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Khadijah (A.S.) In the Statement of `Ayishah

Question: How did `Ayishah describe Her Highness Khadijah (s.a.)? Answer: Bukhari and ´Ahmad and Tirmizi and ´ibn Majah have said that: ” `Ayishah says: I did not feel jealous of any woman as much as I did of Khadijah because Prophet (s.a.w.)  used to mention her very often. I said to His Highness that: Why do you mention an old …

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Iran Holds Quranic Sessions for students in Japan

On the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan, a series of Quranic sessions has been held by Iranian Cultural Center in Japan. According to IQNA’s branch in East Asia, the weekly sessions have been organized for Iranian students residing in Tokyo and the nearby cities. Quran recitation, discussions on philosophical issues in view of Quran, Imam studies and speeches …

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The Role of the Lady Zaynab (Ýa) in Disgracing YazÐd

Question: How did Zaynab disgrace YazÐd when she was taken to Syria as a captive? Answer: YazÐd ordered that the captives, along with the heads of the martyrs, be sent to Syria. Ibn ZÐyÁd’s agents, who were evil tempered and severe, began to head in that direction. YazÐd’s court waited anxiously for the caravan to arrive, for they considered it …

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1st Quran Contest Show Inaugurated in Ghana

Sautul Islam Foundation (SIF), an Islamic charitable organization, has inaugurated the first annual Quran memorization competition show in Ghana. SIF was established in the country in 1990, in collaboration with Alhuda Islamic Society (AIS), an NGO. The competition, on the theme, “Promoting Islam through Demystification of the Holy Quran”, aims at enhancing the awareness of the Holy Quran among the …

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What things enhance the spirituality in the family

The Principles of Spirituality in the Family Help ye one another in righteousness and piety, but help ye not one another in sin and rancour: Fear God: [Holy Quran: Maida 5:3] Spiritual Blessings Many blessings have been bestowed upon man by God to live a pure life, and only God knows the value of these blessings. Some of these blessings …

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Is it wrong to have doubt about the Imamate of some of the Imams

Islamic beliefs are like a connected chain, such that if one part is missing, then the whole chain will be useless and have no benefit. In other words, believing in Allah has its entailments; belief in these entailments is what makes the difference and brings about Allah’s satisfaction. If you examine the story of Satan being expelled from heaven, you …

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Interpretation of Sura Hud – Verses 51-53

51. “(Hud said)’O’ my people! I ask you no reward for it. My reward is only upon Him Who created me. Have you then no sense ” Commentary Hud(a.s.)declared to his people that he did not expect any compensation for his call from them. He did not demand any rewards from them so that they might think that his appeals …

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Awaiting Imam Al-Mahdi

While awaiting Imam Al-Mahdi (aj), one responsibility we must never turn a blind eye to is preparing ourselves to be among the loyal adherers of the Imam, willing to put our lives on the line for the sake of Islam. It takes more than love, even if profound, to support Imam Al-Mahdi after his reappearance. When recalling the story of …

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Iqna.ir/ Quran Competition for Armed Forces Kicks of in Qatar

The 18th edition of the Quran memorization contest for the armed forces of Qatar began on Tuesday, July 1. More than 100 members of the armed forces compete in the 7 categories of the contest, Al-Sharq daily reported. Ali Ahmed Al-Bariq, head of the organizing committee, said the competition is held in the categories of memorization of the entire Holy …

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How will we recognize Imam EL-Mahdi when he reappears?

How will we recognize Al-Mahdi (as) when he reappears? We know that during history there have been many impostors, who have claimed to be (Al Bab) door to Al-Mahdi (as) -like Mirza Ali Mohammed, or to be both Al-Mahdi and Jesus (as), like Ghoulam Ahmed of Qadian, or to be Al-Mahdi (as) himself -like Mohammed Ahmed of Sudan? We can …

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