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  • Does a virgin girl need to get her father’s permission for marriage?
    3143 Laws and Jurisprudence 2011/12/20
    The maraje’ consider the permission of the father or paternal grandfather [in the case of her not having a father] of a virgin girl necessary for her marriage[1].[2] The baligh virgin girl who can distinguish between what is ...
  • What is Islam for?
    3423 Traditional 2009/03/04
    Religion is a set of beliefs associated with practical and moral principles delivered to humankind by God's messengers, for the guidance of man and his eternal prosperity and salvation.According to religious teachings, the necessity of religion is rooted in the fitrah (nature) of man. In the holy Quran, ...
  • Is the repentance of a person who has committed sodomy accepted?
    5883 Practical 2011/05/08
    From the Islamic viewpoint, sodomy is a very inferior and ugly act and is one of the great sins for which heavy punishments have been determined, namely execution.[1]What various verses of the Quran tell us is that no matter how great and numerous one’s sins ...
  • Why would people dig up someone if they are already dead? Isn\'t that haram?
    4959 Philosophy of Religion and Law 2012/03/14
    The following is the response of the maraji' to your inquiry: It is haram to exhume the body of a dead believer. But in some cases, it will be permissible, namely: 1. When the dead body has been ...
  • Why are Iranian ceremonies for holidays and for mourning different from Muslim and Shi’a ones?
    3772 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 ...
  • Why didn’t God help the Prophet and Ahlul Bayt in their fight against their enemies when He had knowledge of the future?
    3004 Traditional 2012/01/17
    God is aware of all the realities and secrets. Therefore, all events and creatures are present in His essence and nothing is absent from it. With His power, He is aware of the cunningness and oppression of all the oppressors and has the ability to prevent it from ...
  • What is the tafsir (interpretation) of Surah At-Tin?
    9086 Exegesis 2013/12/01
    In Sura At-Tin, God swears by four things whereupon He says that He created man in the best mould or stature. However, the same man [insane] who enjoys all the blessings and capacities is reduced to the lowest of the low. The only way out for him ...
  • Why does Allah hate divorce so much?
    7542 Philosophy of Religion and Law 2012/02/15
    Considering the antithesis between divorce and marriage, in order to learn of the reason why Allah hates divorce so much, we must first see why marriage bears so much significance in His eyes.[1]In the Quran, the creation of people in pairs has ...
  • What is an explanation of the Verdict (Hukm) of governance?
    3055 System 2011/10/23
    The verdict of governance is a command from a ruler towards enacting a religious obligation. This explanation of the concept of the verdict of governance has not been mentioned in narrations; rather the jurisprudents have derived it from the traditions and their overall content (the difference of opinion lies ...
  • How can one explain how the killing of the Egyptian man by Prophet Musa (pbuh) isn’t in conflict with his infallibility?
    5288 Traditional 2008/11/04
    All divine prophets, regardless of their different degrees and ranks, are infallible and at the peak of nearness to Allah (swt), and all of them have responsibilities that surpass those of normal people to the extent that any attention they give to anything other than Allah (swt) is ...