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  • I own some jewelry, does khums and zakat apply to it?
    10701 Laws and Jurisprudence
    This question has different assumable cases:1- If gold or silver meet the criterion of being made into coins, and are in currency for transactions, are in one’s possession, and reach the taxable limits, zakat ...
  • What is the Mi'raj? Have other prophets other than Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) ever had such an experience?
    6815 Traditional
    In Arabic, mi’raj means anything that helps one ascend and go up. In hadith and tafsir terms though, this term refers to the materialistic journey of the prophet (pbuh) from Mecca to Jerusalem, and from there, to the skies and back home again. What can be deduced from ...
  • Do Shia Muslims not go to Hell?
    10821 جبر یا اختیار و عدالت پروردگار
    The fact that some people are held responsible for their deeds and subjected to punishment in Hell and some are endowed with blessings and bounties is based on a principle which Allah has pointed out in some of the Quranic verses. God, the Almighty, rejects all kinds ...
  • Are we allowed to attend the majalis (gatherings) of Imam Hussein (as) at the houses of those muslims who treat Imam Ali (as) as God?
    3695 Traditional
    Although holding mourning sessions and gatherings for Imam Husein (as) and his companions is a great act that brings one massive blessings and rewards, yet if these gatherings are used to strengthen and propagate false teachings that contradict true Islamic beliefs taught to us by the imams, not ...
  • How did Adam\'s offspring grow? Whom did Adam\'s (A.S) children marry?
    7438 آفرینش انسان و جهان
    According to the traditions and some interpreters' viewpoints, the current generation of mankind is not from Abel or Cain, it’s from Adam’s (A.S) other son, Seth. However, when it comes to the marriage of Adam’s (A.S) children, there are some viewpoints among Muslim scholars, each mentioning reasons ...
  • In which year was the revelation of the Quran completed?
    10360 Quranic Studies
    There are different reports about the last chapter and the last verse sent down upon the Prophet (pbuh). According to some reports, the last chapter which was revealed to the Prophet (pubh) was Chapter al-Nasr whereas some other reports consider Chapter al-Bara'ah (al-Tawbah) to be the last chapter. There ...
  • When was the present Quran, which we possess today, collected?
    5257 Quranic Studies
    There are three different categories of reports about the compilation of the Quran: A) The Quran that we have possession of today with all its structure and compilation, the numbering of its verses, and the structure of its chapters and sections is the very same ...
  • I heard that Orbit gum has pork in it, is it true? If it contains pork, what is the Islamic law about it?
    11558 Laws and Jurisprudence
    In this regard, a lot of research has been conducted but we did not find a trustworthy and reliable source to confirm the existence of animal ingredients like pork in Orbit chewing gum.It should be noted that the sacred Shari'ah of Islam considers a thing ...
  • What is ghulu (exaggeration) and how is it possible to avoid it?
    12653 دانش، مقام و توانایی های معصومان
    Ghulu (exceeding proper limits) means an increase or doing something more than what is ordained by Allah (Exalted be He). The Arabic word 'ghala' (boil) denotes the rise of water because of fire. Therefore, ghulu means exceeding proper limits by doing something more than what is legally ...
  • What are the conditions of divorce?
    4296 Laws and Jurisprudence
    If you were interested in living with your husband, you should have made every effort to save the marriage. In fact, you could have done something to draw your in-laws' attention and make your husband love you. If you think you made every necessary effort, you should never think that ...