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Eid Al-Fitr Announcement 2017

In the Name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful Based on verified sightings of the moon with the naked eye in Brazil on this night, the month of Shawwal will begin as follows: For the followers of Ayatollah Khamenei, Eid Al-Fitr will be on Sunday 25th June in …

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Ramadhan – Celebration of the Qur’an

A month in which even the most instinctive physical reflexes are upgraded to the status of worship. Crowned above all other months, it is a month honoured by being mentioned by name in the Qur’ān. Yet do the guests of this tremendous banquet stop to question the occasion for it’s …

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Lady Khadija – The Great Lady

“Muslims may forget it but Islam cannot forget that in its infancy, it were Abu Talib and Khadija who protected it. They made Islam invulnerable. Abu Talib protected the sapling of Islam from the tempests of misbelief and heathenism; and Khadija irrigated it with her wealth. She did not let …

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AIM to hold 6 night Ramadhan Programme in London

In His name the most High, Ahlulbayt Islamic Mission (AIM) will be holding a 6 night programme to commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Ali (as) and to facilitate the A’maal of Laylat Al-Qadr for the followers of both leading Maraja’ Ayatollah Khamenei and Ayatollah Sistani. We are delighted to confirm …

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Ayatollah Sistani: Things that make a fast void

Things which make a Fast void There are nine acts which invalidate fast: Eating and drinking Sexual intercourse Masturbation (Istimna) which means self abuse, resulting in ejaculation Ascribing false things to Almighty Allah, or his Prophet or to the successors of the Holy Prophet Swallowing thick dust Immersing one’s complete …

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Ayatollah Sistani: What is Makrooh whilst fasting?

Certain things are Makrooh for a person observing fast, some of them are mentioned below: Using eye-drops and applying Surma if its taste or smell reaches the throat. Performing an act, which causes weakness, like blood-letting (extracting the blood from the body) or going for hot bath. Inhaling a snuff …

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An overview of Fasting by Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi

The Tradition of Fasting Fasting during the month of Ramadhan is one of the pillars of Islamic teachings. Almighty Allah says: “O you who believe! Fasting has been prescribed for you as it had been prescribed for those (communities) who came before you. So that you may guard yourself (against …

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