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  • What is the best verse in the Quran?
    8112 Exegesis 2013/01/01
    Before dealing with the main question, we must say that the Quran itself is the best book and superior to all heavenly books. All of its verses (ayāt) are at the highest level of perfection and significance. Hence, we cannot differentiate between them by telling that a ...
  • I have been having telephone communication with a boy. Our relationship has not been intimate. What is the Islamic Law about boy-girl relationships?
    8016 Laws and Jurisprudence 2011/10/13
    Boy-girl relationship is a very sensitive issue that needs to be addressed carefully and that all Shari'ah rules and standards should be taken into account when dealing with it, otherwise it will result in serious difficulties. The legal and moral laws of Islam in this regard ...
  • What is the meaning of "Shaf'a Prayer" and what is its relationship with intercession?
    8356 نماز 2014/09/09
    The word "shaf'" literally means adding something to something else. It also means "even" as opposed to odd. The Quranic verse says "wash-shaf'a wal-watr" in which "shaf' means even while "watr" means "one".[1] " Shafa'ah" (intercession) is derived from "shaf'" which means adding something ...
  • What is the meaning of ‘moon in the Scorpio’?
    36752 Laws and Jurisprudence 2012/03/07
    It has been narrated from Imam Sadiq (a.s.) that he said: “Whoever embarks on a journey or marries when the moon is in the Scorpio (qamar dar aqrab), he will not see any good.” The subject of ‘moon in the Scorpio’ is something according to which fatwas ...
  • If the laws of God are unchangeable, then how are the miracles of Jesus (a) explained?
    7132 Exegesis 2012/02/15
    In order to properly answer this question, we must first discuss three preliminary matters. These matters are the actual definition of a miracle, the intent of a miracle, and the lack of incompatibility of a miracle with divine laws.What is a Miracle?Islamic scholars have said ...
  • Why do Shias believe in the Imams and their Imamate?
    30000 Traditional 2010/04/08
    I believe that you are asking how we can find out if someone is really an Imam or not. However, before answering this question, we should first understand why we need to believe in the concept of Imamate.Imamate is an important issue in Islam, and it is the last ...
  • What is the reason for the prophet’s (pbuh) silence during his lifetime regarding the khalifahs?
    6490 Traditional 2009/08/15
    There are a few points that need to be made in answer to your question:1- After making his call to Islam open in the third year of his prophethood, the prophet (pbuh) had announced the caliphate and succession of Ali (as) to him on different and many ...
  • What are the plans and goals of Shaytan?
    7984 Traditional 2010/12/21
    1- To misguide man2- To invite the people to superstitious and innovative acts3- To cause them to bring about change in Allah’s creationThese are some of Shaytan’s plans and goals that have been mentioned in the Quran. ...
  • Should the remembrance of Allah (awj) evoke fear or love?
    8379 Practical 2011/08/15
    The co-existence of fear and hope, and in some cases love, in respect to Allah (awj), should not be a source of confusion as this phenomenon permeates all relationships of love to varying degrees. However, because of its over-conspicuousness, we are blind to it. It must be noted ...
  • Is it permissible to receive interest from Iranian banks?
    6582 Laws and Jurisprudence 2011/09/27
    The nature of the deposits made by the clients in the banks of the Islamic Republic of Iran is such that the clients deposit their money with the bank on short or long term basis. The bank acts as an agent of the client using his savings ...