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  • If a person suffers from an incontinence, due to which he is not in a position to control his bowels, and his Wudhu gets void, what is the Islamic law about it?
    2175 مبطلات وضو 2014/04/20
    If a person suffers from an incontinence, due to which drops of urine come out continuously, or he is not in a position to control his bowels, he should act as follows: A) If he is sure that at some time during the prayer time, there will ...
  • Is the marriage of an adherent and practicing religious girl with a carefree and secular minded boy going to be successful?
    3213 Practical 2011/05/18
    Islam attachesgreat importance to real pleasure and prosperity of human beings through Islamically balanced, highly ethical, well-educated and well-behaved families and happy homes. It has important teachings concerning marriage which must be taken into consideration. They include the ethical and moral adherence of the boy ...
  • Is it true that one shouldn’t pray for oneself on Ashura?
    2418 Practical 2011/04/20
    Dua and supplication are the needful connection between the servant and his Lord for the fulfillment of worldly and otherworldly needs. Dua for oneself and others is always something good and entails great blessings.Praying for oneself on Ashura is okay, as ...
  • Why is Shia the best religion?
    15616 Traditional 2010/09/05
    The superiority of the Shia religion is because of its being the "true" religion and there is only one true religion in all times and ages. As for other religions, they are either invalid and baseless or defunct and abrogated. Today, the true and righteous religion is the religion of ...
  • Why did Allah create Satan?
    5108 Traditional 2011/04/20
    First: Satan’s role in deviating and misguiding man is confined to tempting him. Second: Progress and development can only take place when there are opposite and conflicting forces, and therefore the creation of such a being in the Nezame Ahsan (perfect world system) is not considered in vain, ...
  • What is meant by the true and false dawn?
    5714 Laws and Jurisprudence 2009/09/23
    The “true” and “false” dawns are fiqhi/astronomic terms which refer to specific times of day/night. The false dawn is when a white light rises in the east of the sky. Praying the fajr prayer at this time isn't accepted. The true dawn is when the white light spreads ...
  • Do we have to recite surah Fatihah in prayer?
    2315 Laws and Jurisprudence 2010/08/01
    In the first and second rak’ahs of the daily prayers, one must recite surah Fatihah and another entire surah after it; there is no difference between men and women in this ruling.[1] (Of course, this is when one is praying by himself, but ...
  • Is it possible to sleep in heaven?
    3025 Traditional 2010/08/01
    Sleep is the body’s natural response to fatigue and tiredness, and as the Quran directly says, we know that those who enter paradise never become tired. It is because of this that our hadiths tell us that those in paradise never experience any of the entailments of the ...
  • If the laws of God are unchangeable, then how are the miracles of Jesus (a) explained?
    3440 Exegesis 2012/02/15
    In order to properly answer this question, we must first discuss three preliminary matters. These matters are the actual definition of a miracle, the intent of a miracle, and the lack of incompatibility of a miracle with divine laws.What is a Miracle?Islamic scholars have said ...
  • Is there any religious evidence to prove that burning the seeds of Esfand is useful for warding off the evil eye?
    16130 Laws and Jurisprudence 2011/05/26
    Science and man's intellect are unable to perceive and understand some fact. The evil eye is a phenomenon which the human intellect and science have not been able to prove nor have they been able to find a concrete reason to refute its very existence.