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  • Can a soul or Jinn bother a human being?
    9937 Traditional
    We know very little about Jinns, but hadiths say that Jinns are responsible for their acts and have different beliefs, some are obedient towards Allah while others are not, the same as humans. Although Jinns are not clever, they do possess the power ...
  • Are there hadiths that say when Imam Zaman’s (aj) name is heard, one should stand and put his hand on his head?
    7502 Traditional
    The reason for why the Shia do such, can be the following two hadiths:1- In the famous hadith of Di’bil Khoza’i, the poet of the Ahlul-Bayt, it has been mentioned that when he was reciting his famous poem for Imam Ridha (as) and he reached the part that ...
  • What is the Sunni opinion on Bilal al-Habashi?
    9109 تاريخ بزرگان
    What Sunni references say about the great sahabi, Bilal, is that he was freed by Abu Bakr, a resistant believer against the tortures of the Kuffar, the Prophet's Mu'adhin, and one of the Mujahidin (soldiers) of Islam in different battles alongside the Prophet (pbuh). After the Prophet's demise, he ...
  • What is the Shari'ah law concerning marriage with a Sunni girl?
    4455 Laws and Jurisprudence
    According to Islam, marriage is the basic institution which aims at establishing the family, the primary unit of society. It is desirable and recommended by itself but if a person is in need of marriage and is afraid that he may fall into haram, then marriage becomes ...
  • What is our duty towards street beggars?
    15132 Practical
    It is good to help every beggar even if he is not poor but it is necessary to focus our attention on priorities keeping in view the fact that our financial resources are limited. In the present time in which there are certain institutions tasked to identify ...
  • Do eyebrow tattoos invalidate wudhu?
    4491 Laws and Jurisprudence
    The following answers have been received from the offices of grand jurists: Office of Grand Ayatollah Khamenei (may Allah grant you long life): If it forms obstruction for water preventing it from reaching skin during Wudhu or Ghusl, it ...
  • Why is pork haraam? Is there a reason for all religious laws?
    3631 Laws and Jurisprudence
    In general it can be said that all Shari'ah laws are based on divine knowledge and wisdom and the benefits and indecencies of every ruling has been explained and established, and no one other than Allah, the Most High has complete awareness of them. ...
  • Can a person borrow money to go to hajj?
    6665 Laws and Jurisprudence
    This question can be answered in two parts:A) Hajj is one of the greatest worships that one can borrow money for, and there are hadiths by the infallibles regarding the permissibility of borrowing for it in hadith sources.[1]B) Another issue that arises here is that since ...
  • What is the meaning of Labbayk?
    11941 Laws and Jurisprudence
    Labbayk means to answer in the affirmative, to agree with and accept an invitation[1], an acceptance accompanied with honor, respect and praise. This term was originally "Labbayna" plus "Lak", and turned to "Labbayk" through combining the two words into one (Idghaam).[2] ...
  • I cannot marry now because the circumstances are not ready. What should I do to avoid falling into a sin?
    3730 Practical
    Dear User, As you know one of the aims of marriage is to gratify the sexual needs and instincts and there are other purposes also for marriage which have been enumerated and explained in their appropriate places.

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