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  • If I am poor, do I have to pay Zakat as well? Can Zakat be given to a poor friend? Can Zakat be given to a non-Muslim?
    3637 Laws and Jurisprudence 2009/11/25
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  • Can Satan and angels know our thoughts or only Allah knows them?
    6147 فرشتگان 2014/06/23
    Knowledge of the unseen is prerogative of God. None other than God has knowledge of the unseen independently of God. However, every existent that has been allowed by God to have knowledge of the unseen can read our mind and can see the unseen. In other words, ...
  • What is the principle of no domination over Muslims?
    1370 General Terms 2017/01/24
    The concept of the principle of no domination over Muslims [nafy sabil] is that God, the Glorified, has legislated such rule in the Islamic Shari’ah that prevents non-Muslims from getting hegemony and control over Muslims’ fate and affairs. There is no rule in Islam to allow them ...
  • How can one create harmony between religion and science?
    3718 Philosophy of Religion 2008/07/02
    Those who consider religion and science as two separate ways aren’t truly familiar with divine religions particularly Islam and haven’t paid attention to the fact that the two are of completely different responsibilities that have nothing in common.Religion is of three parts; man’s relationship with himself, man’s relationship ...
  • How was the creation of man according to the Quran?
    14584 Traditional 2009/06/22
    The Quran has explained the creation of man and his origin using different words and phrases. Some verses say that the initial material man comes from is clay. Other verses say it is water, while a third group say it is sperm. Meanwhile a fourth group says it ...
  • Which people will enter paradise?
    6914 Traditional 2009/06/22
    After analyzing Quranic verses, one can conclude that paradise is a definite vow of Allah (swt) and the reward of the pious believers who completely obey the prophet (pbuh). One who possesses these traits will truly reach salvation.One of the prophet’s commands that must be obeyed, is that ...
  • Can I perform two Umrah pilgrimages in one month?
    3290 گوناگون 2013/12/25
    Umrah is an act of worship which is performed usually either as Mufradah or Umrah of Tamattu'. These are names of two different pilgrimages performed on different occasions. It has been said by religious authorities and grand jurisprudents that it is recommended to repeat an umrah pilgrimage ...
  • Is it okay to say kazalikallahu rabbi in the second rak'at after any sura or only Sura-e Ikhlas?
    3785 Laws and Jurisprudence 2011/03/14
    It is Mustahab (recommended) to say “Kazalikallahu Rabbi” after Sura-e Ikhlas once, twice or thrice, in every rak'at in which Sura-e Ikhlas is recited after Sura al-Hamd. Therefore this zikr (recital) is recited only after Sura-e Ikhlas.[1]
  • What color turban did the Prophet (pbuh) and the Imams (as) wear?
    9983 The infallibles 2009/10/22
    Many different societies and groups of people, including those in today’s civilized world, use signs and symbols to recognize and communicate with one another. Seyyids, as a result of historical occurrences and religious and social motives have also taken on different signs and slogans. From a religious point ...
  • Considering the fact that there is good and evil, and beauty and ugliness in the world, how can God’s kindness be proven?
    3993 Traditional 2012/02/18
    The fact that God has created man in the best of forms and has fulfilled all of his needs both in this world and the next, and as a matter of fact, has created everything for him and put it at his disposal, is the best reason that ...