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Husseini Infants International Assembly held at Razavi Holy Shrine

Assistant of Islamic Propaganda of Astan Quds Razavi announced, “Husseini Infants International Assembly will be held at Razavi Holy Shrine on the first Friday of Muharram on September 14 attended by mournful pilgrims of the Razavi Holy Shrine.” According to Astan News, Hujjat al-Islam Seyyed Jalal Husseini, Assistant of Islamic ...

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Coincident with the First Ten Days of Muharram,

Pilgrimage and Mourning of Imam Reza’s (A.S.) World Channel Audience via Satellite Director of the Imam Reza’s (A.S.) World Satellite Channel announced the live broadcast of the special programs in the ten days of Muharram from Razavi Holy Shrine and the mourning of the audience of the channel via satellite. ...

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Muharram Majalis 2018

As with every year, AIM is holding Muharram Majalis in the English language and we are honoured to that we will have another opportunity to serve the believers in the first 10 days of Muharram. We are pleased to announce that Shaykh Salim Yusufali will be joining us from Canada ...

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Why do so many Muslim Women Cover their Heads with a Scarf?

Why do so many Muslim women cover their heads with a scarf?   The act of covering one’s hair by Muslim females is an integral part of the larger concept of Hijab. Hijab, in essence, is the notion of displaying a sense of modesty in dress and demeanour. Modesty and ...

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Imam al-Sadiq (AS) said,

ـ الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): علَيكُم بِإتيانِ المَساجِدِ؛ فإنّها بُيوتُ اللّه‏ِ في الأرضِ ، ومَن أتاها مُتَطَهِّراً طَهَّرَهُ اللّه‏ُ مِن ذُنوبِهِ وكُتِبَ مِن زُوّارِهِ فَأكثِرُوا فيها مِن الصَّلاةِ والدُّعاءِ. Imam al-Sadiq (AS) said, ‘It is incumbent upon you to attend the mosques, for verily they are the houses of Allah ...

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What Does Tayammum Mean?

What Does Tayammum Mean?   Tayammum is the Islamic term for “dry ablution”. This is the type of ablution performed when clean water is not readily available, or it is not feasible for a person to perform regular ghusl or wudhu because of medical reasons or similar issues. In such ...

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What does “Ghusl” mean?

What does “Ghusl” mean?   Ghusl literally means “bath”. In cetain circumstances Muslims are required to bathe completely with clean water as a means of purification. This ritual bath in Islam is called “Ghusl”. The circumstances where ghusl is required include (but is not limited to): . After ejaculation (through ...

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What does Wudu Mean?

What does Wudu Mean?   Wudhu is the ritual ablution in Islam. It is the act of washing or wiping specific parts of the body with clean water, which Muslims perform prior to certain acts of worship (primarily Salah).

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Do all Muslims pray the same way?

Do all Muslims pray the same way?   No. There are many different denominations within Islam, and the mothod of offering prayers by certain denominations may differ from that of others. For example, the Ja’fery Shia method of offering prayers is different from that of Hanafi Sunnis. These differences arise ...

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