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  • Do animals possess souls and if so how does the animal soul differ from the human soul?
    3665 Islamic Philosophy 2011/08/15
    Before embarking on the answer to this question, it must be noted that the answer provided below is based on the school of Transcendent Theosophy, i.e., Sadrian philosophy. In this light, the answer will be expounded under two main headings and several subtopics.
  • Can any evidence be found in Sunni sources that speak of the martyrdom of Lady Fatimah (as)?
    6606 Traditional 2010/11/22
    This historical truth has been preserved in historical and hadith sources. Great Sunni scholars, such as Ibn Abi Sheybah, Baladhari, Ibn Qutaybah, etc. have revealed this fact. For information on the violation of the respect of the home of Lady Fatimah (as), and the documents and records on ...
  • What is the relationship between the formation of the government of the Prophet (s) with the inner God seeking nature of human beings?
    3564 System 2011/10/23
    From our perspective, the formation of the government of the Prophet (s) was in reality a divine matter. Furthermore, the matter of governance permeates into every aspect of human life. Imam Baqir (a) is narrated to have said: (...وَ لَمْ یُنَادَ بِشَیْ‏ءٍ کَمَا نُودِیَ بِالْوَلَایَ
  • What is a muslims duty when dealing with atheist?
    6928 Practical 2006/10/09
    Dear Brother/Sister,Assalam alaikum wa rahmatullah.The answer to your question is as follows: As a believer ...
  • What is Musharakah?
    3205 Laws and Jurisprudence 2009/07/19
    In Islamic fiqh, the term musharakah is used for two meanings:1- For two or more people to have a joint ownership regarding anything that can be owned (let it be wealth, assets or even a right). One of the binding rulings regarding this type of ownership ...
  • Is the guidance of the Quran particular to the pious? If so, is it not a vicious circle?
    3883 Exegesis 2012/01/23
    Contrary to the verses which consider guidance of the Quran particular to the pious, there are other verses in the Holy Quran which regard the divine books and the Quran as a source of guidance, remembrance (zikr) and warning to all people especially the pious. ...
  • Why are Iranian ceremonies for holidays and for mourning different from Muslim and Shi’a ones?
    3879 Traditional 2012/03/08
    Even though ceremonies that are held for religious occasions must be in accordance with the general guidelines of Islam, but in regard to the details about which Islam has not mentioned guidelines, the ceremonies should be carried out accordanceing to the dominant culture of people and their ...
  • What are the features and privileges of Behar al-Anwar?
    2616 تألیفات شیعی 2015/05/03
    Behar al-Anwa being a huge hadith collection is the most important work by Allamah Muhammad Baqir Majlisi. It is a big encyclopedia of Shiite traditions encompassing all religious issues and themes including exegesis of the Quran, history, jurisprudence, theology etc. Some of the most important features of ...
  • What is the Maqam Ibrahim? What is its purpose?
    30274 Traditional 2010/02/14
    One of the clear signs in Makkah (as a verse in the Quran tells us) is the Maqam Ibrahim where Prophet Ibrahim stood.Regarding the meaning and interpretation of “Maqam Ibrahim”, some believe that it is equal to all of Hajj. Others ...
  • What kind of a book is "Mikyalul Makarim"?
    2259 تألیفات شیعی 2014/01/20
    The book "Mikyalul Makarim fi Fawaed al-Dua Lil-Qaem" as the title of the book reads, has been authored regarding Mahdi, the Imam of Time (atf). This is one of the books written in Arabic in the fourth hegira century.[1] The book Mikyalul Makarim consists ...