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Devotion

By | 2017-03-14T18:52:54+00:00 July 1st, 2010|Quote, Religion|

The best form of devotion to the service of Allah is not to make a show of it. (Imam Ali, a.s.)

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Frivolností netřeba…?

By | 2017-08-05T21:58:58+00:00 December 21st, 2009|Religion, Thoughts|

Tento prosinec je prostě podivný. A nemyslím tím pouze prapodivně předělané klasické kreslené Disneovky do 3D – takový Medvídek Pooh je trojrozměrná zhůvěřilost, která by se měla trestat, kdyby to nebyl přímo Disney, kdo to do té příšernosti předělal (že [...]

The Importance of Having a Reliable (Arabic) Reference for a Convert Muslim , pt. II

By | 2017-08-05T21:58:59+00:00 May 14th, 2009|Religion|

The English translation of Sahih al-Bukhari and the account of Jesus' (a) returnSynopsis: Hadith number 658 in volume 4 of the Arabic/English edition of Sahih al-Bukhari represents a short narration that talks about the coming of Jesus (a) at a time when an "Imam" will be present. The translation has changed to something rather different in later editions! Evidence, Analysis and Conclusion Sahih al-Bukhari is the foremost book of hadith for the Ahl al-Sunnah and is considered by them to be the most reliable book after the Qur'an. Its English translation was undertaken by Muhammad Muhsin Khan in 9 volumes and has been published in many editions.The hadith under discussion appears in the Dar al-Fikr edition (which is non-dated, though apparently recent) as follows:Sahih al-Bukhari, Al-Bukhari, Muhammad b. Isma`il (d. 256 AH), volume 4, pg. 437, hadith number 658

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The Importance of Having a Reliable (Arabic) Reference for a Convert Muslim , pt. I

By | 2017-08-05T21:58:59+00:00 May 13th, 2009|Religion|

The Sahih of al-Tirmidhi and the hadith, "I am the city of knowledge and 'Ali is its gate".Synopsis: The well-known and reliable hadith of the Prophet - "I am the city of knowledge and 'Ali is its gate" is not present in the current editions of the Sahih (alternatively called Jami` or Sunan) of al-Tirmidhi (d. 279 AH). This book is one of the Sihah Sittah or Six Authentic hadith books for the Ahl al-Sunnah. This case study will investigate the allegation that this hadith was included by al-Tirmidhi and used to be in his Sahih till it mysteriously disappeared at some stage in history.

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Bibi Sakina, the Young Hashemite Princess

By | 2017-08-05T21:59:00+00:00 April 27th, 2009|Religion|

Profile: Name: Ruqayah (also known as Sukaynah) Father: Imam Husayn ibn ‘Ali ibn Abu Taleb (Alaihisalam) Mother: Lady Umm Rubab (Alaihisalam) Birth: 20th of Rajab Death: 13th Safar al-Mudhaffar, at Damascus, Syria Sayyedah Ruqayah (Alaihisalam) ( also known as Sayyedah Sukaynah (Alaihisalam)) was the youngest daughter of Imam Husayn (Alaihisalam). Sukaynah is a derivative of “sukoun” meaning “peace.” Imam Husayn (Alaihisalam) used to pray for a daughter in his night prayers, a daughter who would give him peace and Allah (SWT) granted him his wish and blessed him with Sayyedah Sukaynah (Alaihisalam).Sayyedah Sukaynah was the most beloved daughter of Imam Husayn (A.S.) and used to sleep on his chest every night. She was a lively child, full of love and happiness. Being the daughter of the holy Imam, she was different from other children of her age in many ways. She was very religious and enjoyed reading

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