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  • What is Islam's viewpoint regarding reincarnation?
    6601 Traditional 2010/01/21
    A few centuries back in India a theory known as "reincarnation" was developed concerning the consecutive return of souls to this world after death. During the ages this theory was gradually taken into serious consideration by people all around the world and even became, for some, a part ...
  • Can anyone other than Allah (swt) be aware of the unseen?
    6873 Traditional 2009/09/07
    Gheyb means for something to be hidden from one’s senses, and shahadah means openness and visibility.One thing can be gheyb for a person, while being shahadah for another. It depends on the individual’s existential boundaries and how much of the existential world they cover and encompass ...
  • What is the purpose of dreaming? Why has Allah granted us dreams?
    3332 Practical 2011/05/18
    Dreaming is one of the signs of Allah and a window to the unseen, a characteristic and natural trait that Allah has imparted to our bodies and souls. ...
  • Who are the Ahlul-Bayt that have been spoken of from the Sunni viewpoint?
    3835 Traditional 2010/03/11
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  • Why do the Shia consider temporary marriage (sighah/mut’ah) permissible?
    7623 Laws and Jurisprudence 2008/07/02
    First of all, we must say that this issue is a fiqhi one, calling for fiqh experts to analyze it in the right place. Here we will mention some points regarding the issue and leave the rest to the detailed answer that is to come.1) Temporary marriage ...
  • Can females also begin prayers from behind the Imam then fill up to the right then to the left?
    2527 Laws and Jurisprudence 2010/08/01
    It is okay for women to form a line behind the imam when those following him are only women, but if only one woman is praying behind him, it is mustahabb for her to stand to his right side such that where she places her head for sajdah ...
  • Why is it permissible in Islam to marry female captives?
    3325 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 mission of the Ahlul-Bait?
    3522 Traditional 2007/05/23
                The greatness of the Prophet’s (s) Ahlul-Bait, the five people of the cloak – namely Prophet Muhammad (s), Hazrat ‘Alī, Fātimah, Hassan, and Hussayn (a), have been mentioned in many traditions related by Shia and Sunni narrators alike. The reason that the Prophet (s) emphasized these people’s ...
  • Who became prophets in their childhood?
    3231 پیامبران و کتابهای آسمانی 2013/12/05
    Following a research in the verses of the Holy Quran and sayings of the Infallibles (A.S) about the prophetic mission of the prophets, we came t the conclusion that only two prophets were appointed as prophets in their childhood and God granted them knowledge, wisdom and books.
  • : What are the best ways to quit masturbation? And may I know its punishments in the hereafter?
    17760 Laws and Jurisprudence 2011/07/26
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