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Pride Not Prejudice

  When my kids threw a fit after I suggested they take treats to school to celebrate the Eid holiday with classmates, I threw one back. “You should be proud of you are!” I chided but in a crescendo with more colorful language and while forcefully putting dinner plates into …

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The Evils of Fornication

  The Arabic term zina means both fornication and adultery. There are many traditions which state that this is one of the greater sins; one of the sins in which the sinner will be eternally punished, unless he repents. Imams Jafar Sadiq (a), Musa Kazim (a), Ali Rida (a), and …

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Event: Imam Al-Sadiq (as) – Embodiment of Islamic Spirit

  The AhlulBayt Islamic Mission (AIM) in collaboration with the Islamic Centre of England will be holding a joint event marking the martyrdom of Imam Jafar Al-Sadiq (as) on Sunday 16th September 2012, 6pm at the Library of the Islamic Centre of England. The lecture entitled ‘Imam Al-Sadiq (as): Embodiment …

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Event: Do we really believe in Islamic Unity?

  The AhlulBayt Islamic Mission (AIM) held a seminar as part of the AIM Platform series entitled ‘Unity and the Sectarian Divide – Do we really believe in Islamic Unity?’ with guest speaker, Sayyed Mohammed Al-Musawi, Chairman of the World Ahlul Bayt Islamic League. The event took place on Saturday …

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Event: Taqlid – Why should we follow a jurist?

  The AhlulBayt Islamic Mission (AIM) held a seminar as part of the AIM Platform series entitled ‘Taqlid – Why should we follow a jurist?’ with guest scholar, Sheikh Bahmanpour, who delivered a lecture and entertained a lengthy question and answer session. The event took place on Saturday 1st September …

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Community Must Silence Divisive Rhetoric

  The AhlulBayt Islamic Mission (AIM) has been informed of an alarming incident that took place on the evening of Tuesday 14th August 2012 at an event organised by ‘Khodam Al Mohsen ibn Ali’ in which his Eminence, the Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Khamenei was cursed in a lecture. AIM condemns …

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Ramadhan Majalis 1433

The AhlulBayt Islamic Mission (AIM) in association with the Islamic Centre of England (ICEL) is holding 15 nights of English programmes for the holy month of Ramadan 1433 AH featuring Sheikh Mohammed Saeed Bahmanpour and Sheikh Mohammed Ali Shomali. The program starts from Saturday 4th August 2012 until Eid Al-Fitr …

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Condemnation of defamatory personalities and organisations

  In His Name, the Most High, The AhlulBayt Islamic Mission (AIM) denounces activities that slander, dishonour or insult the wives and companions of the Holy Prophet [peace be upon him and his family] who are revered by our Sunni brothers and sisters. We believe that such actions are executed in service of …

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It’s Good to Talk

Let’s talk about marriage… again! No, I promise, this time it is different. We have all read/heard various Islamic articles and lectures many times in our lives on this topic and should continue to do so, as it is always good to remind. We are also aware of the criterion of …

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Introducing Islam to Our Children

As the holy month of Ramadan is upon us again, we welcome it with anticipation and perhaps apprehension, as we wonder if we will succeed in fulfilling our duties. As parents, another thought may worry us: how can we relay the sanctity of these special months to our children? How …

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The Struggles of a ‘Towel Head’

I felt compelled to write this after attending a discussion recently, whereby one of the topics were whether men should be allowed to advise women on hijab. It gradually became more heated and it was interesting to hear the views from both sides. One comment, however, struck me. It was …

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Islamic Advices on Sexual Relationships

Sexual intercourse and the sexual relationship with a legal spouse are governed by nature, and at the same time is a sunnah of the Prophets and the Ahlul Bayt (as). It has even been referred to as the most pleasurable thing in life. A group of companions and Shī‘as of …

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Birth of Imam Mahdi (atf)

The AhlulBayt Islamic Mission (AIM) and the Islamic Centre of England organised a one day seminar marking the birth of the master of our time, Imam Al-Mahdi (atf). The event was held on Sunday 8th July 2012, 4pm-6pm at the Islamic Centre of England in Maida Vale. Speakers included Sheikh …

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