Islam

Dealing with the Umara (the nobles) Part 2

Censuring, Belittling or Harming the Mu’mins It is narrated from Imam Ar-Ridha’ (as) that there were four pious persons (Mu’mins) during the period of the bani Israel. Three of them were one day having a tete a tete when the fourth knocked at the door. The slave of the house …

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Dealing with the Umara (the nobles) Part 1

It is said about the justice and tyranny of kings that the welfare of the subjects of a kingdom depends much upon the fairness of its ruler. Therefore, The Prophet of Allah (S) has said, “My Ummat depends for its prosperity on two types of persons: the first the Fuqha …

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The question of slavery in Islam

Question In my previous correspondences, I inquired regarding Islam’s approval of the continuation of the practice of slavery. You had replied in summary and for a more thorough answer had referred me to volume six of your “Al-Tafsir al-Mizan”. But I did not find my answer there.Let me repeat my …

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The Cosmic Journey toward Perfection

Question Has the cosmos always proceeded on a path toward perfection? According to the science of physics, the first atom, a hydrogen atom, was born around 10 billion years ago. Before that point, the world was a maelstrom of gas-like material. The elements of the cosmos grew progressively more complex …

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The Holy Month of Ramadan

The Holy Month of Ramadan The Month of Glory, Forbearance, Patience and BrotherhoodThe Glorious and Holy Month of Ramadan has commenced. In this Sacred Month of Glory, Forbearance, Patience and Brotherhood we ask Allah the Almighty and Exalted to make us successful in fasting this holy month, rising during its …

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Is ISIL really Sunni?

Is ISIL really Sunni? The world’s Sunni Muslims are being slandered every time the Western Zionist media calls ISIL “Sunni  The Western media describes ISIL (Islamic State in Iraq and Levant (Syria))– the ultra-extremist terrorists destabilizing Iraq and Syria – as “Sunni militants.” The corporate media casts the fighting in Iraq as …

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Islam: beliefs about care of the planet

The relationship between human beings and the earth is increasingly complicated and urgent. Every day there are stories about pollution, global warming and animal species facing extinction. Religion is responding with views on the enviroment and our responsibility for it.As said: Devote thyself single-mindedly to the Faith, and thus follow …

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