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The Difference Between God's Will and People's

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SHAFAQNA- In another part of the discussion, the Imam (A.S.) tells us about the difference between the Will of God and the will of humans. Safwan ibn Yahya said, "I asked Abul-Hassan (A.S.), `Tell me about God's Will and the will of His creation.'…

Seeing God

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SHAFAQNA- The discussion of "seeing" God is one of the subjects of the science of kalam in which views of Islamic schools of thought differed since the battle and argument on kalam started, shattering the unity of the Creed's interpretation…

The Fifth Talk - SEEKING ALLAH'S PROTECTION FROM SATAN

SHAFAQNA - In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful إِنَّ الَّذِينَ اتَّقَواْ إِذَا مَسَّهُمْ طَائِفٌ مِّنَ الشَّيْطَانِ تَذَكَّرُواْ فَإِذَا هُم…

To Please Our Creator

SHAFAQNA- Muslims recognize God Almighty as the grand creator and supreme authority over the universe, and hence the religion He has sent – Islam – is a complete way of life for us. Accordingly, Divine law is followed at all times, and…

God's "Hand" is His Might

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SHAFAQNA- There are other verses the superficial meaning of which gives the impression that God has limbs just as humans do which He uses to achieve His purpose, such as His statement addressing Iblis when the latter refused to prostrate…

Faith in God: a Natural Instinct

SHAFAQNA- According to Islam, every child is born with the innate ability to know and believe in his Creator; this cognition has been placed by God into his nature (fitra). The Qur'ān describes the human soul in a very beautiful way. After…

RELATION BETWEEN OUR PERSONALITY AND GOD CONSCIOUSNESS

SHAFAQNA-RELATION BETWEEN OUR PERSONALITY AND GOD CONSCIOUSNESS

Book; The Justice of God

SHAFAQNA- AUTHOR(S): Allamah Sayyid Sa'eed Akhtar Rizvi PUBLISHER(S): Bilal Muslim Mission of Tanzania CATEGORY: God & His Attributes Philosophy The Justice of God

Is Jesus Really God?

SHAFAQNA- Without a doubt, you have often heard the claim that Jesus is God, the second person in the "Holy Trinity." However, the very Bible which is used as a basis for knowledge about Jesus and as the basis for doctrine within Christianity…

Jesus the Prophet of God

SHAFAQNA- BIRTH OF JESUS ( A Quranic Conception) Relate in the Book (they story of) Mary, when she withdrew from her family to a place in the East. She placed a screen (to screen herself) from them; then We sent to her Our Angel, and he appeared…

The First Covenant

SHAFAQNA - Allah says in the Qur'an:- “And when thy Lord drew forth their posterity from the loins of the sons of Adam, and took them to witness against themselves (saying), 'Am I not your Lord?' They answered, 'Yes, we do bear witness,'…

Imam Ali (as), the Imam of Forgivers by Sheikh Mansour Leghaei

SHAFAQNA- "Imam Ali (as): The Imam of Forgivers" by Sheikh Mansour Leghaei

Islam teaches you to leave space for God in your life

SHAFAQNA- As the call to prayer ended, some of the waiters unhurriedly headed towards the mosque, overwhelmed by the unforgiving heat. It was all so different from Kansk, the snowy town she had left behind in Russia’s Siberia to go on a volunteering…

Human Civilisation & Religion

SHAFAQNA - If we study the means and factors which led to the development of human societies in the past, this truth becomes evident to us that in his life, man only demands and pursues his own prosperity and happiness. Of course, this happiness…

World-Famous Atheist Convinced by Science That God Exists

SHAFAQNA- This is the story of an eminent British philosopher—a key champion of atheism for more than fifty years— who he has come to believe that there really is a God, on account of the intelligent design of the universe and life forms. Antony…

What is the criterion of disobedience to parents?

SHAFAQNA- Question: It has been mentioned in Tafsir Tasnim that: "The obligatory right of father is where disobedience to him is considered to be disownment and which causes him distress and discomfort and the recommended right is…

"Love of God" by Br. Muhammad Jaffer

SHAFAQNA- Discussion with Br. Muhammad Jaffer on the Love of God Analyzing Rumi's poetry on his deep Love of God. Understanding the Quran's message of the total submission to love.  

How to Gain the Love of Allah

SHAFAQNA- It has been narrated from Abu Sa’id al-Khudri that he said, “I heard the Messenger of Allah (PBUH) say the following to a person whom he was advising: 'Actively seek that which is in the presence of Allah so that Allah will…

How An Austrian professor Discovers Islam?

SHAFAQNA- Born 1953 in the town Linz in Austria, I spent my childhood in Munich (Germany) until we moved to Salzburg (Austria) when I was 16 years old. I grew up in a conservative Christian way. My parents are strict Protestant Christians,…

Expectation of Solace

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SHAFAQNA-By: Ayatullah Murtadha Mutahhari Aspiring for the realization of this human ideal has, in the Islamic traditions, been termed as 'Expectation of Solace'. Its underlying idea is substantiated by the Islamic and Qur'anic principle of…

The Origin and the Return (1/12) - By Khalil Jaffer

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The Origin and the Return (1/12) -  By Khalil Jaffer

A Very Important Event

SHAFAQNA- Nasr ibn Muzahim, in his book of Waq'a Siffin (one of the oldest books that were written nearly in the age of the Holy Imams), has reported that Habbah al-Arani, a companion of Imam Ali (A.S), to say: When we landed in the region…

For the Western audience: DOES GOD EXIST?

SHAFAQNA - Yes God exists. The nature of God is not physical and therefore cannot be perceived using physical sense perceptions. How do we know that? When Moses asked God that he would like to see him directly, he meant using his physical…

Granting a Prayer

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SHAFAQNA- Does Allah (SWT) grant all our prayers? Is it possible that Allah (SWT) does not grant our prayers? How can we become confident that our prayer will be granted? May Allah (SWT) bless you. :Answer  As…

The Redeemer and the Savior

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SHAFAQNA- Introduction To those who have acquaintance (even though a little) with the invaluable treasure of Shiite traditions and the precious heritage of the immaculate Imams (A.S.), the importance of "Imamah" (leadership) and "Wilayah"…

The Goal of Creation

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SHAFAQNA-  Martyr Mortada Motahari One of the fundamental problems to investigate is the goal of life. Man always asks questions like what he lives for and what his objective in life should be. From the viewpoint of Islam, one would as…

Why does Allah test people?

SHAFAQNA- The topic of Divine trial is an issue of great debate and discussion. The first question that comes to mind is: Are trials not for understanding matters which are obscure, hence eliminating our ignorance? If so, why does Allah (s.w.t.),…