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  • Did the Imams battle for power and did they want a hereditary form of government?
    3444 Traditional 2011/11/09
    Firstly, the seerah (biography) of the Imams shows that the Imams did not struggle for power nor did they have a craving for power. If at times they were defending their rights, it was because they believed it was their obligation to do so.This saying of Imam ...
  • Can Satan and angels know our thoughts or only Allah knows them?
    5715 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, ...
  • Are the homeopathic remedies halal?
    2736 گوناگون 2013/11/23
    If homeopathic remedies do not involve using impure or haram things or any illegal method of cure and they do not cause any damage to the patient's health, there would be no problem in it. Index: The same question has been forwarded to the offices of some ...
  • Why is it permissible in Islam to marry female captives?
    3518 Philosophy of Religion and Law 2011/01/02
    Given that we have already dealt with the political and social aspects of slaveholding in our previous answers, here we will study two more issues concerning the subject matter: 1. The reason and philosophy behind the legality of conjugal relations with female captives 2. Why doesn’t this ...
  • What is the Islamic law about women going out with makeup?
    2724 Laws and Jurisprudence 2011/12/01
    Office of Grand Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi (may Allah grant him long life): There is no objection to women wearing light makeup on their faces and hands up to the wrists provided that it does not entail any evil or corruption but it is necessary for ...
  • Why is a child that has been born from a temporary marriage given to the father?
    5503 Laws and Jurisprudence 2010/09/05
    Temporary marriage is an easy and simple marriage for people that can’t practice permanent marriage, legitimized by God for a number of reasons, one of which is to prevent fornication and sexual corruption. Consequently, God has excluded a few of the rulings and conditions required in permanent marriage ...
  • Why did Allah (swt) create the foreskin which is removed during circumcision?
    13983 Laws and Jurisprudence 2010/02/09
    Because of its many benefits, circumcision has been made obligatory in some religions like Islam. Some of those benefits are: prevention of infants and babies from infection of the urinal tract, penile cancer prevention, prevention of aids, etc. As for why Allah (swt) created the foreskin in the ...
  • Is a woman who becomes a man\'s second wife sinful?
    2185 چند همسری 2013/10/03
    1. As you know remarriage is an issue legislated and recognized as permissible by Islamic Shari'ah. There is no doubt about it as the Quran states: «فَانْكِحُوا ما طابَ لَكُمْ مِنَ النِّساءِ مَثْنى‏ وَ ثُلاثَ وَ رُباعَ فَإِنْ خِفْتُمْ أَلاَّ تَعْدِلُوا فَواحِدَة»[1] "And ...
  • What legal reference do we have for Eid Nowruz?
    15840 Contextual study 2011/05/22
    This eid is an ancient Persian holiday that was marked and celebrated before the emergence of Islam.There is a hadith from Imam Sadeq (as) in hadith sources regarding Nowruz which the popular vote has verified it to be reliable and therefore they have given the fatwa to the ...
  • What are the plans and goals of Shaytan?
    3510 Traditional 2010/12/21
    1- To misguide man2- To invite the people to superstitious and innovative acts3- To cause them to bring about change in Allah’s creationThese are some of Shaytan’s plans and goals that have been mentioned in the Quran. ...

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