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  • Can Buddhism be considered a divine faith?
    4730 Traditional
    Some believe Buddha to be a divine prophet who had acquired the fundamentals of his religion through revelation. This theory seems to be acceptable for two reasons (although the faith underwent major alteration later):1- Considering ancient Buddhist teachings: The work history ...
  • What is the relationship between man’s efforts and the sustenance that has been measured out for him?
    7440 Traditional
    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 ...
  • Are Ali bin Ibrahim Qummi's tafsir and his masters (mashayikh) reliable?
    6652 تألیفات شیعی
    Ali bin Ibrahim bin Hashim Qummi is one of the great Shiite scholars. As per Najashi's and Sheikh Tusi's reports, he has a book titled "Tafsir Qummi". The book is available to all for the time being and some of its narrations are mentioned in some reliable ...
  • Is there any objection to a person doing exercise with music? Are athletic actions with music considered to be dancing?
    6824 Laws and Jurisprudence
    Dancing and music are two separate topics each having its specific rules. That is to say, if a person dances with music, he commits two ḥarām actions. Most grand jurists forbid music which is frivolous, licentious and appropriate for gatherings of amusement and entertainment. Some ...
  • Are non-Muslim women mahram to Muslim women?
    3414 Laws and Jurisprudence
    When it comes to non-Muslim women looking at Muslim women, there is a narration in our sources from Imam Ja'far Sadiq (a.s.) who said that: "It is not appropriate for Muslim women to remove their Hijab (covering) in front of Jewish or Christian women because they tell their husbands about ...
  • What is the Islamic law regarding a song sung by a woman with music instruments? What is ghinā?
    4224 کلیات
    Office of Grand Ayatollah Khamenei (may Allah grant him long life): 1. If the singing is ruled as ghinā, it is ḥarām and the content makes no difference. Similarly, if one listens to her voice with the intention of seeking pleasure or if it entails evil or ...
  • How can I repent from watching pornographic movies?
    9745 Practical
    Sin is like a foul-smelling swamp full of sewage; the more one sinks into it, the less he senses its smell, because he actually loses his sense of smell and can't tell that he is drowning anymore.At the same time, anytime one ...
  • Is man Khalifatullah or Khalifatul-Rabb?
    6681 Exegesis
    Since in verse 31 of surah Baqarah, the Quran tells us that the reason why man was chosen to be Allah’s (swt) vicegerent was his knowledge of ‘the divine names’ and goes on to say: “علّم آدم الاسماء کلها”, and the name that encompasses all ...
  • Why do Muslims shake hands?
    5922 Practical
    Greeting others by saying “salam” and shaking hands are all signs of sociability and good manners and conduct. The prophet of Islam (pbuh) and the imams are at the pinnacle of sociability and good behavior and our role models, therefore we must follow them in this matter.Anas ibn ...
  • What is the origin and growth of Shi‛ism?
    3883 Modern
    Shi‛ism began with a reference made for the first time to the partisans of Ali (shi‛ah-i‛Ali), the first leader of the Household of the Prophet, during the lifetime of the Prophet himself. The course of the first manifestation and the later growth of Islam during the twenty-three years of prophecy ...