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  • What would have happened if the Caliphate had fallen into the hands of Imam Ali (as)?
    3407 Traditional 2011/05/18
    Certainly, Imam Ali’s (as) greatest concern would have been to continue the way of the Holy Prophet (saw) and guard the path of hidayah (guidance) and true Islam, so that mankind could reach sa’adah (salvation) both in this world and the next. The Holy Prophet ...
  • What is Sufism? Was Imam Khomeini (r.a) a Sufi?
    7846 Practical 2011/01/27
    The lexical root of 'tasawwuf' is variously traced to sūf "wool", referring to the simple wool-made cloaks the early Muslim ascetics wore and who claimed to purify their inner self from filth and stay away from worldly attractions, thus engaging in so-called spiritual ...
  • Please count four of the Prophet’s miracles that have been mentioned in the Quran.
    6415 Exegesis 2008/07/22
    An act that prophets do to prove their prophethood that normal individuals aren’t capable of doing is called a “miracle”.The Holy Quran is the greatest miracle of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh). In the Quran, there are numerous verses that speak of and prove it being a miracle. In addition ...
  • Can one say that angels have different levels of infallibility?
    5749 Traditional 2008/07/02
    Angels are very noble and delicate creatures and of high and numerous virtues (which have been expressed by the Quran). One of their traits is that they lack any materialistic and animalistic characteristics. They neither have any desire to sin, nor the strength to do so, making them pure ...
  • What does it mean when it is said that Adam (pbuh) descended from heaven?
    4115 Traditional 2010/04/18
    "Hubut"means to come down and descend, and it is the opposite of Su’ud (ascension) and sometimes it means to settle down in a certain place.In order to explain the Hubut of Prophet Adam first we need ...
  • What is the philosophy behind prostrating on earth?
    7687 Laws and Jurisprudence 2011/12/31
    The essence of prostration is humility and it is one of the obligations we must perform, as the Quran says: “O you who have faith! Bow down and prostrate yourselves…”.There is an important point here that must be kept in mind, and that is that the Shia ...
  • Who is Abdul Qadir Gilani?
    4709 Theoretical 2011/03/14
    Abdul Qadir Gilani known as Ghaus-e-Azamwas a sixth century mystic and a narrator who was born in the north of Iran and died in Baghdad. He was the figurehead of the Qadiri Sufi order.  Historically, he lived very much after ...
  • Is identification of individuals and personalities in Paradise and Hell possible?
    3104 Traditional 2012/01/28
    In the Holy Book of the Quran, there are verses in witness of the conversation between the dwellers of Paradise and those of Hell, which briefly relate the possibility of information for the dwellers of Paradise about the condition and final position of the people of Hell. ...
  • Is it true that some Muslim Gnostics can fly or levitate?
    5694 Practical 2007/02/08
    That which you have mentioned is an effect and result of Man’s spiritual strength, sometimes this may come about by acting in accordance with religious laws and legitimate ascetic discipline. This means that; by moving closer to Allah, Man can possess the greatest name ...
  • What legal reference do we have for Eid Nowruz?
    15521 Contextual study 2011/05/22
    This eid is an ancient Persian holiday that was marked and celebrated before the emergence of Islam.There is a hadith from Imam Sadeq (as) in hadith sources regarding Nowruz which the popular vote has verified it to be reliable and therefore they have given the fatwa to the ...

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