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The Principles of Jurisprudence (Usul al-Fiqh)

The Principles of Jurisprudence (Usul al-Fiqh)
The Principles of Jurisprudence (Usul al-Fiqh)Introduction The subject under consideration here is the 'ilm, or knowledge of the principles of jurisprudence, usul ul fiqh. The two studies of jurisprudence and its principles are interconnected. They are interconnected in the same way, as will become clear, as the two studies of logic and philosophy are interconnected. The study of the principles is tantamount to a preparation to the study of ...

How munificently Allah rewards for servants' deeds

How munificently Allah rewards for servants' deeds
اللَّهُمَّ وَأَسْألُكَ سُؤَالَ مَنِ اشْتَدَّتْ فَاقَتُهُ O Allah! I ask You with the asking of one whose indigence in extreme. Allah; the True Owner When reading this part of the supplication, the supplicant should observe two facts, based on the Qur’¡nic verses and the traditions. The first fact is that there is no Owner and no Absolute Sufficient, except Allah. The second one is that the ...

Quranic verses and means of sustenance

Quranic verses and means of sustenance
There are also some Quranic verses which consider the means of subsistence as God’s way to test people. It is upto man to enter this exam and show his talents. If he is wealthy, through spending benevolently he may gain high positions in front of God and people. If he does not have abundance, he may engage in patience in the face of hardships and depressions. Concerning the fact that wealth in this world is only to test the believers, the ...

THE DIVINE GIFTS AND MAN’S RESPONSIBILITY

THE DIVINE GIFTS AND MAN’S RESPONSIBILITY
“Therefore eat of what Allah has given you, lawful and good (things), and give thanks for Allah's favor if Him do you serve.” Qur’an 16:114 Allah the Almighty, with His mercy, love and care grants us many talents and makes us fit for them. Among all the creatures, even the close angels, no others are fit, able and ready to get these talents. The favors Allah bestows on us throughout life, if used according to the Divine instructions, ...

A few short stories of the divine prophets and the imprortance of self-estimation

A few short stories of the divine prophets and the imprortance of self-estimation
Josef and Zulaykh¡ Some scholars have quoted that as Zulaykh¡[1] misused her power and accused Josef to adultery, in order to acquit herself, Josef was imprisoned. But out of her intense affection toward Josef, Zulaykh¡ wished to hear his voice and weeping. So she ordered one of her servants to wipe Josef. Seeing Josef’s divine and enlightened face, the servant could not obey the order. He thus put a thick piece of cloth on Josef and then ...

A Meeting with the Ulama of Najaf

A Meeting with the Ulama of Najaf
My friend took me to a mosque next to the mausoleum, where the floors were covered by carpets, and around its Mihrab there were some Qur'anic verses, engraved in beautiful calligraphy. I noticed a few turbaned youngsters sitting near the Mihrab studying, and each one of them had a book in his hand.I was impressed by the scene, since I had never seen Shaykhs aged between thirteen and sixteen, and what made them look so cute was their costumes. My ...

Six facts in sixth Invocation-part 1

Six facts in sixth Invocation-part 1
Professor Hossein Ansarian who is a great Analysor and interpreters of Islamic texts in his book “ the land of lovers” which is an expository on Sahifeh Sajjadieh, elaborates on the issues and invocations of this treasure in a different way which is too attractive and rich. In a section of his book, the Professor writes “  A world of Knowledge deposited in this invocation” to refer to the sixth invocation of Sahifeh Sajjadieh. Here is a ...

Zakat – Islamic Law

Zakat – Islamic Law
It is obligatory to pay Zakat on the following things: Barley Raisins Silver Cow As an obligatory precaution, upon the wealth in business On the basis of obligatory precaution, Zakat should be paid on Sult, which is a soft, grain like wheat with the property of barley and on ‘alas, which is like wheat, and is the food of the people of San’a (Yemen). If a person remains the owner of cow, sheep, camel, gold and silver for 11 months, ...

seven factors for jealous

seven factors for jealous
No doubt, man's heart would be the center for jealousy and this would be detrimental to him if he were not familiar with the facts of Quran, the programs of the Prophet(s), and Imams, and if he were inconsiderate of  his supreme dignity as a man. To better know the symptoms and factors of jealous and the consequences associated to it , we ask you to refer to the following text by Professor Hossein Ansarian in “ Land of lovers”. A jealous ...

What is the cost of Paradise

What is the cost of Paradise
One of the realities that is with Allah is Paradise, for which the believers and good doers are enthusiastic. The Merciful Allah has invited all His servants to this permanent site. He has stated belief, piety, good deed, and observing lawful and unlawful deeds for reaching it. وَسَارِعُوا إِلَى مَغْفِرَةٍ مِنْ رَبِّكُمْ وَجَنَّةٍ عَرْضُهَا السَّمَاوَاتُ وَالأَرْضُ ...

Good mannerism and Sahifeh Saijadieh

Good mannerism and  Sahifeh Saijadieh
The significant issue of good characters and good mannerism has been among the teachings of the first Prophet appointed by God. Imam Sadiq(s), in a narration, enumerates ten traits of the good mannerism of the Great Prophet of Islam. He says: Try to see if you possess these ten. If you have them, be thankful to God and be more inclined to get them:Conviction, patience, gratitude, forbearance, good-temper, generosity, zeal, bravery, manliness, ...

Factors Avoiding the Acceptance of Supplications - part 3

Factors Avoiding the Acceptance of Supplications - part 3
Loving Allah’s Enemies Befriending Allah’s enemies is caused by an ill heart. Human should love goodness and Allah’s friends, and hate wickedness and the wrongdoers. If someone acts vice versa then, he is ill hearted. He should cure his illness with the Qur’¡nic verses; otherwise he should expect its consequences in this world and the Last World. The holy Qur’¡n, the Prophet (s.a), and his disciples were hard to the disbelievers ...

How to treat anger

How to treat anger
Repressing anger is from those good qualities that brings about worldly prosperity and prosperity of the other world. On the other hand, anger is a blameworthy quality that brings about wretchedness in this world and that of the other. Considering Quranic perspectives as well as other Islamic resources, specially Sahifeh Sajjadieh, in “ The land of lovers “ Professor Hossein Ansarian investigates the treatment of this bad habit. The text to ...

Six facts in sixth Invocation-part 2

Six facts in sixth Invocation-part 2
Professor Hossein Ansarian who is a great Analysor and interpreters of Islamic texts in his book “ the land of lovers” which is an expository on Sahifeh Sajjadieh, elaborates on the issues and invocations of this treasure in a different way which is too attractive and rich. In a section of his book, the Professor writes “  A world of Knowledge deposited in this invocation” to refer to the sixth invocation of Sahifeh Sajjadieh. Here is a ...

The consequences of Evil-doing

The consequences of Evil-doing
 It is clearly stated in Islam that there are lots of losses and damages associated with evil doings. Taking into account the sayings of innocents and the Islamic resources, Professor Hossein Ansarian exeplifies and analyses this issue in “ The land of lovers”. قالَ الصّادِقُA: إيّاكُم وَالْغَفْلَةَ، فَمَنْ غَفَلَ فَإنَّما يَغْفُلُ عَنْ نَفْسِهِ. وَإيّاكُمْ ...

Pilgrimage - Hajj

Pilgrimage - Hajj
Hajj is a worship act.  It means to visit the holy house of Allah in Mecca at a certain period of time - in the month of Dhil-hajj and complete certain rituals according to the Islamic Laws. WHO HAS TO HAVE HAJJ One who has the following qualifications must necessarily visit the house of Allah and complete hajj rituals: 1.  MATURITY  That is being fifteen complete lunar years old in the case of a male and nine years in the case of ...

Hearty attention to the Almighty causing to make a shield against Evil

Hearty attention to the Almighty causing to make a shield against Evil
` اللَّهُمَّ اغْفِرْ لِي الذُّنُوبَ الَّتِي تُنْزِلُ البَلاءَ O Allah, forgive me the sins which bring about tribulations! Sins Causing Tribulations Three sins cause descending of tribulations; 1. Inattention to the pleading of an afflicted, 2. Not helping the oppressed, 3. Abandoning enjoining good and forbidding evil. Inattention to the pleading of an afflicted  Someone who is ...

5 Islamic Philosophers Every Muslim Must Read

5 Islamic Philosophers Every Muslim Must Read
Islamic intellectual culture suffers from a philosophy deficit. While there are a few philosophical thinkers in the Muslim World today none of them enjoys the rock star status that many pedestrian preachers and YouTube stalwarts enjoy. What this tells us is that people are beginning to value knowledge but are unable to distinguish between preaching and thinking.What we need today are critical thinkers who force Muslims to think and not feel-good ...

Conditions of Supplication/ Kumayl Supplication

Conditions of  Supplication/ Kumayl Supplication
If the supplicant wants his du`¡’ to be accepted, s/he should meet certain conditions, which are numerated by Ahl al-Bayt (a.s) in valid books such as “Usol Al-K¡f¢”, “Mahajjat al-Bayza’ “, “Wasa’il al-Shi’a”, “Jami’ al-Ahadith al-Shi’a”, etc. Here’s a list of such conditions without further ado: Islamic purity like wudo (ablution), ghusl (ritual washing) and tayammum (ablution with soil), clearing up the ...

Allah’s Rewards for the Servant’s Deeds

Allah’s Rewards for the Servant’s Deeds
The Compassionate Allah, out of Mercy, has invited all His servants to perform obligatory deeds, such as praying, fasting, Hajj, Jihad, almsgiving, charity, serving people, observing people’s rights, and avoiding wrongdoing. He has necessitated for Himself rewarding the servants for their deeds. Allah has declared in the Holy Qur’¡n: وَالَّذِينَ يُمَسِّكُونَ بِالْكِتَابِ وَأَقَامُوا ...