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  • Can people have contact with Jinns?
    7712 Traditional 2009/11/24
    The Holy Quran has confirmed the existence of Jinns and has attributed the following characteristics to them:1.     Jinns are creatures that are made of fire; this is while humans were created ...
  • What is khums and what is it paid on?
    4426 Laws and Jurisprudence 2012/12/16
    Khums literally means “one-fifth or 20%”. In Islamic legal terminology, it means “one-fifth of certain items which a person earns by means of trade, industry, agricultural work, research or any other ways of earning, like, if he earns some money by working in a government department, and ...
  • Why aren’t the Imams’ names clearly mentioned in the Quran?
    5736 Traditional 2011/06/21
    We must pay attention that even though the Imams’ names are not mentioned in the Quran, but they have been clearly mentioned in the words of the Prophet, especially Imam Ali. The most prominent example of this would be the hadith of Ghadir that is deemed as the ...
  • How old will you be in heaven/hell?
    4910 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 ...
  • Why is full hijab compulsory for Muslim women in Iran?
    3962 Laws and Jurisprudence 2011/12/11
    Hijab is one of the Islamic duties which existed in other religions also. It has been stated in the Holy Quran and in numerous traditions that a woman should cover all parts of her body except her face and hands up to the wrists. Therefore, the ...
  • Please explain the features the Quran mentions for an Imam.
    6198 Traditional 2012/01/17
    There are two types of Imamate (leadership of a society) mentioned in the Quran; First: “The Imams of light” who are the pious and righteous leaders and second: “The Imams of fire” who are the heads of Kufr (disbelief) and deviation. Many features have been mentioned ...
  • What are the origin and beliefs of Ya'furiyah sect?
    3489 تاريخ کلام 2011/10/30
    There is not much information about Ya'furiyah in history. What has been mentioned in historical resources is the following: 1. Ya'furiyah sect refers to the followers of Muhammad bin Bashir who ceased to believe in the Imamate (leadership) of Musa bin Ja'far and later denied ...
  • What are the means for strengthening Shiite beliefs?
    3545 Traditional 2012/04/19
    In order for us to strengthen Shiite beliefs, it is necessary that we substantiate these beliefs scientifically separating them from superstitions and illusions. We must also provide appropriate answers for all the spurious and specious arguments and doubts cast by those who are antagonistic to Shia. In ...
  • What is the limit which a suitor should take into account in regards to looking at a woman’s body without any covering?
    3977 Laws and Jurisprudence 2012/08/13
    It is permissible for a man to look at a woman whom he intends to marry provided that: 1- it is not with the intention of pleasure, 2 – it is to find out about her beauty or her defects, 3 – there should not be any ...
  • where did secularism or the belief in the separation of religious and civil affairs emerge from?
    3328 Modern 2008/11/19
    During the renascence Christian believers came to the realization that their religion, with all the shortcomings it had, could not meet the modern social and political needs; therefore, secularism took shape.Secularism can be considered as the legitimate child of western civilization since Christianity, having gotten distracted and intermingled with ...

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