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Monthly Archives: January 2013

The Splendor of the Prophet of Islam

The Splendor of the Prophet of Islam

Previous Prophets mentioned some of the characteristics of the Prophet of Islam in their heavenly books, giving their followers the glad tidings of his future appearance. As the Quran says: “Those to whom We sent books (the Jews and the Christians) know well of Muhammad and his truthfulness, just as …

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10 Ways to Avoid Marrying the Wrong Person

There is a right way and a wrong way to get to know someone for marriage.  The wrong way is to get caught up in the excitement and nuance of a budding relationship and in the process completely forget to ask the critical questions that help determine compatibility.  One of …

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Keys to Happiness: Contentment

Happiness is perhaps the most encompassing and common aim in our lives. We judge everything in our life in terms of how it relates to our happiness. We hear people say countless times: ‘do what makes you happy’, ‘we wish you a happy life’, ‘your happiness is most imporant’. What …

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Quetta: The Power of Protest

Martyrs of the Shia community in Quetta are finally buried after a 4 day protest ended. Something incredible has happened – a revolution in Quetta. But this was no ordinary revolution; no shots rang out, no buildings were stormed and no burning barricades blocked the streets. In sharp contrast to …

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We Are All Quetta

Shia Protesters in Quetta Pakistan refuse to bury their martyrs until government takes responsibility.   Processions attacked in Karachi, people pulled off buses and gunned-down in Gilgit, billiard halls blown up in Quetta – the torrent of violence against the Shi’a of Pakistan continues unabated. Thousands of men, women and …

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AIM Confident in Community Spirit Against Division

In the past 48 hours various questions have been sent to the AhlulBayt Islamic Mission (AIM) enquiring about our position towards an incident that took place at the Arbaeen procession in London. Below is our response: ———– On Sunday 6th January, a group known for its abusive rhetoric towards our …

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Spirituality is Intoxication

    Spiritualism has been metaphorically considered to be a form of intoxication throughout history. As with any metaphor, this overshadows a large portion of what true spirituality actually entails. Many famous poets have referenced wine and drunkenness to express how one feels when in a spiritual state. Shouldn’t one …

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