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  • What happened to the Prophet's daughter after his demise?
    3290 تاريخ بزرگان 2010/12/21
    There are many ahadith and much that can be said in regard to what took place for Lady Fatimah after the Prophet's demise, but we will only examine one hadith from Sahih Bukhari, the most reliable source of Sunnis, in the detailed answer. ...
  • What is the most important message of Surah al-Masadd?
    4499 Exegesis 2012/12/31
    The most important message of this Surah (chapter) can be explain in such a way that wealthy, position and family relationship with prophets cannot protect an individual from God’s wrath or fury. Abu Lahab is an example in this chapter of the Quran. He is one of ...
  • What is meant by the verse: “He (Allah (swt)) guides whosoever he desires, and misguides whosoever he desires.”
    14028 Traditional 2008/11/04
    It has been proven in theology that man is of free will and Quranic teachings are in no conflict with this fact and actually emphasize this point. Yet since some Quranic verses interpret and explain others, one must put different verses next to each other in order to ...
  • What is the Quranic perspective about the People of the Book?
    2840 Exegesis 2014/01/27
    The Quran, like many other eloquent speeches, have organized its words on the basis of their audience's needs. In this connection, the personality, conducts, belief etc. of the audience have been taken into consideration. The Holy Quran has addressed the People of the Book in the same ...
  • Were Imām Sajjād and Imām Bāqir present in Karbalā?
    3208 تاريخ بزرگان 2012/04/16
    In the event of 'Āshūrā which took place during the month of Muḥarram in 61 AH, three noble Imāms were present. Imām Ḥusayn (as) who headed this revolution and was martyred in Karbalā. Imām Sajjād (as), [who] for reasons could not participate in the battle, and ...
  • Are the homeopathic remedies halal?
    2280 گوناگون 2013/11/23
    If homeopathic remedies do not involve using impure or haram things or any illegal method of cure and they do not cause any damage to the patient's health, there would be no problem in it. Index: The same question has been forwarded to the offices of some ...
  • Is the network marketing of Tahitian Noni juice permissible?
    3892 Laws and Jurisprudence 2009/03/09
    If your question is about the ruling on marketing this drink as a result of it being halal or haram itself, this is the answer the maraje’ have given to your inquiry:The office of the Grand Ayatullah Khamenei:It is permissible per se.The office of the Grand Ayatullah ...
  • Is Lordship confined to God Almighty?
    4678 پروردگار. نامها و ویژگی ها 2012/05/21
    “ربوبیت(Lordship)” is derived from the word “رب (lord)”and is used in the Arabic language for the words owner, possessor and trainer. Given the fact that God is the owner of all existence, the management of this realm will be His responsibility. So, he is the “
  • What is the proper method of making one’s actions match his knowledge?
    3030 عمل صالح 2012/06/21
    According to fundamental Islamic teachings, knowledge is only beneficial when followed by good deeds and actions. However, we see that some scholars come short in regard to acting upon their knowledge. This can be a result of different reasons, just to name a few, the fact that ...
  • What is the measure to choosing individuals as prophets and aimah among others?
    3183 Traditional 2011/04/20
    Based on the reasons for general prophethood, God chose a group of individuals from the human race as paradigms and representatives to guide mankind.Even though the innate potential to be God’s representative has been instilled in every human, it does not actualize in every case; only a few ...