Questions Archive (Tag:features)

  • What are the features and privileges of Behar al-Anwar?
    2807 2015/05/03 Contextual study
    Behar al-Anwa being a huge hadith collection is the most important work by Allamah Muhammad Baqir Majlisi. It is a big encyclopedia of Shiite traditions encompassing all religious issues and themes including ...

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  • What is Islam's ruling on owning a pet wolf?
    7118 Laws and Jurisprudence 2011/04/11
    Office of Grand Ayatollah Khamenei (may Allah grant him long life):There is no problem in it by itself.Office of Grand Ayatollah Sistani (may Allah grant him long life):There is no problem in it.Office of Grand Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi (may Allah grant ...
  • Is there a correspondence between different acts of worship and the rewards Allah has promised for them?
    3305 Traditional 2010/12/21
    Promising such rewards does not contradict Allah's justice and doesn’t negate the correspondence between acts and rewards; because if justice means to place everything in its appropriate position, which means that there should be a correspondence between acts and rewards, regarding the examples mentioned, there ...
  • Has Imam Hussein discriminated between Arabs and Non-Arabs in a hadith and has he scorned Ajams?
    6604 Contextual study 2011/04/20
    The hadith you mentioned was from Abu Abdillah (pb), which refers to Imam Sadiq (not Imam Hussein) in which he says: "We are from the Quraysh and our Shias are Arabs and our enemies are Ajams." If we are considering the literal meaning of the hadith (in which ...
  • Is the following hadith correct: This verse was added to Surah Inshirah: “And we made Ali (a.s.) your son-in-law.”?
    5656 Exegesis 2008/05/14
    No hadith with such meaning was found, although there are some hadiths about the last two verses of Surah Inshirah, فإذا فرغت فانصب وإلی ربک فارغب that have been mentioned in hadithic-tafsir books (books that have collected hadiths that explain and interpret quranic verses) such as Tafsir-al-Burhan, Tafsir-al-Thaqalain, etc. These ...
  • Why have the Shia gone astray?
    4296 Traditional 2009/04/20
    In order to answer this question, a few points need to be made:1- If what you mean by “Shia” are the wrong and unacceptable acts that some Shia do, it is unfair to relate these wrong acts to the entire Shia school of thought; that is because Islam ...
  • Do Shiite scholars consider Sulaym bin Qays\' book as authentic and reliable or not?
    4156 Science of narrators 2015/09/14
    Sulaym bin Qays Helali Koofi is known for the book he has left behind, a book which has given rise to different controversies over the centuries with a great many scholars talking for and against it. Generally, the viewpoints about Sulaym's book can be categorized into three ...
  • Why did our imams practice polygamy?
    4452 Traditional 2008/08/18
    There are many reasons behind marriage; spiritual calmness and tranquility, fulfillment of reproductive needs and desires, having a partner in life and the continuation of generations. Giving shelter and asylum to women without an abode, protecting society from corruption, and the conditions of the ...
  • What is the ruling in regards to buying products that help support the interests of the Zionist regime?
    2707 Laws and Jurisprudence 2012/02/15
    Imam Khomeini (ra) and other grand maraji’ have stated:It is obligatory upon each and every Muslim to refrain from buying or using products, that the production and purchasing of bring profit for the Zionist regime, which is currently at war with ...
  • What does Islam say about sound relationships between boys and girls?
    8084 گوناگون 2012/04/21
    According to Islam, the male and female complement each other and God, the All-Kind, has created them fore each other. One of the needs they have, are sexual ones. Fulfilling these needs must be within the boundaries and guidelines of Islam so that chastity and modesty are ...
  • How is it possible to see the messenger of Allah (s) in one’s dreams?
    4307 Practical 2007/05/01
    Supplications and actions have been mentioned in Mifātīh al-Jinān for seeing divine people in one’s dreams, but it must be noted that these actions are not sufficient in and of themselves for seeing the desired person. What is meant is that it is not ...