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  1. 4 points
    (bismillah) Iran holds memorial ceremony for Holy Shrine Defenders in SyriaTehran, May 5, The Iran Project – In the presence of national and provincial authorities, a memorial ceremony was held in Mashhad on Monday to honor Afghan defenders of the Holy shrine in Syria, Mehr News Agency reported. Since the beginning of the Syria crisis, many Afghan Shiites have been martyred to defend the Shrine of Sayyeda Zeinab and many commemorations taken place in different cities of Iran to honor them. http://theiranproject.com/blog/2015/05/05/iran-holds-memorial-ceremony-for-holy-shrine-defenders-in-syria/
  2. 4 points
    reisiger

    Iran Bans 'evil Spiky Hair'

    (salam) Thank you for saying so. I'm convinced that so many of the debates that exist in the west are nothing more than the product of a society grown too affluent (not even getting into the crimes committed to get there), too spoiled, and too lazy. The west would rather tsk tsk over stories about hair cuts in another country, argue over the "right" of same sex marriages, and obsess over hollywood. Collectively, the west is so messed up that the "news" has become little more than tragedy porn and celebrity gossip. It's all a smoke screen. Some of us see it, and wallahi it is beyond frustrating. I could stand on a street corner and scream "THEY'RE LYING TO YOU" until my lungs burst and nobody listens. In fairness, if I saw a guy with a nintendo hat and a beard on a corner yelling at people, i might walk the other way too. You can almost gauge it by what's going on with business (because that is who truly runs the US and by extension the west) on a given day. Big explosion in a chemical factory? Bet the big news stories will be "hot new tips for the 3 day weekend." Ridiculous. The 6 media conglomerates that control literally all the information that is disseminated throughout the west are parts of larger enterprises. Consider NBC- who owns NBC? General Electric. Do you expect for NBC to report honestly about the dangers of certain forms of energy? About carbon emission and climate change? Nope. We need to run a story about Katy Perry's reaction to a banned haircut, or Lady Gaga's appeal to save the oppressed transsexuals of Nigeria. Or something. It's bloody ridiculous. It is not journalism. It is not news. It is a farce and a trap to keep our eyes and minds focused on the wrong things. People in this country were in an uproar about Michelle Obama wanting young people to eat more vegetables because obesity is a problem. Of course there was an immediate campaign of indignance and "how dare you, it's my right... blah blah..." And in the background, innocent human beings are being shot by cops for the crime of the color of their skin. Pamela Geller continues to provoke the Islamic community; anyone not adhering to their distorted view is being killed by ISIS; we are literally destroying the planet (I don't want a climate change argument here- surely we can all agree that humanity's use of this planet is wasteful, disrespectful, and destructive); the west is allied with evil regimes like Saudi Arabia, the 4th Reich continues to bulldoze homes and destroy hospitals on Palestinian lands, and on and on and on... But the real debate of our day is gay marriage. Really? It reminds me of The Life of Brian. One of the characters (a man) starts going on about how he wants to be called Loretta and he wants to have babies. When JOhn Cleese says "you can't have babies," the character says "but it's my right." The comeback is: "but you haven't got a womb. What's the fetus going to do, gestate in a box??" "don't you oppress me." That is the west. Brothers and sisters, we are trying. First step was to turn off social media and start picking up books instead. No more facebook. I'll take Qur'an and Al-Kafi thank you very much. OK I'm getting ranty again. Sorry about that. May Allah (s w t) bless and guide us all. (wasalam) R You're totally correct about that, of course. Force and coercion never solve anything. But your point is well taken, the reaction would likely have been a rude gesture and a bad haircut with an unnecessarily long tenure. BTW, I keep meaning to ask: is your avatar Nietzsche?
  3. 4 points
    Wahdat

    Iran Bans 'evil Spiky Hair'

    if someone had forced you then, you would have been rocking it well into your 50s...basic psychology. Where there is force, there is resistance. Force never solved any problem imo.
  4. 4 points
    _Fatima

    Spouse Selection

    Assalamu aleikum wb. Insha'Allah you are well. I would recommend reading through the below links for one who is searching for a suitable spouse. Youth and Selection spouse: http://yusufezehra.com/files/Book/207.pdf Selection of Spouse: http://www.al-islam.org/islamic-marriage-syed-athar-husain-sh-rizvi/selection-spouse I think the most important criterion is piety or religiousness because everything else would come through them, such as good morals, beauty and intellect. (wasalam)
  5. 4 points
    notme

    Spouse Selection

    What is important to you? I recommend finding someone with similar values and compatible goals.
  6. 4 points
    I blame everyone from parents, teachers, managers to government officials that have not worked to prevent this from happening in the first place. Imam Khomeini said, whomever in their current job(be it being a mom, office worker government official) that does not have the return of Imam Mahdi as their goal in the work they are doin is a traitor to Islam. From noon to late night, all they show on TV is junk, 6am when everyone is either asleep or getting ready for work they decide to show program about imam mahdi for 15 minutes. In schools, all these books, only few pages cover what islamic values are, how imams behaved, who imam mahdi is, what they fought 8 years for. Just memorize 3 surahs from quran is all they get. Many of our reciters don't even bother to include values and ethics and duas into their seremons, saying hussein hussein hussein from dusk to dawn not knowing jack all what and who hussein is. Don't even get me started on many scholars...... Ayatollah Khameneis back is broken by all the mischiefs and lack of vision these officials have. If iranians as a nation, dont shape up and rinse themselves of scum, God won't hesitate twice to take away everything he has given them and give it to someone else. 1000 salawats to the south lebanese that listen to their leader which is far away and have the basira to work with the little they have.
  7. 3 points
    guest050817

    Does Allah Swt Laugh ?

    Peace be with you, I'm quite surprised at finding this hadith. I thought it was a fake myth going around to mock our sunni brothers and sisters, or it was a daef hadith, but it turns out to be hasan. Could you kindly explain this to me , and how one can take this hadith non-literally? Waki' bin Hudus narrated that his paternal uncle Abu Razin said(sunan ibn majah):"The Messenger of Allah said: 'Allah laughs at the despair of His slaves although He soon changes it.' I said: 'O Messenger of Allah, does the Lord laugh?' He said: 'Yes.' I said: 'We shall never be deprived of good by a Lord Who laughs.'" حَدَّثَنَا أَبُو بَكْرِ بْنُ أَبِي شَيْبَةَ، حَدَّثَنَا يَزِيدُ بْنُ هَارُونَ، أَنْبَأَنَا حَمَّادُ بْنُ سَلَمَةَ، عَنْ يَعْلَى بْنِ عَطَاءٍ، عَنْ وَكِيعِ بْنِ حُدُسٍ، عَنْ عَمِّهِ أَبِي رَزِينٍ، قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ ـ صلى الله عليه وسلم ـ ‏"‏ ضَحِكَ رَبُّنَا مِنْ قُنُوطِ عِبَادِهِ وَقُرْبِ غِيَرِهِ ‏"‏ ‏.‏ قَالَ قُلْتُ يَا رَسُولَ اللَّهِ أَوَ يَضْحَكُ الرَّبُّ قَالَ ‏"‏ نَعَمْ ‏"‏ ‏.‏ قُلْتُ لَنْ نَعْدِمَ مِنْ رَبٍّ يَضْحَكُ خَيْرًا ‏.‏Grade : Hasan (Darussalam) English reference : Vol. 1, Book 1, Hadith 181 Arabic reference : Book 1, Hadith 186 Sahih Bukhari Volume 9, Book 93, Number 532c: Narrated 'Ata' bin Yazid Al-Laithi: "...The man will say, 'O my Lord! Do not make me the most miserable of Your creation,' and he will keep on invoking Allah till Allah will laugh because of his sayings, and when Allah will laugh because of him, He will say to him, 'Enter Paradise,' and when he will enter it, Allah will say to him, 'Wish for anything.'..." Narrated Abu Huraira: "...He will say, 'O my Lord! Do not make me the most wretched amongst Your creatures.' So Allah will laugh and allow him to enter Paradise and will ask him to request as much as he likes. He will do so till all his desires have been fulfilled . Sahih Bukhari Volume 5, Book 58, Number 142: Narrated Abu Huraira: Holy Quran: "God is too glorious to have the attributes which they ascribe to Him."
  8. 3 points
    Zaynab McCabe

    Rain

    if only this rain would have fallen down in karbala if the wetness would have hit your lips Ya Hussain if the water was there to quench the thirst of lady zaynab if only the rain could have moisten the tongue of baby Ali asghar if only the rain could have hit the mouth of Abbas before his last breath if only the rain would haven fallen down in karbala
  9. 3 points
    Lindsey Graham sounds the alarm about the word "the" South Carolina Republican Senator and super-hawk Lindsey Graham wants you to know that he is sick and tired of Arabs using the word "the." "Everything that starts with 'Al' in the Middle East is bad news," said U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham, a Republican from South Carolina at an AIPAC dinner in Boston on Monday. "Al-Qaida, Al-Nusra, Al-Qaida in the Arab Peninsula," said the senator, who may be running for president. As Haaretz writes, "the problem — linguistically — with Graham's comment is that 'Al' is the definite article in Arabic (i.e. equivalent to English's 'the'), and usually appears before most Arabic proper nouns, especially place and personal names." So, for example, "the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia" (Al-Mamlakah al-Arabiyah as-Sa'ūdiyah) or "the United Arab Emirates" (al-Imārāt al-‘Arabīyah al-Muttaḥhidah) or "the United States of America" (al-Wilāyāt al-Muttaḥidah al-Amrīkīyah) are all, in Arabic, phrases starting with "al." This is also the derivation of the English word algebra (from al-jabr, the reunion of broken parts). It's at least possible that Graham is so ignorant of foreign countries that he doesn't know this about Arabic — although given his keen interest in foreign policy, and Middle East policy in particular, that's a bit damning. Alternatively, he maybe just wants to clarify that he thinks anything and everything coming from the Arab world is bad news. http://www.vox.com/2015/5/5/8554335/lindsey-graham-al
  10. 3 points
    notme

    Without Internet!

    Yes, but my schedule would be different. I use internet to pay bills, shop, watch TV, learn new things, take classes, and keep in touch with family, but I could go a week without those things. I'd probably get a lot of useful things done too.
  11. 3 points
    oh snap! does that mean the Alamo is bad??? Is this a trojan horse into Umerka?? :lol:
  12. 3 points
    (salam) Enough, already. ;)
  13. 3 points
    Saintly_Jinn23

    Iran Bans 'evil Spiky Hair'

    Five pages. Congratulations. :shifty:
  14. 3 points
    repenter-gone4awhile

    Iran Bans 'evil Spiky Hair'

    Would you say that walking around naked should be legal, and hence no law against it? I would argue that laws with Islamic values should be implemented, but i do however believe that there should be spent more time, energy and effort into teaching the public these islamic values in order to lessen their occurences. What i believe Iranian government is doing wrong is that they ban stuff, but put little effort into the cure of different issues, which again makes the ban counterproductive. The law, specially islamic motivated laws are there for the minority that break it, they are there as means of order and social structure, not as a cure. Another thing Iranian government fails at is this being strict with a law one day, not caring the next day, then caring again the third day. The parliament in general is a mess.
  15. 3 points
    (salam) Just for anyone that wants to know, the Shi'a ahadith are taken from this website : imamiyya.com May the followers of Tawheed be blessed, for monotheism is what makes Islam unique.
  16. 3 points
    There is something so relieving about truth and proof. And what concerns nuking Tehran .. You think they aren't ready for that? I'm pretty sure that in the past 35 years of Islamic revolution a military expert brought up that 'what if' question, while being asked for a solution. Wasn't it Imam Khomeini who said 'let Iran burn to the ground for Islam to succeed' ??? Those are the kind of people they're dealing with .. Masha Allah. No threats or bullying will work there
  17. 3 points
    kamyar

    Spouse Selection

    Some days after Imam Ali and Seyedeh Fatemeh ( سلام الله علیها ) marriage ,Prophet Mohammad asked Imam Ali that how Imam Ali saw Seyedeh Fatemeh ( سلام الله علیها ) ,In response Imam Ali described Seyedeh Fatemeh ( سلام الله علیها ) as " Good help for obeying God " We should look for a partner who has the quality to be that help .
  18. 3 points
    Sumerian

    Thoughts (2010-2016) [ARCHIVE]

    Bro what the heck is this... picture was too big I started to lag.
  19. 3 points
    ^ It says: I am not a diplomat. I am a revolutionist. I speak bluntly and candidly. A diplomat says something while intending to say something else. I say what's on mind, with certainty and decisiveness. A negotiation is only meaningful if the side [you are negotiating with] proves their good intentions. If the side does not show good intentions -- and indeed you yourselves talk of "pressure complemented by negotiations"; well these two things are in conflict with one another! You want to point a gun at the Iranian nation and say: "come talk, or we'll shoot!" You do this to strike fear into the Iranian nation; but know that the Iranian nation will never fear you. 1391/11/19 (2013/2/7)
  20. 3 points
    Darth Vader

    Face On The Sun

    Yeah who knows. May be they saw this thread and decided to air brush the solar pictures, as they like to do. :p
  21. 3 points
    notme

    Thoughts (2010-2016) [ARCHIVE]

    Ok, I had my surgery last week and the pathology results are in: not cancer. Alhamdulilla, several less things to worry about. No radiation or chemo, so baby gets to continue to dine on the good stuff and we save money.
  22. 2 points
    مَا أَفَاءَ اللَّهُ عَلَىٰ رَسُولِهِ مِنْ أَهْلِ الْقُرَىٰ فَلِلَّهِ وَلِلرَّسُولِ وَلِذِي الْقُرْبَىٰ وَالْيَتَامَىٰ وَالْمَسَاكِينِ وَابْنِ السَّبِيلِ كَيْ لَا يَكُونَ دُولَةً بَيْنَ الْأَغْنِيَاءِ مِنْكُمْ ۚ وَمَا آتَاكُمُ الرَّسُولُ فَخُذُوهُ وَمَا نَهَاكُمْ عَنْهُ فَانْتَهُوا ۚ وَاتَّقُوا اللَّهَ ۖ إِنَّ اللَّهَ شَدِيدُ الْعِقَابِ Sahih International: And what Allah restored to His Messenger from the people of the towns - it is for Allah and for the Messenger and for [his] near relatives and orphans and the [stranded] traveler - so that it will not be a perpetual distribution among the rich from among you. And whatever the Messenger has given you - take; and what he has forbidden you - refrain from. And fear Allah ; indeed, Allah is severe in penalty. Pickthall: That which Allah giveth as spoil unto His messenger from the people of the townships, it is for Allah and His messenger and for the near of kin and the orphans and the needy and the wayfarer, that it become not a commodity between the rich among you. And whatsoever the messenger giveth you, take it. And whatsoever he forbiddeth, abstain (from it). And keep your duty to Allah. Lo! Allah is stern in reprisal. Yusuf Ali: What Allah has bestowed on His Messenger (and taken away) from the people of the townships,- belongs to Allah,- to His Messenger and to kindred and orphans, the needy and the wayfarer; In order that it may not (merely) make a circuit between the wealthy among you. So take what the Messenger assigns to you, and deny yourselves that which he withholds from you. And fear Allah; for Allah is strict in Punishment. Shakir: Whatever Allah has restored to His Messenger from the people of the towns, it is for Allah and for the Messenger, and for the near of kin and the orphans and the needy and the wayfarer, so that it may not be a thing taken by turns among the rich of you, and whatever the Messenger gives you, accept it, and from whatever he forbids you, keep back, and be careful of (your duty to) Allah; surely Allah is severe in retributing (evil): Muhammad Sarwar: Whatever God grants to His Messenger (out of the property) of the people of the towns, belongs to God, the Messenger, the kinsfolk, the orphans, the destitute and to those who may become needy while on a journey, so that it will not circulate only in the hands of rich ones among them. Take only what the Messenger gives to you and desist from what he forbids you. Have fear of God; God is severe in His retribution. Mohsin Khan: What Allah gave as booty (Fai') to His Messenger (Muhammad SAW) from the people of the townships, - it is for Allah, His Messenger (Muhammad SAW), the kindred (of Messenger Muhammad SAW), the orphans, Al­Masakin (the poor), and the wayfarer, in order that it may not become a fortune used by the rich among you. And whatsoever the Messenger (Muhammad SAW) gives you, take it, and whatsoever he forbids you, abstain (from it) , and fear Allah. Verily, Allah is Severe in punishment. Arberry: Whatsoever spoils of war God has given to His Messenger from the people of the cities belongs to God, and His Messenger, and the near kinsman, orphans, the needy and the traveller, so that it be not a thing taken in turns among the rich of you. Whatever the Messenger gives you, take; whatever he forbids you, give over. And fear God; surely God is terrible in retribution. In this verse, we see that whatever has been granted to the Messenger of the Fai, it belongs to Allah and his Messenger and Thul-Qurba, and the orphans, and the poor, and the wayfarer. Now here it's not saying what has been granted to believers so as to say "Thul-Qurba" refers to the kin of the believers. It refers obviously then to the kin of Mohammad. However, unlike the poor, the wayfarer, and the orphans, they do not have conditions. Now this would be a huge corruption of God and his religion, if normal kin of Messenger were given precedence and wealth over people simply for being related to the Nabi. So obviously the normal kin cannot be the meaning, and it has to refer to the special meaning of family given to Quran about the families of Prophets being chosen above the world such as the family of Ibrahim. Now just the portion that belongs to Allah, belongs to the Messenger, then that portion belongs to the near kin of Mohammad, but why? Obviously it is because they too are leaders of the nation, and are the family that is suppose to be the authority alongside Mohammad. This is the only logical meaning, because, it belongs to the head of state, and just like Harun was a leader along side Musa, so is Ali a leader alongside Mohammad. That is why the portion that belongs to the Allah and the Messenger, also belongs to the Thul-Qurba. Thul-Qurba cannot mean normal family as that would be nothing but short of corruption. The meaning is clear. It refers to the chosen family of Mohammad. The orphan ceases to get property when he stops being an orphan. The poor stops getting property when he stops being poor. The wayfarer is only entitled to it while he is a wayfarer as well. However, Thul-Qurba don't cease to be thul-Qurba. Showing they are always entitled to this property. This shows they are true successors of Mohammad (saw), as the wealth restored to the Messenger (saw) would be inherited by them. An interesting similar verse is the verse of Khums. Combined with this verse, we know khums of booty also belongs to thul-Qurba, showing they are to be the leaders of the nation. In 4:59, they are called the possessors of the Authority, and people take others as authorities, but here they are called those who possess kinship with Mohammad (saw) and this refers obviously to the chosen exalted meaning of kinship as opposed to the normal meaning of kinship or otherwise it would be corruption. And this is another clear verse in favor of Auli-Mohammad that Satan and his forces don't want people to see or ponder about, proving the Quran to be true as there is no reason there is dark forces upon the hearts of humanity wanting them not to realize the station of Auli-Mohammad (saw) in Quran other then the fact they are the true guides. God bless Mohammad and the family of Mohammad just as he blessed his chosen Ones, Ibrahim and the family of Ibrahim, indeed he is Praiseworthy Majestic!
  23. 2 points
    AnaAmmar1

    Without Internet!

    easily.
  24. 2 points
    Dear brother, Iran is heads and shoulders above any harshness other nations have faced in recent times. With Iran you have the unique enemy of Israel, Saudi-Arabia, and the US(and their servants in europe).You have the unstable middle east, the sanctions, the propaganda. Iran bar none since the revolution has bore the brunt. Ofcourse, even before the US meddled with Iran, installing the puppet shahs etc.
  25. 2 points
    Dear King: Bro, I understand you're into socialism and that. But let's get real: a lot of Latin American and African countries turned to socialism in the 60s and 70s because they saw it as the best way of freeing themselves from the imperialist yoke. That was their primary motivation; they were not trying to play out the wishes of some 19th century German ideologue. Moreover, they didn't have Imam Mahdi, they didn't have the leadership of Imam Khomeini or WF, and they didn't have the culture of martyrdom. These are things they didn't have. We cannot expect them to act upon which they are unfamiliar with. Every nation acts in the way which is feasible to them. I am not dismissing what Cuba did. But Cuba had very powerful friends; this cannot be denied. This was out of necessity; I know that Fidel was not a Soviet stooge, but he had to act out of necessity. Islamic Iran has never had such a powerful ally. Iran's most powerful and most steadfast ally is, and always was: Syria. That says all you need to know, doesn't it? So we can't act as though Cuba has had it worse than Iran. That is absolutely untrue. I don't mean it as disrespect to the brave Cuban people, but it's simply not true. As for Venezuela... Hugo Chavez was Shia in taqiyya. There is no denying this; there is no political or strategic reason to mention Imam Mahdi and pray for his return in front of stupid Mahmoud Abbas and a bunch of journalists. The only reason he would possibly bring it up is if he truly believed it. However, the language of socialism is very familiar to the Latin American nations, so obviously he would primarily use socialistic slogans. He wasn't a Marxist-Leninist, anyhow, so it's not like his socialism conflicted with his real beliefs which were Shia Islam. And no I am not joking.
  26. 2 points
    baradar_jackson

    Iran Bans 'evil Spiky Hair'

    The problem is that a lot of people think that by shouting foul, they are solving the issue or helping to solve the issue. It's like if I see someone on the roadside working on his car and I stop just to say: "yep.... the radiator is busted." Even assuming my assessment is correct and my intentions are good, my comment is worthless. The guy already knows what the problem is. The problem is confounded because a lot of Shias are turned off by how much Shias tend to revere Iran (often more than their own countries), forgetting that the only reason for this reverence is their allegiance to Seyyed Ali Khamenei and their desire to inherit the will of Imam Khomeini and the shohada. (which I think very few of us would say is a bad thing) Right now, Iran is becoming a major world power. It is very important that Iran improve its internal situation and avoid straying from the Imam's line. We all need to play a role in this, whether it is with actions, words, or with our hearts.
  27. 2 points
    Forever I'll Beast

    Iran Bans 'evil Spiky Hair'

    My fellow Shiachatters, this is an example of a post muddled with historical inconsistencies and inaccuracies. Learn from this post and remember to have a historical awareness before declaring anything. One must hold his/her tongue before typing/speaking. Iran has been at the forefront of anti Imperialism since 1979. Neither Venezuela, Bolivia, Honduras or any South American regime has eclipsed Iran in this regard. All these countries look to Iran as the beacon of anti imperialism. Iran has faced a war by western imperialism ( Iraq war 1980s) with thousands dead. It has faced the worst sanctions regime in history. It is surrounded by US military backed aggressive regimes with always, 24/7 threat of attack. No South American regime has faced such severe sanctions regime, experienced devastating war from western imperialism like Iraq war, or is under constant threat of attack such as Iran.
  28. 2 points
    I already proved. God would not play favoritism, and the normal type family would be corruption.
  29. 2 points
    Sumerian

    Iran Bans 'evil Spiky Hair'

    But power is not the priority, establishing an Islamic Government was/is.
  30. 2 points
    Absurd, but it isn't the Senate, it is one Senator. He is probably just trying to get media attention and playing off the ignorance of a certain loud sector of the population.
  31. 2 points
    Wahdat

    Iran Bans 'evil Spiky Hair'

    both Israelis and Iranians are ancient people with long histories...and thus naturally their societies are comprised of various sorts. they both have religious, secular, semi religious, or semi secular. there are religious people in Israel that even dont want their kids to be in the same school as children from other religious parts let alone children form secular families. yet the state has managed to combine all under its umbrella and make itself truly powerful. while in iran a section of the society always gets excluded for not being the same as the ruling part. this makes the state that much weaker. aside few dingos there are lots of well educated secular iranians that do not identify with the state and are excluded. these people instead benefit other countries with their knowledge and skills. if these are to be brought under the iranian state's umbrella iran as a whole would benefit.
  32. 2 points
    mina

    Thoughts (2010-2016) [ARCHIVE]

    It's my signature for a while now...I love that quote.
  33. 2 points
    Abu Hadi

    Is It Time To Go All Out?

    I guess our friend took notice. This thread is not so Trollicious anymore.
  34. 2 points
    I like to think of it as the Iranian government's way (if it's even true) of saving these people from embarassing pictures years later. I found some pictures from middle school and I was rockin' the mullet. I really would have appreciated it if someone had banned that. :)
  35. 2 points
    Another ceremony held Monday night for Afghans martyrs from Fatemion brigade (Tehran Mahdiyeh) : Alhamdulilah for this new role of brave Afghans .
  36. 2 points
    :Sami II

    Ucl Semi-Finals

    When I first saw this topic, I thought it read Uncle Sami- Finals
  37. 2 points
    I agree with them. That hairstyle is pretty gay
  38. 2 points
    Ameen

    A Close Look At Fadak!

    You said, "You are rushing your case onto a self-destructive path." This is exactly what you are doing with yourself by trying to protect and defend a man who got it wrong, by quoting a Hadith which wasn't heard and known by others and which has no basis and foundation with in the Quran. You said, "1. It makes a difference. Do you claim it as a gift or inheritance? Unless you are a dimwit or think I was born yesterday, it makes a huge deal of difference. If you ask, "how", then I say "because it further exposes you". And it did because to support your gift claim, you quoted Surah 17 verse 26 and then we found out that it was a Makki surah having nothing to do with Fadak." I'm not a dimwit but you might have been born yesterday by the way you are kicking around. Read with your eyes open. You claimed that I need to decide whether it was inheritance or a gift. No one made the gift story up. It is found in history books just like the inheritance story. This was my point which you are trying to ignore, You need to make your mind up whether the Prophet (pbuh) left any wealth behind in the shape of material form. What ever I put forward is automatically unreliable and za'eef. And what ever you put forward is reliable and strong. Nice one. What a way to go! You said, "2. Taking that narration at face value, Al-Mamun was not a Companion and his position will never override the position of Abu Bakr [ra], Umar [ra], Uthman [ra] and Imam Ali [ra]." Taking that narration at face value???? Are you're willing to take narrations at face value at will but lay down principals for me. You believe in the concept of Khilafath but pick and chose Khalifas as you desire. You label Khalifs and or their decisions right and wrong as you desire. Now who is being spineless here??? Who seems to be a dimwit here???? Lay down some principals and then discuss according to that sunshine! Not discuss as you wish and will. You said, "4. That narration contradicts Surah Al-Hashr verse 7, therefore, it holds no weight. Nice try though!" Does it??? Just as the Hadith Abu Bakar mentioned contradicts the Quran. Goes against the inheritance rules laid out in the Quran.
  39. 2 points
    Khalilallah

    Tinder, This World Has Changed

    What are on about? Go on the street and ask a 100 girls for a hook up and all 100 of them will slap you for your misbehaviour, the real world is full of humans who have morals equal or better than yours, so worry about yourself since there is a lot of falsehood you assume about westerners.
  40. 2 points
    Goodness in Return of Ill-Treatment The Holy Prophet (S) says: “If any one betrays trust with you, do not betray trust with him or you will also become like him. Similarly, do not break ties with your relatives even if they do so.”
  41. 2 points
    Khalilallah

    Irritated

    Contemplation and studying is worship and the Muslims need more of this, including your mom and you. Just focus on improving your self and increasing in knowledge and personality Akhlaq etc. Forget about what people think, you don't need anyone to take you seriously so long as your lord is happy then you should be thankful and happy.
  42. 2 points
    mesbah

    Iran Bans 'evil Spiky Hair'

    روی الصدوق عن ابی‌عبدالله الصادق ـ علیه أفضل السلام ـ إن الله تعالی أوحی إلی بعض الانبیاء قل للمؤمنین لاتلبسوا ملابس أعدایی و لاتطعموا مطاعم أعدائی و لاتسلکوا مسالک أعدائی فتکونوا أعدائی. Narrated by Shaykh al-Saduq (ra) from Imam al-Sadiq (as): Allah swt revealed to one of his messengers: tell the believers do not wear the clothing similar to that of my enemies and do not eat the food similar to that of my enemies and do not behave the way my enemies behave, otherwise you shall become my enemy. Outer is the leader of the inner The distinction and the apparant line between believers' style and satanic style must remain. How to teach and train your teenage children in a western society? That's another issue and should not be mixed with the ideal condition we hope for.
  43. 2 points
    The narration is Weak (Da'eef) due to Muhammad b. Sinān. This narration is also Weak (Da'eef). In addition to other deficiencies, the main narrator is Majhool (unknown). These two narrations have been graded by Āṣif al-Muḥsinī [ha], in his work: Mashra`ah Bihār al-Anwār: Grading: Weak (not reliable). -->Mashra`ah Bihār al-Anwār, Vol. 1, pg. 436. Grading: Weak (not reliable). -->Mashra`ah Bihār al-Anwār, Vol. 1, pg. 462. In addition, both these narrations are not interpreted in a literal sense by the scholars who mentioned them. Nor do we endorse any attribute that limits Allāh. (salam) No brother. Kāmil al-Ziyārat is not considered authentic in terms of every chain present. The author yes, had made the claim that what he mentions is considered reliable. However, scholars have taken his word, only in authenticating his Shuyūkh (teachers). This includes al-Khūī [r.a] and other prominent scholars.
  44. 2 points
    notme

    Iran Bans 'evil Spiky Hair'

    I wish I had dyed my hair purple when I was young. I tell my kids they can wear their hair however they want and choose any decent style of clothing. Its just hair - it isn't permanent. So if this story is true, I think its ridiculous. But I'm not Iranian, so I really have no business commenting on laws that aren't mine.
  45. 2 points
    Hameedeh

    Beginnings

    Is this a trick question? :P Maybe you are taking a class and the teacher wants to get to know you? :) [First, take notes about what you will say, and when you are ready with your notes, start your stopwatch in order to time it.] Say hello. Then define the word beginning. Next say that most -- if not all of us -- have experienced a new beginning some time during our past. Give examples of a new beginning that can relate to the age of your audience. (I have no idea who your audience is, but you could mention learning to drive a bicycle or drive a car, become a tutor, learn to swim, ice skating, get married, adopt a baby, write a book, start a company, examples are endless.) Move to the personal side and talk about a new beginning that you started to do, why you wanted to begin, and why it is important to you. Challenge your audience to take the first step to make a new beginning, to think about something that can be a benefit to them (or their family or society or mankind) and think about what they would need to do in order to accomplish it. [stop your stopwatch.] If it wasn't two minutes, talk slower. ;) Good luck!
  46. 2 points
    Hameedeh

    Thoughts (2010-2016) [ARCHIVE]

    ^ Alhamdulillah! :)
  47. 2 points
    Defender Justice

    Hadith Of The Day

    Never make a Decision in Anger and Never make a Promise in Happiness . Imam Ali a.s
  48. 2 points
    Hameedeh

    Hadith Of The Day

    9. رسولُ اللّه صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيه وَ آلِهِ: مَن أحَبَّ أن يَكونَ أقوَى النّاسِ فلْيَتَوكَّلْ علَى اللّه تعالى.9. The Prophet SA said, ‘Whoever would like to be the strongest of people should place his trust in Allah, most High.’ [Jami` al-Akhbar, p. 321, no. 904]
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