Islam

Women and Hijab

Hijab literally means covering and is a type of clothing that covers a woman’s body. Islam instructs women to cover their bodies (except their hands and face) from non-mahram1 men.The necessity of having Hijab can be extracted from Quranic verses and various Hadith. Here three verses on this issue are …

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First step in purification of ethics

Tongue is interpreter of heart and key of personalityCorrection of tongue and speech plays a role of major importance in moral discussions because tongue is the interpreter of , of intellect, key of man’s personality, and the most important window to man’s soul.In the other words, what is depicted on …

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Islam’s Approach to the Problem of Alcoholism

The first hint regarding the evil of drink was in a general command to the effect:Say, “Verily did prohibit my Lord shameful deeds those apparent of them and those concealed, and sin and rebellion without (any) right, and that ye associate with Allah, for which hath not been sent down …

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Women and Freedom

Like men, women have been created free and desire to live without the intrusion of others. The inclination for freedom is a natural and legitimate desire. However, can humans truly live independently and unassisted in a community?Humans have need of their fellow creatures. They must observe the rights and wants …

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Way of influencing on the hearts

What we shall do for our advices to be influential on the heart of others? One of the branches of social morality is the section that its objective or at least result is influencing on the others and attracting their confidence. This branch of social morality, which is actually very …

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Khums, One of Important Islamic Financial Resources

The point which should be noticed before anything else in this discussion is that:With little study in history and “teachings” of Islam it clears that this religion was not only series of moral and belief orders and rulings about the origin and afterlife, but it bring a governing system with …

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Islamic Business Ethics

IntroductionIt is sometimes said that “business ethics” is an oxymoron. How can one do business and still be an ethical person? Isn’t business all about self-interest, greed and making exuberant profits?Yes, it is true that the physical, earthly dimension of a human is based on two main characteristics: greed and …

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The Sublime Teachings of Islam

ProstrationProstration, which is one of the features of the pious, is a general act of worship. A look at the Quranic verses and traditions shows that a devoted servant of God should be in prostration all the time. Prostration is an obligatory act. God Almighty, in the Quran, refers to …

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Islamic Research Foundation of Astan Quds Razavi

“Pioneer in Islamic Research”November 12, 2014, Islamic Research Foundation entered its Thirty First Year of Islamic Research ActivitiesAstan Quds Razavi [the Holy Shrine of Imam Reza (A.S.)] in order to attain the valuable objective of spreading the knowledge of the Holy Qur’an and preaching the teachings of the Holy Ahlul …

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