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  • What foods did the prophet like?
    7738 تاريخ بزرگان
    The prophet would usually eat from anything that was halal, without restricting himself. Meat was his favorite food. Out of the different cuts of meat, he liked the foreshank the most. Out of condiments, he liked vinegar and olives. He also liked dates and honey very much, ...
  • Was the wife of Hazrat Abbas, Lady Lubaba, present in Karbala?
    3316 اهل بیت و یاران
    1. Lubaba was the daughter of Ubaidullah bin Abbas[1] (the Prophet”s cousin) and the wife of Hazrat Abulfazl Abbas (AS). Following the event of Karbala and the martyrdom of Hazrat Abbas, she married Zaid bin Hasan[2].[3] It has ...
  • What educational system is followed in Iranian Howzah schools?
    4192 History of Fiqh
    Today education in Iranian Howzah schools starts when students attend these schools after finishing middle school or high school (and achieving a diploma). During their educational career they pass the different levels of studies including mughaddamati (Introductory studies) which consists of Arabic syntax and grammar, ma’ani, bayan, logic, ...
  • According to the Holy Quran, what are the ways through which mankind is put to test?
    4877 Exegesis
    God says in the Holy Quran that Allah created death and life, that He may try which of you is best in deed. The concept of divine test is very different from the tests carried out by human beings in respect of one another. Our test is ...
  • What is the meaning of Allah’s (awj) misguidance in the Qur`an?
    4821 Exegesis
    Misguidance is a non-existent entity. Since guidance means to lead someone to a goal, then misguidance is the absence of guidance. In the parlance of the logicians, the relation between guidance and misguidance is privatives and positives (‘Adam wa malakah). In other words, if guidance were to ...
  • What are the benefits of having an "absent" imam in occultation?
    3958 Traditional
    Although the existence of an infallible imam entails many benefits, but an imam in occultation also has its own numerous benefits which can be summed up in the following:1- Being the mediator between us and Allah's (swt) divine grace2- The people making use of his existence3- Aid and ...
  • Is identification of individuals and personalities in Paradise and Hell possible?
    3706 Traditional
    In the Holy Book of the Quran, there are verses in witness of the conversation between the dwellers of Paradise and those of Hell, which briefly relate the possibility of information for the dwellers of Paradise about the condition and final position of the people of Hell. ...
  • Do all of the prophet’s (pbuh) words and sayings come from revelation?
    4740 Traditional
    The experts have different viewpoints on this issue:Taking into consideration verses 3 and 4 of surah Najm[i], some believe that all of the prophet’s sayings and actions originate from revelation.Others believe that verse 4 of this surah has to do with Quranic verses ...
  • Is it permissible for men to listen to a woman’s singing?
    6002 کلیات
    As you have rightly mentioned, men are different from women in a lot of ways. For this reason, different rules have been legislated for each group. When it comes to a woman reciting eulogies and narrating the sad stories of the infallibles, Grand Ayatollah Khamenei says: “If ...
  • What is the Islamic law concerning marriage between a Sayed and a non-Sayed?
    5225 History of Fiqh
    There is no problem in the marriage between Sayed girls or women with non-Sayed Shiite men as it is not necessary for Sayed girls and women to marry Sayed men[1]. None of the jurists have forbidden such a marriage.For instance, Grand Ayatollah Saafi ...

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