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Sunday 19th of February 2017
Q & A

What day of the lunar month the Garden of Fadak was given to Fatima Zahra (SA) by Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)?

With a thorough search in historical and narrative sources the exact day in which the holy prophet gave the Fadak Garden to Hazrat Zahra was not fund. As we have some other historical events of the same that their exact day or date is not recorded and this doesn’t prove their invalidity and nonexistence. What has been mentioned in the narrative sources are as follow: After the revelation of the holy verse; and pay the right of your ...

When and where the sermon of fadakieh was recited by Hazrat Fatemeh Zahra (SA)?

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What is your advice for those youths who are on the verge of getting married?

The Holy Prophet (PBUH) is the behavioral role model of nation. People who were not identical with him both in attitudes and manners and they had their own specail morality and behavior publically insulted the Holy prophet peace be upon him and his progeny, but Allah commands in Sura Al Imran and said to Holy prophet:  «فَاعْفُ عَنْهُم » (Al Imran/159) forgive them, it means leave the fight one sided, when the ...

What is the secret of a perfect and healthy married life?

1-they have to lessen their expectation toward each other, it means that the woman should regulate and adjust her expectation according to the emotional and financial limits of the man, and the man should also set and adjusts his expectations based on the emotional, physical and mental limits of the woman. 3- they should have Seleh-ye Rahem which  means maintaining supporting and friendly relationships with one’s physical arham ...

What is the origin of difference and dispute in the family from Quranic perspective?

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What is the relationship between the Imamate of Imam Ali (AS) and the Fadak ground?

The demand for taking back the Fadak on behalf of Hazrat Zahra (SA) was not merely asking and claiming a piece of land. As evidence and the traditions show that was a move was a political ...

The baby who is born from a Muslim couple, primarily is he a Muslim or a human?

Human,s humanity is inborn, for this reason, contrary to his being Muslim which is not inborn and it is given to him, his humanity is indispensable in him. Moreover, a human can imagine that he is not Muslim like many other Muslims that are living in this world.so the child who is born from a human is innately human, but so long as he is not seven years old and hasn,t accepted Islam officially, he is not Muslim, however if his father, mother or ...

What Is Mushaf-e-fatima? were the Prophet (PBUH) and Ahl al-Bayt (AS) aware of it?

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Who washed ceremonially the body of Hazrat Zahra (SA)?

 Based narrations, Imam Ali (AS) washed ceremonially the body of Hazrat Fatima Zahra(SA). Imam Jafar Sadiq (AS) was asked: Who washed ceremonially the body of Hazrat Zahra He responded in an answer "Imam Ali (AS)!; because Hazrat Fatima Zahra(SA) was SIDDIQA (truth-teller) and nobody was allowed to wash her except Imam Ali (as) who was a truth teller himself as well. Although it has been mentioned in some narrations that Asma bint Umais ...

When Imam Ali (AS) buried Hazrat Zahra (SA), why her burial is interpreted with returning the trustee?

During the burial of Hazrat Fatima (SA), imam Ali’s speech has been narrated like this: Peace and blessing be upon you, O Messenger of Allah! Greetings from the me and your daughter already descended hastily right beside you. O Prophet of Allah! My patience and tolerance has been decreased by losing Fatimah, and I am incapable of abstinence, but for me tolerance and patience is possible who has already seen and experienced the hardships of ...

How is the presence of Hazrat Zahra (AS) proved in the gatherings of mourning ceremonies for Imam Hussein (AS)?

The meaning of this presence is not physical presence, since those Honorable characters Like Hazrat Zahra (SA) and Saheb Al Zaman (AS), their existence surrounds all human beings and they are also sensitive to the behavior of the Shiites, so they naturally have a very special attention about the gatherings of Imam Hussein (AS) mourning ceremonies. Therefore the purpose of this presence is their spiritual presence in such mourning gatherings for ...

Why should creature be obedient to their Creator?

Obedience of one person from another one has different forms. Sometimes an ignorant person obeys another ignorant one, and sometimes a wise person obeys another wise one and a wise person obeys an ignorant one and these are all absurd and irrational examples. But according to the wisdom, Following and obeying someone who has little knowledge or is completely ignorant of the affairs from someone who is All-Aware and knowledgeable is a desirable ...

Who is the greatest creature in the sight of Allah?

Based on Quranic verses and narration it is certain that the true believer is the highest and best living creature in the sight of Allah or in the other word a true believer is the pride of the universe and Allah Almighty brags about him before all his creatures. Of course the true believer is someone whose actions and life, his beliefs and practices and ethics are all based on the teachings of the holy Qur’an and the Prophet's pure ...

The baby who is born from a Muslim couple, primarily is he a Muslim or a human?

Of course, based on documented narration every child that come into existence, in his nature he is seeking Allah and if he is placed in a proper situation he would certainly accept Islam, but at times the parents and also the society with their incorrect teachings deviate him from the correct ...

Is the tendency of the majority of people to irreligion incompatible with the religion being innate?

People are innately seeking Allah and the truth and the majority of people have answered this call. The people are innately seeking the truth but they fall short in applying the right path. As a matter of fact there are some internal and external factors for their deviation and not knowing the truth. The Devil and the carnal soul along with the heavy devilish advertisements have put the truth in disguise and caused them not to realize it. ...

Why is Surah Al-Baqarah called by this name?

The Surah Al-Baqarah is referred to by this name because the story of the cow of the Israelites in verses of 67 to 71 is repeated several times. (وَ إِذْ قالَ مُوسى لِقَوْمِهِ إِنَّ اللَّهَ یَأْمُرُکُمْ أَنْ تَذْبَحُوا بَقَرَةً قالُوا أَ تَتَّخِذُنا هُزُواً قالَ أَعُوذُ بِاللَّهِ أَنْ أَکُونَ مِنَ ...

The Harmful effects of Pork on the Health of a person

Question: What is the harm in eating pork, that Islam has prohibited it, whereas Christians consume it with delight?Answer: The present age has realized that pork has many unimaginable dangerous effects. One who eats pork is affected in a dangerous way. It is also bad from the ethical point of view, which comes into existence with the Hormones, and also many more health matters. Here we will point to one harm, a disease called Trichinosis; whose ...

The Secrets of the Quran oaths

  The term oath (ghasam- قسم) in the Arabic language is synonymous with swear (sogandسوگند-). In other word it means a confession and admission that a person says over his honor and counts Allah or someone great as a witness. Swearing is not  for a nation or a particular language but during all past eras it was commonly used among the nations and people. In the Qur'an, in the verse of  104, about 118 oaths have been ...

What is the best gift that the Holy Prophet (PBUH) has given to human beings?

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The ruling for watching sex films without enjoyment/the Grand Ayatollah Sistani’s answer

The Grand Ayatollah Sistani answered a question about watching sex films without sexual pleasure.

Question: Can sex films be watched without sexual pleasure?

The Grand Ayatollah Sistani: It is not allowed if there is a fear of committing sin; even apart from that based on Wajib precaution, it is not also allowed.