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  • What are the guidelines of Islam for men's attire and cleanliness?
    5246 Practical 2012/02/14
    Observing cleanliness is necessary everywhere and for all – men and women. One should always keep his body and clothes clean and tidy. He should wash his hands and face every morning, brush his teeth and comb his hair. Islam highly recommends observance of cleanliness ...
  • What are the “Arsh” and “Kursiyy”?
    5598 Exegesis 2009/08/15
    With help from other Quranic verses and traditions of the imams, commentators of the Quran have presented several possible meanings for these terms. Some say the two are metaphorically referring to the same thing, which is the rank of Allah's (swt) command and governing of this world’s affairs.
  • What was the law about drinking wine before Islam?
    3311 بیشتر بدانیم 2012/08/08
    History bears witness that the process of various people’s religiosity in all the divine religions had been in a way such that after the death or martyrdom of every prophet or every messenger among people the predominant religion would fade out gradually until they put aside the ...
  • How does Islam solve the collision between religion and science?
    3750 Modern 2008/07/20
    This issue (the collision of religion and science) is one imported from Christianity. To find the answer to such a question in Islam, one must pay attention to the following points:1- When studying religious texts, one must pay close attention to all things that will help to understand ...
  • In Islam can we confess our sins to another person?
    14422 Theoretical 2010/08/14
    In the religion of Islam nobody has the permission to disclose their sins (small or big) and unveil their secrets to anybody. The reason why is, to begin with, man’s honor and respect is so valued and significant he should only confess to his lord ...
  • What is the importance and philosophy of mourning for Imam Hussein (a.s.)?
    6550 Traditional 2011/12/01
    In order for us to understand the significance and philosophy of mourning for Imam Hussein (a.s.), it is necessary to take notice of the following points:1. The Holy Quran (a.s.) has emphasized through many different verses on maintaining and reviving lofty ...
  • What is E'tikaf?
    3864 Theoretical 2011/07/07
    Literally, E'tikaf (cleave to a mosque) means to stay or remain at a place or to cleave to smething. E'tikaf in Islamic law is a pious practice consisting of a period of retreat at a sacred place for the purpose of seeking proximity and nearness ...
  • Is it not malevolent to pray that someone be deprived of God's mercy? Why do we curse someone who is dead?
    3398 Traditional 2011/06/14
    Yazid and his likes were cursed by God, the Exalted, the Prophet (pbuh) and his noble successors (a.s.) who are the embodiments of divine mercy towards the rest of God's creatures. Some people are disobedient and they, despite knowing the divine religion and divine punishments for sinning, not only ...
  • Could you provide me with the complete sermon of the Holy Prophet (s) at Ghadir Khum?
    4406 Traditional 2011/10/20
    This question doesn’t have a brief answer. Please click on the detailed answer. ...
  • How old will you be in heaven/hell?
    4631 Exegesis 2012/02/18
    The change in appearance and outer features as one ages are related to this world, but this isn't the case for the hereafter, especially heaven; people don’t have different appearances and faces there. For example, it is not so that some will be children, some will be middle ...