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Family and Its System in Islam
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Hijab: A Personal Choice?

Hijab: A Personal Choice?
Hijab’ literally means a veil or cover. Islam requires men and women to observe Hijab in their own ways. The question arises to whether Hijab is just a personal deed or does its observance or violation affect the society. In other words, can we really say that Hijab is one’s personal choice in a society that Islam wants to create? Personal deeds are those that mainly affect the individual; failing to observe these actions will deter one’s ...

Women's Co¬operation in Social Life

Women's Co¬operation in Social Life
By: Mahdi Mahrizi The arena of social life being the third area of search and strival of son of Adam for attaining to perfection, in which a great portion of aptitudes and abilities are put in practice and flourishing, as they be effective also in realising individual maturities and success in family life. Further the social life is becoming nowadays much more miscellaneous and extensive than it was in the past. The examples for this can be ...

An Unpleasant Demeanor

An Unpleasant Demeanor
By: Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi The Prophet Muhammad (S) has said, “O' ‘Ali! There is repentance for every sin except for having a bad demeanor, since every time a person who has an unpleasant demeanor leaves one sin, he will enter into (another) sin.”[119] In this tradition, the Noble Prophet (S) has pointed to the dangerous effect of having an unpleasant demeanor and has stated that, “People are able to ask repentance for all sins, ...

The Relationship Between Individual and Society

The Relationship Between Individual and Society
The outlook of a school of thought regarding society and history and its specific approach to them, plays a decisive role in its ideology. From this point of view, it is essential, in the context of Islamic world outlook, to throw light on the Islamic approach to society and history. It is evident that Islam is neither a theory of society nor a philo­sophy of history. In the sacred Book of Islam, no social or historical problem is dealt with in ...

Hypocrites Declare Hezbollah Terrorist Group

Hypocrites Declare Hezbollah Terrorist Group
The reactionary monarchies of the Persian Gulf have decided to put the cart before the horse, declaring Lebanon's Hezbollah a terrorist group - with blatant sectarian incitement and torrents of weaponized religious Fatwas.The six-nation Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (Saudi Arabia, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Bahrain and Kuwait) added Hezbollah to its so-called list of “terrorist” organizations without providing any ...

Welcoming Ramadan

Welcoming Ramadan
Praise be to Allah, the Lord of Creations, and Peace and blessings be upon our prophet Muhammad, the faithful and the honest. O, Allah, we know nothing but what You teach us. You are the All- Knower, the Wise. O Allah, teach us what is good for us, and benefit us from what You taught us, and increase our knowledge. Show us the righteous things as righteous and help us to do them, and show us the bad things as bad and help us to keep away from ...

When Must We Marry?

When Must We Marry?
Chapter two: When Must We Marry?   One of the important problems in connection with marriage and choosing a spouse, which must be taken into consideration, is the time and age of it.Much has been written and said on this topic. And everybody has endeavoured to answer this question according to his own taste and perdisposition, understanding, knowledge, and mental ability. We must say that the answer to the question "when must we marry?" is ...

Conceit Leads to People’s Resentment

Conceit Leads to People’s Resentment
Conceit Leads to People’s Resentment Self-love is a basic human instinct. It is an essential factor for survival, for man’s vast relationship with the universe rises from this instinct. Nevertheless, despite it being a fruitful power from which many noble traits arise, if this natural source is exaggerated, many sins and various immoralities will stem from it. The first real threat to manners is extravagance in self-love. For it can reach a ...

The Relationship between Philosophy and Theology in the Postmodern Age

The Relationship between Philosophy and Theology in the Postmodern Age
When I was a student at a Catholic high school in Queens, New York, I was taught that although philosophy is the mother of the sciences, she is also the handmaid of theology. Sometimes the dialogue between philosophy and theology may have seemed to have taken the form of orders given by the theological mistress to her erudite but obedient maid, but that was a long time ago, if ever it was at all.The idea that philosophy should be in service to ...

Message Of Hejab From A Muslim Woman 2

Message Of Hejab From A Muslim Woman 2
Of course, your hejab shall then become an Islamic hejab, and you shall adopt it only when you have recognized the true Islam and have linked your very being with it and its ideals. As you proceed with all these heights, your hejab shall comprehend all these dimensions and shall incorporate them in itself. In other words, it shall assume the position of Islam personified. Now, you, a Muslim woman, with your hejab, which has risen to the position ...

The Habit of Reading Among Children

The Habit of Reading Among Children
Books are one of the best tools for training and upbringing. A good book always has a salutary effect on the mind of a reader. It will elevate spirit and thoughts, and it will augment the reader's store of knowledge. Books help in correcting moral ineptitude. Particularly in these days of mechanical existence, when people have hardly any time to attend meetings and symposia, the best source of acquiring religious and general knowledge are books ...

Jihad Al-Nikah

Jihad Al-Nikah
Jihad Al-Nikah (Arabic: جهاد النكاح‎, often translated as Sex jihad or Sexual jihad) is a controversial concept that refers to Sunni women allegedly offering themselves in sexual comfort roles to fighters for the establishment of Islamic rule.[1] Allegations of this practise is related to the Tunisian government's war effort against Al Qaida linked Islamic terrorism in the mountainous Jebel ech Chambi region bordering Algeria. The ...

DOWER AND MAINTENANCE - I

DOWER AND MAINTENANCE - I
DOWER AND MAINTENANCE - I  It is one of the most ancient traditions of the human family relations that at the time of marriage the man pays a dower (mahr) to the woman or to her father. In addition to that, he undertakes to bear the expenses of his wife and children during the entire period of his life.  What is the basis of this tradition? Why and how did it begin? Why should the husband be responsible for the maintenance of his wife? ...

Children’s Rights on Parents

Children’s Rights on Parents
Children's Rights on ParentsCommentary: in the above hadith (tradition) only the saying of Adhan has been mentioned, but in another tradition reported by Imam Hussain, the Prophet [SAW] prescribed the saying of adhan in the right ear and Iqamah in the left ear of the new-born child, and also mentioned its auspiciousness. He said that on account of it, the child remained safe from infantile epilepsy. As these traditions show, the primary claim ...

Society and Tradition

Society and Tradition
If society has real existence, it should naturally possess laws peculiar to it. If we accept the first theory about the nature of society (which we have already discussed) and reject the existence of society as a real entity, naturally we have to admit that society lacks laws which may govern it. And if we accept the second theory and believe in artifi­cial and mechanical composition of society, then we would have to admit that society is ...

USURPING THE PROPERTY OF THE ORPHANS

USURPING THE PROPERTY OF THE ORPHANS
  The eighth among the Greater Sins is to usurp the property of an orphan who has not attained maturity. This is categorized as a Greater sin by the Holy Prophet (s.a.w.s.), Imam Ali (a.s.), Imam Reza (a.s.), Imam Kazim (a.s.) and Imam Taqi (a.s.). It is a sin, the punishment of which is fixed by Allah to be the fire of Hell. The Quran says, "(As for) those who swallow the property of the orphans unjustly, surely they only swallow fire ...

The Islamic Community (2)

The Islamic Community (2)
1. Equality of Believers (A) The Concept Islam came with a universal concept of brotherhood. Its foundation is based on tawhīd, the belief in One God. And its social program is also based on unity of the believers.  Just as in tawhīd, one first has to reject the false gods and then declare faith in the One and Only God, similarly, Islam rejects all artificial and man-made marks of distinction. No one can claim any superiority over the ...

The Hijab and Repression

The Hijab and Repression
The Hijab and Repression The gist of another misconception indiscriminately included in this matter is that the hfjab creates a state of repression for the man which subjects him to intense influence by the slightest thing. When we wish to speak of repression, we must realize that it is not a result of the hijab, but rather of denying the instinctive needs of a man. It is caused by a situation that runs contrary to his inner mental and ...

British Women Embracing

British Women Embracing
By: Richard Peppiatt Record numbers of young, white British women are converting to Islam, yet many are reporting a lack of help as they get used to their new religion, according to several surveys. As Muslims celebrate the start of the religious holiday of Eid today and hundreds of thousands from around the world converge on Mecca for the haj, it emerged that of the 5,200 Britons who converted to Islam last year, more than half are white and ...

Martyr Allama Arif Hussaini Al-Hussaini; Biography

Martyr Allama Arif Hussaini Al-Hussaini; Biography
Message of Imam Khomeini on the martyrdom of Allama Arif Hussain Al Hussaini:Hujjatul Islam Syed Arif ul Hussain Al Hussaini (RA): The loyalist and lover of Islam and its revolution; the defender of the oppressed and deprived; son of Syedul Shohada Aba Abdillah Al Hussain (AS).For those Mujahideen who understand the core problems of an Islamic state, and who promised to give their blood with other oppressed and impoverished people, they should ...