Scholars and preachers need to travel to polytheistic and non-Islamic nations in order to serve the Islamic communities in those countries and strengthen their identity, resolve fallacies and facilitate inter-faith activities. Those societies are not free from religious and social issues and problems and need the presence of a learned guide.
In the last article we reviewed some of the opinions with regards to migration from respected scholars, classic and modern, such as Sheikh Al-Tusi, Alaama [...]
“And then Allahﷻ says in the next Ayah (4:100) so that there is no one who can say “But I can not migrate because I was born and raised there, or that there is where my people and family and friends and work and house and garden and business and farm and wife and children are and the rest of my life. So, my life is settled there.”
This term is from the phrase (التعرب بعد الهجرة) Attaa’rub badul Alhijjrah, which means to return to a former, inferior state after migrating to a superior one. The term is taken from Bedouins who live in the deserts and are away from civilization and centres of learning, is not knowledgeable about issue of religion, and in Arabic it is termed al’araab (الأعراب). So it is a borrowed term…
There are two words that need to be clarified and explained in order to best understand the concept of migration in Islam and before proceeding to the implications of what our religion has to say on the issue. These words are Migration, and Taa’rub, and will be discussed in the next article(s).
Advice from Syed Sistani to the pilgrims of Arbaeen – The Ziyara of Imam Hussain forty days after the massacre of Karbala In a series [...]