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the Holy Family – المعتقدات

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 ...

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The Book on Virtue of Knowledge

Chapter 3 Chapter on Kinds of People H 53, Ch. 3, h 1 Ali ibn Muhammad from Sahl ibn Ziyad and Muhammad ibn Yahya from Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn ‘Isa all from ibn Mahbub from abu ’Usama from Hisham ibn Salim from abu Hamza from abu Ishaq al-Sabay‘i from one ...

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Who is the Prophet Muhammad?

Who is the Prophet Muhammad?   The Prophet as the founder of Islam and the messenger of God’s revelation to mankind is the interpreter par excellence of the Book of God; and his Hadith and Sunnah, his sayings and actions are, after the Qur’an, the most important sources of the ...

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The book of Intelligence and ignorance

H 13, Ch. 1, h 13 Ali ibn Muhammad has narrated from Sahl ibn Ziyad in a marfu‘ manner Amir al-Mu’minin Ali (a.s) who has said the following. “Intelligence is a complete cover (protection) for one and extra knowledge and skills are evident beauty. Compensate your physical shortcomings with your ...

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the Holy Family – المعتقدات

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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Al-Tawhid – The Concept of Love in the Shi’i Creed

Sayyid Muhammad Rida Hijaz Vol XI No. 1 and 2 Love is one of the sublimest and most appealing of concepts in Shi’ism in particular and Islamic culture and belief in general. In Shi’i belief, mahabbah or hubb, and related words like mawaddah and waliyah, play a very significant and ...

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How a five-year-old boy can become an Imam for the people?

Indeed, Allah asserts unequivocally in Quran that if He wanted something, all He has to do is to say to it: “Be! and it will be!”. Hawzah News Agency –  One of the most frequently asked question about Imam Mahdi (aj) is how a five-year-old child can be chosen as ...

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The Book on Virtue of Knowledge

Chapter 2 Chapter on the quality of knowledge its virtue and the virtue of the scholars H 44, Ch. 2, h 1 Muhammad ibn al-Hassan has narrated from Ali ibn Muhammad from Sahl ibn Ziyad from Muhammad ibn ‘Isa from ‘Ubaudallah al-Dihqan from Durust al-Wasiti from Ibrahim ibn ‘Abd al-Hamid ...

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Two virtues unexcelled by anything better and two iniquities unsurpassed by anything worse

Hawzah News Agency – The merciful prophet of Islam (pbuh) says: خَصلَتانِ ليسَ فَوقَهُما مِنَ البِرِّ شَي‏ءٌ: الإيمانُ بِاللَّه والنَّفعُ لِعبادِ اللَّهِ، وخَصلَتانِ لَيسَ فَوقَهُما مِنَ الشَّرِّ شَي‏ءٌ: الشِّركُ بِاللَّهِ والضُّرُّ لِعِبادِ اللَّه. ‘There are two virtues unexcelled by anything better: faith in Allah, and being of benefit to Allah’s ...

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Do I have to Change my Name?

Do I have to Change my Name?   No you do not have to change your name when you convert to Islam. However if your name were considered unIslamic or against Islam such as having pagan origin ie: Tyrone, it is desirable to change the first name but in fact ...

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