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  • Can one do Istikharah for marriage?
    6259 Practical 2009/10/22
    Marriage has been one of the most important issues and foundations of human societiy since the beginning of human life on earth. Obviously such a critical issue should be dealt with wisely and with knowledge because it is the starting point of a new family. Marriage entails a ...
  • What is Imam Ali’s perspective in respect to the Quran?
    7524 Quranic Studies 2010/01/21
    In the eyes of Imam Ali (as), the Quran holds a tremendous position. Some of the qualities he has attributed to this divine book have been collected in Nahjul Balaghah. A brief list of the qualities he has mentioned in regards to the Quran have been summarized as: ...
  • What are the legal bases of various categories of rulings such as actual, outer, mawlawi, advisory, defining and declaratory law?
    5636 General Terms 2014/02/27
    Based on the way one looks at the rulings and laws, it is possible to divide the rules in a number of ways some of which, albeit, can be merged into one another. In this study, we have tried, as far as possible, to present various classifications ...
  • What are the different stages and levels of religion?
    6799 Philosophy of Religion 2008/10/12
    The main stages of religion are as follows:1- The “nafsul-amr” religion: What exists in the knowledge of Allah (swt) regarding the guidance of man to his eternal prosperity and salvation, is the “nafsul-amr” religion. In other words, the nafsul-amr religion is the way of life for man from ...
  • What creatures are haram?
    16910 Laws and Jurisprudence 2012/02/15
    In general, haram meat creatures are divided into several categories:1. All sea creatures which do not have scales.2. Among land creatures, dogs, pigs, predatory creatures which have sharp teeth and claws and talons, like lions, foxes, rabbits, wolves, elephants, etc. are haram. But all types of ...
  • Please tell me why we have to shorten our prayers when travelling.
    6053 Laws and Jurisprudence 2010/02/09
    Although all Islamic laws are a result of the benefits or disadvantages and harms that back them, and they all have a particular reason behind each and every one of them, discovering the exact reason in detail for every one of them and knowing that this is all ...
  • Who are the Ahlul-Bayt that have been spoken of from the Sunni viewpoint?
    6897 Traditional 2010/03/11
    This question doesn’t have a brief answer. Please click on the detailed answer. ...
  • Does Islam consider prostrating in respect permissible?
    11758 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 ...
  • Is it necessary to have the consent of one’s wife when contracting a temporary marriage with the People of the book?
    6958 Laws and Jurisprudence 2010/04/07
    These answers were received from the offices of the maraje’ regarding your inquiry:The office of the Grand Ayatullah Khamenei:In such a case getting permission isn't necessary and the marriage contract is valid without her consent unless there are certain regulations that must be observed.The office of the ...
  • Why is polygamy permissible for men in Islam, yet impermissible for women?
    9595 Philosophy of Religion and Law 2008/09/18
    Before Islam, polygamy was considered normal and lacked any rules or limitations. As one of man’s essential needs, Islam has limited it, giving it specific conditions and terms. Islamic laws are all based on true needs and the benefit of society as a whole. The following needs are ...