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Factors Avoiding the Acceptance of Supplications - part 1

Factors Avoiding the Acceptance of Supplications - part 1
Imam Al-Sajj¡d (a.s) considers seven sins as the avoiding factors for the acceptance of supplications by the Almighty: 1. Bad intentions, 2. Hidden vices, 3. Hypocrisy with religious brothers, 4. Doubtfulness about acceptance of supplications, 5. Postponing the prayers, 6. Leaving goodness and alms giving, which make people close to Allah, 7. Speaking rudely with people and using obscene words. Bad Intention Intention means one’s decision ...

The Merits of pardoning:

The Merits of pardoning:
  Pardoning some one who has wronged us due to his ignorance or bad-manners is among the traits of the Prophets and God's men; it is a fact which is beloved to God. Professor Hossein Ansarian in “ Land of lovers “ touches this divine manner too.  The sacred verses of the Holy Quran ask people to take pardoning seriously. The narrations handed down to us on pardoning are significant for us to observe seriously. In one of his sermons, the ...

The technical and practical treatment of Greed

The technical and practical treatment of Greed
One of those  destructive factors that is stressed in Sahifeh Sajjadieh is “ greed”. This issue is also from those that are avoided both in Quran, Tradition and sayings of Infallibles (a). In Sahifeh Sajadieh as a source of light and guid, men are provided with a treatment for greed. In “ The Land of lovers” Professor Hossein Ansarian elaborates on this issue.  Technical treatment Always remind yourselves of the good feelings, ...

Benefits of Fasting

Benefits of Fasting
In Islam, the spiritual, social, economic, political and psychological benefits of fast are interrelated, each affecting the other. Rituals regulate the Muslims' social and individual life and bring them closer to their Creator. A combination of fast, prayers, and meditation may be the very best dose for any and all psychological, financial, and spiritual ills from which one may be suffering. They purify the soul, cleanse the intention, and ...

How to obtain Allah's forgiveness by which one could be worth of Paradise

How to obtain Allah's forgiveness by which one could be worth of Paradise
Paradise One of the realities that is with Allah is Paradise, for which the believers and good doers are enthusiastic. The Merciful Allah has invited all His servants to this permanent site. He has stated belief, piety, good deed, and observing lawful and unlawful deeds for reaching it. وَسَارِعُوا إِلَى مَغْفِرَةٍ مِنْ رَبِّكُمْ وَجَنَّةٍ عَرْضُهَا السَّمَاوَاتُ ...

So valuable conceptions needed to be applied by any body seeking to the happiness

So valuable conceptions needed to be applied by any body seeking to the happiness
Prophet David (a.s) said to Allah: يَا رَبِّ! كَيْفَ اَشْكُرُكَ وَالشُّكْرُ نِعْمَةٌ مِنْكَ أحْتَاجُ اِلَيْهَا اِلَى شُكْرٍ آخَرَ؟ فَقَالَ اللهُ عَزَّ وَجَلَّ: يَا دَاوُدُ! إذَا عَلِمْتَ أنَّ مَا بِكَ مِنْ نِعْمَةٍ فَمِنِّي، فَقَدْ شَكَرْتَنِي. My Lord! How can I ...

INFINITENESS OF BLESSINGS

INFINITENESS OF BLESSINGS
When we notice one of the many Qur’anic verses, we realize this meaning clearly. Allah has granted us blessings that cannot be counted, however people try to number them. Allah says: “And if all the trees in the earth were pens, and the sea, with seven more seas to help it, (were ink), the words of Allah could not be exhausted. Lo! Allah is Mighty, Wise.” Qur’an 31:27 O man, you should think of the creation of your inners and organs ...

The Major Forbidden Acts in Islam

The Major Forbidden Acts in Islam
  If we study the forbidden things in Islam deeply and in detail, wewill find that proscribing them is a step taken by Islam to protecthumanity from perverse conduct and keep it away from dangers andevils.Through these injunctions Islam protects man's psyche, body andsoul within the individual sphere, and it safeguards other humanrelations and community life, within society from the risks ofsubversion, perversion and decadence.Ideologically, ...

The Shiite imams and Divine Teachings

The Shiite imams and Divine Teachings
The Shiite imams; who are the sources of divine and earthly knowledge, both overt and covert, both material and spiritual, both related to this world and to the beyond . Professor Hossein Ansarian in his exposition on 7th invocation of Sahife Sajjadieh in “ The land of lovers “ touches this important  issue. The following text is a part. The  infallible ones who are referred to by the Holy Quran as the upright and decicive figures in ...

HOW AND WHEN TO SPEND TIME

HOW AND WHEN TO SPEND TIME
In the Holy Quran and in narrations, it is shown how time should be spent. Thus, the tasks of people are pre-determined, and no body may refuse to carry out his responsibilities. قالَ رَسُولُ اللهِ: مَنْ سَلَكَ طَريقاً يَطْلُبُ فيه عِلْماً سَلَكَ اللهُ بِهِ طَرِيقاً إلى الجَنّةِ، وَإنَّ المَلائِكَةَ لَتَضَعُ أجْنِحَتَها ...

THE PRECIOUS JEWEL OF TIME

THE PRECIOUS JEWEL OF TIME
Every nation has an axiom or a proverb dealing with the precious value of time. The most famous of them is the expression: Time is gold. But the magnificent Islamic culture has never evaluated time with the material things, however precious these things may be. This is because in the scale of justice and wisdom there is nothing equal to man’s precious life. Life-time in Islam is measured with the scale of faith, good deeds and good ...

THE REWARD FOR ONE’S DEEDS

THE REWARD FOR ONE’S DEEDS
Out of His Affection, Allah Has bestowed upon man the following assets: wisdom and conscience; self and nature; spirit and heart; prophethood and imamate; velayat and honor; khelafat and guidance; knowledge and insight; body and soul; the earth and the sky; the sea and the desert; the air and the mountains; the mines and resources; clothing, foods and drinks and the like. Then man is asked to appreciate these blessings and spend each in its ...

Hearty attention to the Almighty causing to make a shield against Evil

Hearty attention to the Almighty causing to make a shield against Evil
` اللَّهُمَّ اغْفِرْ لِي الذُّنُوبَ الَّتِي تُنْزِلُ البَلاءَ O Allah, forgive me the sins which bring about tribulations! Sins Causing Tribulations Three sins cause descending of tribulations; 1. Inattention to the pleading of an afflicted, 2. Not helping the oppressed, 3. Abandoning enjoining good and forbidding evil. Inattention to the pleading of an afflicted  Someone who is ...

QURAN KNEW ALL NEW DISCOVERIES 1500 YEARS AGO

QURAN KNEW ALL NEW  DISCOVERIES 1500 YEARS AGO
John Glen, The astronaut, confesses to the existence of an intelligent Being governing over the creation: Upon his return to the earth, this well-known astronaut wrote an article which was published in the United States. He writes: “I can not open my eyes without wondering and being puzzled at the beauties of the world. A glimpse at the world will reveal the fact that there is an active Agent which controls the affairs in this world. When I ...

Quranic, Rational and Historical Basis of Islamic Jihad

Quranic, Rational and Historical Basis of Islamic Jihad
  A- AbrogationOur discussions have been about Islamic jihad. Tonight, there are three issues that I wish to speak about, one of which has a Quranic basis, the other, reason as a basis, and the third, has both a Quranic basis and a historical one.The issue that has the Quranic basis is in connection with the Quranic verses about jihad. Before, we had said that some of the verses about jihad are unconditional while others are conditional. ...

Pilgrimage - Hajj

Pilgrimage - Hajj
Hajj is a worship act.  It means to visit the holy house of Allah in Mecca at a certain period of time - in the month of Dhil-hajj and complete certain rituals according to the Islamic Laws. WHO HAS TO HAVE HAJJ One who has the following qualifications must necessarily visit the house of Allah and complete hajj rituals: 1.  MATURITY  That is being fifteen complete lunar years old in the case of a male and nine years in the case of ...

Signs: Last Days

Signs: Last Days
Below you will find the excerpt from Day of Judgement by Moulana Sayyid Saeed Athtar Rizvi, 1978. (Moulana's source is Bihar-ul-Anwar, Vol. III). The hadith is a conversation between Holy Prophet Muhammad S.A.W.W. and the great Salman-e-Farsi R.A. Make sure to take mental notes on how many of these signs we have now seen in the world; some to such an extent that we take them for granted these days. Abdullah bin Abbas said that after completing ...

Al-Zakat

Al-Zakat
The literal meaning of zakat In defining zakat, it is said to have both the meaning of cleansing and nurturing. If zakat's definition is taken from the root Arabic word, tazkiya meaning cleansing, the sense of zakat becomes attached to property, i.e. cleansing one's property from God's share of the work and others' past efforts, or primary materials and investment. Zakat in practice From the perspective that the rights of every manufacturer and ...

Human's deeds are recorded exactly by the two angels

Human's deeds are recorded exactly by the two angels
The Two Illustrious Angels and Body Limbs The recording of human deeds by the two writer angels as well as the limbs’ being witness for human behavior are facts mentioned in the Holy Qur’¡n and the traditions. وَإِنَّ عَلَيْكُمْ لَحَافِظِينَ. كِرَامًا كَاتِبِينَ. يَعْلَمُونَ مَا تَفْعَلُونَ. And most surely there are keepers over you. Honorable records, they know ...

The Friday Prayer

The Friday Prayer
The Salat in Islam is the greatest stimulus to faith and the high point in the life of a human being.A person who gives up reciting Salat has no faith in Islam and is far from humanity.While reciting Salat, we stand facing the Qiblah, ie, ka!bah which is the House of Allah in Makkah, and enter into discourse with our loving Creator.The Prophet (SA) has recommended that we should recite Salat in a mosque in Jarnah (congregation) with our fellow ...