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  • What causes jello to become haram or halal?
    11228 Laws and Jurisprudence
    There exists different types of jello; some are deemed halal, others haram. The criterion which classifies jello as being either halal or haram to consume, is that of its initial ingredients. Assuming the latter are all ‘herbal’, all jello types – domestic/foreign – are halal and permissible to consume. However, ...
  • Did Imam Husein (as) have a son named 'Abdullah', thus being called Aba Abdillah?
    8483 تاريخ بزرگان
    Some sources have mentioned that the Imam's surname (Aba Abdellah) is because of the name of his infant child named Abdullah that was only six months old and was martyred in Karbala.[1] There is of course a different viewpoint that such nicknames were used even ...
  • What were Islam's propagation methods?
    12351 تبلیغ و گفتگو
    Propagation means conveying a message and since the mission of all divine prophets particularly the holy prophet of Islam (S) was to bring humanity forth from darkness into light, propagation enjoys significant importance as a means to convey God's message to His servants. Propagation methods in Islam ...
  • Is the infinity of God's existence dichotomous with the existence of other beings?
    5688 Islamic Philosophy
    The Infinity of God means not only His presence in every place, but His presence throughout all time
  • Does the Quran intend to identify God as the sensible light when it says that God is the light of the heavens and the earth?
    4374 Exegesis
    1. Certainly, the by referring to Allah as light, the Qur'an does not intend to identify Him as a physical and sensory light because the sensible light is a part of the accident characteristic of matter whereas there are numerous arguments which negate the physicality of God, the Exalted, and which ...
  • What is the meaning of being infallible?
    5413 Traditional
    Allamah Tabatabai states: "Infallibility" means the presence of a quality in the infallible person that protects him or her from doing what is not permissible (e.g. sin or error)".[1] It should be noted that from his viewpoint God's prophets (and all of the ...
  • How do Shias prove that all must obey the Imams through the Quran? Also, how do they know that they were all appointed by Allah?
    8691 Traditional
    The word Imamah means to lead and an Imam is anything that is followed, whether it is a person and individual or something else, and whether it leads to the right path or the wrong path. But in Islamic terms, it denotes the leading of people by Allah ...
  • Before the Islamic Revolution who was the Wali Faqih?
    4817 Laws and Jurisprudence
    The concept of Welayat al Faqih (Authority and Governance of the Jurist) is a long known, well-established and original one in Shiite ideology. With the start of the major occultation in the year 326 hijri great scholars, i.e. Sheikh Saduq (381 H.), Sheikh Mofid (413 ...
  • Do Shia Muslims not go to Hell?
    10908 جبر یا اختیار و عدالت پروردگار
    The fact that some people are held responsible for their deeds and subjected to punishment in Hell and some are endowed with blessings and bounties is based on a principle which Allah has pointed out in some of the Quranic verses. God, the Almighty, rejects all kinds ...
  • What are the secrets and philosophy of prayer in Shiism?
    4028 Philosophy of Religion and Law
    Without doubt every divine ruling has its philosophy and reason(s), but we do not have to investigate every ruling and find its philosophy. A true Muslim must surrender before the message of revelation. This character of submission and acceptance creates perfection in ...

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