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AIM is a Shia Islamic organisation empowering people through educational and recreational activities.

Muharram 2017

Muharram is once again coming upon us and as with previous years, AIM will be hosting a 10 night programme to commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Hussain (as). We are pleased to announce that Shaykh Usama Abdulghani will be joining us to lecture for these nights and we have recitations …

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Order Copy of “The Compassionate Family”

      We are taking orders for the latest book “The Compassionate Family” by Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Khamenei. Please order now based on your location: UNITED KINGDOM Price: £10 (+ £2 for delivery) REST OF THE WORLD           Price: $12 USD Approximately equivalent to $16 Canadian Dollars …

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Statement on Finsbury Park Attack on a Mosque

The Ahlulbayt Islamic Mission released the following statement after the terror attack on a Mosque in Finsbury Park: In the Name of God, The Beneficent, The Merciful “Who, when disaster strikes them, say,Indeed we belong to God, and indeed to Him we will return. Those are the ones upon whom …

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Fundraiser for Shia Muslim Community in the Caribbean

AIM is fundraising for the Inspire Project which is an organisation led by Shaykh Mohammad Zakaria to provide educational services for the Muslim community in the Caribbean. Details are below: What we do The Inspire project provides educational opportunities for the  Muslim communities in the Caribbean, either via its weekly …

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Pregnancy: A Divine Journey

Positive. Two little lines, a plus sign; even clearer is the writing on the wall, “PREGNANT.” Pregnancy is a time of great change – mind, body, and soul. Most begin this journey with the usual motions of doctors visits, blood tests and other routine medical check ups. We are inundated …

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Where Are The Rajabiyyūn?

That heavenly breeze returns once more, carrying with it the fragrance of hope and love. Hardened hearts begin to open, as softened ones prepare to blossom with all their splendour. It is as if the curtain of the Heavenly Kingdom begins to slowly be parted, permitting the inhabitants of the …

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Occasions in the Islamic calendar

There are numerous Holy occasions within the religion of Islam which have been subject to both celebration and commemoration. These occasions all hold unique reasons for their observance, and it should be highlighted that Shi’a Muslims differ from their Sunni brothers in that they observe many days of mourning, sadness and …

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Can a Sayyida marry a non Sayyid?

Often it is the case that cultural tendencies take a precedent over Islamic jurisprudential and social norms. An example of this is the cultural practice of not marrying a Sayyida woman to anyone but another Sayyid man. This practice is usually witnessed more frequently in the Indo-Pakistani community. Although the …

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Is Islam against desire and pleasure?

‘They ask you what is permitted to them? Say: all good things are permitted for you…’ (Qur’ān 5:4) Islām is here to show man the way to prosperity. The Creator of man – who knows him better than he knows his very own self – gave man religion (Islām). By …

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Fundraiser for Muslim Community in Myanmar

We have started a fundraiser for the Muslim Community in Myanmar. We have set a target of £3000 which would be our humble contribution to this community. The money will go towards the following: The Community in Myanmar do not have any Ahkam book in their language, so we would …

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The Two Types of Taqwa (Part 1)

Shaheed Mutahhari in his “Dah Goftar” discusses a profound concept that should be subject to attentive examination by all believers– especially those seeking spiritual refinement. He says taqwa is of two types: A taqwa of weakness (تقوای ضعف) and a taqwa of strength (تقوای قوت). Sometimes a person has taqwa …

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