One can claim to be a true lover when one set aside the love for the self in order to be able to make sacrifices for his loved one. In fact, true love is realized when one forgets everything and everyone, even his own self, other than his loved one. A true lover would also forget his own selfish interests and is ready to make any kind of sacrifice for his loved one.
It is most unfortunate that the concept of nakedness which has been widely promoted and facilitated in the west has only led to the pervasion of illicit relations, degrading the woman, who was herself the creator of human culture by introducing the Hijab initiative, to the level of a worthless “sex object”.
Social justice is a blessing which the entire human world must enjoy, as it is the key factor in helping all human beings to be able to have a prosperous life which, in turn, paves the way for them to take the path to human perfection.
Since we are marking December 2nd the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery the official website of G. A. Makarem Shirazi releases his eminence's explanation regarding Slavery in the Islamic Perspective.
The same human drive which makes us fight injustice and promote justice at home dictates that we fight injustice abroad. Today, we are duty-bound to fight the gross injustice which is being committed against the Palestinian people.
The Creator of the world has created the man and women to complete one another and facilitate one another's development
One of the purposes behind sending divine Messengers has been the teaching of moral values. This is because the ultimate goal of all the prophets has been the moral training of mankind in a way that they would observe moral values in all arenas of their lives.
December 10th is marked as the Human Rights Day, thus, the official website of G. A. Makarem Shirazi has taken a quick look at his eminence's take on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
One of the regulations in the Revealed Law is the one concerning Hijab. This is one of the indispensable parts of the Islamic Law which has its roots in human emotions, reason, and intellect; it is also closely related to the realities of human life Therefore, if people consider the philosophy behind the legislation of Hijab and its numerous benefits, they will come to realize that it is to their own benefit.
The Mina calamity was a tragedy which caused the deaths of thousands of Ḥajj pilgrims from many different Islamic countries, including more than 460 Iranian pilgrims. This tragedy showed the depths of the incompetence and lack of management of the Wahhabi led Saudi government. This tragedy also showed us how necessary it is to change the management in charge of the Two Holy Shrines.
الإمام عليٌّ(عليه السلام)
الإيثارُ أفضَلُ عِبادة، و أجَلُّ سِيادة
ايثار، برترين عبادت و بزرگترين سرورى است
ميزان الحکمه، جلد 1، ص 22