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    • Motives for Responding to Supplications
    • The following etiquettes that must be followed when supplicating can be grounds for having the prayers responded to: • A suppliant, upon supplicating, should ...
    • Intercession and God’s Knowledge
    • The Knowledge of God is eternal and He knows from the beginning what will happen to a certain creature and based on the changing state of that creature He will make a certain Divine decision. In this sense, different wills have been granted based on ...
    • Intercession is a rational issue
    • The late Allameh Tabatabaei says that intercession is a rational issue and a means of lifting punishment or gaining higher ranks. He says: “If man intends to attain ...
    • Wisdom and monotheism substantiate intercession
    • The majority of rational problems and confusions against creation of intercession, stick to Divine justice and expediency for presentation of doubts. Sheikh Muhammad Rashid Reza, the Syrian scholar and thinker, is ...
    • Right Thought
    • Islam says: “Truly many acts of suspicions are among sins. Inadvisable thoughts and acts, and in general, whatever prohibited in Islam are all ...
    • Subject of Islamic Contemplation
    • Religious teachings and wisdom encourage Muslims to think and contemplate on important affairs on one hand, and on the other hand, prevent them from wrongdoing and incorrect thinking. Incorrect thought about other Muslims and ...
    • Contemplation about God is the best worship
    • Ibn Kavva’ asked Imam Ali (A.S) about the characteristics of Islam and he replied: “The Almighty God, set the Divine legislation of Islam and put it a cover for the farsighted believers and a cause of understanding the keen-sighted.” He also said: ...
    • Surah At-Talaq, The Divorce
    • The file contains Qur’anic Recitation of the Surah At-Talaq, (The Divorce) by the master Abdelbasset Abdessamad voice which can be downloaded....
    • Surah Al-Munafiqun, The Hypocrites
    • The file contains Qur’anic Recitation of the Surah Al-Munafiqun, (The Hypocrites) by the master Abdelbasset Abdessamad voice which can be downloaded....
    • Surah Al-Jumuah, Friday
    • The file contains Qur’anic Recitation of the Surah Al-Jumuah (Friday) by the master Abdelbasset Abdessamad voice which can be downloaded....
    • Surah As-Saff, The Row or The Rank
    • The file contains Qur’anic Recitation of the Surah As-Saff, (The Row or The Rank) by the master Abdelbasset Abdessamad voice which can be downloaded....
    • Surah Al-Hashr, The Gathering
    • The file contains Qur’anic Recitation of the Surah Al-Hashr, (The Gathering) by the master Abdelbasset Abdessamad voice which can be downloaded....
    • Resurrection and Final Assemblage
    • We believe that Almighty Allah will resurrect people after their death on the day that He has promised so as to reward the obedient and punish the disobedient. All Divine religions and philosophers have unanimously agreed upon this matter; therefore ...
    • Blessings of Kowthar
    • When one of them is brought the news of a female [newborn], his face becomes darkened and he chokes with suppressed agony. He hides from the people out of distress at the news he has been brought: shall he ...
    • The Messianic Leader, Mahdi, in Other Religions
    • Engineer Madani: Is belief in the promised Mahdi confined to the followers of Islam, or does it exist in other religions too? Mr. Hoshyar: In fact, this belief is not limited to the Muslims alone. In almost all religions and heavenly creeds one can ...
    • The Use of Other People’s Experiences
    • There are many pieces of knowledge which are gained through experience and trial, either through personal experiencing or by the experiences of others, but neither through perception nor scientific analysis.When the child draws his hand for the first ...
    • The Holy Prophet (PBUH):“Fatima (S.A) is a part of me
    • “What Allah gave to His Prophet from them (and), you did not spur any horse for its sake (acquisition), nor any riding camel; but Allah makes His prophets prevail over whomever He wishes, and Allah has power over all things.”“What Allah gave to ...
    • Victim of the Burning Door
    • For the City of Knowledge if Ali is the door, For the Prophethood of Muhammad Zahra is the door. Even the Prophet takes permission to enter her door, He used to salute every morn at her door, Gabriel descends from heaven, awaits at her door, Unless ...
    • O Ali, Prepare My Funeral at Night
    • To some it may be unclear as to whether Hazrat Fatima al-Zahra (A.S) was oppressed and hurt after the demise of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). The answer to this question can be
    • Second Theme: Factors Causing Crisis
    • Ayatollah Khamenei: “Today everyone in the world is an eyewitness to the fact that the United States along with its allies still supports the most vicious terrorists – Daesh and the like – and despite claiming to fight them, it never ...
    • Bid Others to do Good and Reject Evil
    • Bid others to do good and you will be one of them; reject evil with your hand and your tongue, and do your utmost to separate from one who does evil. ‘Strive in the way of God as is His due’ (ref.22:78) and do not let the ...
    • Purging of Sins
    • From the point of view of Islamic teachings, every sin leaves a black stain and the effects of distortion in the human heart which in turn weakens a persons aptitude for good and righteous actions, and consequently ...
    • Levels of Devotion
    • In the same sermon are explained the various spiritual states and levels attained by the worshippers in the course of their devotional search. Imam Ali (A.S) describes such men in these words: ...
    • The Approach of the Nahj al-balaghah
    • What approach and attitude is adopted by the Nahj al-balaghah towards worship? The Nahj al-balaghah takes an enlightened view of worship, or rather, it is, after the the Holy Qur’an and the Sunnah of the Holy Prophet (PBUH), the main source of ...
    • Study: Wearing Hijab Helps Body Confidence
    • British Muslim women who wear the hijab feel generally better about their body image than those who don’t wear the hijab. The research, conducted by Dr Viren Swami from the University of Westminster and colleagues looked at ...
    • Suluk and Ibadah in the Sayings of Imam Ali (A.S)
    • Ibadah, or service, of the One God and negation of everything else as an object of service and worship, is one of the essential teachings of God-sent apostles-a feature never absent from the teachings of any prophet. As we know, in the sacred religion ...
    • Karbala: The Living Tawheed
    • The Ahl-ul-Bayt (A.S) have been living embodiment of tawheed (belief in the oneness of God). Their every moment of life has been in accordance to the will of Allah (swt). This fact is very much evident in the whole tragic event of Karbala. In Mecca ...
    • Brief introduction of Ziarat Arbaeen
    • Ziarat Arba’een can be divided into parts as outlined below: 1. Like other Ziarats, Ziarat Arbaeen starts with greeting Imam Hussein (A.S) and then describing his various ...
    • Patience – A Formidable Weapon
    • Modern society is keen on imprinting the idea of man as a progressive creature, albeit from a limited framework that only accounts for the material. In this heart-throbbing, fast-paced and sometimes inundated environment we see ...
    • Resurrection from the Sleep of Death
    • Their eyes cast down, going forth from their graves as if they were scattered locusts.” (Qur’an 54:7). Metaphors and similes are effective rhetorical devices used in literature to eloquently convey the intended meaning. Three aspects make up every ...
    • Abbas – Champion of Chivalry
    • It is very rare in history that a human being is created for the sake of another person and for the purpose of serving the cause of another human being. However, this is the story of ...
    • Important Factors Affecting Life Span (Part 4)
    • There are two kinds of factors that affect man’s life span: the ones affecting man’s physic directly like nutrition; the ones affecting man’s psyche directly and his physic indirectly like spirituality. Some of these factors are ...
    • Important Factors Affecting Life Expectancy (Part 2)
    • Human beings have two main aspects in their creation: physical and spiritual. Human physic is under the influence of his psyche or his spirit. God breathed His spirit into human body at the time of creation. Therefore, one of the most important factors ..