Advanced search
Item not found

Random questions

  • Is Zoroastrianism a divine faith?
    9023 Traditional 2009/09/23
    Based on the hymns of Gatha, the actual nature of Zoroaster is divine, nevertheless, Avesta’s famous teachings show signs of polytheism, making it an undivine faith. These signs have actually been innovated by later Zoroastrians known as the Manis into the faith. Though it is a religion bearing ...
  • What is the difference between the word Allah, which is used in Islam, and God, which is used in Christianity?
    6352 2012/03/07
    Although all religions in essence call upon the same Lord, one should closely consider which of these faiths have accurately described Him. Islam and Christianity hold differences of opinion in ‘Ilm al-Kalaam (the discipline of seekingtheologicalprinciples throughdialectic). In turn, these ...
  • How can I repent from watching pornographic movies?
    20639 Practical 2009/09/23
    Sin is like a foul-smelling swamp full of sewage; the more one sinks into it, the less he senses its smell, because he actually loses his sense of smell and can't tell that he is drowning anymore.At the same time, anytime one ...
  • Is the marriage of an adherent and practicing religious girl with a carefree and secular minded boy going to be successful?
    6524 Practical 2011/05/18
    Islam attachesgreat importance to real pleasure and prosperity of human beings through Islamically balanced, highly ethical, well-educated and well-behaved families and happy homes. It has important teachings concerning marriage which must be taken into consideration. They include the ethical and moral adherence of the boy ...
  • Is God subjugated to natural laws?
    5544 Traditional 2012/03/10
    Allah is the one who has set all natural laws, and the only thing He is under the influence of, is His own will. The one thing to keep in mind is that His will is that things take place through their natural causes. In addition to ...
  • Is it true that the number of authentic hadiths in the book of Kafi is one fifth of all the hadiths therein?
    7631 Science of narrators 2011/05/08
    What those scholars who have counted the number of authentic hadiths meant when they said ‘authentic’, is in terms of the science of rijal and they had no intention to narrow things down in fiqhi and intellectual discussions, because in the view of those same ...
  • If Islam was not sent down in the Arabian Peninsula, would hell and heaven be described in the same way as they have been described now?
    5808 Modern 2012/04/03
    There are two viewpoints in this regard; one that believes that non-religious factors have a role to play in the emergence of religion and another that denies the role of such factors in the formation of religion. According to us, both of these views are erroneous as ...
  • What is sex change?
    7044 احکام تغییر جنسیت 2012/08/23
    Although dictionaries do not provide a definition for "sex change", it means any change and transformation in a male, female or genderless in such a way that the current state is different from the previous one. Medically speaking, sex change is different from "genetic modification" ...
  • What is the Islamic law concerning family marriage?
    6322 Laws and Jurisprudence 2010/11/16
    There is a proverb in Persian which says, “A girl’s marriage with her cousin is made in heaven”. Is it really as such? The answer is that: Who knows about the heaven?  Obviously no one knows about it except God, the Exalted, and the infallible leaders? No matter how much ...
  • Before the Islamic Revolution who was the Wali Faqih?
    7235 Laws and Jurisprudence 2010/09/06
    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 ...