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The incident of wolf talking with Holy Prophet (S.A.W.S)

The Messenger of Allah (S.A.W.S) was once sitting when a shepherd came up trembling due to what he had observed. Looking at that shepherd from a distance the Prophet said to the companions: The story of this man is indeed very strange. When he approached and came close, the Prophet ...

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The Prophet (SAWA) was asked

ـ رسولُ اللهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ) ـ وقد سَألَهُ أبو ذَرٍّ عن كَيفيّةِ عِمارَةِ المَساجِدِ ـ: لا تُرفَعُ فيها الأصواتُ ، ولا يُخاضُ فيها بالباطِلِ ، ولا يُشتَرى فيها ولا يُباعُ ، واترُكِ اللَّغوَ ما دُمتَ فيها ، فإن لَم تَفْعَل فلا تَلُومَنَّ يَومَ القِيامَةِ إلّا نَفسَكَ. The ...

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The Holy Qur’an and Modern Scientific Discoveries

There is no doubt that the Holy Qur’an is not a book about natural sciences, medicine, psychology or mathematical studies. The Holy Qur’an is a book of guidance and one which builds a human being. It mentions whatever is necessary for one to know. We should not expect that the ...

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School of Thought or Ideology

Definition and Necessity of Ideology What is ideology and how is it to be defined? Is it necessary for a man as an individual and as a member of society to adhere to a school and believe in an ideology? Is the existence of an ideology necessary for an individual ...

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Descent of the first revelation (Wahy)

Shiites commentators believe that Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H&H.P) was appointed on 27th of Rajab, five years after the rehabilitation of Kaaba. He was forty years old at that time. Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H&H.P) had come to Haraa cave as usual to say prayers and meditate. On 27th of Rajab, Gabriel (one of ...

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Religious Faith

The foregoing discussion has made it clear that without having an ideal and faith man cannot pass a healthy life nor can he render a fruitful service to humanity and human culture. A man not having an ideal and faith will either be submerged in self-seeking or will be converted ...

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Knowledge and Faith

Relation Between Knowledge and Faith We have studied the relation between man’s humanity and his animality, in other words, the relation between man’s cultural and spiritual life and his material life. It is now clear that man’s humanity has an independent existence and is not a mere reflection of his ...

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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 because of lack of consistency in the reports ...

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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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