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Suras and Tolerance: Meet Europe's Gay Imam

Hello Lovelies!

I’m still here. Just been preoccupied with other things to add news here. Forgive my neglect.

While I am thrilled to see a gay imam, I also fear for his life. 265 more words

Religion

Prohibition of raising one’s Head before the Imam

Imam Al-Nawawi’s Riyad-us-Saliheen
Chapter 337
Prohibition of raising one’s Head before the Imam

1751. Abu Hurairah (May Allah be pleased with him) said: The Prophet (sallallaahu ’alayhi wa sallam) said, “Does he who raises up his head before the Imam not fear that Allah will make his head that of a donkey or make his appearance similar to that of donkey?” 134 more words

Imam Khomeini’s (ra) 16 Steps to Self Perfection - A must read

Imam Khomeini’s (ra) 16 Steps to Self Perfection:

  1. Perform the five daily prayers on time, and definitely (try to) perform Qiyam al-Layl.

  2. Fast on Mondays and Thursdays as much as you can.

  3. 136 more words
Islamic

And I’m bang on time posting the first poem of August! This month’s poet is Mustansir Dalvi and poems are from his first collection of poems  214 more words

Poetry

Italian officials expel Imam for hate speech

Italian officials moved to expel a Moroccan imam who was caught on a video inciting violence against Jews during Israel’s military offensive against Gaza.

Interior Minister Angelino Alfano said that he ordered Raoudi Aldelbar to be expelled “for seriously disturbing the peace, endangering national security and religious discrimination.” 217 more words

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The Intellectual Tradition of Shia Ismaili Islam by Nadim Pabani

FATIMID APPROACHES TO KNOWLEDGE

Within the Islamic tradition, the pursuit of knowledge, the patronage of learning, the promotion of education, and the desire to seek out the truth in all its multifaceted forms was prevalent from the very earliest times.

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Ismaili History