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  1. 2 hours ago, Ruqaya101 said:

    Assalamu Alaikum brothers/sisters.

    I have come to realise when discussing certain topics with my brothers, male co-workers and classmates, that women do not completely understand that men can have it rough, be it with their desires, studies, religion, laws (general or religious), commitments, and/or social/personal life. What is something you think women should be more understanding and openminded of, and how do you think this can impact a positive change?

    As for sisters, we too, get frustrated with certain comments or point of views that men make clear statements of, again, regarding any topic (I.e modesty, studies, cheating, relationships), what is it that has frustrated you the most, and are you able to conclude why it is they have that certain mindset?

    To me it is true that sometimes women cannot understand men sometimes, but I think that a male should ignore it, because a woman has its own intellectual approach to see things. And, that is where man should conceal their belief about woman and not to tell them that they do not know man and man should satisfy himself to the extent like woman cannot understand him so does he cannot understand all the perspectives of woman and should be patient about it.


  2. 11 hours ago, 786:) said:

    How is one labeled bidah/haram and the other not?

    if you apply the same framework to conclude taraweeh as bidah/haram, you will reach the same conclusion about zanjeer.

    How come only Sayed Khamenei has spoke out against zanjeer? Why are the other ayotollahs silent?

    Every legal or illegal act is determined by practice of Prophet (PBUHHP) and his pious successors. Prophet (PBUHHP) said: "First, middle and last of us is Muhammad (PBUHHP). In our traditions we have found that our Imams out of grief shed blood from their eyes. This is, in the context of Zanjeer Zani. However, as regards Tarraweeh Hazrat Umer was not successor to our Prophet.


  3. On 9/11/2019 at 3:58 AM, Qarib Rubab said:

    Salam. 

    I am in a desperate need from Imam Mehdi (عليه السلام). I have lost it but I believe a miracle can only save me. Please guide me if I am not wrong and miracle can happen if I seek help from Imam e Mehdi. I cried everynight begging for help from Bibi Fatimah (عليه السلام) and Imam Hussain (عليه السلام) and Imam Mehdi (عليه السلام). I have prayed salat ul layl and namaz e Imam e Zamana (عليه السلام). But I got no help instead it got worst and irreversible. I have done everything like hard work, dua but I didn't got any sort of help. I have lost it all but tell me if still I be hopeful can Imam do a miracle for me? What do I do for that miracle  to happen. 

    What you want from Imam to do for you ? 


  4. 5 hours ago, HusseinAbbas said:

     

    Salam,

    I once heard Prophets and immams were the smartest people to have ever lived , but know were entering the age where we can insert a chip into someones brain and increase their memory or make them think faster , etc...  is what I heard false? Maybe they were the smartest in the sense that they chose the best option and they had the best moral character ? 

    Wsalam

    They did not only choose best option but entire creation were submissive to them because they were submissive to Allah (عزّ وجلّ).


  5. 16 hours ago, Ejaz said:

    :salam:

    As explained in detail by Brother Qa’im here:

    there seems to be many indications that Isaiah 42 refers to the Holy Prophet (صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم).

    However, do the Shi’a still accept that this refers to the Prophet (صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم), given that we do not support the Umayyad, Abbasid and Ottoman caliphates?

    Verse 4 of Isaiah states:

    So it may seem that the verse says that Islam will reach the Islands, and that the Earth will be filled with justice.

    Do correct me if I’m wrong.

    JazakAllahu Khayran

    If you can read these whole verses of Isaiah, they talk of a divine representative who will crush the idols and perhaps you can see that in Catholic Churches there are idols of Prophet Jesus (عليه السلام) and Hazrat Mariam (عليه السلام). If Christians think that it is Prophet Jesus (عليه السلام), then he ((صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم)) will himself destroy the idols and prove that Catholics are wrong. Besides that the time it will be nearing will be such that there be roads and rivers in Wilderness and voice of Arabs be heard, it means they will be influential and it is known from the existing politics that on whose directions whole of Middle East is kidnapped, it is obviously Catholic Christian countries. It shows that if it is Hazrat Jesus (عليه السلام), he will be not satisfied with the world that is being ruled by the existing rulers and he (عليه السلام) will do Jehad against them and dry their rivers and give them beatings. It shows even from Christian perspective that Hazrat Jesus (عليه السلام) will not be pleased with existing Christian rule.

    As for us, we believe that Prophet Jesus (عليه السلام) will come along Imam Mehdi (عليه السلام). 


  6. 22 hours ago, starlight said:

    Wahabbi militants attacked a Muharram procession in Lahore. No one's been killed but from what I have heard more than 50 people have been injured. 

    Hopefully someone can update this/provide a news story with details.

    I also heard that and I am glad to know that there have been no killings by people on these days Alhamdolilah. Although some boys were killed due to electricity shocks. I believe that it will get better.


  7. 6 hours ago, comm_imami said:

    Salam alaykum

    Can you help me out here  :helpsos:, would love to get some feedback from anyone with experiences within building websites and getting SEO consulting/ranking:

    I'm putting together an Islamic website in a local language (Scandinavia) and have low online presence.

    I'm considering hiring a local SEO agency in Copenhagen like miklagard.dk or waimea, but don't know if going local is a good idea when it comes to SEO, or should I go with freelancers from UpWork or hire a more internal know SEO agency? Also, if anyone have any experiences with this, please share your story

    you know about HTML 5 ?


  8. 4 hours ago, Jaane Rabb said:

    Salaam,

    Do Imams have the authority to legislate new and/or amend an existing law?

    The last part - so the Imam has to operate within the bounds of Qur'an and Sunnah delivered by the Prophet (S)? [I mean it's pretty obvious the Imam must].

    There aren't any further Messengers because the divine law has been delivered in full, hence "...today I have perfected your religion and completed my favour upon you..." and Muhammad (S) is the last Prophet. So with the law delivered, surely there should be no change to it, no exceptions added?

    [NOTE: Following its commentary are comments which criticise the commentary, so a bit confused as to which belongs to Tabataba'I if someone can please clarify?]

    Please post your proofs and share other scholarly opinion. I've heard A. Sistani believes Imams can legislate law but would like reference and his proof/reasoning if possible.

    The crux of the matter is, if Muhammad (S) has said "don't do X", can an Imam come later and add "except when it's Y". Wouldn't this go against the traditions of the Prophet? So should any narrations attributed to an Imam adding an exception to the rule be rejected on those grounds regardless of chain strength?

    And if you want an absolute specific situation where this has happened, then it's in relation to latm/matam but PLEASE don't turn this thread into a discussion about that. There's narrations from the Prophet (S) not to slap the face, etc. Then there's narrations from al-Sadiq saying the same but adding an exception - "except on Al-Hussain", which would constitute to change.

    Fi Amanillah

    Interesting question.

    Our belief says that no one is better in understanding religion after Prophet (PBUHHP) than Imams. There are instances where Prophet (PBUHHP) issues and specific order with respect to circumstances but it was later on abolished by Imams on the condition that it was related to condition of specific circumstances which is no longer in place. To support this by an example: Imam Ali (عليه السلام) was asked as to why does he not color his hair as it was ordered by Prophet (PBUHHP). Imam Ali (عليه السلام) said: "It was ordered by Prophet (PBUHHP) when there were less youth in our ranks as compared to Infidels so Prophet (PBUHHP) ordered all our men to color their hair so that we may put psychological impression that we have many youths among us and as of now, we have sufficient people". Likewise, enslaving also was abolished as enemy do not enslave Muslims. 

    So, if an Imam approves or prohibits a saying of Prophet (PBUHHP), he is actually felt its need in the world as he (عليه السلام) knows the law that he has got from the Prophet (PBUHHP) himself . And, an Imam is never wrong in his feeling because Prophet (PBUHHP) said: "Among us 1st is Muhammad, Middle is Muhammad and last is Muhammad".


  9. 3 hours ago, Ummat Mohammed said:

    Can we please focus on the subject here please. I want an explanation of sermon 127, do you have another explanation please.

    Those who say that Imam Ali (عليه السلام) is Allah are the Ghulaat or those who say that Imam Ali (عليه السلام) is above Prophet are Ghulaat and have exceeded beyond limits and those who reduces the position of Ahlebait (عليه السلام) below Ashab have reduced their position. 


  10. 2 hours ago, Ejaz said:

    :salam:

    As explained in detail by Brother Qa’im here:

    there seems to be many indications that Isaiah 42 refers to the Holy Prophet (صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم).

    However, do the Shi’a still accept that this refers to the Prophet (صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم), given that we do not support the Umayyad, Abbasid and Ottoman caliphates?

    Verse 4 of Isaiah states:

    So it may seem that the verse says that Islam will reach the Islands, and that the Earth will be filled with justice.

    Do correct me if I’m wrong.

    JazakAllahu Khayran

    have to read it.


  11. 3 hours ago, Ummat Mohammed said:

    I believe the two catagories of Muslims who will be ruined are the Shia who love Ali so much and the Wahabies who hate Ali so much.

    Now Imam Ali clearly demands the Muslims to belong to the majority,  "who are the sunnah wal jama3a."

    Now we know why there are so much killing now between wahabies and Shias 

    You are mistaken my brother. We love Imam Ali (عليه السلام) up to the extent Allah (عزّ وجلّ), Our Prophet (PBUHHP) and our Imams have explained us. If you really are the one who neither exceed nor fall behind in the love of Imam Ali (عليه السلام) then tell me why you people:

    1. Say that Prophet (PBUHHP) left this world without leaving a Khalifah while in your own Sahih Bukhari it is written that there will be 12 khalifas and all from Qureish. Who are your 12 khalifas?

    2. Hazrat Abu Bakar and Hazrat Umer accepted Hazrat Ali (عليه السلام) as Imam on Ghadeer and went back on to their promises and Hazrat Abu Bakar saying Hazrat Umer that you be Khalifah and Hazrat Umer saying Hazrat Abu Bakar that you be Khalifah both confused and putting each other infront so that if there be civil disturbance the head of leader be cutt off and other can do Tobah.

    3. Your three Khalifahs often consulted Imam Ali (عليه السلام) and thus accepting that they were incapable of making decisions and guiding people. On one occasion Hazrat Abu Bakar said: "If I do a mistake then guide me to truth".

    4. Hazrat Abu Bakar rejected Hadith of Prophet by confiscating Garden of Fadak from Syeda Zahra (عليه السلام)

    And, there are still many issues which prove that your Maktab reduces the position of Ahlebait (عليه السلام) and therefore not justified. We do not say that you fall in second group but historical evidences does. As for Jannah and hell, Allah (عزّ وجلّ) is the judge and we are told by our Imams to hold you dear as we hold our brothers dear.


  12. On 9/3/2019 at 4:07 PM, Guest guest brother said:

    Salam!

    I have istimna problems. I don’t want to do again. it caused me suicidal toughts because of regrets and unworthy to be alive.

    I tried quit many times but I relapse I make forgivness everytime and now my forgivness doesnt seem sincere anymore because I think I will relapse again. I am afraid this will continuie.

    please brother and sister pray for me to quit this habit. I feel unworthy of having a Muslim wife. I feel unwourthy of praying to Allah.

    when the desire is to much I feel like if I don’t do istimna I will get physcological problems. but if I do istimna Allah will hate me and I will dissapoint Allah.

    this is huge problem I want to kill my nafs and never do istimna again. please brothers and sisters pray for me and ask forgivness for me.

    this has caused me depresion. desire is to much and fasting don’t help.

    It is very sad brother. However, before commenting on this issue, I would like to ask what does it mean in English ?


  13. On 8/28/2019 at 7:03 AM, Asra02 said:

    Al salam aleykom. Lately I have started to become more religious but along the way my sadness have increased. I don’t know why I’m sad. I can go down to sujood after the fajr prayer and just cry a river. I cry and I cry and I cry until the next day I find my eyes swollen. I cry because I feel very sad. I don’t even know why I feel sad it’s so weird, this is so weird. Allhamdulilah Allah (سُبْحَانَهُ وَ تَعَالَى) have given me a lot of blessings so I’m not struggling with anything. I have felt lonely a lot lately even though I have people surrounded. A couple of times I’ve gotten dizzy and I have nearly fainted during prayer. I can fake a laugh but I’m really hurting inside without even knowing why. It’s so difficult to not know the reason why I’m sad and it’s starting to take over me. I’m almost giving up (I’m absolutely NOT thinking about suicide) I don’t have much more sabr left in me. I don’t know if this is a trauma I don’t know if this is depression I don’t know if it’s a test I don’t know if it’s a punishment I don’t know what it is. The only thing I want to do these days is sleep all day long. I really hope someone can help me 

    Read Qur'an and Islamic books. 


  14. 17 hours ago, realizm said:

    Maybe, but I think the sea and river confusion is not justified here, in the same surah we have the story of Musa's (عليه السلام) childhood which deals with a river. 

    Term is not bahr but yam.

     أَنِ اقْذِفِيهِ فِي التَّابُوتِ فَاقْذِفِيهِ فِي الْيَمِّ فَلْيُلْقِهِ الْيَمُّ بِالسَّاحِلِ يَأْخُذْهُ عَدُوٌّ لِّي وَعَدُوٌّ لَّهُ ۚ وَأَلْقَيْتُ عَلَيْكَ مَحَبَّةً مِّنِّي وَلِتُصْنَعَ عَلَىٰ عَيْنِي

    Sahil also means shore. 

    I am not saying that you are wrong. I am just saying that if this Alim just made a little mistake. It can be ignored because subject dealt with Imam Hussain (عليه السلام).


  15. 40 minutes ago, Cool said:

    A better place to ask this question is right into the crowd of people doing tatbir. I think you will get very strong answer from them.

    My personal opinion is related with what the religious authorities say. If they allow, who am I to criticise!!

    If they prohibit, I have no objection on that too.

    That is very poor way to answer brother. We shouldn't be emotional to questioner who asks for knowledge.

    1 hour ago, Ali~J said:

    Every year people get into the debate of whether or not Shia Muslims, regardless of their Marja, should be practising Tatbir.. What is everyone's general opinion on this?

    (PS. Mods I couldn't find the Poll content option on the Muharram 1441/2019 forum so it had go in Theology and General Religion...)

    This question has two parts:

    1. If you are doing tatbir for sake of being famous or deliberately to cause the notion that Islam considers this as Wajib so that name of Islam can be made controversial then it is haram.

    2. If you are doing it for your love of Ahlebait (عليه السلام) then such a matter is between you and Allah (عزّ وجلّ). Like those who perform sae between safa and marwa and none has right to judge you for it is duty of Allah (عزّ وجلّ) to judge.


  16. 31 minutes ago, realizm said:

    :salam:

    Nabi Musa (عليه السلام) crossed the sea, not Nile river. It is not the first time I hear this from `ulama. 

    This is getting annoying.

    وَلَقَدْ أَوْحَيْنَا إِلَىٰ مُوسَىٰ أَنْ أَسْرِ بِعِبَادِي فَاضْرِبْ لَهُمْ طَرِيقًا فِي الْبَحْرِ

     

    Bahar is sometimes termed as River also. 

    However, we can ignore minor errors and focus on real subject of discussion.


  17. 21 hours ago, Marzii said:

    Salam alaikum every one

    I hope everyone is doing well. So,as my previous posts reveal, I'm a patient of obsessive compulsive disorder, diagnosed officially. My mind tends to doubt everything under the sky..from the very point of me being awake and living to the point if Allah exists or not.. some days I'm full of conviction in my beliefs about Allah....but as soon as the ocd strikes...it just messes up my head, my heart, my beliefs.. everything...there is just two thoughts in my mind 24/7 "what if there is no God" "what if you become an atheist" 

    It's the beginning of Muharram...and these thoughts are really killing me. I just can't focus in my prayers, while reading the Qur'an or during the Majlis... although I do these things everyday...I feel no. Connection with Allah...I feel lost..in every aspect of Islam that I believe in...there is a" what if" thought in my head...what if the hadiths are all false, what if the Qur'an is man made, what if there is actually no Allah....and the list goes on... whenever these thoughts strike...I search for a solution...I'm compelled to...search the internet..go on atheistc and/or religious sites to reassure myself that my beliefs are true..

    I wanted to ask some questions regarding my above condition

    1) am I out of the fold of Islam if I have such doubts? 

    2)can I just believe...as I want yo believe...I love Allah and Islam 

    3) lastly... please do provide some simple proofs of Allah's existence..

    I would humbly request every one to pray for me to Allah..that if he exists I want to be guided..

    Thank you so much

     

    You are not alone in such condition. Question comes for answers and no any question is unanswered. 

    I will try to answer few of your questions:

    1. Qur'an is not man made because the prophecies in it are not man made because a human cannot possess such ability. Qur'an mentions that Persia will be defeated by Rome prophesied in the life of Prophet and happened after his (PBUHHP) life. Also mentioned that Sun has a course and modern science says it follows a star and travels along its solar system. Also explains that humans are born from a "semen"....while before it was thought female is responsible for son or daughter but Qur'an says its male as semen is from male.

    2. Hadith that confirm Qur'an are true and those who don't are not authentic.

    3. Allah is truth think about yourself, who is taking care of your body? Your intellect right....if your intellect does not send you signal that you are hungry, will you eat food? You won't even think about it and your body will slowly weakens until you get sick. So, you cannot maintain your body without a guide, how could this whole universe stand balanced without an intellect and such intellect is Allah (عزّ وجلّ).

     


  18. 16 hours ago, 313. said:

    Why did the Prophet marry a 9 year old? And why did he make his adopted son divorce his wife so he can marry 

    https://www.dawn.com/news/696084

    Read above for Hazrat Ayesha

    For Hazrat Zaid (عليه السلام), Prophet (PBUHHP) stopped both not to seek divorce but Hazrat Zainab (عليه السلام) was aggrieved due to people's taunting. It was because of people and not because of Prophet (PBUHHP).


  19. 3 hours ago, MohannadAlHamdani said:

    Yes brother I completely agree! We always respect each other in arguments and we don’t push each other.

    He claims to dislike salafi/wahabism and Saudia in general but shows traits of wahabism like for example: his father is dead (May Allah (سُبْحَانَهُ وَ تَعَالَى) have mercy on him) and he says that he won’t weep or cry for him because it’s haram??

    Another example is he detests people who cry, especially men. This was hinted towards Ashura.

    So I try to talk to him comfortably and explain to him, never once in anger. I can see his perception of Shia change and in the one month we have worked together he has learned more about Ahlul Sunna, Ahlul Bayt, Shia misconceptions etc...

    But Inshallah one day he will atleast drop the wahabi thinking.

    Jazak-Allah brother. That is what Imams taught us to do in discussions.


  20. 1 minute ago, khamosh21 said:

    if something differs from how you perceive it, finding it easier to understand is not logically possible. what you are saying is just ignore apparent problems in Islam and take blind faith, much like all other religions.

    It depends on you whether you trust someone or not. If you think lowly of a person, you won't change your opinion even if every clarification is before you because you want to defeat him at any cost but problem is that a true person is not affected by your doubts or suspicions just because you don't accept his clarification. The only losing party is you who lose the one about whom whole world says he is good.

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