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  • Is pretending considered to be a kind of lying?
    2631 Laws and Jurisprudence 2011/10/30
    Office of Grand Ayatollah Sistani (may Allah grant him long life): Lying is a deliberate act of expressing an untruth as truth. If your action is not as such, it is not haram. An answer given to the question by Ayatollah ...
  • What is the Islamic law regarding a song sung by a woman with music instruments? What is ghinā?
    4062 Laws and Jurisprudence 2013/02/02
    Office of Grand Ayatollah Khamenei (may Allah grant him long life): 1. If the singing is ruled as ghinā, it is ḥarām and the content makes no difference. Similarly, if one listens to her voice with the intention of seeking pleasure or if it entails evil or ...
  • Does Islam recommend a certain age for becoming pregnant?
    2889 Laws and Jurisprudence 2010/06/21
    Pregnancy is a natural event that girls can experience after puberty when they find the ability to become so, and its end (menopause) is also a natural one, meaning that at a certain age women naturally lose the abovementioned ability. Since this matter varies from ...
  • How old will you be in heaven/hell?
    4939 Exegesis 2012/02/18
    The change in appearance and outer features as one ages are related to this world, but this isn't the case for the hereafter, especially heaven; people don’t have different appearances and faces there. For example, it is not so that some will be children, some will be middle ...
  • What difference do God's knowledge, power, justice and life make with the same attributes in human beings?
    3666 Traditional 2011/12/19
    God, the Exalted, is characteristic of such attributes (e.g. knowledge, power and life etc.) which indicate the perfection of His essence.Man also possesses these characteristics and is qualified by them. He is powerful, knowledgeable and alive but with God's permission. The qualities with ...
  • Why is rabbit meat haram?
    19900 Laws and Jurisprudence 2009/02/08
    There are hadiths that tell us rabbit meat is haram. Therefore, this is Allah’s (swt) rule on the matter, and we have to follow Allah’s (swt) orders because they are His orders, not because in some cases we might know the some of the many reasons behind them. ...
  • What does it mean to say that divine attributes are the same as the essence?
    3931 Traditional 2013/02/16
    One of the important theological, mystical, exegetical and philosophical discussions revolves around unity of attribute and the essence or name and the named. Since the point of dispute is not completely clear, often inconclusive and fruitless disputes and debates have taken place over this issue. Those who, ...
  • Is it permissible for a woman to speak to strangers or to let her voice be heard by them? What if this act is neither Islamic, nor within a work framework?
    2667 فعالیت های اجتماعی زنان 2013/11/11
    Speaking excessively and unnecessarily is not good and advisable. All should observe limits in speaking. When it comes to women speaking with strangers, it is also better for them to avoid speaking unnecessarily with strangers, i.e. men outside their families. In any case, what has been forbidden ...
  • Are natural disasters forms of divine punishment or do they have natural causes?
    8260 Traditional 2010/03/13
    The purpose behind natural disasters such as floods, earthquakes and storms, cannot only be viewed as forms of divine punishments, they are also designed to remind us of God's blessings. They help us to avoid being negligent, they allow our natural talents to blossom, they help revive ...
  • Please tell me why we have to shorten our prayers when travelling.
    3363 Laws and Jurisprudence 2010/02/09
    Although all Islamic laws are a result of the benefits or disadvantages and harms that back them, and they all have a particular reason behind each and every one of them, discovering the exact reason in detail for every one of them and knowing that this is all ...