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  • What does it mean when it is said that Adam (pbuh) descended from heaven?
    6205 Traditional
    "Hubut"means to come down and descend, and it is the opposite of Su’ud (ascension) and sometimes it means to settle down in a certain place.In order to explain the Hubut of Prophet Adam first we need ...
  • Is it permissible to evade government tax in non-Islamic countries?
    4049 Laws and Jurisprudence
    The answer given by Ayatollah Mahdi Hadavi Tehrani is as follows:1. You must abide by the rules of the country in which you are living except for when the rules may be opposed to Islamic Shari'ah.
  • What is meant by justice as one of the fundamentals of faith?
    2103 معنای عدل الهی
    Justice has been discussed and debated in detail covering all its meanings. However, what has been very much a matter of controversy and heated debate is the difference between Imamiyah and Mu'atazilah on the one hand and Ash'arites on the other. Justice in the sense that each ...
  • What is Islam’s view on shaking hands with a non-mahram man or woman?
    6271 Laws and Jurisprudence
    What is clear and for sure is that one’s encounter with a non-mahram must be in a way that there is no sin or fear of sin involved.[1]As far as physical contact between a non-mahram man and woman and shaking hands goes, ...
  • Why do some people oppose mysticism and the mystics making reference to ahadith (traditions)?
    5279 دین و عرفان
    Irfan (mysticism/ Gnosticism) has been defined as a special method to reach the realities of existence and to connect man to truth, which is done through vision and intuition. Such an understanding depends on practice and special asceticism. The practical methods or what is known as ‘wayfaring ...
  • Is it obligatory to make wudu after ghusl in order to offer prayers?
    8179 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 ...
  • Can we not cover all of our hair due to hair loss and because the doctor has asked us to do so?
    3870 Laws and Jurisprudence
    The hijab is a very important matter to the extent that the Quran has even directly spoken of it. Allah (swt) says in surah Nur:“And tell the faithful women to cast down their looks and to guard their private parts, and not to display their charms, except ...
  • What educational system is followed in Iranian Howzah schools?
    5002 History of Fiqh
    Today education in Iranian Howzah schools starts when students attend these schools after finishing middle school or high school (and achieving a diploma). During their educational career they pass the different levels of studies including mughaddamati (Introductory studies) which consists of Arabic syntax and grammar, ma’ani, bayan, logic, ...
  • Is Imam Ali capable of reviving the dead?
    7374 Exegesis
    Asserting that someone can independently do so without God’s assistance is in absolute contradiction with tawhid af’ali (oneness in action), for death and life is solely in God’s hand.However, if one were to carry out this act with God’s consent, it would then be considered probable and possible.