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    Follower got a reaction from TheGreenWanderer in BANKING IN IRAN   
    Salaam Alaikum.
    I knwo this doesnt answer your question but an unfailable method of banking was introduced by the Late Baq-Us-Sadr
    The book is called Islamic Economics and has an unfailable system of banking according to the Islamic method.
    Unfortunately, this isnt 100% followed nowadays. If it was, then Islamic Banks would prosper like anything.
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    Follower got a reaction from Al Hadi in Exposing Yassir Al-Habib   
    The man clearly gets too much attention on this forum, from his opponents as well as his supporters.
    His supporters don't realize that his akhlaq is terrible and bring shame upon the religious garb he wears, or even the fact that he proclaims faith in the path of the ahlulbayt (as), and they also don't realize the amount of times he has slandered our own ulema (who are much more pious and respectable than any enemy of the ahlulbayt (as) ).
    His opponents seem to be confused about what the issues are. They keep talking about taqiyyah, whereas taqiyyah isn't the issue here. It's akhlaq and slander. Furthermore, most of them seem more concerned about his views on enemies of the ahlulbayt (as) than what he says about our own scholars.
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    Follower got a reaction from wolverine in Fasting Long Days During Ramadhan - Impractical?   
    (bismillah)
     
    (salam)
     
    I think it's important to clear something up, because in this thread and in other discussions I have noticed that people may have misunderstood the ruling.
     
    The Sayyed does not simply say 'take the timings of Karbala', rather he says that in situations where the fast lasts more than 18 hours (for example in places like Scandinavia) people can take the timings of a place in the same horizon (he gives Iraq and Iran as examples). He then says, 'for example, Karbala'.
     
    Maraj'e have different interpretations of what they consider to be the 'same horizon', it appears Sayyed al Shirazi considers European countries to share the horizon with Middle Eastern countries. Sayyid Sistani's definition of horizon appears to be more restrictive. Just thought I would mention this in case there is any confusion.
     
    Wallahu A'lam
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    Follower got a reaction from Sirius_Bright in What if we were all wrong?   
    Bismihi Ta'ala
    As the famous narration says, one who dies without knowing the Imam of their time has died a death of jahiliyyah. 
    If one has not recognized or accepted Imamah at all, then there is no question of being on the right path. 
    If the Shi'a are wrong, it would not be due to the rejection of 7th century political leaders, rather due to an error in correctly recognizing the Imam of their time (God forbid). 
    Wallahu A'lam
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    Follower got a reaction from Ali al-Abdullah in What if we were all wrong?   
    Bismihi Ta'ala
    As the famous narration says, one who dies without knowing the Imam of their time has died a death of jahiliyyah. 
    If one has not recognized or accepted Imamah at all, then there is no question of being on the right path. 
    If the Shi'a are wrong, it would not be due to the rejection of 7th century political leaders, rather due to an error in correctly recognizing the Imam of their time (God forbid). 
    Wallahu A'lam
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    Follower got a reaction from Ali al-Abdullah in Strategy on dealing with backwards community   
    Walaikum as-Salam wa Rahmatullah
    Based on your post, it appears that there is indeed some ignorance among the community but also that you are perhaps also not aware of the background/basis of some of these points.

    Hajj is wajib - all those who meet the criteria must perform it.
    Regarding the ziyarah of Imam Hussain (as), there are indeed narrations that have equated it to several thousands of hajj. However, the 'ulema have also provided explanations for this (and it is not a basis to select ziyarah over the wajib hajj)


    This is an over simplification of a complex discussion (see the Qur'an sub-forum for more details)


    There are several narrations about the importance of Wilayah, and I believe some of them could be used to support this idea (which may indeed be true). Allahu A'lam. 


    Tafseer of the Qur'an, according to the school of Ahlul Bayt (as), must indeed be based on narrations of the A'immah. Tafseer bil ra'y is considered to be haram. 
    Reading the Qur'an on the other hand is of course something different and has been strongly emphasized in our narrations.

    I think it's good that you have decided not to use an offensive approach, because I don't believe this would be appropriate.
    First and foremost, continue learning and gaining knowledge to enable yourself to recognize truth (some of the points in your post) from falsehood (some of the other points). 
    Try to uphold learnings from the Qur'an and the Ahlulbayt (as) in your life and in the community you live in. Rather than trying to replace or override their activities, supplement them (for example, holding Qur'an and Du'a sessions, inviting knowledgeable 'ulema, providing people with the opportunity to sit and talk to the 'ulema one-to-one, because this is where they will have the opportunity to clear their doubts rather than to simply go with the flow).
    Wallahu A'lam
     
     
     
     
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    Follower reacted to Soldiers and Saffron in Becoming a millionare   
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    Follower reacted to notme in Becoming a millionare   
    Money in itself is nothing. It buys nice things, but more than nice things, I think most people want security.  They want to not worry about "what if my car breaks" or "what it I get sick and can't work". 
    Probably some people want power too, and wealth can be used as power. 
    Wealth is a test, and poverty is also a test. Neither is good or bad, from a spiritual point of view. What matters is what we do with what we have. 
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    Follower got a reaction from BornShia in Did Aisha and Hafsah slaughter Muhammed s.a.w?   
    Bismillah ar-Rahman ar-Raheem,
    Again, since a video of Sayyed Kamal has been posted here (a very able scholar, without a doubt), it is worthwhile seeing this as well:
     
    Wallahu A'lam
     
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    Follower got a reaction from Al-Hussayni in How important shiachat is to cause of Ahlulbayt   
    Bismillah Ar-Rahman Ar-Raheem
    SC is certainly a valuable asset, but in terms of gaining knowledge I think there are more important websites out there (for example al-islam.org). Using SC to get answers for your debates can be helpful but will limit you to 'snapshots' rather than a full understanding of fundamental concepts. 
    My humble advice to young brothers and sisters is to avoid spending excessive amounts of time on online debates, and to spend the time in learning the basic fundamentals of religion (again al-islam.org has excellent resources). It is admirable that people are willing to defend their faith (online and offline) but I have seen many cases where people have focused all their energy on this without having correctly understood the basic concepts of religion (which in itself takes requires a significant amount of reading/study).
    This doesn't mean that one shouldn't respond to questions or challenges to the faith (online or offline), but it shouldn't become an unhealthy distraction from taking the time to sit down and study religion. The internet has provided a lot of good resources but it has also made us lazy, and sometimes we tend to fall into 'copy-paste' debates which can continue for hours without any proper conclusion. 
    Wallahu A'lam.
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    Follower got a reaction from mina in Mixed Faith Marriage   
    Permanent marriage with non muslimeen is not permissible in Islam. Wallahu A'lam.
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    Follower reacted to Ali Musaaa :) in Mixed Faith Marriage   
    If your wife is a Christian or a Jew then there isnt anything to be concerned about.  
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    Follower got a reaction from kamyar in Obligation Of Hijab In Iran And Iranian Youths   
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    (salam)
     
    Every country has a dress code, and the dress code can differ from one nation to the next.
     
    To say that Iran 'forces women to wear the headscarf' is like saying that the Unites States 'forces women to cover their chests'.
     
    Wallahu A'lam
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    Follower got a reaction from Hasan0404 in Is Mutah Frowned Upon In Your Culture?   
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    Not only is it halal, it is mustahab. Of course, the conditions should be understood and followed. A lot of people seem to overlook the conditions and are not aware of the terminology (for example, loss of virginity, which refers to halal loss of virginity rather than loss of virginity through fornication).
     
    Wallahu A'lam
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    Follower got a reaction from Sumerian in Father-Son Relationship Problems   
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    I agree with Sayyed Faridoon. The problem here is that young people in this day and age are very self-obsessed, very sensitive (lack of thick skin) and play the victim card too often. There is no stength of character, durability or patience. Young men are behaving like teenage girls, which is why they lose the respect of society and their own family.
     
     
    The majority of movies today are full of haram content. Furthermore, studies from sociologists and psychologists show how these movies negatively impact people's behaviour and personalities.
     
     
     
    Again, most of the content on television today is full of vulgarity, violence and indecency. Nothing productive or beneficial.
     
     
    I don't see the harm in going out to eat once in a while, however I respect the fact that your father wishes to not be wasteful and spend money in places where it is needed most.
     
     
    It's not haram in itself, but it depends what exactly you're doing. The majority of the activities that young people (or all people, for that matter) participate in at late hours is rarely beneficial.
     
     
     
    They are non mahram, this is correct, and mixed gatherings should be avoided where not necessary. It is obviously difficult to avoid at work and at the workplace, but as Muslims we should avoid such gatherings to whatever extent we can, especially in the social sphere.
     
     
     
    Different people have different views on what is and isn't disrespectful. If this is the norm of your house, then it is better to respect it.
     
     
    I doubt most of these principles were followed in 1970's Pakistan or even modern-day Pakistan. Islam is a religion for all times and all places.
     
     
    Completely false and misleading.
     
    The following is taken from Greater Sins by the martyr Sayyed Dastagahib Shirazi, one of the greatest scholars of the last century:
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Wallahu A'lam
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    Follower reacted to IbnSohan in 2014 Iraq Conflict [Opinion & Analysis]   
    I won't be that confident.
    The realities on ground are telling us the opposite. Take for example how Tekrit fell again to ISIS after it was completely taken over by Iraqi Army. This happened a week or so before. Look how Jurf Alsakhr fell again to ISIS just few days ago after it was all controlled by Iraqi Army.
    Iraqis know this well, the only power that can change the realities on ground is the will of people
    Tribes in Tekrit do not want the Safawi army nor the tribes in Jurf ALsakhr. They are willing to cooperate with satan if need be just to not be ruled by Shia.
    Sunni politicians said nothing against those who gathered in Amman few weeks ago to declare ISIS as vital partner of their revolution. Kurds politician said nothing against Barazi decisions in taking over Kirkuk, selling Iraqi oil, unwilling to share Kurds oil and wealth with the rest of Iraq but demanding its share of the Basrah oil while speaking about independence day and night. Barazani also opened 5 new crossing between Kurdistan and Turkey in February. All the world know that Turkey is the gate of Terrorists to the region.
     
    Sunnis are only now crying because they are in pain. One they get to power they will not be better than Saddam. If they think they changed then they should prove it physically. If Mosul tribes are against ISIS this should show up when Army hits Mosul, but so far there is no positive indication that it is worthy that Shia send their southern sons from the volunteers to help those who are ungrateful.
     
    Also, the army that was in Mosul was in majority a Sunni army. The governors were sunnis and those that ate people money were the sunni corrupted governors. Sunni people are giving an ear to likes of Harith al dahri, Atheel Nujaifi etc to be their representatives.
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    Follower reacted to Al-Hassan in 2014 Iraq Conflict [Opinion & Analysis]   
    In regards to the news in Mosul( and only Mosul for now), it's safe to say that the majority of the 4 million people living there are against ISIS and would rather wish for the Iraqi army, even though they were bitter with them in the past, to have authority over Mosul than ISIS. I have confirmed this from people who live there as well as many others on social media who are openly debunking any misinformation which entails that the majority support ISIS.
    The problem is though, the people are too weak and powerless to take up arms against ISIS. ISIS now has absolute control over the entire city and surrounding areas and are heavily equipped from light machines guns to rockets. The average person in Mosul does not possess a weapon nor is equally trained as an average ISIS fighter is, and hence, the people there are really left hopeless. It's kind of slowly turning into a pseudo-Afghanistan there now. Nothing will change until the Iraqi army launches a large scale offensive attack into the city.
    By the way, regarding the destruction of the Masjid of Nabi Yunus by ISIS scums, it's worth to mention that it was a Sunni Masjid.
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    Follower reacted to syed yusuf abbas in 2014 Iraq Conflict [Opinion & Analysis]   
    Salaam brother but when that quote come saying ayatollah khamenei criminal and ayatollah blood thirsty devil I stopped listening! Ayatollah shirazi has his own opinion but he wasn't the leader of revolution as for giving second chances please we can exactly see what's happening in iraq when former generals and Baathist were giving second chances they are killing Shias by the thousands bad policy or not by Maliki.... No major islamic school of thought caters for this barbaric crimes against the Muslims.... Maybe brother you need a second chance in your thinking.... Thousands of shia Muslims died during the revolution over 6000 scientists were killed by Mossad those who were with the regime or stayed silent are just as culpable in their crimes hence why we raise our voices for palestines if we don't we are just as guilty as Israelis but how can we really knw what happened during or after the revolution I trust ayatollah khomeneis ra judgement... Today the same revolutionary ideas the same Iran is sitting with the world powers on the same table ( even after threats, war Iran-Iraq, sanctions,arm embargo, cannot purchase wheat, rice or medicines) the same Iran whether we agree or not with their policies you have to admire them for standing up and not being humiliated like the rest if Arabs or Muslim countries.... So brother think again contemplate and write something appropriate without cursing or slandering any scholars
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    Follower got a reaction from Ethics in Fasting Hours In Countries With Long Daylight   
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    (salam)
     
    I would reconsider your choice for the title of this thread, as it is disrespectful.
     
    I can understand issues with fasting in places with no real distinction between day and night, but I don't see the fuss for places like the UK and continental Europe where tens of thousands of Muslimeen are fasting without any problems (including children).
     
    Wallahu A'lam
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    Follower got a reaction from mina in Fasting Hours In Countries With Long Daylight   
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    I would reconsider your choice for the title of this thread, as it is disrespectful.
     
    I can understand issues with fasting in places with no real distinction between day and night, but I don't see the fuss for places like the UK and continental Europe where tens of thousands of Muslimeen are fasting without any problems (including children).
     
    Wallahu A'lam
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    Follower got a reaction from Muhammed Ali in Obligation Of Hijab In Iran And Iranian Youths   
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    (salam)
     
    Every country has a dress code, and the dress code can differ from one nation to the next.
     
    To say that Iran 'forces women to wear the headscarf' is like saying that the Unites States 'forces women to cover their chests'.
     
    Wallahu A'lam
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    Follower got a reaction from mina in Muharram Wedding   
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    The period between the first of Muharram and the 20th of Safar is considered and observed as a mourning period throughout the Shi'a world (regardless of cultural background). As per the 'urf (custom) and recommendation of religious scholars, joyful events and celebrations are not observed during this period.
     
     
    Wallahu A'lam
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    Follower got a reaction from Abdul Zahra in Fasting Hours In Countries With Long Daylight   
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    I would reconsider your choice for the title of this thread, as it is disrespectful.
     
    I can understand issues with fasting in places with no real distinction between day and night, but I don't see the fuss for places like the UK and continental Europe where tens of thousands of Muslimeen are fasting without any problems (including children).
     
    Wallahu A'lam
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    Follower got a reaction from Ali_Hussain in Fasting Hours In Countries With Long Daylight   
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    (salam)
     
    I would reconsider your choice for the title of this thread, as it is disrespectful.
     
    I can understand issues with fasting in places with no real distinction between day and night, but I don't see the fuss for places like the UK and continental Europe where tens of thousands of Muslimeen are fasting without any problems (including children).
     
    Wallahu A'lam
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    Follower got a reaction from HamzaTR in "tell The Arabs That Israel Has Become Shia"   
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    (salam)
     
    The news appears to be true. Kindly refer to the following link
     
    Wallahu A'lam
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