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Tuesday 22nd of January 2019
Family and Its System in Islam
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A Brief History of Islamic Irfan

A Brief History of Islamic Irfan
The previous lecture dealt with the question of locating the principal origin of Islamic 'irfan, that is, whether there exists in the teachings of Islam and the lives of the Holy Prophet and the Imams a precedent that could have inspired a series of profound and subtle mystical ideas, on a theoretical level, and which could have prompted spiritual enthusiasm and mystical elation on a practical level. The answer to this question was seen to be ...

Trusting in everyone who has accompanied the Prophet (S)

Trusting in everyone who has accompanied the Prophet (S)
The Sunnis have trusted in every Muslim who has accompanied the Prophet (S) even for one time as if companionship with the Prophet (S), according to their opinions, has made the companions infallible; therefore they have trusted in all what the companions have narrated (as they have claimed) from the Prophet (S) concerning the laws and the verdicts of the Shari’ah. They have relied on that and acted according to it without researching whether ...

Medical Ethics in the views of Imam Khomeini (ra)

Medical Ethics in the views of Imam Khomeini (ra)
This text presents views of Imam Khomeini (ra) on various aspects of medical ethics. Imam (ra) with his divine insight, sublime ethical values and taqwa, opens new avenues for the doctors, nurses and other health care professionals in caring for the patients and performing their duties towards God, their own profession, their fellow human beings, their religion and their country. Imam’s (ra) viewpoint on different aspects of doctor-patient ...

Quench Not Thine Own Light

Quench Not Thine Own Light
The present article presents in short the disadvantages of consuming intoxicants and dallying in activities such as gambling and the advantages of staying away from such activities. * * * "Guard thyself against the insidious evils of intoxicants and games of chance.”1 In a few brief sentences I am called upon to strengthen the bulwarks of humanity against an insidious, fair-seeming evil, that, armed with the shining nets of pleasure, ...

What is Temporary marriage?

What is Temporary marriage?
One of the most dangerous problems that destroy human societies is the problem of sex. As it is well known, sex is the basic factor that makes life continue as willed by Allah the Almighty Who has made masculinity and femininity in everything - man, animals, plants…etc. Allah says: And of everything We have created pairs that you may be mindful. Qur'an, 51:49 And Allah has made wives for you of your kind, and has given you children and ...

Najasat and Taharat Rules

Najasat and Taharat Rules
A. SOME IMPORTANT TERMS "Najasat" (pl. najasaat) means uncleanliness, impurity. In Islamic laws, the najasat if of two types: inherent and acquired. To differenciate between two, a thing which is inherently unclean is known as "'ayn najis," whereas a thing whose uncleanliness is acquired is known as "najis". A pure thing acquired impurity by coming into contact with one of the 'ayn najis . For example : blood is considered an 'ayn najis,, ...

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 ...

The Branches of Religion

The Branches of Religion
To be a sincere and good, practicing Muslim in the way of Islam and Allah, you should know Fooroo-e-deen. To consider yourself a lover and follower of Ahl-lul Bayt (a.s.), you should test yourself and practice these ten Practices’ of Faith. They are of the following:   Fooroo-e-deen 1. Salat: Prayer 2. Sawm: Fasting 3. Hajj: Pilgrimage 4. Zakat: A poor rate (Charity) 5. Khums: one-fifth tax 6. Jehad: Holy Sacrifice, defense 7. Amar bil ...

Why Islam Prohibits the Recreational Use of Marijuana

Why Islam Prohibits the Recreational Use of Marijuana
Marijuana is the most widely  used illegal narcotic in the  United States and Europe.  According to some annual  surveys, after 2007, more teenagers  smoked marijuana than cigarettes in  the United States. Many young Muslims  need to become aware of the Islamic  position on marijuana because of its  popularity. Does Islam condone the  use of marijuana? Does Islam forbid  it? If Islam forbids it, what does it say  about cases of ...

Diversity In The Topics of Fiqh

Diversity In The Topics of Fiqh
If we study the subjects of FIQH in detail, we find that every one of them is peculiar and singular in itself. There may seem to be some similarity at , first glance, but a deeper study reveals a different aspect contained. It meets with the requirements of all walks of human life. Some of the laws relate to the natural urge in human beings to adore and worship. It guides us to worship none but Allah, in the prescribed form, seeking His ...

Rules related to Covering

Rules related to Covering
O children of Adam! We have indeed sent down to you clothing to cover your shame, and (clothing) for beauty and clothing that guards (against evil), that is the best. This is of the communications of Allah that they may be mindful.” Al-Qur’an • Surah A’raf • Ayah 26 بسم الله الرّحمن الرّحيم يَا بَنِي آدَمَ قَدْ أَنزَلْنَا عَلَيْكُمْ لِبَاساً يُوَارِي ...

Prayers Of A Traveller (Musafir) And Qadha Prayers

Prayers Of A Traveller (Musafir) And Qadha Prayers
(According to the fatwas of Ayatullah Sayyid Ali Sistani) Prayers Of A Traveller (Musafir) A traveller should reduce the Rak'ats in Zuhr, Asr and Isha prayers, that is, he should perform two Rak'ats instead of four, subject to the following eight conditions: The first condition is that his journey is not less than 8 farsakh . A farsakh in shariah is a little less than 51/2 kilometres. (When converted into miles, 8 farsakh is equal to 28 miles ...

The Meanings, Philosophy and Dimensions of Worship (ibadah)

The Meanings, Philosophy and Dimensions of Worship (ibadah)
Before embarking on the discussion of prayer, I shall deal with the meanings, philosophy and dimensions of worship {‘ibadah} and servitude as they are the spirit of prayer. Why worship {‘ibadah}? Worship {‘ibadah} means the expression of abasement {dhillah}, the highest form of humility and homage, before God. As to its importance, it is enough to state that worship is the purpose behind the creation of all beings and the mission ...

The Famous Theologian, Sheikh Mufid

The Famous Theologian, Sheikh Mufid
On 3rd of the Islamic month of Ramadhan in 413 AH, the famous theologian, Mohammad Ibn Mohammad ibn N’uman, known popularly as “Sheikh Mufid”, passed away in Baghdad at the age of 77 and was laid to rest in Kazemain in the shrine of Imam Musa al-Kazem (AS), the 7th Infallible Successor of Prophet Mohammad (SAWA). Over a hundred thousand people, both Shi'ites and Sunnis attended his funeral, the largest ever in Baghdad, with all weeping ...

Hesham ibn Hakam: The Founder of the Science of the Fundamentals of Religion

Hesham ibn Hakam: The Founder of the Science of the Fundamentals of Religion
Hesham is one of the best scholars and authorities of Islam. He was famous for his knowledge and virtue among the learned men of his time. He was a genius and a gifted improviser and due to his good sense of taste and capability he used to be victorious over all of his rivals in debate and speech; the champion who was never defeated. The man whose tongue was sharper than a sword. Indeed, he is recognized as one of the greatest champions and the ...

A Meeting with Sayyid Muhammad Baqir Al-Sadr

A Meeting with Sayyid Muhammad Baqir Al-Sadr
I went with Abu Shubbar to al-Sayyid Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr's house, and on the way he honoured me and talked to me about the famous Ulama and about Taqlid (adoption of a legal decision by the Mujtahid) and so on ... until we entered the house where we found al Sayyid al Sadr surrounded by many young turbaned students. Al-Sayyid stood up and greeted us, then I was introduced to him and he welcomed me warmly and sat me next to him. After that he ...

Shaykh Tusi: Father of Shia Jurisprudence

Shaykh Tusi: Father of Shia Jurisprudence
Such An Intelligent Youth Whose Fame Regarding His Foresight Would Endure Forever Muhammad ibn Tusi, famous as Shaykh Tusi is the most well known jurist and Mujtahid of the Shias who lived during the first half of the 5th century A.H. He was originally an inhabitant of Tus and was born there in 385 A.H. He received primary education in his homeland of Iran and after that he moved to Baghdad for higher studies. During those times Baghdad was the ...

Muslim girl wearing Hijab hospitalized after racist assault in school in US

Muslim girl wearing Hijab hospitalized after racist assault in school in US
A Syrian teenager was hospitalized after facing a racist attack at her high school last week.Seek% buffered00:00Current time00:54VolumeAhlulBayt News Agency (ABNA): A Syrian teenager was hospitalized after facing a racist attack at her high school last week.Seyma, 15, who wears a headscarf, was punched by another student at the toilet of Chartiers Valley High School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on Friday, said a Turkish national who asked not to ...

Free Zakzaky protest in Abuja marking 3 years of Zaria massacre

 Free Zakzaky protest in Abuja marking 3 years of Zaria massacre
Free Zakzaky Protest in Abuja marking exactly three years since the 12th Dec 2015 Zaria ...

The Most Important Islamic Sources that speaks of the art of Islamic warfare

The Most Important Islamic Sources that speaks of the art of Islamic warfare
By: Muhammad Dhahir Watr Despite the fact that the wars of the Prophet (s) were fought over a relatively short period (10 years), his method and style of command and military leadership lasted for a long time; because Muslims and others, within the military and without, have discussed, studied and analyzed this subject from the beginning of the first century A.H. up to this day and have not neglected it. The Glorious Qur'a-n is the most ...