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Ramadan, Transcendent Month

Ramadan, Transcendent Month

Press Shia - The month of Ramadan has been selected for fasting because it has a preference to other lunar months of the year. In the verse under discussion, this preference is stated such that the Quran, which is the Book of Guidance for humankind and, with its commands and legislations, has separated the right from wrong to lead man toward prosperity, was revealed in the month of Ramadan....

Ramadan Means More Than a Five-Course Iftar

Ramadan Means More Than a Five-Course Iftar

Press Shia Agency - Ramadan is a time of intensive worship and devotion to God, of reading the Quran and reflecting on its teachings, of comprehensive thanksgiving, giving to charity, practicing self-control and kindness, of training oneself to be a better person spiritually and improving relationships with others....

71 participant from 46 different countries have qualified for the 2nd round of the International Quranic Completions for the Seminary Students

71 participant from 46 different countries have qualified for the 2nd round of the International Quranic Completions for the Seminary Students

Press Shia Agency - The head of the headquarters holding the second round of international Quranic Competitions for the Seminary Students of the Religious Sciences announced that “71 people, from 46 different countries have qualified for the second round of the International Quranic Competitions for the Seminary Students of the Religious...

A look at the pillars and the nature of the geometry of modern Islamic civilization

A look at the pillars and the nature of the geometry of modern Islamic civilization

Press Shia – A faculty member of the Islamic Sciences Academy of Qom referred to the pillars of the Islamic civilization and said, “The social-intellectual system, insight, knowledge and products are the three pillars of each civilization among which the position of the social-civilizational-intellectual system is very...

Benefits of Wearing Hijab

Benefits of Wearing Hijab

Press Shia - The hijab is a religious covering that is worn by Muslims, mostly among women. It generally conceals the neck and hair. Most Muslim women wear the hijab, while refraining from wearing tight clothing. Donning the hijab and also generally observing a modest Muslim style of dressing offers these benefits....

UNESCO's 2030 document seeks to make children slaves of the hegemon

UNESCO's 2030 document seeks to make children slaves of the hegemon

Press Shia - The UNESCO report is dishonest in failing to observe that as long as we have central banks controlled by the arrogant powers, as long as we have concentrated wealth and a legal system that protects the 1% at the expense of the 99%, no amount of education, in any form, will be useful or liberating. Education as designed by the West is a tool of enslavement. It is used to train people...

A church to be repurposed as a mosque in Connecticut

A church to be repurposed as a mosque in Connecticut

Press Shia - The United Congregational Church said its Georgian-revival style building will be sold to the Bridgeport Islamic Cultural Center in May for $1 million. Press Shia - The two organizations will then partner to provide community services such as a soup kitchen and a shelter for the homeless.  According to the Journal, the United Congregational Church has its roots in the...

110,000 meals distributed to Razavi pilgrims during Safar’s last ten days

110,000 meals distributed to Razavi pilgrims during Safar’s last ten days

Press Shia - Deputy of Astan Quds Razavi’s custodian said, “Cooking capacity of the Razavi banquet hall increased more than five times during last ten days of Safar month (Lunar)”. Press Shia‌ - He also said, “Besides distributing blessed salt and rice among the religious groups, 110 thousand blessed meals were also distributed among the on-foot pilgrims of Imam Reza’s...

Islamic body warns of ‘distorted’ Quran apps

Islamic body warns of ‘distorted’ Quran apps

The organization cited missing letters in some words or mistakes in verses and punctuation in free Quran apps.Press Shia Agency - An international Islamic organization has warned of distorted applications of Quran, the Muslim holy book, for Android devices.    In a Sunday statement, the Holy Quran Memorization International Organization (HQMI) said it has received complaints about...

Islamic organization in Birmingham working for the marginalized

Islamic organization in Birmingham working for the marginalized

Press Shia - Saturday the Council on American Islamic Relations of Alabama (CAIR) held their first ever banquet. Press Shia - Guests and members say the Muslim faith is sometimes stigmatized in the U.S., and the organization helps protect the rights of Muslims across the nation from intolerance.   A violent knife attack late last month hospitalized eleven people at Ohio State...