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  • How can girls wear bright (gaudy) dresses on the one hand and go out in public without displaying their beauty on the other?
    5515 بیشتر بدانیم
    According to the Quran, man is a creature that has a divine fitra [God-gifted nature] on the one hand and a material nature on the other. Not differentiating between them will cause a person to be distanced from the reality. Observance of hijab (modest dress) and surrendering ...
  • Is it permissible to eat chips containing porcine enzymes?
    4101 Laws and Jurisprudence
    The grand maraji’ responded to this inquiry like this:The office of the grand Ayatullah Khamenei:In the case of the question it isn't permissible.The office of the grand Ayatullah Makarem Shirazi:It isn’t permissible.The office of the grand Ayatullah Safi Golpaygani:If ...
  • Is tacit agreement which is not in writing considered and treated as partnership?
    3814 شرکت
    The answers received from the offices of two of the grand religious authorities are as under: Office of Grand Ayatollah Sistani (may Allah grant him long life): If the purchase and sale transactions had been carried out by the buyer as an agent of the partner, the ...
  • Did Imam Husein (as) have a son named 'Abdullah', thus being called Aba Abdillah?
    9615 تاريخ بزرگان
    Some sources have mentioned that the Imam's surname (Aba Abdellah) is because of the name of his infant child named Abdullah that was only six months old and was martyred in Karbala.[1] There is of course a different viewpoint that such nicknames were used even ...
  • How should an astronaut get wudhu and make prayer in outer space?
    9277 Laws and Jurisprudence
                Under no circumstances or conditions is it permissible to discard obligatory prayers, and they must be made in any possible situation. If possible, a person who is in space or on a spaceship should ...
  • Is it permissible for me to wear rings made of white gold and silver?
    4330 Laws and Jurisprudence
    According to the verdicts of grand religious authorities, it is not permissible for men to adorn themselves with whatever is called gold irrespective of whether the gold is yellow or red or white. However, it is necessary to note that platinum is not gold; it is a ...
  • Is it permissible to dance for fitness?
    4475 Laws and Jurisprudence
    We forwarded your question to the offices of the grand jurists and the answers which we have received are as under: Grand Ayatollah Khamenei (may Allah grant him long life): If dancing entails sexual excitation or committing a ḥarām act like listening to ḥarām ...
  • Is it obligatory to make wudu after ghusl in order to offer prayers?
    4998 کیفیت و احکام غسل
    Grand Ayatollahs Imam Khomeini, Bahjat, Khamenei and Saafi: One who has performed jinabat ghusl mustn’t perform wudu in order to offer his prayers, but one must perform wudu after he has performed another obligatory or mustahab ghusl. [1] Ayatollah Fazel: One who has ...
  • Is it permissible for men to wear white gold?
    10890 Laws and Jurisprudence
    Office of Grand Ayatollah Khamenei (may Allah grant him long life):If a metal is called white gold, it is in fact the yellow gold which becomes white when a white metal is blended with it; therefore it is haram. In case, ...
  • Does asking about Islamic rulings require any expertise?
    3658 Practical
    The knowing and learning of Islamic rulings and teachings is classified into different degrees and categories depending on its depth and how substantial it is:1- A simple and minimal understanding and familiarity; like learning Islamic rulings and traditions and its practical, ...

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