December 2010

Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at 8:45am UTC+01
"People do not owe to Allah to know. It is up to Allah to make them know. Once Allah would make them know then people are responsible to accept." ۔”مخلوقِ خدا کے لئےنہیں ہے یہ بات کہ وہ خُدا کو پہچانیں بلکہ خدا پر لازم ہے کہ وہ پہچنوائے اور مخلوق پر لازم ہے کہ جب خدا معرفت کرادے تو اُس کو قبول کرے“۔ - Imam Jaafar al'Sadiq (a.s)
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at 8:46am UTC+01
A Canadian court has cleared the way for the extradition of the man accused of killing an Arizona imam 20 years ago. The Alberta Court of Appeal on Tuesday dismissed Glen Cusford Francis' appeal of an order that he be extradited to Tucson to face murder charges.
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at 8:47am UTC+01
A Muslim civil rights group is asking the FBI to investigate an attack on a Sikh cab driver in Northern California who apparently was mistaken for a Muslim. The Council on American-Islamic Relations' Sacramento Valley chapter said in a statement Monday that it wants the FBI to determine whether the beating of Harbhajan Singh by two men early Sunday in West Sacramento was racially motivated.
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at 8:49am UTC+01
Deputy Head of Hizbullah Executive Council His Eminence Sheikh Nabil Qaouk confirmed that the US wants to exploit the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL), in order to defeat the resistance and Syria, because they are both in a powerful position in confronting the US-"Israeli" schemes in the region. Sheikh Qaouk considered that the US wants the indictment to be issued before date in order to trigger a new confrontatio
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at 8:50am UTC+01
A Swiss Islamic group said on Monday it was launching a popular initiative to reverse a ban on building new minarets in the Alpine state, saying voters would decide differently if the matter came up for referendum again. Last year, 57.5 percent of Swiss voters approved a ban on the construction of new minarets, drawing international condemnation. The government had rejected the initiative as violating the constitut
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at 8:53am UTC+01
Surveillance cameras at a US prison have captured a footage showing a Muslim prisoner being severely beaten by a fellow inmate, as jail officers look on. For several minutes and in front of at least three prison guards, Hanni Elabed was brutally beaten by another prison inmate. The 24-year-old banged on a guard station window, pleading for help, but no one came to his aid. His attacker took a breather and began be
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at 8:54am UTC+01
Expressing abhorrence at the terrorist attack on Iranian academics, an Indian leader Tuesday said: “CIA and Mossad are involved in killing of Iranian scientist”. Scientist Dr. Majid Shahriari was killed and Dr. Fereydoun Abbasi was injured in two separate terrorist attacks on their cars Monday morning while they were on their way to Shahid Beheshti University in Tehran. Talking to IRNA, Asif Mohd Khan, Member of Le
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at 8:55am UTC+01
Foreign Ministry spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast has said the West should be held responsible for the recent terrorist acts in Tehran. On Monday, two prominent physicists were targeted by terrorists in two separate bombings. Professor Majid Shahriari was killed and Professor Fereydoun Abbasi Davani was injured in the attacks. The two academics were both on their way to work at Shahid Beheshti University in northern Te
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at 2:50pm UTC+01
"I don't think it would make much of a difference either way," Assange said. "But she should resign if it can be shown that she was responsible for ordering U.S. diplomatic figures to engage in espionage in the United Nations, in violation of the international covenants to which the U.S. has signed up. Yes, she should resign over that."
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at 2:52pm UTC+01
The lawyer for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says that the decision to add the 39-year-old Australian to Interpol's most wanted list shows that his client is being persecuted. ... Stephens said that this appears to be "a persecution and not a prosecution."
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at 2:53pm UTC+01
Hezbollah says it will win any war that the U.S. intends to wage on the resistance movement through the tribunal investigating the assassination of the former Lebanese premier. The United States is seeking “to speed up” an indictment by the tribunal against the Lebanese resistance movement, senior Hezbollah official Nabil Qaouq said on Monday, the Lebanese portal Naharnet reported.
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at 6:50pm UTC+01
Imam Hussain(AS) said: "Should poverty, illness, and death not exist, man would not bow to anything." - (Nozhatol Nadher wa Tanbeehel Al - Khatir , P. 80)
Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 1:15am UTC+01
Iranian Interior Minister Mostafa Mohammad Najjar said that increased assassinations and terror attacks on Iranian elites and scientists indicate that enemies are fearful of the country's scientific progress. "Assassination of the Iranian scientists by enemies indicates a fear of the country's progress towards independence," Najjar said, speaking to reporters in Iran's Northern provincial capital city of Sari on Tue
Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 1:16am UTC+01
Selangor Menteri Besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim Monday said that the action of a non-Muslim delegate from Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) in quoting verses from the Quran when speaking at PKR's annual congress which concluded in Petaling Jaya Sunday, was a good development. He said what the delegate, identified as S. Kesavan, did was good because it would prompt others to also use the Quran as reference.
Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 1:17am UTC+01
Bandar Seri Begawan: Forty-two new converts from Brunei's four districts participated in a Khatam Al-Quran ceremony to mark the participants' completion in reciting the whole of the Quran. The ceremony was held at the Islamic Da'wah Centre yesterday. The converts, 18 males and 24 females, were participants of the Converts' Guidance Course (KBM) and al-Quran classes organised by the centre. Present as the guest of ho
Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 3:00am UTC+01
Imam Jaffar-as-Sadiq (AS) has said: “Whoever expresses condolence to one who is grieving will be clothed in an attire in the Hereafter that will be a source of honour for him.”
Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 5:03am UTC+01
The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said: "The best (Jihad) is (to speak) word of justice to an oppressive ruler." - [Sunan of Abu-Dawud:2040]
Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 5:04am UTC+01
"Whoever recommends and helps a good cause becomes a partner therein, and whoever recommends and helps an evil cause shares in its burdens" [Noble Quran: 4:85]
Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 6:23am UTC+01
Iranian scientist Majid Shahriari was killed and Fereydoun Abbasi was injured in two separate terrorist attacks on their cars while they were on their way to Shahid Beheshti University in Tehran. Former Director General of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Lt General (Retd) Hamid Gul strongly condemned the act, adding that Iranian nuclear program cannot be deterred by such moves.
Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 6:24am UTC+01
1st Strategic Thoughts Gathering, Iranian-Islamic Pattern, was held here Wednesday in presence of Imam Khamenei and dozens of country’s elite scientists from universities, research institutes and seminary schools. At the end of the gathering a number of thinkers and scientists presented their expert level papers on various angles of the Islamic-Iranian pattern for advancement.
Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 6:25am UTC+01
24th Zilhajj 10th Hijrah is celebrated as the Eid al-Mubahila. On this historical occasion, Islam emerged triumphantly against Christianity. The historical event of Mubahila also reveals the exalted status of the Ahlul Bayt [Family of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.)]. This milestone event in Islamic history since then has assumed the status of Eid in the history of Islam.
Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 8:37pm UTC+01
"Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them." - Albert Einstein
Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 8:41pm UTC+01
"Great spirits have always encountered opposition from mediocre minds. The mediocre mind is incapable of understanding the man who refuses to bow blindly to conventional prejudices and chooses instead to express his opinions courageously and honestly." - Albert Einstein
Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 8:42pm UTC+01
"Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Friday, December 3, 2010 at 8:07am UTC+01
Imam Al-Jawad (AS) said, ‘Seeking Allah with the hearts is more effective than tiring the limbs with actions.’ - [Al-Durra al-Bahira, p. 39]
Friday, December 3, 2010 at 9:42am UTC+01
The Prophet (PBUH&HF) said, ‘Everything has a face, and the face of your religion is the prayer.’ - [Da`aim al-Islam, v. 1, p. 133]
Friday, December 3, 2010 at 2:12pm UTC+01
Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Director Ali Akbar Salehi has said the recent terrorist attacks in Tehran show that the culprits have adopted a carrot and stick policy in the run-up to the talks between Iran and the 5+1 group (five permanent members of the UN Security Council and Germany), which will be held in Geneva from December 6 to 7. Salehi made the remarks in Tehran on Wednesday at the funeral ceremony of
Friday, December 3, 2010 at 2:16pm UTC+01
The West's silence on recent terror attacks in Tehran and the murder of an Iranian scientist lashed out by Iran's Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani. “This move by the Westerners, who are frequently condemning terrorist acts but have remained silent on the recent assassinations in Iran, is scandalous and disgraceful,” IRNA quoted Larijani as saying in the holy city of Qom on Thursday.
Friday, December 3, 2010 at 2:18pm UTC+01
The telephone survey conducted by Eurobarometer questioned some 4,000 adult Muslims living in EU countries about whether they have ever been discriminated against by non-Muslims. Of the total number of respondents, 79 percent said that they have been discriminated against at least once, while 12 percent said they had never been the victim of discrimination. Meanwhile, 9 percent of respondents said they did not know
Friday, December 3, 2010 at 2:18pm UTC+01
A joint US-UK investigation found that US special forces had not immediately notified officers further up the chain of command about the grenade. Hague said the US soldiers involved had been disciplined for not informing commanders about the incident in October. It was reported that the US elite Seal Six Team did not see that the 36 year old aid worker had broken away from her captors.
Friday, December 3, 2010 at 2:20pm UTC+01
The Foreign Ministry has summoned the Swiss ambassador to Tehran, Livia Leu Agosti, in protest over the recent decision by the United States to use a false name for the Persian Gulf. The U.S. Navy has recently instructed all its units and forces to use the “Arab Gulf” rather than its original and real name, the Persian Gulf. Iran has no diplomatic relations with the United States and the Swiss embassy protects U.S.
Friday, December 3, 2010 at 2:21pm UTC+01
The emir of Kuwait says the diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks website is a plot aimed at destroying relations between the Islamic states and will not affect Iran-Arab ties. WikiLeaks website on Sunday released 250,000 classified US documents, some of which touch on issues ranging from US involvement in spying against the UN to the involvement of US embassies across the world in espionage activities. Part of t
Friday, December 3, 2010 at 2:22pm UTC+01
Former Ambassador from Pakistan to the United Kingdom Akbar Ahmed discussed the growing gap between American culture and the Islamic world at an event organized by the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program last night in Tsai Auditorium. Ahmed, who serves as an Islamic studies professor at American University, recently published “Journey into America: The Challenge of Islam,” which examines modern America
Friday, December 3, 2010 at 2:23pm UTC+01
As Iran and the 5+1 group (five permanent members of the Security Council and Germany) are preparing to hold talks next week in Geneva President Ahmadinejad warned Washington and its European allies that they will gain nothing if they persist on their bullying policy toward Tehran. EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton will hold talks with Saeed Jalili, secretary of Iran’s supreme National Security Council and to
Saturday, December 4, 2010 at 11:24pm UTC+01
ibn ‘Arafah narrated that Imam ar-Ridha told him: “Woe to you! Whatever you do, God will put an attire on you. If your deeds are good, it will be a beautiful attire, but if your deeds are ugly, it will be an ugly attire.” - Meshkat al-Anwar, On Hypocrisy
Sunday, December 5, 2010 at 1:41am UTC+01
Tens of thousands of faithful gathered at the second day of the largest annual Tableeghi congregation on Friday at Raiwind City. Being Friday, the highest ever number of people including the locals assembled at the venue to offer their Friday prayers led by a prominent cleric from India. Earlier, a number of prominent Tableeghi moots stalwarts delivered their sermons. They said that the present turmoil and hardshi
Sunday, December 5, 2010 at 1:43am UTC+01
The alleged disclosure of classified documents on Iran by the whistleblower site of WikiLeaks indicates that the US is afraid of Tehran's power and might and is seriously seeking to sow discord between Tehran and Muslim states, a senior Pakistani politician said. "The reports by the WikiLeaks fully display that the US is fearful of Iran," Former chief of Pakistan's Jamaat-e-Islami and Head of the country's Majlis-e-
Sunday, December 5, 2010 at 1:44am UTC+01
Hezbollah Deputy Secretary General Sheikh Naim Qassem said on Friday that the Resistance party was not afraid of false accusations, noting that the indictment in the investigation into the assassination of former Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri is politicized and is not based on real evidence. "An indictment that accuses Hezbollah is not just a political position, but an assault against the Resistance and Lebanon," Shei
Sunday, December 5, 2010 at 1:49am UTC+01
Intelligence Minister Heydar Moslehi has said that some IAEA inspectors who have been assigned to visit Iran’s nuclear facilities are agents of the Western countries’ intelligence services. “The International Atomic Energy Agency should explain why it sends some spies of the Western intelligence services to Iran as experts,” Moslehi told reporters on Saturday. Iran has frequently expressed displeasure at the leakage
Sunday, December 5, 2010 at 1:50am UTC+01
Head of the Russian Council of Muftis Ravil Gainutdin has urged people not to link the problem of extremism and radicalism with Islam. "The problem of extremism and radicalism has never been Islam's problem. Extremism is like a disease, with metastasis spreading over the ever-wider circles of young people identifying themselves both with the ideas of Islam and the ideas of other religions," the mufti said at an int
Sunday, December 5, 2010 at 1:54am UTC+01
A University of Colorado student who started wearing hijab after converting to Islam is fighting the Boulder County Jail's insistence that she remove her headscarf for a booking photo, saying that to do so would violate her religious beliefs. Maria Hardman, 19, of Boulder, reported to the jail Wednesday to do the paperwork for a two-day work crew sentence that was supposed to be served this weekend. But when a jail
Sunday, December 5, 2010 at 5:32pm UTC+01
"Complete righteousness means that you do in secret what you do in public" - Kanz al-`Ummal, no. 5265
Monday, December 6, 2010 at 5:34pm UTC+01
"O people you have to be pious believers, and know the right. That is better for you. We the members of the family of Muhammad (Ahlul Bayt (as)) are more entitled to be the rulers than those who claim what is not rightfully theirs; those oppressors and tyrants" - IMAM HUSSAIN(A.S)
Thursday, December 9, 2010 at 4:52am UTC+01
"The earth has never been without a person with divine authority who would teach people about the lawful and unlawful matters and call them to the path of Allah." - Imam Jaafar al'Sadiq (a.s) from Usool al'Kaafi [ H # 03, Ch # 5, P # 26, V # 2, (Urdu) ]
Thursday, December 9, 2010 at 4:53am UTC+01
"Stand firm against evil thoughts, for if you fail to do so, they will become ideas, if you do not, they will become desires, so fight against them. If you do not, they will become a form of determination and intention, if you do not resist, they will become actions, and if you do not follow them up with their opposite, they will become habits that will be hard to quit." [Ibn al-Qayyim (rahimahullah)]
Thursday, December 9, 2010 at 4:54am UTC+01
Imam Jaffar-as-Sadiq (AS) has said: “One who remembers God among the heedless ones (those who are unaware or are indifferent to religious matters) is like the one who is fighting a religious war against the enemies of religion.”
Thursday, December 9, 2010 at 4:54am UTC+01
Imam Hussein (AS), the father of freedom has said: “Avoid oppressing the one who does not have any supporter against you, other than the Almighty God.” - Behar al-Anwar, Volume 78, page 118
Thursday, December 9, 2010 at 4:57am UTC+01
Some commentators, bloggers and other writers, were quick to jump to the conclusion that the avalanche of documents being released by WikiLeaks is part and parcel of an Israeli/Mossad deception strategy. One implication being that WikiLeaks’ founder, Julian Assange is, knowingly or not, manipulated by Zionism.
Thursday, December 9, 2010 at 4:58am UTC+01
Many Muslims don’t seem to be very aware of the halal concept and their rights to buy and consume halal products, said Minister in the Chief Minister’s Department, Datuk Nasir Tun Sakaran. “As a result, some food traders are taking advantage of the existing situation by placing ‘Halal’ signages on their non-Muslim premises and hire waitresses and cashiers wearing headscarves to attract Muslim customers.
Thursday, December 9, 2010 at 4:59am UTC+01
Malaysia's outspoken ex-prime minister Mahathir Mohamad on Tuesday blamed Western lending practices for the world's financial problems and hailed Islamic banking as a "superior" model. Mahathir told a conference on Islamic finance in Singapore that the 2008 global financial crisis was sparked by excessive lending by Western banks.Islamic banks, in contrast, are constrained because every deal needs to be backed by a
Thursday, December 9, 2010 at 5:00am UTC+01
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has once again emphasized that Iran will not negotiate with the major powers over its nuclear rights. “Our nuclear rights, including the continuation of uranium enrichment, the production of 20 percent enriched uranium, and the construction of nuclear power plants, are not negotiable,” Ahmadinejad said on Wednesday in a meeting with a number of university students in Arak, the capital o
Thursday, December 9, 2010 at 5:01am UTC+01
Iranian President has said that Islamic and independent countries can overcome problems and embrace advancement and well-being through strengthening cooperation and harmony. Ahmadinejad made the comment on Monday night in a meeting with the visiting Prime Minister of Djibouti Dileita Mohamed Dileita. Ahmadinejad in the meeting also referred to the two nations’ shared cultures and objectives, pointing out, “The hear
Thursday, December 9, 2010 at 12:33pm UTC+01
Authorities are addressing a lack of religious facilities for millions of Muslims who have moved to coastal cities, a senior official at the State Administration for Religious Affairs (SARA) said. Along with other migrant workers, a large number of Muslims have migrated to cities from inland regions since 1978, Ma Jin, deputy director of the Islamic Department of the SARA said. The trend has led to a growing demand
Friday, December 10, 2010 at 12:12pm UTC+01
“O Allah, forgive all my faults and sins. O Allah, grant me reverence, a pleasant life, lawful sustenance and guide me to do virtuous deeds and to have good character. Surely, none can guide to do good deeds and have good character except You and none can prevent from bad deeds and evil character except You”. - Ameen. [Sahih Bukhari, Volume 8, Book 75, Number 407]
Friday, December 10, 2010 at 3:16pm UTC+01
Hazrat Ameerul Mo'mineen (a.s.) says, "Surely Allah has chosen for us followers (shia) who assist us & are happy in our happiness and sad in our sadness." - (Ghurar al-Hikam, vol. 1, pg. 235)
Saturday, December 11, 2010 at 1:23am UTC+01
Hamas leader says resistance is the only way that Palestinians can liberate all of historic Palestine from the Israeli occupiers. For this, a united front should be formed of all Palestinian factions, including Fatah, Mahmoud Zahhar said Thursday during a brief news conference in Gaza organized to mark the 23rd anniversary of the founding of Hamas. Talking to 400 demonstrators outside his home in Gaza City, Zahhar
Saturday, December 11, 2010 at 1:25am UTC+01
US officials have been increasingly concerned about more Latinos converting to Islam, with increased monitoring and high profile cases appearing in the media. The recent case of Antonio Martinez -- a young Latino man charged with plotting to blow up a military recruitment center near Baltimore, Maryland -- has garnered much media interest. Reports say that Martinez, who is a Muslim convert, was entrapped by FBI und
Saturday, December 11, 2010 at 1:26am UTC+01
Tehran's interim Friday Prayer Leader, Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati, has said that in Geneva meetings the status of sacred Islamic establishment was further promoted and the divine religion of Islam and Muslims were honored.
Saturday, December 11, 2010 at 1:27am UTC+01
Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki has said that the Palestine issue shows that the major powers apply double standards toward democracy and human rights. “(The) Palestine (issue) reflects the world powers’ double standards and the politicization of democracy and human rights,” Mottaki said on Thursday at the third Bali Democracy Forum, which was held on Thursday and Friday in the Indonesian city.
Saturday, December 11, 2010 at 1:27am UTC+01
The Campaign for Innocent Victims in Conflict (Civic) said in a report that the US spy agency CIA has conducted nine recent strikes in Pakistan killing more than 30 civilians.
Saturday, December 11, 2010 at 1:28am UTC+01
A senior member of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) has called on the Islamic countries to take "a unified stance" against Islamophobia in the world.
Saturday, December 11, 2010 at 3:32pm UTC+01
Imam Jaffar-as-Sadiq (AS) has said: “The one who learns knowledge and acts accordingly, and teaches it for God, will be called magnificently in heavens.” - al-Kafi, Volume 1, page 35
Saturday, December 11, 2010 at 6:23pm UTC+01
ALLAH THE MOST HIGH SAYS: "And whosoever fears Allâh and keeps his duty to Him, He will make a way for him to get out (from every difficulty). And He will provide him from (sources) he never could imagine. And whosoever puts his trust in Allâh, then He will suffice him. Verily, Allâh will accomplish his purpose. Indeed Allâh has set a measure for all things." [65: 02 & 03]
Sunday, December 12, 2010 at 2:43am UTC+01
Like 9/11, WikiLeaks has been singularly good for Israel. Asked on the night of September 11, 2001 what the terrorist attacks meant for U.S.-Israel relations, Benjamin Netanyahu, the then former prime minister, tactlessly but accurately replied, “It’s very good.” And on the day after WikiLeaks’ publication of U.S. diplomatic cables, Netanyahu “strode” into a press conference at the Israeli Journalists Association, l
Sunday, December 12, 2010 at 2:44am UTC+01
Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations, Mohammad Khazaei, has strongly criticized UN officials for not adopting a proper stance on the recent terrorist attacks on two Iranian nuclear scientists. On November 29, two prominent physicists were targeted by terrorists in two separate bombings. Professor Majid Shahriari was killed and Professor Fereydoun Abbasi Davani was injured in the attacks. The two academics were
Sunday, December 12, 2010 at 2:47am UTC+01
Thousands of people in Azerbaijan have protested restrictions on hijab in the country as a pro-Islamic sentiment continues to grow in the former Soviet state. The demonstrators took to streets of Baku on Friday and gathered in front of the education ministry building to protest against illegal restrictions for hijab-wearing students and women in Azerbaijan, a Press TV correspondent reported. The peaceful demonstrat
Sunday, December 12, 2010 at 2:48am UTC+01
More Middle East peace talks will be "an exercise in futility" unless the United States "curbs Israeli violations", Hanan Ashrawi, a member of the PLO's executive committee, said in a press interview. She added that more talks would lead to more failure and more distrust.
Sunday, December 12, 2010 at 2:49am UTC+01
Swarms of tribesmen from North Waziristan have staged a protest in the capital Islamabad to vent their anger against unauthorized US drone attacks in Pakistan's tribal areas. With civilian casualties on the rise as the result of non-UN-sanctioned US drone attacks, dozens of protesters from tribal areas in North Waziristan traveled to Islamabad on Friday, chanting anti-American slogans and complaining about having to
Sunday, December 12, 2010 at 2:51am UTC+01
Attorney General Eric Holder reiterated his resolve to prosecute hate crimes while standing behind the methods used in anti-terrorism cases during a speech Friday night before a Muslim advocacy group near San Francisco. Speaking to Muslim Advocates, a San Francisco-based group, Holder told the group that he's heard from many Muslim and Arab Americans who feel uneasy and singled out by law enforcement. The organizat
Wednesday, December 15, 2010 at 6:56pm UTC+01
ALLAH Subhaanahu Wa Ta'ala Says: "And certainly, We shall test you with something of fear, hunger, loss of wealth, lives and fruits, but give glad tidings to As-Sâbirûn (the patient). Who, when afflicted with calamity, say: 'Truly, to Allâh we belong and truly, to Him we shall return.' They are those on whom (descend) blessings from their Lord and Mercy and it is they who are the guided-ones." [002: 155 to 157]
Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 7:00pm UTC+01
Imam Jaffar-as-Sadiq (AS) has said: "The breath of one who is aggrieved upon the injustice and oppression subjected to us, is tasbeeh (glorification of Allah), and his grief for us, is i'baadat (worship of Allah) and his concealing our secrets, is jihad in the path of Allah." The Imam (A.S.) then added: "This tradition ought to be written in gold." - Amaali al‑Shaikh al‑Mufid, pg. 338
Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 7:00pm UTC+01
"The perfection of Tawheed is found when there remains nothing in the heart except Allaah, the servant is left loving those HE loves and What HE loves, hating those HE hates and what HE hates, showing allegiance to those HE has allegiance to, showing enmity towards those HE shows enmity towards, ordering what HE orders and prohibiting what HE prohibits." (Ibn al-Qayyim, al-Madaarij 3/485)
Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 7:01pm UTC+01
'Think not of those who are slain in Allah's way as dead. Nay, they live, finding their sustenance in the presence of their Lord; They rejoice in the bounty provided by Allah: And with regard to those left behind, who have not yet joined them (in their bliss), the (Martyrs) glory in the fact that on them is no fear, nor have they (cause to) grieve.' - {Holy Qu'ran 003/169-170}
Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 7:01pm UTC+01
"As long as you are performing prayer, you are knocking at the door of Allah, and whoever is knocking at the door of Allah, Allah will open it for him." (Ibn al-Qayyim)
Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 7:12pm UTC+01
Australia is at odds with its major security ally the United States over Iran, saying it is not a “rogue state”, according to U.S. cables released by WikiLeaks. The documents, published in the Sydney Morning Herald on Monday, also reveal that Australia's top security organization believes Tehran sees a “grand bargain” with the United States as its best way to ensure national security.
Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 7:13pm UTC+01
An Iranian official has said that the United Nations has become corrupt and the organization indirectly supported the recent terrorist attacks in Tehran. The UN structure has become corrupt, and the UN in some way approved of the recent terrorist attacks in Tehran, and of course, this ignominy will never be forgotten, Mohammad-Javad Larijani, the secretary general of Iran’s High Council for Human Rights, told report
Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 7:16pm UTC+01
Malaysia is now among the top Islamic destinations of tourists, especially Muslims, because the country offers various services and halal products. In relation to this, Islamic Tourism Centre (ITC) director-general Zainuddin Abdul Wahab said the centre was focusing on providing information and facilities sought by the Muslim community.
Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 7:18pm UTC+01
The fifth joint meeting of Shia and Sunni scholars and clerics will be held late January in the holy city of Mashhad. The meeting will be held with the presence of the governor of Khorasan-e Razavi province as well as 500 Shia and Sunni scholars of the region.
Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 7:19pm UTC+01
The companions of Imam Husain’s (a,s) who martyred on the day of Ashura in the land of Karbala were from different cities and tribes. Some of them were from Bani Hashim. Some of them were with Imam from Medina and some other joined him in Mecca or on the road and some were from Medina. Some of the companions of Imam Husain’s (a,s) martyred before the day of Ashura, their name is here too.
Saturday, December 18, 2010 at 12:42am UTC+01
“Do not be of those who do (by others) as the others do (by them), and say that we will do them a favor if they do us a favor, and if they will be mean and unjust to us then we, too, will be mean and unjust to them. On the contrary, resolve that you will do good if the others do good, and if they do a wrong and act unjustly, even then you will not be unfair to them.” (Tirmidhi 268/28)
Sunday, December 19, 2010 at 9:46am UTC+01
"If you fear becoming deluded and impressed by your deeds then remember whose pleasure you are seeking, and the joy (Paradise) in which you want to be, and what punishment you fear. Whoever thinks about these things will diminish his deeds." - Imam Shafii
Sunday, December 19, 2010 at 5:55pm UTC+01
Al-Bayhaqi narrated with a jayyid isnaad from ‘Abd-Allaah ibn ‘Amr bin al Aas (radhiallahu anhu) that he said: “Whoever settles in the land of the mushrikeen (i.e.non-muslims) and celebrates their new year and festival and imitates them until he dies in that state, will be gathered with them on the Day of Resurrection.” (Ahkaam Ahl al-Dhimmah, 1/723-724)
Sunday, December 19, 2010 at 7:09pm UTC+01
The "seven virtues": humility, kindness, diligence, temperance, chastity, patience and charity. The "seven deadly sins": pride, jealousy, sloth, gluttony, lust, wrath and greed. Oh believers, follow the former to avoid the latter.
Monday, December 20, 2010 at 4:54am UTC+01
"How wonderful for a Muslim that Allah does not ordain a fate for him unless it is good for him, even if he was to be cut with scissors it would be for his benefit, and even if he was to own the east side of the world and the west, it would be for his good" - al-Kafi, v. 2, p. 62, no. 8
Monday, December 20, 2010 at 10:33am UTC+01
The Non-Aligned Movement has condemned Western-backed human rights resolution against Iran issued during the 65th session of the United Nations General Assembly.
Monday, December 20, 2010 at 10:45am UTC+01
Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri has accused world powers of using the US-backed tribunal for the murder of former Lebanese Premier Rafiq Hariri as blackmail.
Monday, December 20, 2010 at 10:46am UTC+01
As he stressed that the Special Tribunal for Lebanon has become a burden for those who have launched it, Loyalty to Resistance bloc MP Nawwaf al-Mousawi was confident that the resistance has obstructed several goals of the conspiracy that is the STL.
Monday, December 20, 2010 at 10:50am UTC+01
He stressed the role of women in salvation of the mankind and underlined the need for interaction and exchange of views on working out a charter on role of women in saving the humanity today.
Monday, December 20, 2010 at 10:53am UTC+01
Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has called on women in the Muslim world to put together a plan to restore the rights of humans in general and women in particular.
Monday, December 20, 2010 at 10:56am UTC+01
Erdogan, who is a follower of the Hanafi school of the Sunni branch of Islam, delivered a speech at the ceremony, in which he discussed the importance of unity between Shia and Sunni Muslims.
Monday, December 20, 2010 at 10:57am UTC+01
Sheykh Yusuf al-Qaradawi, Islamic scholar and lecturer on a program on Aljazeera TV network said that Sunni community lacks some deserving teachers and hailed Shia society because fo the cohernecy on its moves. He said," The Shia act more coherently and pay more respect to their scholars." Expressing regret over the catastrophe which is taking place between the Shia and Sunni in Iraq and Lebanon, he said," There ar
Monday, December 20, 2010 at 11:00am UTC+01
Addressing crowds gathered in the southern suburbs of Beirut to mark Ashura Thursday, Nasrallah opposed Sunni-Shiite strife, which some fear could break out in the wake of an impending indictment by the Special Tribunal for Lebanon that is widely expected to name Hizbullah members in the assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.
Monday, December 20, 2010 at 12:04pm UTC+01
ALLAH SWT Says: "Never will the Jews nor the Christians be pleased with you till you follow their religion. Say:'Verily, the Guidance of Allâh (i.e. Islâmic Monotheism) that is the (only) Guidance.'And if you were to follow their (Jews & Christians) desires after what you have received of Knowledge (i.e. the Quran), then you would have against Allâh neither any Walî (protector or guardian) nor any helper." [002: 120]
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 at 6:45am UTC+01
Only a true believer fears hypocrisy whereas the hypocrite himself feels safe from it. - Hasan al-Basri
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 at 6:46am UTC+01
ibn Abi Ya’four said that Imam Sadiq (AS) الامام الصادق told him: “Invite the people to the religion by means other than plain talk. Let them see your hard work, honesty and piety.” - Meskhat al-Anwar, On Piety
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 at 6:47am UTC+01
"This is the Book (the Qur'ân), whereof there is no doubt, a guidance to those who are Al-Muttaqûn [the pious and righteous persons who fear Allâh much (abstain from all kinds of sins and evil deeds which He has forbidden) and love Allâh much (perform all kinds of good deeds which He has ordained)]." (The Qur'an 2:2)
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 at 5:18pm UTC+01
Imam Jaffar-as-Sadiq (AS) has said: “The heart is the sanctuary of God, therefore, do not settle therein anything but God (The sacred place of the heart belongs to and Him alone. Therefore, keep the love of the world out of it.)” - Behar al-Anwar, Volume 70, page 25
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 at 5:19pm UTC+01
Imam ‘Ali ibn Abi Taleb (as) has said: “If a praying person knew to what extent he was surrounded by His Mercy, he would never raise his head from (the state of) prostration.” - Tasnif al-Ghurar al-Hekam, Page 175
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 at 5:21pm UTC+01
"Whoever has the following 6 characteristics does all that is required to make him enter Paradise and avoid Hell: (1) to know Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala and obey Him, (2) to know Satan and disobey him, (3) to know the truth and follow it, (4) to know the falsehood and avoid it, (5) to know the life of this world and renounce it, and (6) to know the Hereafter and seek it." [Ali ibn Abi Talib (RA)]
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 at 8:07am UTC+01
Imam Husayn (as) has said: “Oh God! Surely you know that whatever we did was not a competition to gain worldly positions and not for the worthless physical attractions of the world. But to show the signs of religious ways and to remove corruption from your lands, so that the oppressed feel secured and act according to your traditions and rules.” - Tuhaf al-‘Uqoul, Page 239
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 at 8:09am UTC+01
Imam Jaffar-as-Sadiq (AS) has said: "When a person maintains his prayer and offers it at its stipulated time, it ascends in the form of a pure white light and calls out to him: ‘You have guarded me, may God protect you.’ But if he does not maintain his prayer and does not offer it at its decreed time, it ascends as a dark and gloomy form and says to him: ‘You have destroyed me, may God destroy you.’ "
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 at 8:09am UTC+01
If I was given 99 reasons to declare a person deviant and one upholding their orthodoxy, I’d go with the latter! - Imam Malik
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 at 8:15am UTC+01
Iranian Major General Yahya Rahim Safavi says that power is shifting from the West to the East. Safavi, who is the former commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps, made the remarks at a ceremony held in Tehran on Sunday to commemorate Basij Week, which started on November 20. “I clearly say that power is moving from the West of the world to the East of the world and in the current century, global power will
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 at 8:26am UTC+01
More than 100 Canadian-Arab Christians are listed on an Al Qaeda-affiliated website, apparently targeted because of their alleged role in attempting to convert Wahhabi Muslims.
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 at 8:26am UTC+01
A 20-year-old Muslim woman has been assaulted outside a mosque in the state of Ohio and asked to leave the United States. The immigrant from Somalia says she was attacked with pepper spray as she was in her car running errands when a man in a car followed her to the mosque's parking lot on the west side of Columbus on Monday afternoon. A Columbus policeman, Sgt. Richard Weiner, said officers interviewed the woman o
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 at 8:27am UTC+01
The country’s Quranic Sciences Faculties are to admit students at PhD level in the near future, rector of Quran Sciences and Culture University of Awqaf said.
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 at 8:28am UTC+01
O people, take lessons from the matters that Allah has cited as warnings for His disciples when He dispraised the rabbis in His saying: Why did the men of Allah and rabbis not forbid them from following their sinful words and their consuming of unlawful gains? (Holy Qur'an 5:63)
Thursday, December 23, 2010 at 4:50am UTC+01
“Do not let your difficulties fill you with anxiety; after all, it is only in the darkest nights that the stars shine more brilliantly.” - Imam Ali (AS) ibn Abu Talib (AS)
Thursday, December 23, 2010 at 4:51am UTC+01
Anas (radiallahu anhu) has said that the Messenger of Allah (Sallallahu alaihe wasallam) said: “He who fulfils the need of any of my people to make him happy, truly makes me happy. And, he who makes me happy, in fact, makes Allah happy, and he who makes Allah happy, Allah will make him enter Paradise.” (Baihaqi 296/29)
Thursday, December 23, 2010 at 4:51am UTC+01
Acts of worship empower and uplift us because Allah created us to worship Him. So by worshipping Him, we fulfill our purpose in being here. - Yasir Qadhi
Thursday, December 23, 2010 at 4:52am UTC+01
“They (disbelievers, Jews, Christians) want to extinguish Allâh's Light [with which Muhammad(PBUH) has been sent]with their mouths, but Allâh will not allow except that His Light should be perfected even though the disbelievers hate (it). It is He Who has sent His Messenger with guidance & the religion of truth (Islâm), to make it superior over all religions even though the Mushrikûn(polytheist) hate (it).” [9:32&33]
Thursday, December 23, 2010 at 4:53am UTC+01
Imam Hussain (AS) said, "O' people , the Messenger (SAWW) of God said: Whoever sees an aggressive tyrant legalizes the forbiddens of God, breeches divine laws, opposes the tradition of the Prophet, oppresses the worshippers of God, but does not concede his opposition to God in word or in deed, surely Allah will place that tyrant ( in the Hell ) where he deserves."
Friday, December 24, 2010 at 4:14pm UTC+01
Imam Mohammed al Baqir (a.s) was questioned about an evil man. They asked: "Should we defame him in public, or should we treat him with patience?" Imam Baqir (a.s) said: "It is better to treat him with patience than to defame him. There is always relief after every difficulty: "Verily, with every difficulty there is relief." [The Holy Quran: Inshirah 94:6] - Mishkat ul-Anwar fi Ghurar al-Akhbar
Friday, December 24, 2010 at 4:15pm UTC+01
Imam Ali (AS) said, 'The most virtuous of Allah's servants according to Allah is a just leader, who is guided and guides [others], and who has established the known tradition, and abolished the unknown innovations' - Nahj al-Balagha, Sermon 164
Friday, December 24, 2010 at 4:16pm UTC+01
“Everything which is taken as an ‘eid’ (something which is celebrated regularly) & is repeated each week or each year & is not prescribed in sharee’ah, is a kind of bid’ah (reprehensible innovation)...There are no celebrations in Islam apart from the three prescribed Eids: ‘Eid al-Fitr, ‘Eid al-Adha, and the weekly ‘Eid’ which is Friday (Yawm al-Jumu’ah)." - Shaykh Ibn ‘Uthaymeen (may Allah have mercy on him)
Friday, December 24, 2010 at 4:17pm UTC+01
Prophet Muhammad [peace and blessings of Allah be upon him] said, “whoever seeks the pleasure of Allah at the risk of displeasing the people, Allah will take care of him and protect him from them. But whoever seeks the pleasure at the risk of displeasing Allah, Allah will abandon him to the care of people.” - [Reported by Tirmidhi. 4/34, at the end of the section on zuhd; it is a hasan hadith.]
Friday, December 24, 2010 at 4:39pm UTC+01
Referring to the history of Islamic civilization, Ayatollah Emami Kashani pointed out that the rise of Islam was coupled with an exclusive culture and economy, which invited everyone to justice. Tehran's interim Friday Prayer leader underlined that maintenance of a healthy and appropriate economy is one of the proposals of the sacred religion of Islam, while adding that Holy Qoran invites all to justice, and efforts
Friday, December 24, 2010 at 4:40pm UTC+01
Dubai's police chief said WikiLeaks will confirm his charge that Israel's Mossad secret service was behind the Jan. 20 murder of a Hamas commander visiting the emirate, in a newspaper report Friday.
Friday, December 24, 2010 at 4:41pm UTC+01
Officials of Hizbul Islam and Al-shabab have officially announced their unity in a ceremony held at Nasrudin mosque in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Thursday.
Friday, December 24, 2010 at 4:50pm UTC+01
Professor Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, secretary-general of the 57-member Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), on Wednesday emphasized the need for a strong media to confront the smear campaign against Islam and Muslims. "There is big negligence from the part of Islamic media organizations in keeping with the fast developments in the media world," he told the General Assembly of the Islamic Broadcasting Union (IBU
Friday, December 24, 2010 at 4:50pm UTC+01
Saudi Arabia has banned sticking posters and other papers on mosques in an apparent bid to curb terror funding, a local daily said on Thursday.
Friday, December 24, 2010 at 4:51pm UTC+01
The chief of the Jami’at-e-Ahl-e-Hadees, Kashmir, Maulana Shaukat Ahmad Shah made an appeal to the people to maintain unity and defeat the designs of elements fuelling discord on sectarian and doctrinal lines. “Efforts are on for some time to create sectarian and doctrinal hatred among Muslims of Kashmir, and every member of the nation needs to be vigilant against such designs,” Maulana Shah said in a statement issu
Friday, December 24, 2010 at 4:52pm UTC+01
Naser Al-Kandri, supervisor of the Office for Quranic Affairs of the ministry said: “the meeting was held with the aim of serving the holy Quran and distributing Quranic sciences, culture and principles among various groups of the society." “Clarification of the methods in memorization of the Quran in Quranic institutes and providing an opportunity for the institutes to exchange their experiences in this respect and
Sunday, December 26, 2010 at 2:19pm UTC+01
Imam Jaffar-as-Sadiq (AS) said that the Messenger of God (pbuh&hp) gathered the children of ‘Abdul-Muttaleb and said: “Oh children of ‘Abdul-Muttaleb! Initiate greetings, have regard for kinship, perform the night prayers while people are asleep, feed (others) food, and deliver good speech and thereby you will enter paradise in peace.” - Behar al-Anwar, Volume 69, page 393
Sunday, December 26, 2010 at 2:19pm UTC+01
The Messenger of Allah (SAWW) said: "He who wants to see Noah (AS) in his determination, Adam (AS) in his knowledge, Abraham (AS) in his clemency, Moses (AS) in his intelligence and Jesus (AS) in his religious devotion should look at Ali Ibn Abi Talib (AS)."
Sunday, December 26, 2010 at 3:19pm UTC+01
May our marriage be blessed, our joy and relief from this life our test, the decision to wed at Makkah where our families will gather, may it bring us close together, truly your faith is strong, masya Allah, the best defense against all that is wrong, may my being there for you only give you more, insya Allah, you will always be the one I adore, you set a good example through your shy and modest manners, Alhamdulillah, you are my light of justice shining bright and high above all banners, with moral virtue and clarity, removing the darkness and treachery, subhan Allah, you are a blessing to this world, and even moreso as our futures are unfurled, your beauty is everlasting of this I am sure, with a heart and soul so pure, never forgetting our creator, for he is our only protector, and the messenger, may peace be upon him, we will carry his message to those who are chosen, always serving with devotion, one day performing Hajj across the ocean, committing ourselves to our declaration of faith, prayers, charity and fasting, Allahu akbar, may our spiritual harmony be ever-lasting.
Monday, December 27, 2010 at 7:32am UTC+01
Do not hate the trials that befall you or the calamities that happen to you, for they may be something that you hate but it leads you to salvation, and there may be something that you love, but it brings to you your doom - Hasan al-Barsi
Monday, December 27, 2010 at 7:32am UTC+01
"Silence is a door among the doors of wisdom. Indeed, silence begets and attracts love." - Imam Reza a.s
Monday, December 27, 2010 at 7:32am UTC+01
One of the greatest signs of spiritual chaos is belittling sincere advice - Imam Suhaib Webb (USA)
Monday, December 27, 2010 at 7:33am UTC+01
If the heart is sick, the forbidden becomes attractive and obedience of Allah becomes something you look at with contempt - Ibn al-Qayyim
Monday, December 27, 2010 at 7:33am UTC+01
Indeed anger is from the Shaytaan, and indeed Shaytaan was created from fire, and indeed fire is put out with water. So if any of you were to become angry, perform ablution (wudhu). - Narrated by Abu Waa-il (reported in Abu Dawud)
Wednesday, December 29, 2010 at 4:01am UTC+01
Islam is a commitment to principles, not people
Wednesday, December 29, 2010 at 4:02am UTC+01
ALLAH THE MOST HIGH SAYS: "And do not obey him whose heart We have made to be neglectful of Our remembrance, one who follows his own whims and desires and whose affairs have gone beyond bounds and whose deeds have been lost." - [Surah al Kahf; 18:28]
Wednesday, December 29, 2010 at 4:28am UTC+01
Over the past two months, Benjamin Netanyahu has mentioned the fate of jailed Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard six times in meetings with U.S. President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. The Israel lobby also mounted a letter-writing campaign on Pollard’s behalf.
Wednesday, December 29, 2010 at 4:29am UTC+01
The office of Tehran prosecutor announced that one Zionist regime’s spy and one member of the Mojahedin Khalq Organization were hanged at Tehran’s Evin prison early on Sunday morning. Ali Akbar Siadat who was convicted of spying for Israel had gathered information about Iran’s military capabilities and provided the Israeli intelligence agents with this information. According to the announcement, Siadat had received
Wednesday, December 29, 2010 at 4:30am UTC+01
Iranian Defense Minister Ahmad Vahidi stated on Tuesday that the United States, Britain, and Israel are the evil triad of warmongering and terrorism in the world. At a meeting of high-ranking Iranian military commanders, Vahidi said that U.S. military officials’ frequent trips to the region and their warmongering remarks are clear signs revealing their evil plots to loot the resources and assets of regional countrie
Wednesday, December 29, 2010 at 4:36am UTC+01
The United States and its allies have been exerting political and propaganda pressure and have issued resolutions against the Iranian nation. All their efforts have failed and Iran has now become a nuclear country, President Ahmadinejad said the in an address to the people of the northern city of Karaj on Tuesday.
Wednesday, December 29, 2010 at 4:40am UTC+01
Kelantan state Menteri Besar (Chief Minister) Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat said today Islamic propagation activities must also focus on non-Muslims to explain to them that Islam was not an extremist religion as portrayed by certain quarters.
Thursday, December 30, 2010 at 4:45am UTC+01
"O my followers! Whenever you drink refreshing water remember me Or whenever you heard about a martyred or a lonely person, weep for me I am the son of the Prophet who was martyred cruelly, And then smashed me intentionally under the hoofs of their horses. I wish you all were present in Ashoora and saw how I asked them for water for my infant, but they refused to give." ~ Imam Syed e Shuhada Moula Hussain a.s.
Thursday, December 30, 2010 at 4:46am UTC+01
The pleasures of this world are of three types. 1] Pleasures which will be followed by a greater pain, or which make a person miss out on a greater pleasure. 2] Pleasures which are not inherently harmful or sinful, but overindulgence causes a person to miss out on achieving higher levels. 3] Pleasures for which a person will be rewarded. These pleasures belong exclusively to the believers.
Thursday, December 30, 2010 at 5:00am UTC+01
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has again disapproved of population control plans, describing family planning as “a formula for extinction of a nation.” “Motto of ‘Two Children Are Enough’ is a formula for extinction of a nation,” Ahmadinejad told a gathering of intellectuals and academics in Karaj on Tuesday.
Thursday, December 30, 2010 at 5:00am UTC+01
I wonder if Hillary Clinton really believes in the pompous invective that shoots from her lips with the rapidity of machine gun fire. We had a classic example of it just the other day when she let rip in her grating, robotic monotones over a Moscow court's decision to jail an oil tycoon. To be fair to Clinton, she was not alone. There was a whole gaggle of disapproving foreign ministers who poured forth their ridi
Thursday, December 30, 2010 at 10:30am UTC+01
O Allah, don't hold me responsible for that which they say (about me), make me better than what they perceive me to be. And forgive me for that which they don't know - Abu Bakr As-Siddiq
Thursday, December 30, 2010 at 10:31am UTC+01
ALLAH SWT Says regarding believers: "And those who do not bear witness to falsehood, and if they pass by some evil play or ev...il talk, they pass by it with dignity." [025:072] So brothers and sisters say NO to being part of evil jaahiliyah (pre-Islamic day ignorance) celebration of 31st night.
Thursday, December 30, 2010 at 10:32am UTC+01
"Four conducts bring old age before its time: they are eating dried meat, sitting on wetlands, scaling the stairs, and copulating with old women." - Imam Ja'far al Sadiq(AS) from Tuhaf al-Uqool
Thursday, December 30, 2010 at 10:33am UTC+01
Imam Jaffar-as-Sadiq (AS) has said: “Do not sit with anyone who obscures what is clear for you, nor with someone who takes the faith lightly. Do not question knowledge which your heart has no capacity for, and which you will not understand, of whoever said it, and cut off anyone who cuts you off from God.” - Lantern of the Path, Fearing God
Thursday, December 30, 2010 at 10:34am UTC+01
O Allah! Protect Your vicegerent Hujjat (the Proof) ibn. al-Hasan and send salutations upon him, and his ancestors, now as well as at all the times, (as our) Imam, Guardian, Supporter, and Guide until such time when you bestow upon him the honor of heading the (Divine) Government. And let the people be delighted in his reign, by bestowing success, and by extending his reign.
Thursday, December 30, 2010 at 10:35am UTC+01
"Three characters are not known only in three situations: the clement are known only in situations of rage, the courageous are known only in wars, and brothers are known only in situations of neediness." - Imam Ja'far al Sadiq(AS) from Tuhaf al-Uqool
Friday, December 31, 2010 at 4:11am UTC+01
O you who believe! when the call is made for prayer on Friday, then hasten to the remembrance of Allah and leave off trading; that is better for you, if you know’. [Al-Juma 62:9]
Friday, December 31, 2010 at 4:11am UTC+01
Imam Jaffar-as-Sadiq (AS) has said, 'Allah will not accept the good deeds performed by the servants if they accept the custodianship of a tyrant leader who has not been appointed by Allah, most High'
Friday, December 31, 2010 at 4:12am UTC+01
"The right of your stomach is that you do not make it into a container for that which is unlawful to you and you eat no more than your fill." ~ Imam Ali al Sajjad(AS), [The Treatise on Rights: The Right of the Stomach]
Friday, December 31, 2010 at 4:13am UTC+01
"O Allah, bless Muhammad (saww) and his Household (as), raise me not a single degree before the people without lowering me the same degree within myself - and bring about no outward exaltation for me without an equal inward abasement in myself to the same measure." ~ Imam Sajjad (as), Sahifa-e-Sajjadiya, Makarimul Akhlaq, Supplication #20
Friday, December 31, 2010 at 4:22am UTC+01
From Ibn Sa'd page 322: Verily, whenever the apostle of Allah fell ill, he asked for recovery, from Allah. But in the illness as a result of which he died, he did not pray for recovery; he used to say, "O soul! What has happened to thee that thou are seeking refuge in every place of refuge?"
Friday, December 31, 2010 at 4:22am UTC+01
Narrated Abu Sa'id al-Khudri (RA): The messenger of Allah, Muhammed (SAW) said, "Whenever a Muslim is afflicted with a calamity, hardship, sickness, sadness, worry, harm, or depression - even it were the prick from a thorn, Allah expiates his sins because of it" - [Sahih Bukhari & Muslim]
Friday, December 31, 2010 at 4:23am UTC+01
Abu Huraira reported having heard Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) say: He who peeped into the house of people without their consent, it is permissible for them to put out his eyes. - Sahih muslim Book 25, Number 5370
Friday, December 31, 2010 at 1:06pm UTC+01
"Allah cleansed us, granted us protection against sins, made us to bear witness to the activities of His creatures and granted us Divine authority on earth. He made us to be with the Quran and the Quran to be with us. We do not depart the Quran and the Quran does not depart us." - Ameer al'Momineen Mola Ali (a.s), Usool al'Kaafi [H # 05, Ch # 9, P # 47, V # 2, (Urdu)]
Friday, December 31, 2010 at 1:07pm UTC+01
Imam Jaffar-as-Sadiq (AS) has said: “Cover up any acts of stinginess you observe from any of your religious brothers.” - Meshkat al-Anwar, On the Mutual Rights of Believers
Friday, December 31, 2010 at 1:07pm UTC+01
Imam Reza (AS) الامام الرضا has said: “He who sits in a gathering in which our affairs (and our path and aims) are discussed and revived, his heart shall not die on the day (Day of Judgement) when hearts shall die (of fear).” - Behar al-Anwar, Volume 4, page 178