صادقی

Quran, Role of Tradition in Split Exegesis

One of the factors which gave impetus to split exegesis over many centuries is a tendency to make use of traditions and reports in the exegesis of the Qur’an. In fact, in the beginning exegesis was a part or a form of tradition (hadith), and was founded on it. Next to tradition come some linguistic, literary and historical information which …

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Ayatollah Khamenei: Why Muslim World Silent on Atrocities Against Its Own?

On the birthday anniversaries of the Prophet of Islam and Imam Sadiq (peace be upon them), a group of ambassadors from Muslim countries, Iranian officials and invitees to the 29th International Islamic Unity Conference met with Ayatollah Khamenei on 29 Dec. 2015. In this meeting, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution offered felicitations on the birthday of the Great Messenger of …

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Speech and speaking is a part of deed

[B] – [/B]Imam Ali (AS) said: Everyone should know that their speech and speaking is also a part of their actions, do not say or speak more than it is necessary [1]. [1] Nahjul Balagha, Wisdom Number 349.

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Commentary of the Quran (Chapter 2:3, Part-2) – By: Mohammad Sobhanie

[B]Characteristics of Righteous People[/B] بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ الَّذِينَ يُؤْمِنُونَ بِالْغَيْبِ وَيُقِيمُونَ الصَّلَاةَ وَمِمَّا رَزَقْنَاهُمْ يُنفِقُونَ ﴿[LINK=http://tanzil.net/#2:3]٣[/LINK]﴾ (Righteous people) are those who believe in the unseen and establish Salaat (the obligatory daily prayers performed five times each day) and spend in charity from what We (Allah) have provided them. Commentary: The second quality of righteous people is to establish the …

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The Cancer Magnet

It’s one of the terrible ironies of cancer: The initial tumor typically doesn’t kill a patient. Rather, nomadic cells develop from the growth and attack other critical organs—and that’s what eventually proves fatal. “You can see a specific pattern: Colon cancer cells settle in the liver, but they don’t go to the spleen. So why is that? Why do they …

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The sermon of Mina

In the year 60/680, al-‘Imam al-Husayn (A) stayed for about three months at Makkah in the course of his movement against the succession of Yazid, the degenerate son of Mu’awiah, to the Caliphate. Yazid had assumed the leadership of the Islamic world on Mu’awiah’s death in Rajab 60/ March 680. his way of life was representative of the common among …

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General rules of work, investment for Muslims in the West

As a principle, it is permissible for a Muslim to engage, as an employee of a non-Muslim in various vital activities of life and in different kinds of [company], of general benefit so that he may be of use to himself and humanity. This permission is conditional to the fact that such work is not forbidden by the laws of …

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Abortion

The Grand Ayatollah Sistani answered some questions regarding abortion. According to Shafaqna the questions and answers are as follows: Question: Is a mother allowed to abort the feotus, if she does not want it while the soul has not yet entered it and there is no serious danger to the mother’s life? Answer: he is not allowed to do that, …

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How and Why Muhammad Made a Difference

Michael Cook, Cleveland Dodge professor of Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University, held a lecture regarding the leading figure who established an empire of faith, Prophet Muhammad. Cook starts by explaining that the lecture is centered on events that happened during the 7th century. However, it is essential that one realizes that these events are not only pertinent to that time; …

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