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  • What is the ruling of committing sin under compulstion?
    3176 Laws and Jurisprudence
    According to religious teachings, religious duties are contingent upon one’s free will and choice, meaning that if one does something out of free will, he will deserve to be rewarded or punished. It is on this basis that one of the cases of exemption from ...
  • What is khums and what is it paid on?
    4642 آنچه خمس بدان تعلق می گیرد
    Khums literally means “one-fifth or 20%”. In Islamic legal terminology, it means “one-fifth of certain items which a person earns by means of trade, industry, agricultural work, research or any other ways of earning, like, if he earns some money by working in a government department, and ...
  • Do different situations have any effect on the nafsul-amr religion?
    3537 Philosophy of Religion
    The nafsul-amr religion has only one way of life for all individuals in every place and time and contains no changing elements. ...
  • Is a divorce done by SMS permissible?
    4955 Laws and Jurisprudence
    The divorce process, in Islam, beholds a number of prerequisites.Conditions attributed to the man (who executes the divorce) include:1.       sanity (ought not be insane)2.       pubescent (can’t be a child or infant)
  • Did Mukhtar keep any love of Abu Bakr and Umar in his heart? Why didn’t he defend Imam Hussein in Karbala?
    2185 شخصیت های شیعی
    The traditions about Mukhtar in our sources are divided into two categories; some of them praise and others simply reproach him. The scholars who specialize in hadith and biographical accounts generally choose to rely on the traditions which praise him and they have given their views about ...
  • Will there be a new life in the world after the Day of Judgment?
    8683 Traditional
    It is gathered from the evidences and proofs in the verses of the Quran that the Day of Judgment is in fact not the continuation of this world. This world shall turn into a mess completely because great explosions and horrific quakes will destroy everything. Thereupon, the world will emerge ...
  • Does man have the capacity to love Allah?
    3953 Practical
    The logic behind experiencing ‘metaphoric’ love is to reach true love and if it is accompanied with chastity, after causing fundamental changes and developments it will bring man very close to Godly love. The very core and truth of religion is to reach the status of loving Allah; ...
  • Do any supplications exist for seeking forgiveness from people whose right we may have trampled?
    3379 Practical
    The rights of the people are divided into two categories. The first of those relate to the rights that God has over the people; if one goes against such rights, then the path of rectifying this wrong involves making up for what has been neglected (in ...
  • Can you provide a short biography of Imam Hussein (AS)?
    1107 امام حسین ع
    Historians unanimously believe that Shia”s third Imam was born in the holy city of Medina but there are little differences as to the date of his birth. Sheikh Tusi (460 A.H.) says that the Imam (AS) was born on third of Sha”ban in the fourth hegira year
  • What is the Sunni opinion on Bilal al-Habashi?
    8341 تاريخ بزرگان
    What Sunni references say about the great sahabi, Bilal, is that he was freed by Abu Bakr, a resistant believer against the tortures of the Kuffar, the Prophet's Mu'adhin, and one of the Mujahidin (soldiers) of Islam in different battles alongside the Prophet (pbuh). After the Prophet's demise, he ...