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The Event of Ghadeer in the Holy Qur'an

The Event of Ghadeer in the Holy Qur'an

Love for the Messenger of Allah (s.a.w.a.), attachment towards his Ahle Bayt (a.s.) and their obedience are the factors which lead to success in this world and salvation in the Hereafter. Otherwise, man will stray off from the right path and enter the lane which only ends at Hell, never able to get out from it.

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Ghadeer According to the Holy Qur'an

Ghadeer According to the Holy Qur'an Love for the Messenger of Allah (s.a.w.a.), attachment towards his Ahle Bayt (a.s.) and their obedience are the factors which lead to success in this world and salvation in the Hereafter. Otherwise, man will stray off from the right path and enter the lane which only ends at Hell, never able to get out from it.

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Ghadir in Qur'an

Ghadir in Qur'an Love for the Messenger of Allah, attachment towards his Ahl Al-Bayt (pbut) and their obedience are the factors which lead to success in this world and salvation in the Hereafter. Otherwise, man will stray off from the right path and enter the lane which only ends at Hell, never able to get out from it. It is necessary for every man to go in search for the truth, before he strays off. Where is the truth? What and who is the truth?

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The Geography of Qur'anic Accounts: Eight Questions from Six Scholars of the Qur'an

The Geography of Qur'anic Accounts: Eight Questions from Six Scholars of the Qur'an While reading the holy Qur'an we come across the names of certain nations, places and persons such as Dhul Qarnayn Dam, Ashab al- Kahf Cave, Dhat al-`Imad, etc. The question is that is it possible to locate these places in the present natural geography or they have gone under any changes? Can we take recourse to science and rely upon the scientific method in dealing with these Qur'anic names?

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Tafsir Surah al-Mursalat (The Representatives)

Tafsir Surah al-Mursalat (The Representatives) In a narration from the prophet Muhammad pbuh, we read: The one who read this sura, it will be written for them that they are not among the polytheists. In another hadis by imam Sadiq alaihis salam it is mentions: The one who reads the sura e Mursalat the Sovereign God made him familiar, friend and neighbour with the Prophet Muhammad pbuh.

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Tafsir Surah Al-Ma'arij (The Ways of Ascent)

Tafsir Surah Al-Ma'arij (The Ways of Ascent) As this sura descended at Mecca and it has the subjects similar to the chapters descended at Mecca. Its ayats are short and warm particularly about the scene of the judgment day and the divine rewards and punishment is the cause and source of it.

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Tafsir Surat Ash-Shams (The Sun)

Tafsir Surat Ash-Shams (The Sun) The contents and virtues of sura e Shams: The sura e shams in fact defined the refinement of the soul and purifying the hearts from the contamination and impurities. It rotates around this subject only. In the beginning, the sura swears eleven vows on eleven subjects from the universe of existence and the pure entity of Almighty God to prove the meaning of salvation and liberation. This sura assured the soul’s salvation; it had pledged the maximum vows of the noble Quran.

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Tafsir Surat al-Lail (The Night)

Tafsir Surat al-Lail (The Night) In the beginning after pledging the three vows, divided the people in two groups: those who spends in the charity and follow the pious life and the misers who denied the rewards of the resurrection day. The end of the efforts of first group is the ease, peace and happiness. And the end of the second group is hardships, ill fate and scarcity.

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Surah al-Fatihah: There is no prayer without the Opening of the Book (fatihah al-kitab)

Surah al-Fatihah: There is no prayer without the Opening of the Book (fatihah al-kitab) After the recital of Takbirah al-Ihram, Surah al-Fatihah is to be recited and if this surah is not recited in the prayer, the prayer is invalid. “There is no prayer without the Opening of the Book {fatihah al-kitab}.”

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The Collection of the Qur'an

The Collection of the Qur'an The manner in which the Qur'an was collected is among the issues that have been used by those who maintain the belief in ta~rif (alteration) to prove that there has been tahrif [in the sense of the corruption of the text] as well as taghyir (change) in the Qur'an, and that the very manner of the Qur'an's collection would, in the normal course of events, involve this corruption and change in it.

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Eligibility for Imamat

Eligibility for Imamat From this verse on, the toimages of discussion are Abraham (a.s.), the honourable prophet of Allah and the hero of monotheism, the structure of the ka'bah, the sacred site of worship, and the importance of this great monotheistic center. these subjects are referred to in the next eighteen verses. three main ideas were the objectives of these verses:

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Tafsir Surah al-Balad (The City)

Tafsir Surah al-Balad (The City) 1. In the first part of Surat Al-Balad after declaring the meaningful vows, indicated the fact that the life of man in this world is constantly combined with the hardships and pain. From one side prepares the man to fight with the difficulties and from other side wipes out the expectations of the luxurious and leisurely life from his mind. The complete tranquillity, peace and comfort are only in the life hereafter.

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Nuzool-e-Surah Hal-Ata

Nuzool-e-Surah Hal-Ata PanjatanIbn Abbas said: Once Al-Hassan and Al-Hussain were ill, the Messenger of Allah and a group went to visit them, the visitors suggested to Imam Ali to make a vow to Allah: if He were to relieve them, he would perform some good action. Therefore, Imam Ali together with Fatima and their servant Fedhdhah vowed to Allah that they would fast for three days if He would relieve Hassan and Hussain (A.S.).

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The Exegesis of the Holy Qur'an by Imam al-Baqir(A.S.)

The Exegesis of the Holy Qur'an by Imam al-Baqir(A.S.) Among the sciences which Ima`m Abu` Ja'far (al-Baqir), peace be on him, presented during his lectures was the exegesis of the Holy Koran. Indeed he devoted a time of his times to it. He discussed all of its affairs.

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Tafsir Surat ad-Duhaa (The Morning Hours)

Tafsir Surat ad-Duhaa (The Morning Hours) This sura is one of the sura descended at Mecca. According to some of the narrations when it was descended the prophet was very uneasy by the delay and temporary cessation of the revelation. The enemies too were started to criticize him. This sura like the blessed rains poured at the heart of the prophet peace be upon him and gave a new energy and vigour and blocked the statements of criticisers.

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Is The Prohibited Tree The Tree of Knowledge?

Is The Prohibited Tree The Tree of Knowledge? As the Old Testament writes in detail and the Holy Qur’an says in suggestive way. (Forbidden fruit) is insight because on the basis of Qur’anic verses the Almighty used to call Adam and Eve and without feeling any kind of shame for their nakedness they used to reply. But after eating the forbidden fruit they began to feel ashamed of their nakedness and hid themselves.

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Tafsir Surat al-Fil (The Elephant)

Tafsir Surat al-Fil (The Elephant) The sura e fil, as it is evident from its content indicates towards the famous historical event happened in the year when the prophet was born. The Almighty God saved ‘Kaaba’ the house of Allah from the large army of unbelievers who arrived at Mecca from the land of Yemen.

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What Objectives does Surah al-Hujurat Pursue?

What Objectives does Surah al-Hujurat Pursue? The goal of this Surah is to elucidate upon a series of life-giving commandments of Akhlaq (Ethics and Morality) and social interaction which (if put into practice), would lead an ideal civilization. These in turn could create and cultivate a pure society that is far removed from all sorts of blameworthy moral traits.

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Islam and Iman from the Viewpoint of the Holy Qur’an

Islam and Iman from the Viewpoint of the Holy Qur’an {The Desert `Arabs (come to you O’ Muhammad) and say ‘We have true belief!’ Say to them (O’ Muhammad, blessings of Allah be upon him and his progeny) that, ’You are not true believers, rather you have only submitted (to Allah), since true faith has not yet entered into your hearts. However if you were to obey Allah and His Messenger (Muhammad, blessings of Allah be upon him and his progeny) then nothing would be reduced from your good deeds. Surely Allah is All-Forgiving, All-Merciful.’

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Tafsir Surat al-Quraysh

Tafsir Surat al-Quraysh The contents of this sura define the divine blessings, kindness and comforts that the Almighty showered upon the tribe of Quraish to provoke their feelings of thankfulness and they began to worship the Benevolent God as they achieve the total exaltation and praise because of that great house of Kaaba

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