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Zavon got a reaction from Aflower in What is Divine Throne?
I have been confused about this for a long time now. And unable to understand what it is.
I have cited this word at various places. So...
What does it exactly mean when we say Allah's Divine Throne? Is it an actual throne on which Allah is sitting?
Is sitting not an attribute? Are we attaching an attribute to Allah and limiting Him in His act?
I am asking this question since recently I read that there are Angels who are carrying Allah's Divine Throne and such. What does that mean?
Zavon reacted to AmirAlmuminin Lover in convince me about hijab
Hijab is Wajib. I know that those who try to deny it, already know it's Wajib. I'm very surprised that some people who THINK they understand more than ahlulbait and all maraji, tell other people it's not wajib.
Sister, I believe not wearing Hijab is a toxic arrow into the heart of Imam Mahdi who is watching us. Try to make him happy.
Zavon got a reaction from Hameedeh in What is your goal today?
My goals, not for today, but for the week:
* Help out in chores at house like laundry, cleaning, dusting, ironing clothes, and managing stuff, etc. And start doing it everyday. (Become more reliable!)
* Get my assignment of Accounting done.
* Make it a habit to think before you say something.
* Sleeping before 11pm! (This is the toughest of all!)
* Go to mosque for prayers instead of quickly making salaat at home.
* Cleaning and managing my documents of cupboard.
* Reading some Islamic books.
* Trying not to get [upset] by one of my teachers.
* Drinking more water, so I do not die all thristy and dehydrated.
Zavon reacted to Reza1997 in Depression
You need to seriously stop spending time alone. That’s only going to make it worse for you. Go out, go to the mosque, shopping, spend time with your family, your relatives, ask them to go out with you, volunteer at places.
Get your mind off things that are making you depressed. And firstly, why do you hate yourself? If it’s because of some mistake you committed then know that we’re all humans and we all commit mistakes. I think the main reason you’re feeling like this is because you feel distanced from God, and that should give you a hint that you need to work on your relationship with God.
Don’t take salah as a chore, instead when you stand on your prayer mat, pray slowly and try and concentrate on the words and what you’re saying.
Depression is a serious problem brother, and you need to do something about it quick. Maybe if it’s possible for you, you should take a visit to the Imams.. it’ll really help your spirituality.
And if you hate yourself because of your sins, then the door of repentance is ALWAYS open for everyone. Learn from your past and work on your future. After your prayers, sit down and ask Allah for forgiveness.
You don’t need to read a long dua, but just say whatever’s in your heart and tell God that you will improve yourself. You need to make that first step to change, it won’t come in an instance, but you need time and effort, lots of effort. Even your parents won’t be happy if you stay like this any longer.
Never reach a stage where you lose hope in yourself. Fight your bad urges, always remind yourself of Allah and think about the Akhira. Read about the lives of the Imams, even if you’re uninterested and don’t want to, force yourself. Sometimes you need to force yourself to change because change doesn’t come out of no where.
Zavon got a reaction from ShiaChat Mod in Share your best recipe.
I once made rice balls. They had been the only one item that I made specifically in my entire life lol. Apart from noodles, paratha, tea and some other easy to make things.
Those rice balls... I don't remember what you call them, they had a special name in Hindi in particular. You fry them after mixing the boiled rice with eggs (I think), and then you make balls. Freeze them. Take them out after they have shaped enough to dive them into cumber bread (is that what you call it?). Make sure they have frozen enough before putting them into that cumber bread.
I made it by putting a few slices of bread into the milk-shaker. xD Since our grinder has been broke for a long time. And I didn't know where to buy that cumber bread.
Anyways, after mixing them with those grains of bread, you put it into freezer again so that the cumber bread won't come off if you fry it in oil.
Okay, I tried to simplify the recipe as much as possible. You can add fillings of vegetables, meat, or something else inside those balls. Or you can make entirely something else with those rice balls. It's hard work but it's worth it. :P
EDIT: It's only good as a side-dish though.
Zavon reacted to Abu Nur in How can I revive dead heart
Yes it can be revived:
Allah سُبْحَانَهُ وَ تَعَالَى says: Discussion of knowledge between my slaves is among that which enlivens the dead hearts if it leads them [to submit] to my command. al-Kafi: 1/40
Start follow what Allah سُبْحَانَهُ وَ تَعَالَى commands, do prayers in time, stop disobeying and sinning and pray to Allah سُبْحَانَهُ وَ تَعَالَى to give you mercy and to revive your heart, and seek knowledge and act upon it and seek repentance everyday.
Zavon reacted to monad in Thinks he created himself
why do you believe that you need to give him an answer?. If that person believes it, let him do so. let me him entertain his own mind with that little pleasure of his. He could be right, considering, he was silly enough to erase his own memory in the first place. I'd say he was once a mental health patient in the world of God's. The theories to rebut can be as comical as the theories of existence too.
Just one many complexes.
Zavon reacted to Ibn al-Hussain in Ammar Nakshawani on sex slaves
Sayyid Ammar is an immensely popular speaker (and no doubt a very good one) and has done a lot of good as well, but majority of his audience are mere sheep - although this isn't limited to just Sayyid Ammar - since majority of the Western Shi'i audience have no ability to research, read or critically think. I blame this largely on the Western scholars/preachers who have presented and taught a very self-contradicting, wishy washy understanding of Islamic history, Islamic law and even Islamic ethics in the last 2-3 decades.
I don't usually go around pointing out mistakes from people's lectures (since most lecturers make minor blunders all the time), but this lecture was too much. Anyone who has studied basic Shi'i Fiqh will tell you how flawed this whole speech was and how much of a joke it was. I had a good laugh as the lecture was filled with flawed analogies, blatant mistakes, was highly misleading, but the poor audience of course has no ability to verify anything.
Zavon reacted to shadow_of_light in Ammar Nakshawani on sex slaves
وَمَنْ لَمْ يَسْتَطِعْ مِنْكُمْ طَوْلًا أَنْ يَنْكِحَ الْمُحْصَنَاتِ الْمُؤْمِنَاتِ فَمِنْ مَا مَلَكَتْ أَيْمَانُكُمْ مِنْ فَتَيَاتِكُمُ الْمُؤْمِنَاتِ وَاللَّهُ أَعْلَمُ بِإِيمَانِكُمْ بَعْضُكُمْ مِنْ بَعْضٍ فَانْكِحُوهُنَّ بِإِذْنِ أَهْلِهِنَّ وَآتُوهُنَّ أُجُورَهُنَّ بِالْمَعْرُوفِ مُحْصَنَاتٍ غَيْرَ مُسَافِحَاتٍ وَلَا مُتَّخِذَاتِ أَخْدَانٍ فَإِذَا أُحْصِنَّ فَإِنْ أَتَيْنَ بِفَاحِشَةٍ فَعَلَيْهِنَّ نِصْفُ مَا عَلَى الْمُحْصَنَاتِ مِنَ الْعَذَابِ ذَلِكَ لِمَنْ خَشِيَ الْعَنَتَ مِنْكُمْ وَأَنْ تَصْبِرُوا خَيْرٌ لَكُمْ وَاللَّهُ غَفُورٌ رَحِيمٌ
And whoever among you cannot [find] the means to marry free, believing women, then [he may marry] from those whom your right hands possess of believing "fatiyat". And Allah is most knowing about your faith. You [believers] are of one another. So marry them with the permission of their people and give them their due compensation according to what is acceptable. [They should be] chaste, neither [of] those who commit unlawful intercourse randomly nor those who take [secret] lovers. But once they are sheltered in marriage, if they should commit adultery, then for them is half the punishment for free [unmarried] women. This [allowance] is for him among you who fears sin, but to be patient is better for you. And Allah is Forgiving and Merciful.
According to the verse above:
1. You can marry a "ma malakat..." if you cannot marry a free believing woman.
2. "Ma malakat...."s are a subgroup of "fatiyat". Fatiyat literally means "young girls". Quran also uses the word "fata" with the meaning of "young boy/man" in different verses.
3. The word "yameen" has more than one meaning: right (direction), vow, promise, oath, ...
If in the phrase ما ملکت ایمانکم the word yameen means oath or vow, then the phrase means "what you possessed through your vows". So maybe it means a kind of marriage contract.
4. Quran says "marry them with the permission of their families (ahl)".
Zavon reacted to Laayla in Is it obligatory to attend mosques in muharram?
Assalam Alikum dear sis Sara,
I also would encourage you to attend majlis at the center. It might be difficult to do something at first, but when you frequent these places Insh'Allah your feelings of anxiety will diminish. Please continue to participate your reward is with Allah swt. Remember every effort you take to attend for the love of Imam Hussain, it is recorded and you will see the effects it does to you. Ignore the negative you see and see the positive that will come out of it.
M3 Salamah, FE AMIN Allah