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Treaty of Hudaybiya (627 A.D.)

Treaty of Hudaybiya (627 A.D.)
On the first day of the month of Thul-Qi’dah, of the same year, 5 A.H./March 27, 627 A.D., a month in which no fighting was to take place according to the ancient Arabian custom, the Prophet saw in a dream that he and his followers were mcircling the Ka’ba and performing all the rituals of the pilgrimage. The next morning, he communicated his dream to his followers who were very glad to have such good news. Particularly happy were the ...

About Prohibition of Music

About Prohibition of Music
On Ghina or song the opinion of all the Shi'a jurists is united that it is haram because the singer is termed a person destined for the Hell. Therefore Ghina is considered a major sin in Shi'a Islam.Ghina is Haram in all the schools of Sunni jurisprudence too. The only exception is that of their Sufi cult.Imam Ja'far As-Sadiq (as) says that the house in which songs are heard will be the abode of misfortunes, the prayers made from there will not ...

Taqlid and Marji'iyyah in Islam

Taqlid and Marji'iyyah in Islam
Taqlid and Marji'iyyah in the Shi'ah's ViewIt is incumbent upon every mature (mukallaf) Muslim, if not being a mujtahid -i.e. who can deduce legislative rules from the Scripture and Sunnah-to imitate (in all his religious acts) a mujtahid having all necessary requirements (Shara'it) including knowledge ('ilm), justice, piety, asceticism (zuhd) and righteousness, as ordained by the Almighty Allah: "Ask the followers of the Remembrance if ye know ...

Ethics and Politics Relationship

Ethics and Politics Relationship
Politics has two faces—a smiling face that gives glad tidings of prosperity, power and authority, and a furious one that calls to mind power struggle, power worship, and injustice. It is owing to this that politics is likened to Janus,[329] the first mythological king of Latium.[330]The gods had bestowed the king with such powers of clairvoyance that he would see the past and the future in unison. It is for this reason that they used to ...

Radical Self-Love

Radical Self-Love
By: Ayatullah Sayyid Mujtaba Musavi LariCoveting material things is a basic human nature. It is an instinct that was implemented in man on the day he was born. It is the motive which allows him to struggle continuously and preserve himself. As a result of this instinct, we notice that man avoids that which harms him and is attracted by advantageous matters. Therefore, he is a hostage of the psychological phenomenon when he advances. This ...

The Bible Proves ''The Only Religion is Islam'

The Bible Proves ''The Only Religion is Islam'
As we look around us we find the world and admire the universe and we come to know that there is a Creator and also there is a power which controls this system systematically and the Creator, power is God which is Supreme. But peoples have different opinions about God. Some Say that he is an incarnation, some say he has a son, given birth to a human being, some say He begets not, nor is He begotten, etc etc.Some say Jesus is a son of god, some ...

Ijtihad, Taqleed & Marja'a

Ijtihad, Taqleed & Marja'a
An Individuals faith in the principles of religion, endeavors to find accurate instructions from the text of the Quran and also from the statements and practices of the Prophet (Book & Sunnah) and acts accordingly in good faith. Anyone who understands Quran in depth, finds true Hadith in his searches and understands his own obligations which religion imposes on him and at the same time realises the collective or individual obligations as ...

One Muslim has seven rights over other Muslims

One Muslim has seven rights over other Muslims
A person told to Imam Ja'far As-Sadiq (as), O Imam (as)! A person holds the Shi'a Faith and is a firm believer. But he has gone into reclusion and doesn't meet his friends and relatives.The Imam (as) said, "How will he learn about the matters of Religion if he runs away from company of people?" Then the Imam (as) added, "O people! You must regularly offer prayers in congregation at the mosque. You should try to meet pious and good persons. In ...

Usurpation (Ghasb)

Usurpation (Ghasb)
Usurpation means that a person unjustly seizes the property or right of another person. This is one of the major sins and one who commits it will be subjected to severe chastisement on the Day of Judgement. It has been reported from the Holy Prophet (s.a.w.a.) "that whoever usurps one span of another's land, seven layers of that land will be put round his neck like a yoke on the Day of Judgement". 2554. If a person does not allow the people to ...

The Holy Quran and the Infallible Imams

The Holy Quran and the Infallible Imams
Assalamu Alaykum brothers/sisters: Here are some verses from the Holy Quran concerning true and pure Imams: It is Allah's wish to remove all blemish from you, O Ahlul-Bayt, and purify you with a perfect purification. (33:33) Say, I ask no reward from you for it except the love of my kinsfolk. And whosoever does a good deed we add unto it a greater good for him. Lo, Allah is Forgiving, Responsive. (42:23) And whoever disputes with thee concerning ...

The Witnessing and Recording of Deeds

The Witnessing and Recording of Deeds
Abstract The Qur’an describes the Day of Resurrection as a mashhad, which means a place, time, or stage of witnessing (11:103, 19:37). It is by essence when the truth and hidden realities are disclosed (10:30, 86:9, 100:10). This is a central quality of that Day, by which the Qur’an has sworn (85:3). Whereas one’s book of deeds is his own soul (17:13-14), witnesses are external beings that have encompassed one’s deeds. Therefore, ...

The-neighbor

The-neighbor
Seyyid Jawad Ameli, a great Mujtahid, was having his dinner when someone knocked at his door.  A servant from his master, Ayatullah Seyyid Mahdi Bahrul Uloom appeared and said: "Your master has sent for you immediately.  He has just sat down for his dinner but refuses to eat till he sees you."    There was no time to lose.  Seyyid Ameli left his dinner and rushed to Seyyid Bahrul Uloom's residence.  Just as he entered, the master ...

A Criticism of the Idea of Arab Nationalism

A Criticism of the Idea of Arab Nationalism
This article was presented as a paper at the World Seminar on "The Impact of Nationalism on the Ummah," London, Dhu al-Qi'dah 13 -- 16, 1405 (July 31 -- August 3, 1985), held by the Muslim Institute. The author is a scholar from Cairo, Egypt. The Arab nationalist propaganda has been increasingly voiced in recent months from many organs in several Arab countries, particularly Egypt. It was quite evident to observers of the Islamic movement that ...

The Chapters and Titles in Fiqh

The Chapters and Titles in Fiqh
As mentioned earlier, the range of topics covered by Fiqh is very wide. It is therefore necessary to briefly acquaint oneself with the chapters and headings of these subjects. The only subjects which are outside the pale of Fiqh are the fundamentals and the Islamic ethics. It must be noted that the classification of the subjects under Fiqh was first organised by Muhaqqiq Hilli in his famous work 'SHARAE', and later, 'SHAHEED-E-AWWAL', glossed ...

The Flexibility of Islamic Laws

The Flexibility of Islamic Laws
Another matter which should be made clear is that Islamic thinkers believe that within Islam there is a enigmatic secret which enables this religion to adapt to and improve according to the advance of time. They believe that this religion is in harmony with the forward movement of time, with the development of learning, and with the changes that arise from such development. Now we must see what this secret is. In other words, we have to look ...

Punishment for Theft in the Islamic Laws

Punishment for Theft in the Islamic Laws
Sin which is certainly a Greater one is stealing or thievery. Imam Riďa (a.s.) has included stealing among the Greater sins according to the tradition reported by Fazl Ibn Shazān. Amash says that Imam Ja’far as-Sadiq (a.s.) has related from the Holy Prophet (S) that he said, “A believer cannot commit fornication and a believer cannot steal.” (Wasa’il ul-Shia)Thus one who fornicates or steals is not a believer. Such a person is devoid ...

Social Duties in Islam

Social Duties in Islam
These duties can be described as follows: THE DUTY OF MAN TOWARDS HIS PARENTSParents are the means of the creation of a child and the imparters of his initial education and training; therefore, the holy religion of Islam has placed a great deal of emphasis on children's obeying to them and on their respect to an extent that the Almighty Allah has commanded the people to be kind and generous to their parents right after mentioning Tawhid (the ...

Arabia Before Islam

Arabia Before Islam
To know the conditions prevailing in Arabia before the advent of Islam we can avail ourselves of the following sources:1. The Old Testament (notwithstanding all the alterations that have been made in it)2. Writings of the Greeks and the Romans during the Middle Ages.3. Islamic history as recorded by Muslim scholars and4. Ancient relics which have been obtained through excavations conducted by the orientalists which reveal facts to some ...

Sources of Islamic Law

Sources of Islamic Law
  Law is a body of definite rules and regulations which have the force and authority recognized socially, and which determine the rights, obligations, limits and responsibilities of everyone living in a particular territory. All, whether high or low, have to abide by these rules and regulations and to accept the consequences of violating them. Sources of LawWho fixes these rights, obligations and limits?In this respect all the laws of the ...

Bahrain's Al Wefaq: Deporting and Making Citizens Stateless is Egregious Violation to Constitution and Int’l Law

Bahrain's Al Wefaq: Deporting and Making Citizens Stateless is Egregious Violation to Constitution and Int’l Law
Al Wefaq National Islamic Society said the deportation of Sheikh Mohammed Khojesteh from his homeland, after the revocation of his nationality, is an egregious violation of the Bahraini constitution and the International Law which Bahrain is must be committed to.Sheikh Khojesteh is a patriotic Bahraini figure who made significant contributions in serving this country and its unity and the enlightenment of its people. This decision takes Bahrain ...