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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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Significance of the Massacre of Karbala

While Imam Husain PBUH is among Imams of the Shia Islam, the majority of Sunni Muslims, and even many non-Muslims believe in him and respect him and contribute to and participate in processions marking his martyrdom on Day of Ashura. The slaying of Imam Husain along with dozens of his family members and followers at Karbala on 10 Muharram, 61 …

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Hand v machine slaughter: How “Halal” is your chicken?

Ahmed Kilani has been working as the General + Halal Integrity Manager for Fresh Poultry for the last 8 months. In this first of a two part series he will gives an insider’s view of what is happening in the Halal Chicken industry in Australia In this first article, he explains the difference between Halal hand and machine slaughtered chickens …

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Fundamental difference between the Shia and Sunni Islam

The key difference between the two sects originates from the question of who should succeed the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) as leader of the developing Muslim community after his death. While Sunnis believe that Abu Bakr, the father of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)’s wife Aisha, was chosen by a few people as the first caliph (Muslim ruler), Shiites believe that Ali, the …

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Master and Mastership, Wala of Imamate

[B]Wala of Imamate[/B] “Wala of Imamate” signifies religious authority, i.e. a position which makes the Imam a model for others who have to follow him and take instructions from him. Such a position automatically implies the infallibility of the Imam. It is the same position about which the Holy Qur’an, while referring to the Holy Prophet, says [B]”The Messenger of …

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Sistani and Khamenei views about reviling Omar and prophets wife

The islamic view and Fatwah of Ayatollah Sayed Ali Sistani and Khamenei in attacking Sunnies figures and Symbols ( Prophets companies or Wife ) [B]S. Sistani :[/B] This act ( revile of Omar and Aysha and others ) , condemned and denounced hardly and its against what our Emams asked us to do,  as we are their Shia and followers …

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