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  • Is the reality of the Commander of Faithful, Ali (a.s.) eternal?
    3640 خصوصیات و مناقب
    Eternity is endless and unending time. It is a state to which time has no application. Something which is eternal is not moving, and is beyond time.[1] That is to say, it has always existed. As for the reality of the Commander ...
  • Does Islam recommend a certain age for becoming pregnant?
    3150 Laws and Jurisprudence
    Pregnancy is a natural event that girls can experience after puberty when they find the ability to become so, and its end (menopause) is also a natural one, meaning that at a certain age women naturally lose the abovementioned ability. Since this matter varies from ...
  • What is the ruling on shaving the beard and body hair?
    10010 Laws and Jurisprudence
    Only shaving or trimming facial hair (beard)[1] with shaving machines in a way that people say there is no beard anymore, is impermissible based on obligatory precaution.[2] Also, shaving a portion of the beard has the same ruling as ...
  • Is there any death in Paradise and Hell?
    3913 Traditional
    The Quran, traditions and rational arguments agree that when the Day of Judgment occurs and human beings go to Paradise and Hell, there is no death thereafter. The Holy Quran describes the Day of Resurrection as the everlasting day. It also describes those who go to Paradise ...
  • What is the Maqam Ibrahim? What is its purpose?
    31749 Traditional
    One of the clear signs in Makkah (as a verse in the Quran tells us) is the Maqam Ibrahim where Prophet Ibrahim stood.Regarding the meaning and interpretation of “Maqam Ibrahim”, some believe that it is equal to all of Hajj. Others ...
  • If Allah (s.w.t.) sends us back to this world after our death, would we become righteous people?
    3400 Traditional
    First of all, the returning of people to this world after death defeats the whole purpose of this universe’s creation and the appointment and sending of the prophets. Secondly, if by any chances people were to come back, there is no guarantee that they would be better, because the world ...
  • Is there a correspondence between different acts of worship and the rewards Allah has promised for them?
    3641 Traditional
    Promising such rewards does not contradict Allah's justice and doesn’t negate the correspondence between acts and rewards; because if justice means to place everything in its appropriate position, which means that there should be a correspondence between acts and rewards, regarding the examples mentioned, there ...
  • Do listening to and reciting duas share the same thawab?
    9926 Practical
    Allah (swt) is aware of the inside of His servants, but at the same time, He has said that He likes it when they actually verbalize their needs and supplications and that such entails great rewards. Therefore, it is better not to replace reciting duas with listening to ...
  • Could you please provide me with a hadith or Quranic verse regarding the praise of a Mujtahid who is not Masoom?
    4650 Laws and Jurisprudence
    In the Holy Quran it says: Yet it is not for the faithful to go forth en masse. But why should not there go forth a group from each of their sections to become learned in religion and to warn their people when they ...
  • When did Shiite jurisprudence and marja\'eyyah begin?
    1569 اجتهاد و مرجعیت در اسلام
    The necessity of taqlid is the result of a rational conclusion based on the need for divine guidance, through the Qur'an and the traditions. Thus, taqlid has its jurisprudential evidence in addition to reason which also admits that a person who is ignorant of religious rules should ...