تخفَّفوا تلحقوا means be light from the burdens of bad deeds and worldly useless matters, you will then overtake and reach to your goal of success in the Hereafter.
This is a common expression we use as Muslims, and can be interpreted in different ways.
Initially, ما شاءَ اللهُ is three words, ma (anything/what/whatever), shaa` (will/want/desire/request) and Allah.
When we utter this, we are expressing God's power and will over us.
It means anything that Almighty God wills happens, and whatever God wants will happen. When we say it, we are confirming that it is God's will and what He wants, and not our will, or what people want, even if they dont want it, or hate it, if it is the will of God, it will happen.
It is highly recommended to say this dhikr, especially beginning the day by saying bismillah, ma shaa Allah.
The custom is also that this statement is said to repel evil eye and envy. So, when you see something/someone nice, to repel evil eye and envy, you say ma shaa Allah.
And Allah knows best.
Mubah means permissible or allowed like eating fruits and vegetables or drinking water if you are not fasting.
Soul is created by Allah and gifted to us as a bounty from Him on us. Soul is never part from Allah (SWT). Nothing at all can be like Allah or part from Him.
This sermon calls people to prepare themselves for their permanent life which is definitely coming after this short worldly life. All of us are going as all those who were before us have gone. every one from us is surely facing the same fate of those who were before us.
ذو القربى are the relatives themselves, while في القربى means spending on the relatives and treating them.
Ghareeb is an Arabic word which means a stranger. Ghreebul Ghuraba means the the stranger of the strangers.
We have authentic narrations in Kaamil Al-Ziyarat by Ibn Qowlawayh mentioning great reward for visiting Imam Ali Riza (AS) in his far away place في غربته. Which means that he is Ghareeb in the place where he is.
No believer lives with out been tested. Allah says in Quran : Did people think that they will be left with out tests? (Sura 29: 2).
Even being in easy life is a test by itself whether we thank Allah and appreciate His bounties or not.
When you feel that you have no difficulties, you need to thank Allah and seek from Him to protect you from unexpected hardships.
It is not our job to determine who will enter Paradise or who will not. Allah knows the intentions and circumstances of every creature, and He grants Paradise to whom He wants, according to His Knowledge and Mercy.
No doubt, the authentic Hadeeth is mentioned in both Sunni books and Shia books states that: Who dies with out giving allegiance to the Imam of his time will die a death of Jahilyyah. ( Musnad Ahmad bin Hanbal, v,13, p. 188 and Saheeh Muslim, v.6, p.22 and Kitab Al-Sunnah by ibn Abi Aasim;489 and many other books of Hadeeth.
Yes, it is allowed and rewarding to read the meanings of the Quranic verses in any language which you understand.
Allah never wants any one to do wrong, on the contrary, He showed every one the right way and the wrong way and ordered and encouraged to do good and avoid bad. Allah granted human beings the intellect and the option to do whatever they decide to do and He never forced any one to do good or bad.
Wrong doers do wrong out of their own option and decision. Allah never wants wrong. He orders us to do good and He helps every one who to do good.
It is a term in jurisprudence within the conditions of the person who can lead a congregational Prayer to Aadil عادل. Aadil means a pious person who does not deliberately commit sinful acts, and if it happens that he committed a sinful act, he immediately repents and seeks forgiveness and never insists on wrong. Such pious, God fearing, obedient person is called Aadil.
(Just) is a literal linguistic translation of Aadil but it does not include the full meaning of the term Aadil.