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  • What are the effects of contentment on our lives and how do we distinguish it from stinginess?
    38786 Practical
    Contentment has been defined as a resting of the mind without craving something else. The word “qana’ah” which is the Arabic equivalent for contentment has been used to refer to satisfaction and happiness in an absolute and unrestricted way. As for the difference between contentment and stinginess, ...
  • What are the political thoughts of Imam Khomeini?
    8273 اندیشه های امام خمینی (ره)
    The political thoughts of Imam Khomeini (blessed be his soul) are a part of his macro ideas being influenced by different aspects of his thought. Given the fact that Imam Khomeini is a multi-dimensional personality who authored numerous works in mysticism, jurisprudence, philosophy, theology and politics and ...
  • What is the management aspect of Wilayat al-Faqih from a jurisprudential perspective?
    6397 System
    The jurisprudent, through means of the proofs of Wilayat al-Faqih, takes on the position of the ruler of an Islamic government and a representative of the Infallible Imam (‘a). From this perspective, whatever was logically necessary for the governance of a society will be within the ...
  • Is religion compatible with politics?
    5002 Modern
     A religion that has come in order to explain the path to felicity from now until the end of time cannot remain indifferent to a matter that all societies need, that is, government. In other words, the rules and regulations of Islam are such ...
  • Is Arabic Allah's chosen language?
    17252 Quranic Studies
    Some of the Ahadith confirm Arabic being the Godly chosen language and regardless of the authenticity of these Ahadith we can consider its special features and ability to convey meanings and concepts as proof for such a matter. ...
  • Why do Muslims slaughter sheep and other animals in their religious gatherings?
    13211 Philosophy of Religion and Law
    Man is the loftiest of creatures and God has created everything else in the world, including animals, for him so that he can benefit from them (use their meat, a means of transportation, etc.). Slaughtering animals on happy occasions and religious gatherings has been encouraged by religious ...
  • Is it lawful to get a marital judgment from a non-Muslim government?
    4724 Laws and Jurisprudence
    Referring to judicial arbitrators in non-Muslim and oppressive governments, and requesting their help is not permissible, save in cases where attaining one's right is dependent upon it, and there is no other way. And it is obvious that taking ...
  • Is it possible to sleep in heaven?
    6589 Traditional
    Sleep is the body’s natural response to fatigue and tiredness, and as the Quran directly says, we know that those who enter paradise never become tired. It is because of this that our hadiths tell us that those in paradise never experience any of the entailments of the ...
  • What is Islam's viewpoint regarding reincarnation?
    9982 Traditional
    A few centuries back in India a theory known as "reincarnation" was developed concerning the consecutive return of souls to this world after death. During the ages this theory was gradually taken into serious consideration by people all around the world and even became, for some, a part ...
  • What is the meaning of “the seven heavens” that have been mentioned in the Quran?
    12282 Exegesis
    Considering the questions that science still has regarding space and the galaxies, one cannot reach a definite conclusion on what is exactly meant by “the seven heavens”.  Nevertheless, some viewpoints have been stated regarding this subject. But we mustn’t forget that the main goal of the Quran is the training ...

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