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  • Is Lordship confined to God Almighty?
    5381 پروردگار. نامها و ویژگی ها
    “ربوبیت(Lordship)” is derived from the word “رب (lord)”and is used in the Arabic language for the words owner, possessor and trainer. Given the fact that God is the owner of all existence, the management of this realm will be His responsibility. So, he is the “
  • We found the dead body of a lady in the desert, how can we find out if she was Muslim or not?
    5789 Laws and Jurisprudence
    Burying the body of a Muslim is upon all Muslims, but if some do it, the rest will be exempt.[1] If a body has signs of being Muslim, it should be buried as a Muslim, but if there are no signs of it being Muslim, ...
  • What is the tale of the Gharānīq
    4879 Exegesis
    The tradition of the Gharānīq is a fabrication created by the enemies of Islam in order to weaken the position of the Quran and the Prophet (s). Towards these ends, the following story has been created: The Prophet was busy reciting Surah Al-Najm when he reached the ...
  • Is conditional divorce effective?
    3188 Laws and Jurisprudence
    One of the conditions of the validity and effectiveness of the divorce formula is for it not to be made contingent upon any condition. Consequently, if the husband says “If Zayd comes you are divorced”[1] or “If the sun rises you are ...
  • What is the ruling on shaving the legs for men?
    3568 Laws and Jurisprudence
    Except for the beard, which is haram to shave (obligatory precaution),[1] not only is it permissible to remove the hairs of the body such as the armpits, but it is mustahabb[2] in Islam, and has been ...
  • Is masturbation a cardinal sin? What are the ways to avoid it?
    12951 Laws and Jurisprudence
    Self-satisfaction which is called masturbation is a cardinal sin and haram [i] and there is a heavy punishment for that. The best way to avoid masturbation is to get married (permanently or temporarily) under special conditions stipulated in religious articles. If ...
  • Why didn’t Allah miraculously prevent the killing of Imam Hussein (A.S.)?
    7472 The infallibles
    Everything takes place under Allah's will and according to His traditions and the same way Allah had the power to prevent Prophet Ibrahim's blade from cutting he could have also disabled all of the enemies' weapons, and miraculously saved Imam Hussein, but such a miracle did not happen ...
  • Can the soul, after death, become aware of the things that happen in this world?
    9163 Traditional
    It has been narrarated from the Holy Infallibles (Masumeen) that after death, the soul can in fact come back to this world and have awareness of the events that unfold here and learn of their relatives and close ones. The angels can also act as ...
  • what is dignity? How can it be achieved? And what status do dignified people posses before God?
    892 انسان شناسی
    Dignity can be defined as the act of avoiding the degradation of oneself and baseness and a magnanimous man is the one who is free from all the indecencies. Indecency (antonym for dignity) equals degradation and humiliation and one has to equip oneself with the weapon ...
  • Does showering after wudu, invalidate the wudu?
    3256 Laws and Jurisprudence
    It is okay to take a shower after wudu, and it doesn’t invalidate it.The only thing to remember is, when performing wudu, the head and feet that are wiped must be dry prior to wiping, and if they are wet to the extent that if you wipe your ...

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