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  • Why is it forbidden for men and women to use utensils and dishes made of gold?
    3674 Philosophy of Religion and Law
    There are secrets and hidden wisdom in the Islamic laws even though we may not be able to discover them. Generally speaking, no law has been enacted without a reason or logic. God, the Wise and All-Knowing, does not command humankind to do an act unless there is a reason ...
  • What are the most important citizenship rights in Islamic society according to Imam Ali (as)?
    897 روایات و دعاهای برجای مانده
  • Does an angel that has taken on the form of a human have lust and desire?
    3921 Traditional
    What is meant by an angel taking on the form of a human is that an angel is visually perceived by humans as having taken on the physical shape of a person. This does not mean that the essence of the angel has changed or ...
  • Why has Fatimah Ma’sumah been given the titile ‘Ma’sumah’; is she an infallible?
    3944 Traditional
    The name of Lady Ma’sumah, is Fatimah. In historical books and hadith sources, her eminence is referred to as Fatimah bint Musa ibn Ja’far. She wasn’t technically an infallible, the way the prophets and imams were, although she was at a very high level of spiritual purity ...
  • Is it permissible to steal from non-Muslims?
    20414 Laws and Jurisprudence
    The following responses were gathered from offices of Legal Authorities: Usurpation and forcible acquisition of the property of non-Muslims in non-Muslim countries is not permissible, if they are not ...
  • What is the best verse in the Quran?
    5336 Exegesis
    Before dealing with the main question, we must say that the Quran itself is the best book and superior to all heavenly books. All of its verses (ayāt) are at the highest level of perfection and significance. Hence, we cannot differentiate between them by telling that a ...
  • Can I offer prayers during my period when the signs of haydh aren’t seen?
    12530 Laws and Jurisprudence
    Paying attention to the upcoming points might help you reach the answer you are looking for:The six types of women in haydh:Mubtadi’ah: A woman who sees blood for the first time in her life.[1]Muztaribah: A woman who has seen blood for a ...
  • What are the proofs behind the faith of Abu Talib?
    7053 تاريخ بزرگان
    Abu Talib, the father of Imam Ali (a) is among the many individuals who have been persecuted through distortions and alterations in the books of history. The only reason for this persecution is that he was the father of Imam Ali Ibn Abi Talib (a), ...
  • Is a woman who becomes a man\'s second wife sinful?
    2912 چند همسری
    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 are the fundamentals and principles of Islam?
    4565 Traditional
    Literally Islam means “submission” and the religion of Islam is called Islam because it seeks man’s submission to the will of God, the Lord of the worlds. Thus, Islam requires man to surrender himself to the One God and worship none other than Him. In ...

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