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  • Is it permissible to use a minor\'s property without his consent?
    1854 اموال صغیر و محجوران
    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 ...
  • Why do jurisprudents and theologians oppose the notion of wahdat al-wujud?
    5432 وحدت وجود
    1. The notion of 'wahdat al-wujud' [Unity of Being] is a monistic understanding of tawheed, the doctrine of oneness of God. It is considered one of the most fundamental concepts in mysticism and in mystical schools especially that of Ibn Arabi. According to this principle, existence [wujud] ...
  • What date is the first day of Muharram? Kindly, send me the date.
    3512 تاريخ کلام
    Dear user,The lunar months are established either with a lapse of 30 days or when the crescent of the new month is sighted. When it comes to the beginning of a lunar month, it does not make any difference whether it is the month of Ramadhan or Muharram etc. ...
  • Does the verse "فما استمتعتم به منهّن فاتوهن اجورهنّ فریضة" imply temporary marriage?
    6286 Laws and Jurisprudence
    What is meant by istimta in the verse "فما استمتعتم به منهّن فاتوهن اجورهنّ فریضة"; (For the enjoyment you have had from them thereby, give them their dowries, by way of settlement) , is intimacy and taking pleasure, so the verse is saying: Whenever you ...
  • Is Imam Ali capable of reviving the dead?
    5586 Exegesis
    Asserting that someone can independently do so without God’s assistance is in absolute contradiction with tawhid af’ali (oneness in action), for death and life is solely in God’s hand.However, if one were to carry out this act with God’s consent, it would then be considered probable and possible.
  • By whom and how can teyyul-ard be achieved?
    3587 Practical
    Teyyul-ard denotes the quick transportation from one point to another in an instant. Teyyul-ard is something extraordinary and above normal human power, and is only possible for those who have total control over the chain of causes. The most important issue in this regard is ...
  • Can you please explain why it is haram to marry the wives of the prophet after his demise?
    4000 Laws and Jurisprudence
    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 ...
  • Does Paradise have several gates and do those gates have specific names?
    4460 اوصاف بهشت و جهنم
    Paradise has eight different gates. As for their names and what group of people use which gate to enter, there are different reports and traditions. Their names – such as Baab al-Rahmah (Gate of Mercy), Baab al-Sabr (Gate of Patience), Baab al-Shukr (Gate of Gratitude) Baab al-Balaa ...
  • Can you introduce some books on marriage in Islam?
    4138 Theoretical
    Dear sister, there are many books on this subject but unfortunately, only a few have been translated to English. There is one book that we recommend that has been translated as well with the title of “نظام خانواده در اسلام” (The Islamic Family Structure) by Hosein Ansarian. This ...
  • Is it permissible for men to listen to a woman’s singing?
    5588 کلیات
    As you have rightly mentioned, men are different from women in a lot of ways. For this reason, different rules have been legislated for each group. When it comes to a woman reciting eulogies and narrating the sad stories of the infallibles, Grand Ayatollah Khamenei says: “If ...