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  • Can something emerge from nothing?
    7139 2012/12/15 علیت و معلولیت
    Based on philosophical and mystical principles, creating something out of nothing means that the universe and the entire divine attributes are, in the level of divine essence, vanished in God s essenc

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  • Do animals possess souls and if so how does the animal soul differ from the human soul?
    8828 Islamic Philosophy 2011/08/15
    Before embarking on the answer to this question, it must be noted that the answer provided below is based on the school of Transcendent Theosophy, i.e., Sadrian philosophy. In this light, the answer will be expounded under two main headings and several subtopics.
  • Asalaams… My family as a whole have a question: my sister some 7 years ago married a Christian…
    5828 Laws and Jurisprudence 2008/05/05
    In the name of GodAlaikassalamIt is not necessary for you to inform her.If she knows about the issue in future then herchildren are legal and she should leave her husbandthey do not need any divorce because there marriagewas invalid.Now you should continue your life.If it is possible invite her ...
  • Can a woman recite Quran in front of non-mahrams?
    11317 Laws and Jurisprudence 2012/02/15
    The Grand Ayatullah Khameneni (may Allah prolong his life):If it gets their attention and arouses them or causes any other corruption then it will be impermissible, or else, it is permissible.The Grand Ayatullah Sistani (may Allah prolong his life):If she knows that a non-mahram man hears her voice ...
  • Does spending the expenses of Hajj and Umrah on charity, have the reward of Hajj and Umrah?
    10344 Ethics 2009/12/17
    Hajj to the ‘House of God’ is obligatory to people who have the means once in their lifetimes. Not doing this obligatory action (wajib) has no excuse, just like other obligatory actions. Now in relation to the whole of recommended actions (mustahabaat), such as a mustahab Hajj or ...
  • Was anyone appointed as prophet by Allah from European and Indian peoples (not Semites)?
    11649 پیامبران و کتابهای آسمانی 2015/04/18
    Man is a duty-bound creature and duty would necessitate prophets to be appointed and sent to deliver obligations, messages and injunctions to him, otherwise duty would be unwise or meaningless. The Holy Quran says in many a number of verses that wherever there was a nation or ...
  • How should one resist the temptation to commit sins?
    9110 Practical 2011/08/10
    The temptation to commit a sin is a disease like the sin itself. Like all other diseases, protection against this sin involves two stages e.g. prevention and cure. When it comes to the prevention stage, it should be noted that a person can eradicate all those things that may ...
  • Before the Islamic Revolution who was the Wali Faqih?
    7757 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 ...
  • Is it true that one shouldn’t pray for oneself on Ashura?
    6121 Practical 2011/04/20
    Dua and supplication are the needful connection between the servant and his Lord for the fulfillment of worldly and otherworldly needs. Dua for oneself and others is always something good and entails great blessings.Praying for oneself on Ashura is okay, as ...
  • What are the ways through which one can prevent the influence of the evil eye?
    14129 Practical 2011/05/25
    The Quran has accepted a fact called the "evil eye" and it has pointed out instances of its influence. Quranic historical reports from the predecessors also confirm it as a reality. The evil eye is a look that is believed by many scholars to be able to cause injury ...
  • In Islam, will the sins of a killer or rapist who becomes a Muslim be forgiven?
    19188 Laws and Jurisprudence 2007/04/14
    In Islam, there are rules regarding a disbeliever who chooses Islam as his religion. An example of this is that if one shirks the rights of Allah, not performing obligatory actions or performing forbidden ones, he will be forgiven. 

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