One of the most important aspects of the Human Rights issue is the respect and tolerance which society must show towards the religions of other people; this, of course, includes the issue of freedom...
In the discussions about society this point has amply been stressed that it was on account of the necessities of life and due to an individual's inability to cope with its demands all alone, that the...
The significance and value of every scientific idea depend upon its practical value in life. The most primitive and simple idea like the drinking of water, and the eating of food, occupies an...
This is the negative attribute of 'Nifaq' or hypocrisy that gradually, by listening to music, grows in one's heart! It is because of this that Imam Ja'far ibn Mul;ammad as-Sadiq said that music and...
Classifications of Music In regards to the various categories of Music and how to differentiate which are permitted and which are not, these can be broken up into four groups: 1. "Music" which...
In addition to the al-hadith, there are numerous verses of the Qur'an dealing with "music" as we know it today, and in actuality, anything which is vain or futile. Allah has mentioned: ......
لما مات آدم  وشمت به إبليس وقابيل فاجتمعا في الارض فجعل إبليس وقابيل المعازف والملاهي شماتة بآدم فكل ما كان في الارض من هذا الضرب الذي يتلذذ به الناس فإنما هو من ذاك. "When Adam (peace be upon him)...
Divine Bounties (Barakah) are Removed Amir Al-Momineen ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib (Pbuh) says: “Angels do not even enter a house in which there is wine, drums, tambourines or a flute. Even the prayers of the...
Introduction Since time immemorial, the issue of music has been debated by various sectors of the Muslim world. Both sides in the debate have brought their proofs and arguments with the hope of...
1. The General Conscience of Human Beings Denies Predestination Even if philosophers and divine scholars give different reasons for free will of the human being, here we will take a short cut and...
Father Viacheslav from Church to Mosque Viacheslav Polosin, a former priest of the Russian Orthodox Church and chairman of the Committee of the Supreme Soviet on Freedom of Conscience, recently...
Islamic Clemency and Mercy in Narrations Islamic clemency and mercy has been reflected in the various and numerous narrations, to some of which we refer hereunder: Affection is the Basis of Religion...

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