Monthly Archives: March 2019

Ayatollah Alavi Gorgani: Mosques play elevated role in guiding human kind

A prominent religious jurisprudent: Ayatollah Seyyed Mohammad Ali Alavi Gorgani emphasized the elevated role of Mosques play in guiding people to the very right path, stressing that attracting people towards mosques is a necessity. Making his remarks at a meeting with Qom Friday prayer leader i, the grand Ayatollah urged clerics to be much more careful about their actions noting, …

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The Demise of the Holy Prophet (p.

Allah says in His Glorious Book, addressing His Messenger (p.): “Surely you shall die and they (too) shall surely die,” (39:30), and: “We granted not to any man before thee permanent life (here): if soyoushoul die, would they live permanently?” (21:34). The twenty eighth of Safar marks the death anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (p.), and upon his death, Allah’s revelations …

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Grand Ayatollah Makarem’s Open Letter Al-Azhar Warning Against Anti-Shia Sentiments

Grand Ayatollah Nasser Makarem Shirazi, sent an open letter to Ahmed Al-Tayeb, Grand Imam of Al-Azhar. In the letter, Ayatollah Shirazi criticized Al-Azhar’s anti-Shia positions , accusing the Sunni institution of having deviated from its former line of moderation. Ayatollah Makarem warned that, in supporting extremism and sectarianism, Al-Azhar risks falling into the trap of “Wahhabism and Tafikirism”. The full …

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Believer’s love of God

Ayah 165 of Surah Al-Baqarah says: “There are some (foolish) people who take others just as they do God and love them as much as they must love God. Those who believe, their utmost love is only for God. If (only) the evil doing unbelievers could know at the time when they face torment that the whole power and ability …

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Who is a real Shi‘ah?

We find many people in the world who claim to hold certain beliefs but do not act upon their professed convictions at all. These people are not steadfast in their beliefs. They claim to belong to a certain religious group, but are not faithful to the basic teachings of the religious sect they profess. They may not even know much …

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