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  • Is ‘Apprehension’ a quality that can be attributed to God?
    3021 Traditional 2012/04/17
    Taking into consideration the verse “لا تُدْرِكُهُ الْأَبْصارُ وَ هُوَ يُدْرِكُ الْأَبْصارَ وَ هُوَ اللَّطيفُ الْخَبيرُ”[1], Mudrik (being apprehensive) is one of God’s names.[2] In the Quran and traditions, this attribute (Mudrik)[3] has been mentioned explicitly, thus ...
  • What is the best way for the couple's understanding of each other?
    3411 Theoretical 2011/12/17
    The biggest capital in a couple's life is honesty and truthfulness, and, perhaps, the worst and the biggest cause of dispute and difference between husband and wife is dishonesty and lack of trust. It can be deduced from your message that there is no trust between you and your spouse. ...
  • Where are the cities of Jabalqa and Jabarsa located?
    6407 تاريخ بزرگان 2010/05/26
    The names of these two cities haven't been related in any of the authentic Shia sources (Kafi, Tahzib, Man La Yahdhuruhul-Faqih, Istibsar), but from the other sources that they have been mentioned in, assuming the reliability of these hadiths, it can be concluded that these two cities are ...
  • In our society there are some peoples who are raising the following questions about Imam Khomeini (ra).
    2982 تاريخ بزرگان 2011/04/20
    The volumes of Risaala-e-nouin aren't directly authored by Imam Khomeini, Abdul-Karim Bi Azar Shirazi has selected and translated some parts of Imam Khomeini’s book “Tahrir al-Wasilah” and commentated on and explained those parts, altogether making up the book “Risaala-e-nouin”.Regarding Imams Hasan and Husein (as) praying behind Marwan, there ...
  • Why is the grave of Lady Fatimah (as) still concealed, while Imam Ali’s (as) has been revealed?
    3662 Traditional 2008/09/21
    The reason for why the grave of Imam Ali (as) was concealed for a while was the fact that ignorant and abusive individuals who were enemies to him, would possibly disrespect his grave. Later on though, after time had passed and the abovementioned individuals had passed away, in ...
  • What is the ruling on having a relation with a non-mahram girl before marriage?
    12759 Laws and Jurisprudence 2011/10/02
    Any form of relationship before marriage, let it be speaking intimately, touching and caressing etc. is haram. If one speaks with a girl with the intention of seeking pleasure or if he fears that he might fall into a sin with her, it is not permissible for ...
  • What are the Wahabi beliefs and their criticisms against Shia?
    10134 Traditional 2011/09/11
    Wahabis are the followers of Muhammad bin Abdul Wahhab who was the follower of the school of Ibn Taymiyah. His student, Ibn Qayyim, established and introduced new beliefs in the Arabian Peninsula. Wahabism is one of the newly-invented Islamic sects with followers in Saudi Arabia and some other countries ...
  • Do the ahadith explain who the Sofyani, Yamaani, Khorasani, Shu’ayb Ibn Saleh, and Zarghawi exactly are?
    7312 Traditional 2010/04/20
    This question doesn’t have a brief answer. Please click on the detailed answer. ...
  • What is our duty towards street beggars?
    12693 Practical 2012/09/03
    It is good to help every beggar even if he is not poor but it is necessary to focus our attention on priorities keeping in view the fact that our financial resources are limited. In the present time in which there are certain institutions tasked to identify ...
  • Was the Holy Prophet’s marriage with Safiyah in accordance with Islamic laws?
    3208 Fiqh 2010/12/07
    It is permissible for Muslims to marry non-Muslim women who are taken captives without their husbands or whose husbands have been killed, albeit after purification of their womb from their previous husbands which can take place after a monthly cycle. The Holy Prophet’s marriage with ...