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Hadrat Abu Talib's Role during the Total Boycott and Blockade of Muslims by Quraysh

Hadrat Abu Talib's Role during the Total Boycott and Blockade of Muslims by Quraysh
By: Abdullah al-Khunayzi The polytheists became very angry when the Prophet (s) became so powerful and his mission spread so widely that many people of different classes and countries believed in sincerely to a degree that they preferred dying to give up their new belief when they were punished with severest kinds of torture. In fact they tolerated pains as if they enjoyed pleasures. The pain for the sake of the mission was sweeter than any ...

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 Law Who fixes these rights, obligations and limits? In this respect all the laws of the world ...

Human rights group urges UK PM to search roots for ISIS' rise at home

Human rights group urges UK PM to search roots for ISIS' rise at home
A human rights body in Britain urged the UK Prime Minister David Cameron to search for the roots of the ISIS rise at home. The Islamic Human Rights Commission said in a statement here that “the PM would be better served by looking at Britain's own and wider western policy in the region which gave birth to ISIS.” The statement comes as an answer to the Prime Minister who recently accused some Islamic groups of supporting the ...

The Relevance of Islamic Ideology in Human Sciences

The Relevance of Islamic Ideology in Human Sciences
Now, how should the influence of the culture and ideology of Islam be exercised upon the human sciences Should it be done in a revolutionary manner or in the way of a reform, or in a way different from either of these two If the question facing us is how to apply Islamic culture and ideology to the existing social sciences, the answer is clear.Let me ask another question. Why did we revolt Why did our Islamic nation revolt Some people say that ...

Corporate Sponsored Education: The Limits Of Social Responsibility

Corporate Sponsored Education: The Limits Of Social Responsibility
The business sector increasingly subsidizes financially challenged institutions. Representative examples would include health care, major sports arenas, and penal facilities. Among the recent beneficiaries of corporate largesse are schools. Such assistance blurs social roles and raises serious moral concerns, especially those of moral agency. Education, more so than other social institutions, determines the kind of citizen and moral character a ...

Islam and the Family System

Islam and the Family System
Sayyid Sa’eed Akhtar Rizvi A sensible and well-balanced family system is the very foundation of a happy life. Indeed, it is the root of an advancing civilization. Religion comes to take human beings nearer to Allah. Therefore, it must create an atmosphere conducive to that ideal; otherwise, it cannot achieve its goal. No religion can be regarded as complete unless it has a well-defined code of family life which expressly shows the exact ...

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 ...

Justice in All Islamic Laws

Justice in All Islamic Laws
After we have dealt with the Justice of Allah we now switch over to social justice. Since the subject of social justice has a wider range we confine ourselves to quoting relevant matters from the Holy Qur'an, the traditions, and Nahjul Balaghah, and have at the same time given explanation of every verse and tradition because these will help project our view-point on relevant matters and their knowledge will be beneficial to the people in ...

The Weighing of the Human Deeds

The Weighing of the Human Deeds
Every sect has interpreted the meaning of Meezan according to their own views. Some opine that the deeds shall literally be weighed. While some say that the deeds shall be given a physical form and then weighed. The good deeds shall be given a beautiful face, while the evil deeds an ugly one. Allamah Ne'matullah Jazaeri in "Anwar-i No'maniyah" says, that according to trustworthy and consecutively transmitted reports it clearly proves that the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

All Prophets and Messengers Warned People

All Prophets and Messengers Warned People
All Prophets and Messengers Warned PeopleBy Shaheed DastghaibAfter understanding this logical problem, now we say that one lakh twenty-four thousand (1,24,000) Messengers and Prophets came to the world and all of them unanimously warned the human world of a danger saying: “O People! All of your words and deeds are being constantly and instantly being recorded. God has appointed two angels for every person. Whatever good or bad you do, they ...

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, ...

Sheikh Isa Qassim not among those given back Bahraini citizenship

Sheikh Isa Qassim not among those given back Bahraini citizenship
Major opposition and activist figures who were stripped of Bahraini citizenship are not among hundreds of people whose nationality will be restored under an amnesty announced last week. AhlulBayt News Agency (ABNA): Major opposition and activist figures who were stripped of Bahraini citizenship are not among hundreds of people whose nationality will be restored under an amnesty announced last week. Bahrain, a close ally of the US in the ...

Philosophical Foundations of Happiness

Philosophical Foundations of Happiness
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Spirituality in Modern Philosophy

Spirituality in Modern Philosophy
The Crisis of Reason and Religion During the Enlightenment period in the 18th century, many of the structures that had previously dominated European life were rapidly being eroded by the pressures resulting from the mercantilism that took hold during the previous century. With trade and colonialism came an often distorted awareness of other ways of life that inspired many to question what had been considered absolute truths of morality, ...

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 ...

Guardianship of the Jurists (Fuqaha)

Guardianship of the Jurists (Fuqaha)
The guardianship of the Jurists is the process of continuity of Imamate. In this context according to several hundred traditions of the Holy Prophet which have been narrated by accredited companions of the Holy Prophet the number of infallible Imams is twelve. Eleven of the twelve exalted personages have been martyred after him through poisoning or with swords because they fought against the despots of their times. Our twelfth Imam, Imam Mahdi ...