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  • Are there any women who reached the rank of ijtihad in religious seminaries?
    4023 تاريخ بزرگان 2007/11/04
    A worthy interaction of Islam with science, and requiring that from every Muslim man and woman, has resulted in women always studying the sciences in Islamic communities and finally some of them reached the rank of ijtihad.As an example, lady Mujtahideh Amin who passed away in 1403h. Lady Mujtahideh ...
  • Could you please explain the essence of infallibility? I personally believe only God is infallible.
    3207 Traditional 2012/04/14
    The correct terminology to use here is that God is free from all limitations and flaws, not that He is infallible which is a term used for other than God. That being said, everything other than God is [categorized as] creation and is limited.
  • Are we forbidden to go to a somewhere that divine punishment has taken place?
    2551 Traditional 2011/04/20
    We have not come across a hadith in Islamic resources which forbids us from going to a location where divine punishment has taken place, although, there is a hadith in which Imam Ali (as) states: “It is not permissible for a prophet or the ...
  • 4058 فنا 2012/11/01
    Annihilation is defined as "total destruction" or "complete obliteration" of an object. It is the opposite of permanence, subsistence and continuance. To explain further, God is from the category of permanence and continuance and other existents are from the category of non-existence and annihilation. Technically, ...
  • What is the proper method of making one’s actions match his knowledge?
    3156 عمل صالح 2012/06/21
    According to fundamental Islamic teachings, knowledge is only beneficial when followed by good deeds and actions. However, we see that some scholars come short in regard to acting upon their knowledge. This can be a result of different reasons, just to name a few, the fact that ...
  • Is there any punishment for touching and hugging a non-Mahram?
    10965 Laws and Jurisprudence 2012/01/03
    It is haram (forbidden) for a non-mahram man and a non-mahram woman to seek any kind of pleasures from each other (it is even forbidden for them to cast lustful look at each other). It is for the same reason that, according to Islam, it is not permissible for a ...
  • What are the traits of the “mursal” religion?
    3247 Philosophy of Religion 2008/10/12
    1- The number of “mursal” religions is always in correspondence with the number of messengers sent by Allah (swt).2- The mursal religion is a result of man’s need towards the message of Allah (swt) to the people.3- The ...
  • What is Islam for?
    3366 Traditional 2009/03/04
    Religion is a set of beliefs associated with practical and moral principles delivered to humankind by God's messengers, for the guidance of man and his eternal prosperity and salvation.According to religious teachings, the necessity of religion is rooted in the fitrah (nature) of man. In the holy Quran, ...
  • If a woman has to perform Kaffara and fast for 60 days of which 31 days must be consecutive, how is that possible if she has a monthly menses cycle?
    2509 Laws and Jurisprudence 2011/11/16
    As for the fasts which should be observed consecutively (e.g. the Kaffara of the fast which has been made obligatory by way of breaking the fast intentionally or by way of Nadhr), if a woman cannot observe fast for thirty one days in a row due ...
  • What is the reason behind Imam of Mahdi's remaining in occultation despite there are Shiite governments in the world?
    6090 Traditional 2011/03/10
    The occultation of the Imam of Time (atf) does not mean that the Imam is living a paranormal or different life. For example, he is not living in a cave and the likes of such places. In fact, according to some traditions the Imam ...