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Man and Animals

Man himself being a kind of animal, has many things in common with other animals. At the same time he has many dissimilarities which distinguish him from other animals and make him superior to them. The main and basic features distinguishing man from other living beings, on which his humanity ...

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Biography of Sayyid Ali Khamenei

Biography of Sayyid Ali Khamenei Childhood Ayatullah Haajj Sayyid Ali Khamenei is the son of the late Ayatullah Sayyid Jawad Husaini Khamenei. He was born in Mashhad on the 17th of July 1939, which coincides with the 28th of Safar 1358 Hijri Qamari (lunar year). He was the second son ...

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Lady Khadija On the Way to a Blessed Life

When Safiya returned home and informed her brothers (the Prophet’s uncles) of the authenticity of the news, happiness mixed with amazement and astonishment overtook them. Khadija who refused to marry the princes and lords of the Arabs, because she deemed them unworthy to marry, chose to be the wife of ...

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The Noble Quran

The Noble Quran 1. Al-Fâtihah Introduction to this Surat. 1. In the Name of Allâh, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful. 2. All the praises and thanks be to Allâh, the Lord [] of the ‘Alamîn (mankind, jinns and all that exists). [] 3. The Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful. ...

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Namaz-e-Ayaat

Namaz-e-Ayaat 1500. * Namaz-e-Ayaat whose methods will be explained later, becomes obligatory due the following four things: Solar Eclipse Lunar Eclipse The prayer becomes Wajib even if the moon or the sun are partially eclipsed, and even if they do not engender any fear. Earthquake, as an obligatory precaution, even ...

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Prayers of Imam Mahdi’s (May God hasten his honorable revelation)

Prayers of Imam Mahdi’s (May God hasten his honorable revelation) Prayers of Sahib Al-Zamaan (a.s.)1 This prayers is highly effective to disperse calamities, and to remove hardships and difficulties. It is a 2 rakat prayers, prayed exactly like the Fajr prayers, on Friday, with the following adjustments: (i) In the ...

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Qur’anic Roots of the Me’raj

Qur’anic Roots of the Me’raj   The Heavenly Journey of the Prophet of Islam   has been straight forwardly explained in two Surahs of the Qur’an. In other Surahs as well, we see allusions to this journey. In the Surah al Isra (Sarah 17   also known as Bani Isra`il), it is ...

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Glimpses of the Prophet’s Conduct

Glimpses of the Prophet’s Conduct   Prophet Muhammad (p.b.u.h) is the finest example of a perfect man in every sense of the term. He was a paragon of virtue and is the best exemplar for the human race. The Almighty distinguished him from all and sundry by instilling in his ...

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Sahifa Al-Mahdi (a.t.f.s.) An anthology of the supplications, salutations and sayings of Imam Mahdi (a.s.)

Sahifa Al-Mahdi (a.t.f.s.) An anthology of the supplications, salutations and sayings of Imam Mahdi (a.s.) In the Name of God, the Beneficent, the Merciful Supplications and salutations to the virtuous are appreciated by the Glorious Lord. Supplicating for God’s blessings are the best mode of worship and expression of humility ...

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Saeed bin Jubayr by Kamal al-Syyed -2

  Saeed loves Prayer Saeed loved nothing but prayer. He lived a good life with his parents. He obeyed and treated them kindly. Saeed woke when the rooster crowed. He performed the ritual ablution. He said his morning prayers. Then he read the Qur’an till the sun shone. One day ...

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