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  • What is the meaning of abjad letters, especially in relation to Imam Ali?
    17649 2012/05/21
    The abjad letters are the alphabet (الف ب ت...), which have been systemized based on a specific order, meaning: abjad, hūz, ḥatī, kalamn, sa'afṣ, qarasht, thakhdh, ḍaẓgh. A number has been assigned for every one of these letters, in following order:
  • What would have happened if the Caliphate had fallen into the hands of Imam Ali (as)?
    3762 Traditional 2011/05/18
    Certainly, Imam Ali’s (as) greatest concern would have been to continue the way of the Holy Prophet (saw) and guard the path of hidayah (guidance) and true Islam, so that mankind could reach sa’adah (salvation) both in this world and the next. The Holy Prophet ...
  • Is the consent of the first wife a condition of validity in re-marriage? Is the marriage contract valid if there is no attraction?
    6302 Laws and Jurisprudence 2010/09/22
    Islam recognises the permissibility of a man having four permanent and concurrent wives.  The second marriage is not conditional upon consent of the first wife, except in the case of marriage with the wife’s niece (her brother’s daughter, or sister’s daughter).  But, if the ...
  • What are the secrets and philosophy of prayer in Shiism?
    3476 Philosophy of Religion and Law 2012/01/15
    Without doubt every divine ruling has its philosophy and reason(s), but we do not have to investigate every ruling and find its philosophy. A true Muslim must surrender before the message of revelation. This character of submission and acceptance creates perfection in ...
  • Can you please explain why it is haram to marry the wives of the prophet after his demise?
    3754 Laws and Jurisprudence 2009/11/24
    According to verse 6 of surah Ahzab, the wives of the prophet (pbuh) are like the mothers of the believers and have the ruling of their mothers. Consequently, marrying them is haram. Numerous reasons have been mentioned for such, for instance, so that the hypocrites ...
  • Is it permissible to build a mosque in a graveyard?
    3044 Laws and Jurisprudence 2011/10/01
    Office of Grand Ayatollah Khamenei (may Allah grant him long life)If the said graveyard is not a part of an endowed piece of land or a private property and it is not either a public place which is needed and used by people on various occasions ...
  • Why is the blood money of a woman half of that of a man?
    3139 Laws and Jurisprudence 2011/08/15
    According to jurisprudential and historical studies, blood money is an economical matter. It has been legislated in order to compensate for the loss incurred by the injured. From another point of view, in an ideal society, which Islam attempts to create, most of the economic activity is ...
  • What is the purpose of creating mankind and the world?
    5175 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 ...
  • Which verse of the Holy Quran containsevery kind of tawhid? What are the different kinds of tawhid?
    9412 Traditional 2012/06/20
    Tawhid is a widely discussed topic among Islamic and Quranic concepts, which is why it consists of various types and levels. This is why tawhid has been widely given in-depth discussions in many verses of the Quran. This method and style of elaboration is essential to the Quran. ...
  • What is the limit of sexual pleasures in temporary marriage?
    3861 شرایط ازدواج موقت 2012/06/28
    The relation between man and woman becomes lawful by contracting marriage. There are two kinds of marriages: Permanent marriage and temporary marriage In a permanent marriage, the period of matrimony is not fixed, and it is forever. The woman with whom such ...