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  • How do you prove that Imam Ali (as) was imam and khalifa after the Prophet (pbuh)?
    36661 Traditional 2008/07/21
    There is no doubt that in order for Islam to survive, it needs a keeper and guardian and individuals to deliver and express the teachings and guidelines of religion for the people, and carry them out. Since one of the reasons of creation is the ...
  • What is the Islamic law on Forex trading?
    7000 تجارت الکترونیک 2015/05/03
    The foreign exchange market (forex, or currency market) is a global decentralized market for the trading of currencies such as rial, dollar, euro, pound, yen, dinar, etc.). If one who intends to trade currency, feels the value of a certain currency is going up, he will buy ...
  • How is the night vigil prayer important? What are its impacts? What is the ruling if it is missed? And how it should be compensated, if left out?
    2733 بیشتر بدانیم 2014/08/04
    Among the most emphasized and recommended prayers in holy Quran and traditions are the nawafil of day and night especially the ones offered at night. About the impacts of night vigil prayers, Imam Sadeq (‘a) has said: “Night vigil prayers make the face become more beautiful, improve ...
  • What is Sufism? Was Imam Khomeini (r.a) a Sufi?
    7281 Practical 2011/01/27
    The lexical root of 'tasawwuf' is variously traced to sūf "wool", referring to the simple wool-made cloaks the early Muslim ascetics wore and who claimed to purify their inner self from filth and stay away from worldly attractions, thus engaging in so-called spiritual ...
  • Does Islam consider prostrating in respect permissible?
    6628 Exegesis 2008/07/02
    According to Islam and the Shia school of thought, prostration is the most complete and beautiful form of worship which solely belongs to Allah (swt) and no other has the right to be prostrated to.As for the prostration of the brothers of Prophet Yusuf, it wasn’t a prostration ...
  • Please explain the concept of Hurul ‘In and if they relate to women as well.
    9808 Exegesis 2009/11/24
    One of the blessings that Allah (swt) grants to people who do good deeds and have faith in Him is paradise and the bliss and blessings therein. For entering into heaven there isn’t any difference between men ...
  • What is Islam’s viewpoint on cloning?
    4737 Laws and Jurisprudence 2008/05/12
    Cloning and especially the cloning of humans is a new subject that has come up in our era and as a result, its ruling hasn’t been mentioned in the Quran and Islamic tradition, yet Shia scholars and jurisprudents have been able to reach certain conclusions on it using ijtihad (Islamic ...
  • What is the ruling of adultery with a married woman and what is the way of its repentance?
    3978 Laws and Jurisprudence 2011/10/23
    Fornication especially with a married woman is one of the most hateful and grievous sins. But the Almighty Allah is most merciful in His judgment. If a sinner who has committed a shameful and abominable act becomes penitent and resolves to abstain from committing sins and makes ...
  • If every wish is supposed to be granted through dua, then what is our own role in our lives?
    4047 Theoretical 2011/10/23
    The religion of Islam is a religion that combines between the exterior and the interior, the material and spiritual aspects. God is the creator of the wind and cloud, and rainfall depends on the rules which He has embedded in the nature, yet God says that the cause of ...
  • Why is Shia the best religion?
    15003 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 ...