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Division of the Dominion of Leadership

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SHAFAQNA- Q:The days of Imam Sadiq the leadership split into two - that of terrestrial and the other of spiritual.Is it true or not? A: Each one separated from the other. Shias have never thought nor did they ever consider that the Imams…

The Ideal Leadership (Part 7)

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SHAFAQNA-ISLAMIC MENTALITY OF A TRUE LEADER It is an accepted fact that the destiny of a community or a nation rests a great deal on its leader. However, elected with massive votes of the people one may be, and whatever outward magnetism…

The Ideal Leadership (Part 6)

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SHAFAQNA-In his treatise of rights, Imam Ali bin Al-Hussayn (as) is mentioned to have said that: "As to the rights of a Sultan (Chief-leader), you should be aware that he is already burdened with deep problems and subjected to hard test for…

The Ideal Leadership (Part 5)

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SHAFAQNA-In Islam leadership rests mainly upon two things – Knowledge and Justice. It is obvious that without sufficient knowledge about the people whom he is to lead, their conditions and requirements, a leader would not be able guide…

The Ideal Leadership (Part 4)

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shafaqna-One of the main subjects on which the dailies these days present to us fresh news of our morning reading is the ever-increasing cases of fraud and corruption. Be they committed by individuals or by those in high positions in public…

The Ideal Leadership (Part 3)

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SHAFAQNA-An ideal leader of a society is the one who ever remains aware and concious of the problems afflicting his people.The one who feels deeply concerned of their poverty,sickness and lack of means for their upliftment. Despite himself having…

The Ideal Leadership (Part 2)

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SHAFAQNA-Imam Ali bin Abi Talib (as)  is reported to have said: “The means of securing leadership is a generous heart” What it means is that a good leader needs to have a kind and munificent but discerning heart whereby he…

The Ideal Leadership (Part 1)

SHAFAQNA- Man is a social animal.  He is divinely endowed with gregarious nature to meet socially, to plan and do tasks in groups, to delight in company, to share and enjoy fruits and even to arise against a common enemy.  He even wants…