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  • Has Islam reffered to any special form of government?
    5099 Fiqh
    It should be said that Islam hasn,t reffered to any special form of government has expressed certain rules and regulation in this connection, form which the method of Islamic government can be inferred. Who infers these rules? The abovementioned rules are: finality of the fatva (verdict) of the specialist in ...
  • Did the prophet commit Tark al-awla in the battle of Badr or Tabuk?
    6690 Traditional
    Some Muslims scholars from denominations other than Shiism believed that when the Prophet did not receive revelations in regard to a certain issue, he would improvise in that regard. On this basis, it is possible that the prophet sometimes made decisions that were not in the best interest ...
  • What is ghulu (exaggeration) and how is it possible to avoid it?
    14943 دانش، مقام و توانایی های معصومان
    Ghulu (exceeding proper limits) means an increase or doing something more than what is ordained by Allah (Exalted be He). The Arabic word 'ghala' (boil) denotes the rise of water because of fire. Therefore, ghulu means exceeding proper limits by doing something more than what is legally ...
  • Are we allowed to offer Tarawih prayer under Taqiyya?
    2885 Laws and Jurisprudence
    According to the Holy Quran, ahadith and Shia and Sunni, Taqiyyah is rational and one of the ways by which we can keep our religion safe. The Holy Quran has approved Ammar Yaser’ taqiyya that he used it against unbelievers. The Quran also cited the Taqiyyah of ...
  • I would like to know who was the first scholar who presented the concept of Wilayat Al- Faqih?
    5855 Laws and Jurisprudence
    The concept of “Wilayate Faqih” means the government of an Islamic society which is headed by someone who has reached the level of Ijtihad (Ability to answer contemporary questions based on Islamic concepts and values by referring to main Islamic sources: Quran and Sunnat in Islamic law). ...
  • What date is the first day of Muharram? Kindly, send me the date.
    4372 تاريخ کلام
    Dear user,The lunar months are established either with a lapse of 30 days or when the crescent of the new month is sighted. When it comes to the beginning of a lunar month, it does not make any difference whether it is the month of Ramadhan or Muharram etc. ...
  • Is it believed by the Shia that the creation of Adam was carried out by the hands of Imam Ali (as)?
    10398 Traditional
    If some people believe that Imam Ali (as) independently created Prophet Adam (pbuh), it will be against the Quran and considered shirk. Not to mention that the creation of Adam by the physical body (hands) of Imam Ali (as) doesn’t comply with existing realities, because ...
  • What does Islam say about Prophet Isa (pbuh) walking on water?
    15918 Traditional
    One of the ways for identifying prophets is through miracles; extraordinary actions that can't be taught or learned by normal people that others aren't capable of doing.[1]Prophet Isa (pbuh) had several miracles, namely: awakening the dead, curing those born blind and curing ...
  • Is ‘Apprehension’ a quality that can be attributed to God?
    4178 Traditional
    Taking into consideration the verse “لا تُدْرِكُهُ الْأَبْصارُ وَ هُوَ يُدْرِكُ الْأَبْصارَ وَ هُوَ اللَّطيفُ الْخَبيرُ”[1], Mudrik (being apprehensive) is one of God’s names.[2] In the Quran and traditions, this attribute (Mudrik)[3] has been mentioned explicitly, thus ...
  • What are the ways through which one can prevent the influence of the evil eye?
    6966 Practical
    The Quran has accepted a fact called the "evil eye" and it has pointed out instances of its influence. Quranic historical reports from the predecessors also confirm it as a reality. The evil eye is a look that is believed by many scholars to be able to cause injury ...

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