Entries by hamrang

What is the source of mental pressure?

SHAFAQNA – Attachment to this world, whether it is due to worldly tools or worldly enjoyments or wanting to live in this world, is the seed of all sedition, as well as the origin and basis for all misfortunes (in life). Love of the world is the origin of this attachment, and this attachment will […]

How to confront sedition?

SHAFAQNA – It is narrated from the Prophet of Islam (PBUH) who said: After me, sedition like pieces of dark night will cover my Ummah (Islamic nation); in a way that due to them, the person will be believer at night and disbeliever in the day. There will be people who sell their religion for […]

What is the consequence of falsehood?

SHAFAQNA – It is narrated from the Prophet of Islam (PBUH) who said: Truth is heavy and bitter and untruth/falsehood is light and sweet; and perhaps it is a false desire and will not last for an hour or so, but it will cause endless sorrow and sadness [1]. [1] Amaali, Sheikh Toosi, Page 533.

Does the world deceive the human being?

SHAFAQNA – We cannot deny that the world’s manifestations are on display, but we do not accept this idea that they take away the free will of the human beings and make them to fall in love unwillingly. The problem is that because the world and its displays are in the same direction as human […]

What is the method of domination by Satan?

SHAFAQNA – It is narrated from the Prophet of Islam (PBUH) who said: One day Prophet Moses (AS) was sitting down, and Iblis who was wearing colourful clothing came to him. Moses (AS) asked: What are these colourful clothing you are wearing? Iblis replied: To steal the hearts of the human beings with them. Moses […]

It is appropriate for women to avoid make up at the time of commemorating martyrdom of infallible Imams (AS) / the Grand Ayatollah Makarem’s Fatwa

SHAFAQNA – The Grand Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi answered a question about ladies make up in special times. Question: Is it allowed for ladies to pluck Eyebrow and have heavy make up only for their husbands at times like Muharram especially the first ten days? The Grand Ayatollah Makarem: there is no problem with hair cut […]

The Grand Ayatollah Sistani’s Fatwa about people who live in non-Islamic countries and cannot find Halal meat

SHAFAQNA – The Grand Ayatollah Sistani answered a question about not being able to find Halal meat in non-Islamic countries. Question: I live in an area in England where there is no Halal meat and butcher available. In your opinion, can I use chicken or cow meat cooked in the university’s restaurant? The Grand Ayatollah […]

What are the effects of controlling diet and tongue?

SHAFAQNA – In a Divine Narration, Allah (SWT) revealed to the Prophet of Islam (PBUH): O’ Ahmad, If God’s servant controls his/her diet (eats just enough) and protects his/her tongue, I will teach them wisdom. If he/she is a disbeliever (Kafir), his/her wisdom will be proof against him/her and weight for him/her to bear; and […]

Can a woman who does not get pregnant use another person’s eggs? The Grand Ayatollah Fayyaz’s answer

SHAFAQNA – The Grand Ayatollah Fayyaz answered a question about women who cannot get pregnant and need eggs from other persons. Question: Is it allowed for a woman who does not get pregnant, use other person’s eggs under doctor’s supervision? The Grand Ayatollah Fayyaz: Such an operation in the mentioned question is not allowed. Source: […]

Can the human being be affected by non-human forces?

SHAFAQNA – If animal forces such as intense desires and rage/anger rule the human being, he/she can never have a constructive role for others. Therefore, we see in narrations that educating someone at the time of rage has been prohibited. Meaning at the time of anger/rage, even if you are right, avoid educating others, because […]

How should children be educated?

SHAFAQNA – One day a group of children were playing and the prophet of Islam (PBUH) who was passing that area saw them and wanted to remind the adults who were with him about their role in educating the children. The Prophet (PBUH) said: Woe to children of the end of the time and their […]

Which sin creates calamity for the human being?

SHAFAQNA – It is narrated from Imam Baqir (AS) who said: Verily, Allah (SWT) has allocated locks for bad deeds and the key to those locks is wine (drinking Alcohol) and lying is worse than wine [1]. In another narration, Imam Baqir (AS) said: Avoid laziness and impatience which both of them are the keys […]

Which sins inflict intense regret?

SHAFAQNA – It is narrated from Imam Sajjad (AS) who said: The sins which inflict intense regret are: Unjust murder; where God has declared it as Haram. Cutting connection with family and close relatives and friends. Abandoning Salaat in its allocated time; not performing Salaat in its allocated time until it is too late, will […]

How do rational people manage their lives?

SHAFAQNA – A rational person collects books and subject matters which are needed, and classifies and studies them regularly, and then summarize them, and notes down the summaries and memorizes them, and then proceed to next subject. Such a person even if has a weak memory, utilizes it to its maximum, and becomes like a […]

How can the human being live without God?

SHAFAQNA – Imam Hussain (AS) was asked: How did you spend your night till morning? Imam (AS) replied: I made it to morning whilst I see God observing me from above, and I have the hellfire in front of me, and death is calling me, and Divine Evaluation and Book have surrounded me, and I […]