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Lessons from the Nahjul Balagah

Lesson Three TO WHICH CLASS OF SOCIETYDO THE PROPHETS BELONG? In this chapter we are going to discuss the social origins of the Prophets themselves, i.e., to find out the social class to which the Prophets belonged. We are going to see whether they belonged to the rich people, aristocrats ...

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Light Within Me

The Twelve Worlds Allamah Muhammad Husayn Tabatabai On the basis of what has been said above, a devotee, making a spiritual journey has to pass through 12 Worlds before reaching the world of sincerity. The names of these worlds are: minor Islam, major Islam, greater Islam, minor faith, major faith, ...

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Our Philosophy – Ayatullah Muhammad Baqir as-Sadr

Subject Index Search Announcements Feedback Introduction: The Social Issue The world problem that preoccupies human thought today and touches its core reality is that of the social system. This problem can be summed up in the endeavour to give the most truthful answer to the following question: ‘Which system is ...

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Work and Seeking Halal (Legal) Money

Mihrab Platform Work and Seeking Halal (Legal) Money The main axes of the subject: 1- Halal is the food of the pious 2- Seeking Halal is the act of the prophets (a.s.) 3- Seeking Halal is a divine duty 4- Working hard for the children is the greatest jihad Purpose: ...

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Wrongdoing’s Punishment in this World

Wrongdoing’s Punishment in this World & the Afterworld “Husayn’s Slayers an Example” Mihrab Platform Wrongdoing’s Punishment in this World & the Afterworld “Husayn’s Slayers an Example” The main axes of the subject: The gravest wrongdoing The wrongdoer does not fear Allah Wrongdoing’s punishment in this world Wrongdoing’s punishment in the ...

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The Nation’s Regulation (Imam al Askari (a.s.), an Example)

The Nation’s Regulation (Imam al Askari (a.s.), an Example) Mihrab Platform The Nation’s Regulation (Imam al Askari (a.s.), an Example The main axes of the subject: Regulation is the law of the creation Justice is the world’s straightness However, which doctrine is needed? The unity of the divine doctrines Recommending ...

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Lessons from the Nahjul Balagah

Lesson Two Background to Prophethood Questions and Answers Lesson Two BACKGROUND TO PROPHETHOOD In the previous lesson, the background to the appointment of the Prophets was discussed with regard to a few statements of the Nahj-ul-Balagha. This lesson is aimed at completing what was mentioned before by analyzing in detail ...

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Human Rights in Islam

Human Rights in Islam حقوق الانسان في الاسلام In the Name of the Most High Human Rights in Islam By: Ayatollah Khamenei Delivered on the occasion of the 5th Islamic Thought Conference 29-31st January, 1997 Published in the book “Human Rights in Islam”, edited by: Sayid Khadim Husayn Naqavi, Tehran ...

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Our Philosophy – Ayatullah Muhammad Baqir as-Sadr

Introduction: The Social Issue The world problem that preoccupies human thought today and touches its core reality is that of the social system. This problem can be summed up in the endeavour to give the most truthful answer to the following question: ‘Which system is good for human beings and ...

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