Divine Decision Lottery
Istikharih in Shi'a Islam
Speaker: Engineer Afsaneh Cooper
In Islam there are about six methods of decision making:
- Istikharih from Allah
- Istikharih by Heart
- Istikharih by Consultation
- Istikharih by Holy Qur'an
- Istikharih by Bids or gravels
- Istikharih by Cards or Letters
- Istikharih by absolute devotion to Allah
Mafatih ul Ghaib in Methods of Divine Decision Making [Istikharih], by Allamih Muhammad Baqir Majlisy, Translated by Sayyid Muhammad Ja`afar Roudhaty, second Edition, Fouzhan Publication, Iran, ISBN 964- 91167-2-9
8. Divine Decision Making:
a. Make a Wodhu
b. Sit towards Qiblah
c. Read Surah: Alfatiha (1) time
d. Read Surah Alikhlas (3) times Please click on "index" top left
corner of the web page of the Quran to see Surah Ikhlas then click on it.
e. Read: Allahummah Salli Ala Mhuhammadin va Ali
Muhammad (14) times -[Peace be upon Muhammad
and his progenies] - It is better to count by Tasbih
f. Say: O' Allah, to the high right of Qur'an and to the
rights of Muhammad and his progenies (peace be
upon them, guide me to the right path in this task.
g. Then make your intention pure for Allah and open a
page from Holy Qur'an. On the right side page, first
verse, look at the meaning of the verse, then act
upon that verse. The opening of the Quran online also is possible.
Please click on link 9 to know how?
9. Online Istikharah [Divine Method of Decision Making]
10. Istikharih through website of Ayatullah
11. Online Istikharah by Qur'an
12. Istikharah by random opening of Qur'an and
online - Islamic Scholars' Views
13. Ayatullah Sanaei Istikharih method
14. Mobile Application for Estekhare
Who Changed the Poll in Australian Federal Election?
There is a method which is used in politics using poll and calling people's mobile phones to predict the possibility of a politician being a prime minister or president in Federal Election. This method has proved to be wrong after the Federal election in USA and Australia. In Islam after people asked Imam Ali (a.s.) whether he has seen God or not, he answered he would not worship a God he had never seen! He explained he saw God after he planned something, but then noticed that someone changed his plans. In Australian Federal Election on Saturday May 18, 2019 even on Friday nights poll predicted 51/49 for Australian Labor Party [ALP]/Liberal Party winning, however on the election day of May 18 the results of counting the real votes of Australian people showed Liberal Party is a winner of the Prime Minister position. Looking at the previous actions of the Labor Party during 2017-2019 as the second most popular major political party in Australia, supporting gay marriages (marriage equality) which is forbidden in Divine Law of Islam, Christianity and Judaism, could make Allah to change the destiny of Australian Labor Party, based on this illegitimate activity they did against Divine Law! So Scott Morrison who is religious, won the election of 2019 to stay PM of Australia. A Professor of Australian University thinks this is the method of Polling which is not accurate, he suggests instead they use social media to extract data for predicting who is more likely to win in Federal Election. I think no one except Allah can decide who is going to win the election. It is more likely that Allah changes the plans of those who take actions against the Divine Laws. However world is moving towards Christians supporting their religious values such as "male/female marriages" and not "gay marriages"! as the result of real election in 2019 in Australia shows.
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