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  • How is it that the government of the caliphs was successful whereas the rule of Imam Ali (as) wasn’t?
    3434 تاريخ کلام 2011/08/20
    A few components of this inquiry, despite being claimed and mentioned by the inquirer, seem to be unacceptable; they are noted below:1. One must note that, supposing that the ahadith that rule a number of Sahaba as being kafir and munafeq, they don’t ...
  • What happened to Aisha, the wife of the Prophet of Islam (S) after the Battle of Jamal? Was she living under house arrest for a period of time?
    1272 History 2017/05/22
    Following the battle of Jamal, Imam Ali (AS) ordered his comrades to take Aisha to Abdullah bin Khalaf Khazā’ei’s house who along with his sons had been killed in the same battle while fighting for Aisha. As for whether or not this was a kind of house ...
  • What is the best name one can pick for their child?
    3448 Contextual study 2011/04/21
    Names portray the owner of the name and whenever a name is said, the owner immediately comes to mind, therefore it is important to choose suitable and good names. It has been mentioned in ahadith that the best and most suitable name is one that denotes obedience; the ...
  • Did the Holy Prophet (pbuh) prostrate on the Turbat of Karbalah?
    6528 فضائل و مناقب 2013/05/15
    According to Shia jurisprudence, firstly, Sajda should be performed on earth, and on those things which are not edible nor worn, and on things which grow from earth (e.g. wood and leaves of trees). The Holy Prophet (pbuh) also performed Sajda on soil and other things which ...
  • Why do we send out greetings to the Prophet of Islam and his Household in prayers? Was the Prophet’s tradition the same?
    692 صلوات بر محمد و آل محمد 2017/01/24
    1. As pointed out in the question, there are numerous traditions from the Holy Prophet (S) and his pure Household in the interpretation of the following verse which says: «إِنَّ اللَّهَ وَ مَلائِكَتَهُ يُصَلُّونَ عَلَى النَّبِيِّ يا أَيُّهَا الَّذينَ آمَنُوا صَلُّوا عَلَيْهِ وَ سَلِّمُوا تَسْليماً»
  • Who became prophets in their childhood?
    3305 پیامبران و کتابهای آسمانی 2013/12/05
    Following a research in the verses of the Holy Quran and sayings of the Infallibles (A.S) about the prophetic mission of the prophets, we came t the conclusion that only two prophets were appointed as prophets in their childhood and God granted them knowledge, wisdom and books.
  • What is the purpose of creating mankind and the world?
    4821 Traditional 2008/07/20
    God Almighty is a never-ending entity possessing all forms of perfection and creating is His grace. Since Allah (swt) is the All-Graceful, granting everything and anything possible, his being graceful calls for him to create all things that can and deserve to be created. So, Allah (swt) creates because ...
  • Is making contact with beings from other worlds possible?
    4627 Traditional 2010/04/08
    There is no doubt that it is possible to make contact with beings from other realms. What is also certain is that using narcotic drugs and alcoholic beverages to do so is impermissible.The ways and instruments through which we can become aware of these hidden beings and the ways ...
  • How are Shia beliefs about Aisha consistent with the Quranic verse, which forbids us from accusing chaste women?
    10069 تاريخ بزرگان 2012/02/04
    Following Aisha's falling behind the caravan, the hypocrites and some other individuals who were also perhaps some of the proponents and supporters of the first caliph spread gossips and slanderous lies accusing Aisha of having an affair with another man. This event was later known as ...
  • Please provide a hadith on the najasah of the dog and pig.
    5124 Laws and Jurisprudence 2012/01/17
    Regarding the najasah of the dog and pig, the hadiths that have reached us can be divided into two categories; ones that contain the term ‘najis’ in them and others that don’t have the exact term but nonetheless necessitate their najasah. In these hadiths, the najasah of the ...