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  • Do you get any sawab (reward) when you listen to a speech on Friday?
    5053 Practical
     It is necessary for every Muslim to get acquainted with his religious obligations and know about his duty.[1] Therefore, a person will get sawab by listening to a speech that enables him to become familiar with his religious duties and obligations. The Holy ...
  • Where does the Imam of Time (atf) live during the occultation?
    4022 Traditional
    There are three categories of reports in regards to the domicile of the Imam of Time (atf): The first category of reports does not introduce a special residence for the Imam. Although some of the narrations in this category consider the deserts and mountains as his residence, on the whole, ...
  • If the imam of a jama’ah prayer doesn’t observe the correct recitation in some cases (even after being reminded), is it still permissible to follow him?
    3214 Laws and Jurisprudence
    The viewpoint of Ayatullah Mahdi Hadavi Tehrani is as follows:1- According to an obligatory precaution, it is necessary to observe the correct I’rabs (vowels) during the prayer.2- Correct recitation of surah Fatihah and the ensuing surah is a ...
  • What are the outcomes and consequent rulings of liwat?
    6150 Laws and Jurisprudence
    The ugly act of liwat is one of the greatest sins which the Quran introduces as the sin the people of Prophet Lut (pbuh) that brought about their punishment and annihilation from God.[1] This sin entails two types of outcomes; one is taklifi (has to ...
  • Can the slaughtered meat of the Non-Muslims be used (lawfully)?
    1229 Laws and Jurisprudence
    The opinion of the Shia' jurists and the School of Thought of the Ahl al-Bayt (the family of the Noble Prophet of Islam (s)) is that meat that has not been slaughtered according to Islamic laws, the ruling is that it is like regular dead meat (animal ...
  • Can I perform two Umrah pilgrimages in one month?
    3669 گوناگون
    Umrah is an act of worship which is performed usually either as Mufradah or Umrah of Tamattu'. These are names of two different pilgrimages performed on different occasions. It has been said by religious authorities and grand jurisprudents that it is recommended to repeat an umrah pilgrimage ...
  • What is Shirk?
    27567 Traditional
    Literally, shirk means to allocate; technically, in Quranic terminology, shirk – in contrast to hanif – signifies the process of allocating someone/thing as the Almighty Allah’s partner or equal. Hanif means being inclined towards righteousness and moderation; hence, the term has been coined onto those who have disassociated themselves from ...
  • Does the recitation of some Duas, like Dua Ahd, have an effect if recited more or less than the specific period mentioned?
    4836 Practical
    Every good deed is made up has two aspects: The deed itself, and the right intention. That is, a deed is accepted by the Almighty when the action is a good one, as well as the intention for it, which has ...
  • What is meant by justice as one of the fundamentals of faith?
    1422 معنای عدل الهی
    Justice has been discussed and debated in detail covering all its meanings. However, what has been very much a matter of controversy and heated debate is the difference between Imamiyah and Mu'atazilah on the one hand and Ash'arites on the other. Justice in the sense that each ...
  • What is Musharakah?
    3822 Laws and Jurisprudence
    In Islamic fiqh, the term musharakah is used for two meanings:1- For two or more people to have a joint ownership regarding anything that can be owned (let it be wealth, assets or even a right). One of the binding rulings regarding this type of ownership ...