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Are Abbas Bin Abdul Muttalib and his children unbelievers from the Shia perspective?

Are Abbas Bin Abdul Muttalib and his children unbelievers from the Shia perspective?
The Shia have openly called some of the prominent members of the family of the Prophet (s) as unbelievers. For example Abbas who was the Uncle of the Prophet (s) was said to have had this following verse in the Holy Quran revealed about him:"وَ مَنْ کانَ فی‏ هذِهِ أَعْمى‏ فَهُوَ فِی الْآخِرَةِ أَعْمى‏ وَ أَضَلُّ سَبیلاً" . This verse means: "And whoever is blind in this ...

The Grand Ayatollah Safi’s answer to a question about diving and fasting

The Grand Ayatollah Safi’s answer to a question about diving and fasting
Question: Please explain the ruling about fasting for those individuals whose job is diving in deep ...

Abū Ṭālib in the view of the Ahl al-Bayt (‘a)

Abū Ṭālib in the view of the Ahl al-Bayt (‘a)
6. Abū Ṭālib in the view of the Ahl al-Bayt (‘a) All the Imāms from the Ahl al-Bayt (‘a) have emphasized Abū Ṭālib’s firm faith, and on various occasions, they defended this self-sacrificing helper of the Holy Prophet (ṣ). We shall mentoin only two examples in this regard: a. Imām al-Bāqir (‘a) says: الخلق هذا إيمان و ميزان كفّة في طالب أبي ايمان وضع لو” “.إيمانه ...

The religious decree about performing Salaat on the body of a person who has committed suicide/the Grand Ayatollah Shahroodi’s answer

The religious decree about performing Salaat on the body of a person who has committed suicide/the Grand Ayatollah Shahroodi’s answer

The Grand Ayatollah Shahroodi answered a question about the religious decree of performing Salaat on the body of a person who has committed suicide.

Question: What is the religious decree for performing Salaat on the body of a person who has committed suicide?

The Grand Ayatollah Shahroodi: It is Wajeb.

Can something emerge from nothing?

Can something emerge from nothing?
 Based on philosophical and mystical principles, creating something out of nothing means that the universe and the entire divine attributes are, in the level of divine essence, vanished  in God’s essence with no name, accident or distinction or any quality existing. The level of God’s essence, before manifestation, is the level which is literally called the unseen of the unseen or the invisible of the invisibles; it is ...

Can one take narcotics during the holy month of Ramadan to be able to wake at dawn?

Can one take narcotics during the holy month of Ramadan to be able to wake at dawn?
question It is hard for me to wake up at dawn during the holy month of Ramadan. Some nights I will take a narcotic to keep me awake; it gives me an energy boost, enabling me to recite Quran and offer prayers throughout the night. What is the ruling on this? Concise answer Considering the substantial individual and societal harms of drugs, they are haram.[2] 2. If you want to wake up at dawn during the holy month of Ramadan, you ...

What is the reason for mourning for Imam Hussein (a.s)?

What is the reason for mourning for Imam Hussein (a.s)?
questionWhy should we mourn so much for Imam Hussein (a.s) who was martyred 1400 years ago? Please explain the reasons with reference to the Quranic verses and authentic traditions.Concise answerThe events which have taken place in the history of every society hold valuable experiences and lessons that have been achieved with great pain and at a heavy price. Those experiences and lessons are assets that can have a great impact on the destiny and ...

What color turban did the Prophet (pbuh) and the Imams (as) wear?

What color turban did the Prophet (pbuh) and the Imams (as) wear?
What was the color of the turbans worn by the Imams (as) and what kind of turbans did the Prophets and the Imams (as) wear? Considering the current practice of scholars, do we have any narrations regarding the color of turbans being black or white?Concise answer Many different societies and groups of people, including those in today's civilized world, use signs and symbols to recognize and communicate with one another. Seyyids, as a result of ...

What are the holy prophet,s miracles that are mentioned in the holy Quran?

What are the holy prophet,s miracles that are mentioned in the holy Quran?
What are the holy prophet,s miracles that are mentioned in the holy Quran?Miracle is an action that was done by the divine prophets to prove their mission and the ordinary people were not able to do to it.The Holy Quran is the greatest miracle of the prophet Muhammad (pbuh). There are a great deal of various verses that prove this divine book is a miracle. Besides, there are lot of verses in the holy Quran that part of these verses are the ...

Do the Shia consider Abu Bakr and Umar as Kafirs?

Do the Shia consider Abu Bakr and Umar as Kafirs?
The Shia say that Abu Bakr and Umar were kafirs, but on the other hand, we see that Ali (as), whom the Shia believe to be infallible, accepts their caliphate and does bey'ah with them and doesn't rise against them.This means that Ali is not infallible because he has done bey'ah with two oppressive Nasebi kafirs, and has verified them through such; this is a flaw in his infallibility and a form of helping oppressors in their oppression, something ...

Are Ali bin Ibrahim Qummi's tafsir and his masters (mashayikh) reliable?

Are Ali bin Ibrahim Qummi's tafsir and his masters (mashayikh) reliable?
Salamun Alaykom. My question is in regards to authenticity of Tafsir Qummi. Many scholars have doubted the available Tafsir Qummi. However, Ayatollah Khoi trusted narrations of Tafsir al-Qummi present in Wasail al-Shi'ah, and considered Tareeq of Sheikh Hur Amili to this book authentic. Some of the chains mentioned by Sheikh Hur Amili in his Wasail to Tafsir Qummi, al Kafi etc. pass via Sheikh Al-Majlisi. And Sheikh al-Majlisi never doubted ...

Did Imam Hasan and Imam Hussain (pbuth) artificially dispute with each other in order to teach an old man how to make wudu?

Did Imam Hasan and Imam Hussain (pbuth) artificially dispute with each other in order to teach an old man how to make wudu?
In which traditional resources can the narration of Imam Hasan and Imam Hussain (pbuth) teaching an old man to make a correct wudu be found? Concise ...

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

 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 ...

The way of touching a patient who is not the same gender as the nurse/the Grand Ayatollah Khamenei’s answer

The way of touching a patient who is not the same gender as the nurse/the Grand Ayatollah Khamenei’s answer
The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei answered a question about touching patients who are not the same gender as the nurses. Question: If for a nurse who is not the same gender at the time of checking patient’s blood pressure, and other things which require touching the body of the patient, is possible to wear gloves; is it allowed to do these acts without wearing medical gloves? The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei: With the possibility of touching over ...

Has the Quran mentioned anything about Khidhr?

Has the Quran mentioned anything about Khidhr?
For those of us coming from Christian backgrounds, we are confused as to the stories of the Prophets in the Qur'an and Bible. Little information is given on Prophets such as Idris (Enoch). Can you please post this story along with his English names--this such as Khidhr (if he was one) and others? This would be very helpful since many stories coming from the Ahle-Sunni stem from Christian sources.Concise answer The Quran hasn't clearly mentioned ...

If I start Ramadhan in one city and then I travel and finish the month of Ramadhan in another city, what is my duty especially in regards to Laylat al-Qadr or Eidul Fitr?

If I start Ramadhan in one city and then I travel and finish the month of Ramadhan in another city, what is my duty especially in regards to Laylat al-Qadr or Eidul Fitr?
question If I start Ramadhan in one city and then I travel and finish the month of Ramadhan in another city, what is my duty especially in regards to Laylat al-Qadr or Eidul Fitr? That is because in one city they started fasting on Monday and in another city they started Ramadhan on Tuesday. What should I do? Do I continue what I started or do I follow what the local city is doing? You must act according to the horizon of the place where you ...

What is the meaning of Kowsar? And what are the descriptions of pond of Kowsar?

What is the meaning of Kowsar? And what are the descriptions of pond of Kowsar?
Kowsar means an abundance of goodness and benevolence and a great deal of examples are mentioned in the holy Quran like Pond and stream of Kowsar, intercession, prophecy, wisdom, knowledge, numerous generations, and abundant offspring. Kowsar is of two instances that one of them is worldly (Fatima PBUH) and the other one is hereafter (Pool of Kowsar). According to tradition, Pool of Kowsar is a source of sweet water in the paradise that the ...

What does annihilation mean? Please explain the concept and station of annihilation.

What does annihilation mean? Please explain the concept and station of annihilation.

Forbidden Acts During Ihram

Forbidden Acts During Ihram
1 Question: If covering the head was recurrent in each ihram, should kaffarah (atonement or expiation) be repeated [for every incident]? Answer: It is likely that one kaffarah for each ihram would do. 2 Question: If someone else cast a shade over you while you are walking, is kaffarah obligatory? Answer: If one cannot get out of the shade, there shall be no kaffarah. If you were able to get out, and you did not, even ...

Do divine rules change over time?

Do divine rules change over time?
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