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  • Who are the Ahlul-Bayt?
    26100 Traditional
    The Prophet of Islam’s (s) Ahlul-Bayt are the same as the people of the cloak: Prophet Muhammad (s), ‘Alī, Fātimah, Hassan, and Hussayn (a). The proof for this is numerous traditions narrated by Shia and Sunni scholars. These traditions are found in more than seventy famous Sunni and Shia sources.
  • I would like to know the viewpoint of the maraje’ on organ donation.
    6460 Laws and Jurisprudence
    These are the responses we received from the offices of the maraje’:The office of the Grand Ayatullah Khamenei:If the organs of the donors are used for the cure of other patients, but quicken their death, it is impermissible, other than that, if the surgery is done with ...
  • What are the different dimensions of Lady Fatimah’s (as) character?
    5077 The infallibles
    The dimensions of Lady Fatimah’s (as) character are very vast and can only be understood through deep and profound thought and study. Reading and researching about her spirituality, knowledge and political struggles and the other aspects of her life, will help us in reaching our goal.
  • What is the Islamic law about hanging pictures of human and animate beings inside a mosque?
    5845 Laws and Jurisprudence
    To reach the answer to your question, it is necessary to take notice of the following points: 1 – The jurists have said: Offering prayers is makrooh (abominable) at certain places including "facing the picture or statue of living creatures, unless ...
  • What does Islam say about Prophet Isa (pbuh) walking on water?
    13236 Traditional
    One of the ways for identifying prophets is through miracles; extraordinary actions that can't be taught or learned by normal people that others aren't capable of doing.[1]Prophet Isa (pbuh) had several miracles, namely: awakening the dead, curing those born blind and curing ...
  • Is Muhammad bin Uthman Umari\'s claim that he has seen the Imam of Time (\'atf) during Hajj season true?
    2410 نایبان مهدی
    The fact that the Imam of Time, Imam Mahdi, may Allah hasten his reappearance, is seen during the period of occultation is indisputable and beyond doubt even though such a claim made by anyone (that he has seen him) is not acceptable. The second deputy of the ...
  • Which people will enter paradise?
    7457 Traditional
    After analyzing Quranic verses, one can conclude that paradise is a definite vow of Allah (swt) and the reward of the pious believers who completely obey the prophet (pbuh). One who possesses these traits will truly reach salvation.One of the prophet’s commands that must be obeyed, is that ...
  • Can you please explain why it is haram to marry the wives of the prophet after his demise?
    4326 Laws and Jurisprudence
    According to verse 6 of surah Ahzab, the wives of the prophet (pbuh) are like the mothers of the believers and have the ruling of their mothers. Consequently, marrying them is haram. Numerous reasons have been mentioned for such, for instance, so that the hypocrites ...
  • Conditions and Method of Friday Prayer
    6031 Laws and Jurisprudence
    Friday prayer is one of the acts of worship about which an entire Sura has been revealed denoting its significance. The prayer consists of 2 sermons which begin with praise and glorification of Allah. The prayer leader should exhort the people to observe piety. Friday prayer ...
  • What kind of a book is Manaqib Murtazawi by Sayyid Muhammad Saleh Tirmidhi Kashfi? Are its contents reliable and authentic?
    7656 گوناگون
    The book "Kawkab Durri" or "Manaqi Murtazawi" was authored by Sayyid Saleh Tirmidhi Kashfi. He is a follower of Sunni school of jurisprudence and theology but he is a lover of the Ahlul-Bayt. He is intellectually a Shia who believes in each of the fourteen Infallibles, peace ...