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  • Do Shia Muslims not go to Hell?
    9897 جبر یا اختیار و عدالت پروردگار 2012/08/04
    The fact that some people are held responsible for their deeds and subjected to punishment in Hell and some are endowed with blessings and bounties is based on a principle which Allah has pointed out in some of the Quranic verses. God, the Almighty, rejects all kinds ...
  • Is it permissible to change a lavatory into a mosque?
    1715 احکام مساجد و مکانهای مقدس 2015/05/03
    If the land of a lavatory has not been endowed to be used as toilet, it is permissible to annex it to the mosque to be used by people who come to offer their prayers in the mosque. However, if it is used endowed to be used ...
  • What is the relationship between man’s efforts and the sustenance that has been measured out for him?
    6868 Traditional 2011/08/15
    There are two kinds of sustenance. There is a sustenance that we go after and a sustenance that comes after us. In the traditions, the sustenance that comes after us is called “the sustenance that seeks,” and the sustenance that we seek has been named “the sought ...
  • Should we maintain relations with relatives who act badly towards us in turn? If so, in what way should we do this?
    3703 Practical 2012/02/15
    The concept of ‘Silah al-Rahem’ means to maintain a relationship based on goodness and love with ones near relatives. It is religiously obligatory upon everyone and many positive effects have been listed for it. Amongst these are the lengthening of one’s life, good naturedness, and an increase in ...
  • Is it a must that the trousers must not pass the ankle?
    3094 فضایل اخلاقی 2013/05/15
    There is a chapter in Kulayni’s Al-Kafi titled “Tashmir al-Theyab” in which it has been pointed out that it is preferred that the clothe a person wears should not be so long to be dragged on earth. However, despite that, we must not neglect the elements ...
  • What are the circumstances under which it is necessary to acquire the permission of a virgin girl's guardian?
    4021 Laws and Jurisprudence 2011/07/23
    Most of the current grand religious authorities (maraje') are of the view that the permission of a virgin girl's father or paternal grandfather is necessary. However, if a girl is not virgin or his father and grandfather have died, she does not need to obtain anyone else's permission. ...
  • Do the Shia consider Abu Bakr and Umar as Kafirs?
    8182 The infallibles 2010/09/23
    First of all, although the Shia has some criticism towards the khalifahs, they don’t see them as kafirs; the same way they don’t consider any of the other Sahabah as kafirs. In dealing with the khalifahs, the Shia follow the footsteps of the imams, especially Imam Ali (as), ...
  • What is the meaning of ownership and kingdom of Allah, the Lord of the Universe? Why is said that God is the king?
    4668 پروردگار. نامها و ویژگی ها 2015/06/08
    One of the attributes of Allah is "Mālik" which literally means "being powerful" and "having something in one's exclusive possession". This word has sometimes been translated into "king" in other languages including Farsi and English. If this term "king" is applied or ascribed to Allah, it definitely ...
  • I wish to know what the seven paradises are. Can you explain them for me?
    28580 Traditional 2012/04/07
    Dar al-Salam (Abode of Peace), Dar al-Jalal (Abode of Glory), Jannatul Mava (Garden of Refuge), Jannatul Khuld (Garden of Eternity), Jannatul Adan (Garden of Eden), Jannatul Firdous (Garden of Paradise) and Jannatul Naeem (Garden of Bliss) (or Delight) are names for the seven paradises which have been ...
  • Why do they call Prophet Isa “The Spirit of God”?
    16340 Traditional 2011/12/20
    Although certain characteristics are shared by different individuals or things and can be found in numerous places, but sometimes for certain reasons, a certain thing or person is identified with that characteristic, despite it not belonging exclusively to it. For ...

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