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Kalam and Beliefs
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The Essence of Jinn and Satan

The Essence of Jinn and Satan
The jinn are another of God’s creations that cannot be experienced with the senses under normal circumstances. The existence of jinn is an unequivocal concept in Islamic cosmology since various Qur’anic verses and Hadith clearly confirm this truth. The seventy-second Sūrah of the Qur’an is named Jinn in which a conversation of a group of jinn who had become Muslim has been recorded.a. The Essence of Jinn:In contrast to the angels, the ...

He Creates Without an Apparent Cause

He Creates Without an Apparent Cause
Even if the apparent causes, both material and non-material ones, are absent, Allah creates them by His unsurpassed power. There are numerous examples of such a phenomenon. The foremost example is that of the father of man, Hazrat Adam (a.s.) whom Allah created without the union of a male and a female. Adam (a.s.) came into existence from non-existence. Similarly Prophet Isa (a.s.) was born to the chaste maid, Janabe Maryam (a.s.) even though a ...

My own soul and did not defend myself from my enemy

My own soul and did not defend myself from my enemy
Duties Allah wants humans to be adorned with true beliefs whose place is in the heart, virtuous morality that is placed in the soul, and righteous deeds, which are performed by one’s organs; all of which are human duties. Allah has necessitated these duties for us, out of His Wisdom and Mercy, for human expediency in this world and the Hereafter. If Allah’s will is fulfilled sincerely in all circumstances, one can undoubtedly reach his ...

Man's Spiritual Needs

Man's Spiritual Needs
    In the same way as man has physical needs in life which he strives and struggles to fulfil, the soul too has needs that must be satisfied. These spiritual needs and urges have been placed by the hands of creation in the depths of his soul. The soul craves for appreciation and recognition, and it is for the sake of satisfaction of this inner urge that everyone so eagerly seeks social approval for his acts and conduct and is keen to ...

The Method of Appointing the Imam

The Method of Appointing the Imam
In today's society the best way of selecting a leader or a man to an important position is by election. Though election may be the solution of this problem, yet this method cannot be correct in every situation, because election cannot alter the reality; it cannot make right as wrong or wrong as right. If the truth is truth it can never be untruth despite the limited number of people supporting it. Nobody can say that a thing selected by 51 ...

hypocrites are in the lowest stage of the fire

hypocrites are in the lowest stage of the fire
Thus the punishment of the hypocrites shall be more severe than that of the infidels. Hypocrisy is actually the worst kind of disbelief. In order to gain worldly benefits the hypocrite veils his disbelief by the screen of religiousness. He seems to be religious by his words and actions. Whereae his heart is not religious. For example he recites the two confessions (Kalema Shahadatain). He verbally claims to believe in Quran and Qiyamat. But his ...

Does God Have a Mind?

Does God Have a Mind?
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Various phases of the Deeds of the Imams

Various phases of the Deeds of the Imams
The activities of all Imams are one and the same. According to their circumstances and the demand of that particular time they acted accordingly. So we can not frame them in the terms presently known to us such as ‘radicals’, ‘liberals’, ‘exteremists’, ‘modertes’ and so on. Each one adopted a strict policy to avoid any division among the Shias. Likewise, the Prophet (SAW) and Ali Bin Abi Taleb. Of ...

On Vivacity and Cheerfulness

On Vivacity and Cheerfulness
    Of other cordial disciplines of the salat and other worships ,one, which has good results, or rather it opens some doors and uncovers some secrets of worships, is that the salik is to try to worship with vivacity, cheerfulness of heart and gaiety of mind, and to avoid laziness and reluctance in performing worships. He is to choose for worship a time in which he is quite prepared to perform it with animation and freshness, feeling no ...

To Persist in Lesser Sins is Equivalent to Committing a Greater Sin

To Persist in Lesser Sins is Equivalent to Committing a Greater Sin
  A Difficult Problem and its Solution Some people raise the following objections regarding the subject of Greater Sins: -1. Why does the Quran not explain in detail such an important subject as the Greater Sins? 2. Why are there conflicting reports from Masomeen (a.s.) with regard to the Greater Sins? Some traditions mention that the Greater Sins are five, some give the figure as seven, nine, twenty one and thirty one. One of the ...

Hadiths which prevent fasting on the day of ‘Ashura

Hadiths which prevent fasting on the day of ‘Ashura
1. On his own chain of transmission Shaykh Saduq narrates that Imam al-Baqir (as) said, «کان صومه قبل شهر رمضان، فلمّا نزل شهر رمضان ترك.» "The fast of the day of ‘Ashura used to be observed before the Qur'anic verse about the fast of the holy month of Ramadan, but after that it was discontinued."19 2. Kulayni on his own chain of transmission narrates from both Imam al-Baqir (as) and Imam al-Sadiq ...

What to ask from Allah (SWT)?

What to ask from Allah (SWT)?
It is narrated from Imam Reza (A.S) who said: One day Imam Zainul Abedeen (A.S) was praying in Masjid-ul-Haraam and saw a man who was going round the Ka’aba and saying: O’ Allah! Give me patience. Imam (A.S) pointed to him and said: Are you asking calamities from Allah (SWT)? Instead of that request, say: O’ Allah (SWT)! Give me goodness and virtue in life because this request is exactly against the calamities you are asking ...

The Rights and Attributes of Ahlul-Bayt, in the Qur'an and Sunnah

The Rights and Attributes of Ahlul-Bayt, in the Qur'an and Sunnah
The following is a discourse on the rights and attributes of Ahlul-Bayt sccording to our Holy Book (Qurm) and the Sunnah (way of life) of Prophet Muhammad (p.b.u.h.). " Allah only desires to keep away the uncleanness from you, O people of the House! and to purify you a (thorough) purifying " (XXXIII:33) By Ahlul-Bayt, we meam the progeny of our beloved prophet (p.b.u.h.) since this is how Ayah 33 of Surah Al-Ahzaab, is ...

Valuable Effects of Ziyarat of the Graves

Valuable Effects of Ziyarat of the Graves
  The graves which attract the worshippers of God from all over the world and in particular the Muslims, are the graves of those who were possessing a divine mission in the society and had fulfilled their mission befittingly. These people consist of:  1. Prophets and religious leaders who carried the divine message upon their shoulders and guided the people by giving their lives, property and blood of their dear ones and bore the hardships ...

Abu Hanifa had to ask forgiveness for Shirk, Kufr and various evil acts

Abu Hanifa had to ask forgiveness for Shirk, Kufr and various evil acts
In the same book we read: Abu Hanifa was attending a gathering a meeting of Esa bin Muslim, Abu Hanifa said that the Quran is a creation, Esa said remove him from here if he repents fine else kill him Tarikh Baghdad Volume 13 page 378 In the past Ahlul Sunnah had debates over whether the Quran is outdated; whoever said it was created was a Kaffir in Baghdad page 378 we are told that the first to hold this aqeedah was Abu Hanifa. In Baghdad ...

Helping the oppressed is not only for believers

Helping the oppressed is not only for believers
Helping the oppressed is Wajib. This does not mean that it is Wajib only to help the oppressed believers. The commands of helping the oppressed in the light of Quran and traditions are only conditional as far as the capability of the helper is concerned. Even if the oppressed people are not Shias and they belong to other sects of Muslims, it is still Wajib to help them. Even if a non-offensive infidel is being oppressed, the command of enjoining ...

The Army of Usamah

The Army of Usamah
T is related that when the prophet returned from his farewell pilgrimage, conscious that his departure to the eternal world was near, he was continually addressing the people, warning them to beware of seditions which would arise after his death, and exhorting them not to withdraw from his form of faith, and not do evil against the divine religion. He bade them beware of leaguing against the rights of his family, but to render them support and ...

When is the vow correct?

When is the vow correct?
There are some requirements for the correctness of a vow that a person takes for performing or avoiding particular actions in the future. If all the requirements are fulfilled then it is haraam to break this vow. If it is broken, expiation becomes wajib. The following are the conditions for such vows: 1. The vow should be with regard to a wajib or a Mustahab act. For example, he can vow that he shall not intentionally avoid the Morning Prayer, ...

Opinions Concerning God's Justice

Opinions Concerning God's Justice
The problem of justice as one of God's attributes has had its own distinct history. Various schools of thought in Islam have held different views on the subject, interpreting it in accordance with their own distinctive principles. Some Sunnis who follow the views of the theologian Abu'l-Hasan Ash'ari do not believe in God's justice as a matter of faith, and they deny that justice is accomplished by the divine acts. In their view, however, ...

QURAN PURIFIES AHLUL BAYT: التطهير

QURAN PURIFIES AHLUL BAYT:  التطهير
إِنَّمَا يُرِيدُ اللَّهُ لِيُذْهِبَ عَنكُمُ الرِّجْسَ  أَهْلَ الْبَيْتِ وَيُطَهِّرَكُمْ تَطْهِيرًا “Verily, Allah has decreed to purify you, O' Ahlul Bayt, and sanctify you in a perfect way” According to A'isha, Ayah of Tat'heer (Purification) was revealed on behalf of Fatima, Ali, Al‑Hasan, and Al‑Husain.[1]    The ...