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  • Is it permissible to use a minor\'s property without his consent?
    1279 اموال صغیر و محجوران 2015/05/03
    It is appropriate to explain a few technical terms before dealing with the question: 1. Great scholars have defined the term 'saghir' (minor) as such: Saghir (minor) refers to a child who has not attained puberty. Such a person is not eligible under Shari'ah law to have ...
  • If kurr water is poured on a najis hand, and some of this water splashes off, what is the ruling of such splashed water?
    3294 Laws and Jurisprudence 2011/05/22
    According to the view of all the maraje’, in the case of kurr water coming in contact with a najis substance, or something that has become najis because of coming in contact with a najis substance, it won't become najis, given that the splashed water doesn’t contain any ...
  • Is it permissible to eat chips containing porcine enzymes?
    2792 Laws and Jurisprudence 2012/01/19
    The grand maraji’ responded to this inquiry like this:The office of the grand Ayatullah Khamenei:In the case of the question it isn't permissible.The office of the grand Ayatullah Makarem Shirazi:It isn’t permissible.The office of the grand Ayatullah Safi Golpaygani:If ...
  • Does spending the expenses of Hajj and Umrah on charity, have the reward of Hajj and Umrah?
    5093 Laws and Jurisprudence 2009/12/17
    Hajj to the ‘House of God’ is obligatory to people who have the means once in their lifetimes. Not doing this obligatory action (wajib) has no excuse, just like other obligatory actions. Now in relation to the whole of recommended actions (mustahabaat), such as a mustahab Hajj or ...
  • Have any Shia books said that Fatima (sa) was angry at Ali (as)?
    3750 زندگی با امیر المؤمنین ع 2012/09/10
    1. The first hadith (tradition) in ‘Elal al-Sharaye’ is regarding a person who lied to Lady Fatima Zahra about Ali seeking the hand of Abul Jahl’s daughter for marriage. In reality, there was no such incident and the false news about Ali bin Abi Talib (as) was ...
  • When was visiting graves allowed given the fact that it was, for some time in the early period of Islam, unlawful to visit graves?
    300 زیارت قبور و بنای مراقد 2017/01/21
    Among the practices which, in the early period of Islam, were forbidden was visitation of graves. Visiting graves was prohibited for a number of reasons. As the Islamic society developed and grew more mature, a suitable environment to deal with this issue came into being. The Holy ...
  • Why should religion interfere in politics?
    3369 Laws and Jurisprudence 2011/11/21
    The theory of the separation of religion from politics is a viewpoint that supports marginalizing religion from different fields of human life. According to this viewpoint, man is able to discover the true rules to culture, politics, judgment, economy, commerce, manners, social relationships, etc., and legislate them with ...
  • What is our duty towards street beggars?
    11562 Practical 2012/09/03
    It is good to help every beggar even if he is not poor but it is necessary to focus our attention on priorities keeping in view the fact that our financial resources are limited. In the present time in which there are certain institutions tasked to identify ...
  • What is the ruling on shaving the legs for men?
    2816 Laws and Jurisprudence 2010/08/22
    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 ...
  • What is the meaning of verse 61 and 62 in Surah Al Waqiyah
    6137 معاد و قیامت 2013/12/16
    The verses 61 to 62 of Surah al-Waqe'ah make reference to the reason behind death and how it is ordained for man. In these verses, God says: Death is a truth ordained by Him, it is not an essential part of a living creature; rather it is ...

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