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    4484 Exegesis 2012/04/18
    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 ...
  • Is it possible to sleep in heaven?
    3397 Traditional 2010/08/01
    Sleep is the body’s natural response to fatigue and tiredness, and as the Quran directly says, we know that those who enter paradise never become tired. It is because of this that our hadiths tell us that those in paradise never experience any of the entailments of the ...
  • Can a major sin be forgiven?
    5848 Practical 2010/12/21
    A major sin is one that being punished in hell is promised to its committer in the Quran or ahadith. (There are also other criteria for a sin being a major one). Also minor sins turn into major sins when committed repeatedly (when insisted on ...
  • What is the ruling on having a relation with a non-mahram girl?
    3614 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 him ...
  • If the laws of God are unchangeable, then how are the miracles of Jesus (a) explained?
    3844 Exegesis 2012/02/15
    In order to properly answer this question, we must first discuss three preliminary matters. These matters are the actual definition of a miracle, the intent of a miracle, and the lack of incompatibility of a miracle with divine laws.What is a Miracle?Islamic scholars have said ...
  • Is the following hadith correct: “The obedience of Ali (a.s.) is humility and modesty, and disobeying him is kufr.”?
    4891 Contextual study 2008/05/12
    What this hadith is conveying is completely correct because its meaning is mutawatir, meaning that a very high number of hadiths disclose the same meaning and confirm it, such that one becomes sure that the Prophet has said something with the same meaning even though it isn’t necessarily clear what ...
  • What is the interpretation and reward of reciting chapter al-Fil of the Holy Quran?
    3214 Exegesis 2014/08/23
    The Prophet of Islam (S) and Muslims in Mecca were an absolute minority and pagans would pressurize them because of their beliefs. In many verses of the Holy Quran, God Almighty has supported the Holy Prophet (S) and Muslims and has warned pagans for their actions. The ...
  • If one has doubt about the marja he/she has chosen, what needs to be done?
    3339 Laws and Jurisprudence 2009/03/02
    It is obligatory for one who has reached the age of obligation (“religious puberty” or “bulugh”) to choose the most learned marja and follow his fatwas or verdicts. There are only three ways one can identify the most learned of marjas:a) If one is certain that a particular ...
  • Do reasons exist for jurisprudential rulings?
    3075 Philosophy of Religion and Law 2012/03/11
    We will answer your question through the following points: 1- We must keep in mind that all of the divine laws are based upon securing the interests of mankind and in keeping them away from harm. This means that nothing is lawful and unlawful without ...
  • What is Chelleh Neshini (worshipping for a forty day period)? What is the viewpoint of the Shia on this practice?
    4027 Practical 2011/09/22
    The meaning behind Chelleh Neshini  (worshipping for a forty day period) in the field of spiritual wayfaring is for one to be cautious in regards to one’s self for a period of forty days. Through these means, the self becomes capable of receiving divine wisdom. Many of the ...

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