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  • What is the position of Islam on democracy?
    7910 System 2010/03/13
    Democracy is a method of organizing society and respecting the majority vote while maintaining individual and civil rights.Although the majority is not necessarily always right[i], the majority can be determining[ii] and can accomplish ...
  • What is the tale of the Gharānīq
    8504 Exegesis 2012/04/21
    The tradition of the Gharānīq is a fabrication created by the enemies of Islam in order to weaken the position of the Quran and the Prophet (s). Towards these ends, the following story has been created: The Prophet was busy reciting Surah Al-Najm when he reached the ...
  • Was Prophet Adam the eighth person to live on earth?
    34810 Traditional 2009/12/17
    According to Islamic teachings firstly: there is no doubt that Prophet Adam was the first person of the current generation of human beings and that this generation are all born from him. Secondly, before Prophet Adam there were humans that lived and were called Insans or "nasnases", but ...
  • Is it haram for young girls and women to wear perfume?
    12924 Laws and Jurisprudence 2012/02/15
    Wearing perfume or cologne isn't haram for any group or gender in Islam. What Islam prohibits is to wear attractive perfume in the presence of non-mahrams in a way that will lead to haram and corruption. According to all of the maraji’, wearing such perfume in public places ...
  • What advice does Ayatollah Khomenehie give to the Muslims in America?
    6956 Modern 2007/02/10
    Asalaamu Alaikum,Other than the topics which he has conveyed in his public announcements (which are available on his website[1]) the Supreme Leader has not expressed anything ...
  • What reason do Shia scholars have that proves the story of “Abdullah bin Saba’” by ‘Seyf bin Umar’ to be forged and false?
    9007 تاريخ بزرگان 2011/05/22
    The true Islam is that which the Shia follow, the teachings of which Imam Ali (as) has received from the prophet and transmitted to his followers. The attribution of Shia beliefs to a Jew by the name of Abdullah bin Saba’, as many intellectual and narrative reasons affirm, ...
  • What is Islam's ruling on owning a pet wolf?
    16159 Laws and Jurisprudence 2011/04/11
    Office of Grand Ayatollah Khamenei (may Allah grant him long life):There is no problem in it by itself.Office of Grand Ayatollah Sistani (may Allah grant him long life):There is no problem in it.Office of Grand Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi (may Allah grant ...
  • Why does the Quran say that you can beat your wives?
    6624 Laws and Jurisprudence 2010/11/09
    Perhaps one may think about the third tactic or remedy at the first glance (after admonition and banishing wives to bed apart) that Islam wants men to be free to exercise power and force on women in any manner they want and that they are allowed to ...
  • Is there any saying from the Holy Prophet of Islam (S) about fasting on the day of Ashura? Is fasting recommended on this day?
    10896 گوناگون 2012/07/02
    There is not a tradition in Shia’s reliable sources in which Prophet Muhammad (S) may have said that fasting on the day of Ashura is recommended but there are narrations concerning the seerah (lifestyle) of the Prophet (S) in which it is said that he observed fast ...
  • Is it possible to prove adultery by presenting a film?
    5094 2014/08/04
    Dear User! We apologize for not replying to your question sooner. The Grand Maraja' answer in this regard is as follows:[1] The office of Grand Ayatollah Safi Golpayegani (May Allah Grant him long life): Adultery cannot be proven upon presenting a film. Unless, ...