Ayatullah Sayed Sadiq Shirazi Welcomes His Guests and Pilgrims of Hussein (a)

December 23, 2014

End of month of Safar each year marks the martyrdom of prophet Muhammad (SAWS). All religious and cultural leaders involved with protecting the heritage of Prophet Muhammad (SAWS) and Imam Hussein (a) visit the grand Shia scholar Ayatullah Sayed Sadiq Shirazi at his house in Qom, attending his speeches and lectures. Just like previous years, […]

Reviewing Hermeneutics: Relativity of Truth, Knowledge & Texts

December 22, 2014

Introduction – Foundations & Concepts By: Hussein Al-Rumaithi (Based on the thoughts and theories of Ayatollah Sayed Murteza Al-Shirazi) Hermeneutics is a philosophical branch of methodology, which focuses on the issue of interpretation and cognition for the methodology process of understanding the Holy Scriptures and texts and making them accessible to random individuals. This methodology […]

Eradication of Poverty from the Viewpoint of Shia Jurists – Part 4

December 19, 2014

Below is the continuation and part of three of previous article previous article, Eradication of Poverty from the Viewpoint of Shia Jurists – Part 3. By: Mostafa Daneshgar The government’s responsibility toward poverty from the standpoint of jurists The financial resources of the government can be divided into two parts. 1-Resources used for special purposes and […]

Eradication of Poverty from the Viewpoint of Shia Jurists – Part 3

December 17, 2014

Below is the continuation and part of three of previous article. By: Mostafa Daneshgar B) Voluntary assistance offered by the rich to the poor Assisting the destitute is a much-emphasized desirable and noble act in Islam. Islamic jurisprudence has dedicated several books and chapters to describing the duties of institutions involved in such activities. Lending is […]

Physical Inactivity as Bad as Smoking

December 16, 2014

Study has shown physical inactivity as harmful as smoking. The harms of smoking are well documented but it maybe hard to imagine that laziness and inactivity could be as harmful and as deadly as smoking. Well that is exactly what WebMD claims in a research. Majority of people don’t get the needed daily physical activity. In USA, […]

Eradication of Poverty from the Viewpoint of Shia Jurists – Part 2

December 15, 2014

Below is the continuation and part of two of previous article. Eradication of Poverty from the viewpoint of jurists By: Mostafa Daneshgar A study of the different aspects of Islamic jurisprudence shows that in the eyes of the jurists, eradication of poverty can be considered from two perspectives: the obligations of the rich and the […]

Over 22 Million Shia Pilgrims Observe Arbaeen in Karbala Despite ISIS Threats

December 14, 2014

As we wrote earlier, the world’s largest  Pilgrimage called Arbaeen has been taking place in Karbala, where Shias and lovers of Imam Hussain (a) visited Imam’s shrine and shrine of his brother and family in Karbala. Over 22 Million Attended Despite ISIS Threat Reports from a various sources indicate that  over 22 million have attended the Arbaeen gathering this […]

Fear of Unknown. Legitimate or Artificial?

December 14, 2014

By: Hussein Al-Rumaithi Majority of humans tend to reject things and matters that are ambiguous and unknown to them, and in some cases they oppose and fear some notions although they are fully aware. Nevertheless the notion of fear is part of human nature and there is nothing abnormal about having a Phobia from a […]

Top 5 Google Search Commands to Make Your Research Easier

adminer December 13, 2014

By Ali Reza A great blessing that we have in our time is easy access to valuable information. We can find and retrieve information very easily. Only at a few keystrokes away, one can find latest news, articles and research papers, images and videos about the topic he is researching. Google, is the world’s most popular search engine especially […]

Eradication of Poverty from the Viewpoint of Shia Jurists – Part 1

December 12, 2014

By: Mostafa Daneshgar The present research aims to offer an insight into the views of Shia jurists on how poverty, particularly absolute poverty, should be encountered. Hence, the study will try to answer such questions as: How should poverty be tackled? What is the duty of the rich and rulers in the fight against poverty? […]

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