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Prophethood and affliction- part 2

Prophethood and affliction- part 2
As much as men are given apptitude from the side of Allah, they are expected to perform more good and their duty is more difficult. Prophets are from those people who are given more and are asked more .Therefore , disagreeable moments by which prophets are afflicted are a real example of hardship. Professor Hossein Ansarian In his book “ The land of lovers “ interprets this issue by considering the invocations of Sahifeh Sajjadieh and verses ...

Say: He, Allah, is One,

Say: He, Allah, is One,
Sura Ikhlas (Monotheism) On the virtue of reciting this Sura, numerous narrations from the holy Prophet and Ahlul-Bait (p.b.u.th.) are cited in Islamic sources which refer to the extraordinary greatness of the Sura. The author of Atyab-ul-Bayan Commentary, collected 25 of them.In The Name of Allah, The Beneficent, The MercifulSura Ikhlas (Monotheism)No. 112 (4 Verses)Contents of the Sura: On the virtue of reciting this Sura, numerous ...

Arguments for the oneness of God

Arguments for the oneness of God
Arguments for the oneness of GodTheologicalTheologians usually use reason and deduction to prove the existence, unity and oneness of God. They use a teleological argument for the existence of God as a creator based on perceived evidence of order, purpose, design, or direction-or some combination of these-in nature. Teleology is the supposition that there is a purpose or directive principle in the works and processes of nature.[16]Another ...

HOW TO SEE GOD?

HOW TO SEE GOD?
What is the meaning of seeing God? and what are the conditions of seeing God? Is a hard-to-answer question. Analysing such a subject, of course, is not an easy job, too. This subject is well analysed in the book ” the land of lovers” by profesor Hossein Ansaryan. First Be Clean And Then Cast Your Eyes On Allah The writer of Asol Osul, who is among the well – known Gnostics and great philosophers of Islam, says at the end of his precious ...

THE NARRATION OF MANZILAH AND THE NARRATION OF YAWM AL-DAR

THE NARRATION OF MANZILAH AND THE NARRATION OF YAWM AL-DAR
Seventh LectureThe narration of Manzilah and the narration of Yawm Al-Dar A large number of great Sh¢`ah interpreters and Sunni scholars have narrated the narration of Manzilah under verse 142 of S£rah A`r¡f which deals with Moses going to the appointed place to talk to God and the appointment of his brother, Aaron, as his successor. The narration goes like this: The Prophet(s) headed for the battlefield of Tab£k.([1]) He was informed that ...

Purgatory and Hereafter Punishments

Purgatory and Hereafter Punishments
There are lots of news in regard to the in-between-world or purgatory. Among these news that of those by Quran are of greater importance as well as better clearance. Analysing the supplications of Kumayl in “  A commentary on Kumayl Supplication” professor Hossein Ansarian exemplifies this issue in a delicate manner. Some of the Qur’¡nic verses, especially those in the last three parts of it, as well as some traditions mention various ...

INJURIOUS ACTIONS ON THE DOOMSDAY

INJURIOUS ACTIONS ON THE DOOMSDAY
Concerning the punishments for the evil-doers, besides the verses of the Holy Quran, there are some strange narrations, some of which will be dealt with here: عَن أبي عَبْدِاللهِA: إيّاكُمْ وَالغَفْلَةَ، فإنَّهُ مَنْ غَفَلَ فَإنَّما يَغْفَلُ عَلى نَفْسِهِ، وَإيّاكُمْ وَالتَهاوُنَ بِأمْرِ اللهِ عَزَّوَجَلَّ، ...

Innocents as physicians

Innocents as physicians
  The Sound of Mother's Heart: In Medina of the classical time where the scientific means and laboratories could not be found, Imam Sadiq(s) recommended that mothers should let their new-born babies sleep on their left-side. This recommendation went unnoticed by most people who could not visualize its effects. Some people were even under this assumption that new-born babies would get hurt if the mother turned her body over it. When Mohammad ...

Islam The Message of the Prophets

Islam The Message of the Prophets
The concept of submission to Allah has thus been described as the core of the religion and the gist of faith. Here, Islam' as a special title given to the eternal Divine Religion - the Message of Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w.) - and as a general title for the calls of all the prophets, will be discussed.Since all the prophets called for monotheism and invited mankind to worship Allah alone and liberate themselves from servitude to others, Islam is ...

ANOTHER PROOF FOR THE LEGITIMACY OF THE PROPHET OF ISLAM

ANOTHER PROOF FOR THE LEGITIMACY OF THE PROPHET OF ISLAM
Ninth LectureAnother Proof for the Legitimacy of the Prophet of Islam In order for us to realize the legitimacy of a Prophet’s claim to prophethood and in order to find out if he is truthful or a pretender, apart from observing his miracles, we have the following set of methods available to us: His ethical traits and his past social activities; The conditions which govern and dominate the time of the claim; The temporal conditions; The ...

THE POSITION OF PRAISING GOD AND ITS MEANS AND TOOLS

THE POSITION OF PRAISING GOD AND ITS MEANS AND TOOLS
From the above verse it could be realized that to stay a human being, we must thank God for what He has bestowed upon us. Anybody who refrains from doing so is not considered a human being. The tools to recognize the asset-Giver and the assets are wisdom, man’s nature, conscience, Nobovvat (Prophethood), Imamate and the Holy Quran. The tools for praising God are our limbs and organs. How miserable are those who merely engaged in eating, ...

WHEN WAS IMAMATE FIRST DISCUSSED

WHEN WAS IMAMATE FIRST DISCUSSED
First LectureWhen was Imamate first discussed We know that after the passing of the Prophet of Islam, Muslims were divided into two groups. One group, called the Sunnis, believed that the Prophet of Islam had not selected a successor and that he had left it up to the people to assemble and choose a leader for them. A second group believed that the Prophet’s successor should be as pious as the Prophet himself and should be competent to have ...

Usul al-Din (Principles of Religion)

Usul al-Din (Principles of Religion)
1. The Principles of Religion (Usul al-Din) which outline the essential beliefs in accordance with the Qur’an and the teachings of the Twelve Imams 2. The Branches of Religion (Furoo al-Din) which cover acts of worship and actions required by all believers. The Principles of the Religion according to Twelver Shi’a Islam are: The Oneness and Unity of God: Our belief is that God is the Creator of the universe; He is One and does not ...

AN EXAMPLE OF THE DAY OF RESURRECTION WITHIN OUR SOULS

AN EXAMPLE OF THE DAY OF RESURRECTION WITHIN OUR SOULS
Third LectureAn Example Of The Day Of Resurrection within Our Souls Since the issue of the afterlife and the great court of the Resurrection would seem strange for someone who has lived inside the prison in this world, God has established a small court inside each one of us which is called the court of conscience. To explain in more detail: A person will be tried in many courts for the crimes he has done the first court is the usual courts in ...

THE IMAM’S SPECIFIC TRAITS

THE IMAM’S SPECIFIC TRAITS
Third LectureThe Imam’s specific traits Before we delve into the subject, one point should be explicitly stated: It can be easily understood from the Holy Qur’¡n that the position of imamate is the most prestigious position for a person to have. It is even higher than that of prophethood. This is because in the story of Abraham, the idol-destroyer Prophet(s), the Qur’¡n states: وَإِذِ ابْتَلَى إِبْرَاهِيمَ ...

FIRST LECTUREWHAT IS JUSTICE

FIRST LECTUREWHAT IS JUSTICE
First LectureWhat is Justice Why is justice, above God’s other attributes, considered as one of the principles of religion? What is the difference between justice and equality? Why was Justice Selected above all other attributes? Before anything else, it should become clear why justice was chosen as one of God’s most significant attributes and why it was selected as one of the five principles of religion. God is All-knowing; He is ...

MOHAMMAD(s) RECITES THE VERSES ON MAN

MOHAMMAD(s) RECITES THE VERSES ON MAN
  In a section of nobel writings of Professor Hossein Ansarian  , The land of lovers, the author mentions the logic behind the recitation of The Holy Quran by Mohammad (s) . three kinds of verses were recited by the holy prophet to awaken people. It it is said in the previous article on the same site (erfan) these verses are of three kinds. The verses on creation , The verses on man and the verses on shariat. No we consider the 2nd ...

Faith without right deeds is dull / Which deeds are accepted?

Faith without right deeds is dull / Which deeds are accepted?
  A man who is not righteous in actions has no relegion. A true relegion not only consist of ideas and beliefs but also actions and good deeds. What that is of greater importance in Islam is the action rather than saying and beliefs and faith without action is not accepted. True faith and deep belief toward God accompanied by good deeds and righteousness is the only way for a muslim to be saved and salvated. What is good deed and which deed is ...

Nubuwwat (Prophethood)

Nubuwwat (Prophethood)
We believe that Allah (swt) provided guidance to his servants via sending prophets who has a duty to call people to good deeds, keep aloof from the bad and submit themselves the teachings of Allah (swt). This chain of Prophethood started with Hadhrath Adam (as) and was completed with Hadhrath Muhammad al Mustafa (sa). Anyone that claims Prophethood after him (s) is a liar.Shaykh Saduq sets out the Shi’a position on Prophethood in ‘A ...

THE ISSUE OF SEEING GOD

THE ISSUE OF SEEING GOD
Moses And The Issue of Seeing God   وَلَمَّا جَاءَ مُوسَى لِمِيقَاتِنَا وَكَلَّمَهُ رَبُّهُ قَالَ رَبِّ أَرِنِي أَنظُرْ إِلَيْكَ قَالَ لَنْ تَرَانِي وَلَكِنْ انظُرْ إِلَى الْجَبَلِ فَإِنْ اسْتَقَرَّ مَكَانَهُ فَسَوْفَ تَرَانِي فَلَمَّا تَجَلَّى رَبُّهُ ...