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  • Can any evidence be found in Sunni sources that speak of the martyrdom of Lady Fatimah (as)?
    6185 Traditional 2010/11/22
    This historical truth has been preserved in historical and hadith sources. Great Sunni scholars, such as Ibn Abi Sheybah, Baladhari, Ibn Qutaybah, etc. have revealed this fact. For information on the violation of the respect of the home of Lady Fatimah (as), and the documents and records on ...
  • Can I perform two Umrah pilgrimages in one month?
    2853 گوناگون 2013/12/25
    Umrah is an act of worship which is performed usually either as Mufradah or Umrah of Tamattu'. These are names of two different pilgrimages performed on different occasions. It has been said by religious authorities and grand jurisprudents that it is recommended to repeat an umrah pilgrimage ...
  • What kind of wilayah (authority) did the Holy Prophet (s) mean in Ghadir Khum?
    3340 Traditional 2012/03/14
    Considering that the Prophet (s) appointed the Commander of the Faithful, Ali (a.s) in an absolute and general way, the Holy Prophet's authority in its entirety, irrespective of whether it is mystical, religious or political, is also proven for Ali (a.s.). ...
  • Did Imam Hasan and Imam Hussain (pbuth) artificially dispute with each other in order to teach an old man how to make wudu?
    3489 گوناگون 2015/06/08
    It has been narrated in some resources that Imam Hasan and Imam Hussain (pbuth), as children, taught an old man, in a good manner, how to make wudu properly, as follows: One day an old man came to Medina. At the time of prayers he began to ...
  • How many scholars or legal authorities are or have been hafizes of the Quran?
    3743 Quranic Studies 2007/01/04
                Quranic memorization is one of the most admirable and praiseworthy practices which had become prevalent amongst the Muslims since the time of the noble prophet ; it has always been considered important by scholars, religious authorities, and religious students ...
  • How is Imam Mahdi’s food and clothing?
    3306 Traditional 2010/11/22
    The imam (aj) lives a normal life just like everyone else. What can be concluded from hadiths about his food and clothing, is that they are at a minimum.Nu’mani, in his book of Gheybah, narrates a hadith from Imam Sadiq (as) and Imam Ridha (as) about Imam Mahdi ...
  • Which people will enter paradise?
    6422 Traditional 2009/06/22
    After analyzing Quranic verses, one can conclude that paradise is a definite vow of Allah (swt) and the reward of the pious believers who completely obey the prophet (pbuh). One who possesses these traits will truly reach salvation.One of the prophet’s commands that must be obeyed, is that ...
  • Are the punishments for some sins harsher and greater by many folds than the punishments for some other sins?
    3103 Theoretical 2012/01/04
    It is inferred from the Holy Qur'an and traditions of the Ahlul-Bayt (a.s.) that there are different degrees of torments in hell, proportioned to the different degrees of sins on earth. The Quran considers associating partners with God (shirk) as the greatest sin. Also, God warns to punish the sinners ...
  • Which surah is Surah Bani Israel?
    4331 Quranic Studies 2009/11/25
    The seventeenth surah of the Quran, is Surah Bani Israel which contains 111 verses. This surah is also known as surah ‘Isra’ and ‘Subhan’. The reason for naming this surah ‘Bani Israel’ is because in this surah, the different stages and states of Bani Israel have been mentioned ...
  • Is this statement "Everyday is Ashura and every place is Karbala" a hadith? How reliable is its chain of narrators (sanad)?
    8287 The infallibles 2008/06/23
    We weren’t able to find any hadithic proof showing that this sentence: “Every day is Ashura and every place is Karbala” is a hadith from the infallibles. Yet this concept which is derived from the occasion of Karbala and the line of movement of our imams, ...

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