HOW AND WHEN TO SPEND TIME
In the Holy Quran and in narrations, it is shown how time should be spent. Thus, the tasks of people are pre-determined, and no body may refuse to carry out his responsibilities. قالَ رَسُولُ اللهِ: مَنْ سَلَكَ طَريقاً يَطْلُبُ فيه عِلْماً سَلَكَ اللهُ بِهِ طَرِيقاً إلى الجَنّةِ، وَإنَّ المَلائِكَةَ لَتَضَعُ أجْنِحَتَها ...

Modesty in islamic refrences and great patterns of modesty

Modesty in islamic refrences and great patterns of modesty
Imam Sadiq (a.s) said: مَنْ حَسَّنَ بِرَّهُ أهْلَ بَيْتِهِ زِيدَ فِي رِزْقِهِ. One who serves his family nicely his sustenance would be expanded.[1] حُسْنُ الخُلُقِ يَزِيدُ فِي الرِّزْقِ. Affability increases sustenance.[2] Attempt in getting lawful sustenance is considered an important Islamic worship. The Messenger of Allah (s.a) states: مَنْ أكَلَ ...

Pilgrimage - Hajj

Pilgrimage - Hajj
Hajj is a worship act.  It means to visit the holy house of Allah in Mecca at a certain period of time - in the month of Dhil-hajj and complete certain rituals according to the Islamic Laws. WHO HAS TO HAVE HAJJ One who has the following qualifications must necessarily visit the house of Allah and complete hajj rituals: 1.  MATURITY  That is being fifteen complete lunar years old in the case of a male and nine years in the case of ...