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In the Name of God بسم الله


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  1. Wasalaam wr, Ghusl Tartibi is done in the following manner: 1. First make sure that there is nothing which obstructs the water from reaching the skin .e.g. hair oil, nail polish, lipstick.... It is best to clean your complete body and then wash off the shampoo and soap. 2. Do your niyya - It must be Qurbatan Ilallah. You should know which ghusl you are doing. 3. Firstly it is wajib to pour water over your head down to the neck. It is mustahab to run your fingers through your hair so that the water reaches the roots of the hair and to make sure water reaches everywhere. 4. Then, it is wajib
  2. Wasalaam wr, Don't try to think of every word and its meaning, your aim and objective is to speak to Allah s.w.t, direct your heart and words towards him, surely when you recite you already know of the words and their meanings and as much as you contemplate them you will never fully fathom their complete meaning, that can be done after prayer. In your state of prayer, this is your moment and meeting with your Beloved Allah s.w.t, so instead try to speak those words and direct them with your heart towards God, Allah s.w.t chose those surahs for prayers because they are the best for YOU,
  3. Salaam, Dear guest, the cursed shaitan, always tries to find different methods to trap us, and as per the narrations from the Ahlulbayt this is where the doubt comes from. I came across a narration, the context of which was, that a similar situation as yours (doubt) was explained to the Imam a.s, and the Imam (a.s) replied that this man is worshipping the shaitan, and the one who asked the question was surprised and replied 'how is he worshipping the shaitan when he is doing this for the sake of God', and the Imam a.s replied, 'ask him yourself what is the source of the doubts he is list
  4. Salaam, Who said Hawza students are learning about mysticism from those who are not Shi'a?
  5. Salaam, The fayrouz ring changes color, usually from blue to green *mainly* or yellow when it comes in contact with chemicals (soap, washing liquid), or oils (perfumes etc.).
  6. Salaam, I sincerely apologize for the lateness of my reply! I was overcome with obligations at home, and i haven't been able to reply as much as i would like. I will probably review this reply later, and havent re-read what i wrote, but so that you have something to work with with regards to Arabic grammer, in order to understand the way plural and singular forms work you have to read up on arabic 'sarf', rather than 'nahw'. - For more about plural forms in Arabic, look for: اقسام الجمع There are many different plural forms, for beings with intellect, th
  7. Salaam Sister, This is a wet/dry trimmer, with 19 different settings from1mm to 10mm, and its in your price range and has relatively great reviews. https://www.amazon.com/Panasonic-ER-GB40-S-Mustache-Adjustable-Settings/dp/B008KEJ1LM/ref=sr_1_2_a_it?ie=UTF8&qid=1520497830&sr=8-2&keywords=Panasonic+beard+trimmer
  8. Salaam, I apologize for the lateness of my reply, I haven't been able to sit down and write for the past week due to obligations at home. As for your first and second questions, I can show you where you are wrong and I believe the excerpts i posted, show the Shia view of predestination and free will in Islamic Metaphysics in accordance to the narration that was mentioned by the brother, and secondly I already said to you " that you superimposed your own understanding on a single sentence". With regards to your second question, if you are genuinely interested you will find this topic b
  9. In the name of God, Have you not read anything I have posted or written from the start? This is a genuine question, because it seems you are adamant on repeating the same question over and over again. What is not logical is rather that you are arguing with yourself at the moment, because you asked a question based on a verse of your choosing, then claimed that verse is a myth and now after claiming it is a myth, you are arguing against the very myth you used to ask your question, once again answering yourself to justify a belief that is based on disproving a verse, which you yourself cons
  10. In the name of God, Thats true. Lets look at the verse before it to add some context without referring to history at the present time: His authority is only over those who take him as an ally and those who through him associate others with Allah. And when We substitute a verse in place of a verse - and Allah is most knowing of what He sends down - they say, "You, [O Muhammad], are but an inventor [of lies]." But most of them do not know. The books being referred to here as being replaced, are the Holy Scriptures, the Bible etc.
  11. In the name of God, According then to your own understanding and explanation, you quoted a verse that you consider to be a borrowed myth, since what you call a 'mythical story to warn Jews' is the same one from which the verse of the bible that you used to ask whether God repents is in, and in that case the answer remains unchanged, that God repenting is a myth and you have answered your question yourself. And All praise belongs to God, the All-Seeing, the All-Knowing, Lord of the heavens and the earth.
  12. Salaam, Your welcome, I am familiar with classical Arabic, and after contemplating your question and consultation, the answer to your question is in the phrase min butuniha , the min here is a harf jar, and it is a sign of tab'eeth حرف تبعيض: (نح) حرف يُقصد به الدَّلالة على جزء مِنْ كُلّ وهو حرف (مِنْ)، كما تُستعمل بعضُ معاني الحروف للدّلالة على التبعيض The min, in min butuniha, is a harf tab'eeth which as defined above is a letter that proves that a part instead of the whole, which would mean the ayah is saying indeed that only one of the stomachs is used as the min is pointing
  13. In the name of God, Salaam, As for how you're wrong, it is to me self evident, and if it is not to you, then i would suggest you contemplate it, it is not time worthy or relevant to discuss it any further as it will move us away from the main subject at hand. As for how I am wrong, it is correct, you seem to have quoted the 100th quatrain, and there is no shame in admitting fault. Nonetheless, it again fails to prove any point, to quote Omar al-Khayyam, as a proof, is a mistake in and of itself. You rush to correct me for assuming you meant the 110th quatrain, and rightfully so, yet y
  14. In the name of God, I am a bit confused by your statement, you quote Genesis in your original post, and then call it a myth 5 pages later ? Maybe you mean by myth, something other than what comes to mind, can you please explain or expand on what you consider Genisis to be? Since you quoted it then called it a myth, and the 'Lord' speaks in myths, then the answer to your point about Gods repentance, is that which the Muslims hold as well, it is a myth. We do not abrogate a verse or cause it to be forgotten except that We bring forth [one] better than it or similar to it. Do you
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