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  • Is conditional divorce effective?
    2825 Laws and Jurisprudence 2010/06/21
    One of the conditions of the validity and effectiveness of the divorce formula is for it not to be made contingent upon any condition. Consequently, if the husband says “If Zayd comes you are divorced”[1] or “If the sun rises you are ...
  • Is it is also abominable to recite true poems on Fridays and the night preceding Friday?
    853 گوناگون 2017/01/24
    Poetry is popular with different nations and people especially the Arabs. Islam approves of the culture of poetry but at the same time it warns people about wasting their time or even misleading others by composing vulgar or false poems. Islam wants every individual who is capable ...
  • What is the meaning of Dābat al-Ardh in Surah Naml?
    6804 Exegesis 2012/04/16
    The word Dābat pertains to a moving animal and it can be applied to both human beings, as well as other creatures. Now, the question remains as to what kind of animal has been mentioned in the Quranic verse, as well as its purpose. The Quran ...
  • Who was Prophet Daniel?
    8943 تاريخ بزرگان 2009/11/24
    This question doesn’t have a brief answer. Please click on the detailed answer. ...
  • Has the Quran mentioned anything about Khidhr?
    6956 تاريخ بزرگان 2008/09/03
    The Quran hasn’t clearly mentioned the name of Khidhr, yet he has been referred to as “One of Our servants whom We had granted a grace from Ourselves, and taught him a knowledge from Our own”[i] (which indicates his ...
  • What is the meaning of ‘Book’ and what are the differences about the ‘Book’ in sura Baqarah, verse 176?
    3437 Exegesis 2010/09/06
    In the meaning of ‘Book’ in this noble verse, ذٰلِکَ بِأَنَّ ٱللَّهَ نَزَّلَ ٱلْکِتٰبَ بِٱلْحَقِّ وَإِنَّ ٱلَّذِینَ ٱخْتَلَفُوا فِى ٱلْکِتٰبِ لَفِى شِقَاقٍ بَعِیدٍ “That is so because Allah has sent down the Book with the truth, and those ...
  • Is it a duty of a Mujtahid to identify the subject of a rule or should the follower himself make efforts to distinguish it?
    2195 General Terms 2014/09/18
    Generally speaking, it is the responsibility of the duty-bound (mukallaf) to identify the subject matter. However, it should be noted that identification of certain subjects involves inference and deduction and it would be, therefore, the duty of a Mujtahid to identify it. As well, when the Mujtahid ...
  • What does it mean for Friday and congregational prayer leaders to be just? Does the concept of justice differ in regard to both of them?
    2743 Laws and Jurisprudence 2011/11/20
    Office of Grand Ayatollah Khamenei (may Allah grant him long life): Justice (adalah) means that quality of the inner spirit with which a man can abstain from carnal desires and can develop a command over the correct performance of compulsory acts. In other words it ...
  • Is Zoroastrianism a divine faith?
    5279 Traditional 2009/09/23
    Based on the hymns of Gatha, the actual nature of Zoroaster is divine, nevertheless, Avesta’s famous teachings show signs of polytheism, making it an undivine faith. These signs have actually been innovated by later Zoroastrians known as the Manis into the faith. Though it is a religion bearing ...
  • In which cases will the contact between a husband wife break wudu?
    6717 Laws and Jurisprudence 2012/03/04
    Seven things invalidate wudu: 1. Passing of urine 2. Excretion of stool 3. Passing wind from the rear 4. A sleep, deep enough to restrict sight and hearing. However, if the eyes do not see anything, but the ears can hear, wudu does not become void. 5. Things on account of which a person loses ...