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Do All Muslims Pray the Same Way?

 Do All Muslims Pray the Same Way?
These differences arise because of lack of consistency in the reports that describe the praying style of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH&HP). However, these differences are usually very minor. All Muslims pray to the only God, Allah. We all pray facing the same direction (the Ka'ba in Mecca). We all have the same number of obligatory prayers, with the same number of units in each prayer. We all have to recite Qur'anic verses in our prayers, and ...

Nose bleed and the blood entering the throat when fasting/the Grand Ayatollah Sistani’s answer

Nose bleed and the blood entering the throat when fasting/the Grand Ayatollah Sistani’s answer
a) Can this act make fasting void (Baatel)?b) Does it make a difference the blood enters the mouth or passes the ...

Please explain for me the procedure of acquiring education in the Islamic Seminary (Hawzah) and in its stages?

Please explain for me the procedure of acquiring education in the Islamic Seminary (Hawzah) and in its stages?
In the name of the Ultimate Truth, Salamun Alaykum,My friends and I have launched a series of classes dubbed in as "Hawzah or University" to discuss about the nature of Hawzah studies and its procedures. We request you to kindly help us get answers to the understated questions:What is Hawzah? What is it like? Why? What are the Hawzah educational methods? What are the subjects taught in the Hawzah? What are the different scientific stages or ...

Getting rid of sputum at the time of performing Salaat whilst fasting/the Grand Ayatollah Makarem’s answer

Getting rid of sputum at the time of performing Salaat whilst fasting/the Grand Ayatollah Makarem’s answer
Question: What is the duty of a person who is fasting and performing Salaat when sputum enters his/her ...

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 ...

Please explain about the Arbaeen of Imam Hussein (AS)

Please explain about the Arbaeen of Imam Hussein (AS)
The signs of a true believer are five: Sayyid bin Tawas quotes: When the women and children of Imam Hussein (AS) returned from the Shaam town and arrived in Iraq, they said to their guide: take us from Karbala. When they got to the place where Imam Hussein and his companions were martyred, they saw Jaber Ibn Abdollah Ansari with a group of people from Bani Hashem and a man from the family of the messenger of Allah who had come to visit Imam ...

What was the first fruit eaten by Adam on earth?

What was the first fruit eaten by Adam on earth?
The story of Adam and Eve residing in Paradise and their expulsion from there occurs in the Holy Quran. For information about this topic, read the following answers on our website:"The Sin of Adam and Eve", question 203."Angels Prostrating Themselves before Adam as Narrated in the Quran", question 8399."Reconciling between Various Reports about the Banned Heavenly Fruit", question 47119.As for where Adam lived after he was expelled from ...

Three answers about perfumes from the Grand Ayatollah Sistani

Three answers about perfumes from the Grand Ayatollah Sistani
Question 1: Is eau de cologne clean, and can Salaat be performed after wearing it? Question 2: Is it a problem to use foreign eau de cologne which contains alcohol? Question 3: I wanted to know the ruling about the use of perfume by ladies outside the ...

Why should creature be obedient to their Creator?

 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 ...

Grand Ayatollah Sistani explains rules regarding Oath Taking

Grand Ayatollah Sistani explains rules regarding Oath Taking
Grand Ayatollah Sistani explains rules regarding Oath Taking: 2679. If a person takes an oath that he will perform an act (e.g. that he will fast) or will refrain from doing an act (e.g. that he will not smoke), but  intentionally does not act according to his oath, he should give Kaffarah for it, which means he should set a slave free, or should fully feed ten indigent persons, or should provide them with clothes. And if he is ...

What is meant by this saying of Imam Ali, "Do you suppose that you are only a small body, while the macrocosm is placed within you?"

What is meant by this saying of Imam Ali, "Do you suppose that you are only a small body, while the macrocosm is placed within you?"

Is it not makrooh (abominable) for a menstruating woman to recite the Holy Quran in the month of Ramadhan?

Is it not makrooh (abominable) for a menstruating woman to recite the Holy Quran in the month of Ramadhan?
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What is the \'proof of the veracious\' (burhan al-siddiqin)? Is it the most correct, apposite and strongest proof for the existence of God?

What is the \'proof of the veracious\' (burhan al-siddiqin)? Is it the most correct, apposite and strongest proof for the existence of God?
What is the \'proof of the veracious\'? Is it considered to be the most apposite and strongest argument for the existence of God?Concise answerIn the history of Islamic philosophy different explanations have been given for this proof [burhan] the first of which has been presented by Bu Ali Sina (Avicenna) in his Isharaat.  Meanwhile, one of the best of explanations has been established by Mulla Sadra, the founder of Transcendental ...

A Pakistani government organization offers interest to their employee in exchange for some money the employee should invest, but with a term in which the probability of returning back their investments is small. Is it permissible to take such interest?

A Pakistani government organization offers interest to their employee in exchange for some money the employee should invest, but with a term in which the probability of returning back their investments is small. Is it permissible to take such interest?
Salam. I am a government employee and the government organization offers interest based on incentive for its employee if they submit specific sum of money monthly. So, is this permitted or not? In its term and conditions, one clause says, in case of war your money will be used with no refund. So, can you please reply to my question with reliance on authentic references, if it is permitted or not? Wasalam.Concise answerAccording to some scholars, ...

To what level a non-Mahram man can hear a woman’s voice? The Grand Ayatollah Sistani’s answer

To what level a non-Mahram man can hear a woman’s voice? The Grand Ayatollah Sistani’s answer

The Grand Ayatollah Sistani answered a question about the level a non-Mahram man can hear a woman’s voice.

Question: To what level a non-Maharam man is allowed to hear a woman’s voice?

The Grand Ayatollah Sistani: There is no problem in hearing a non-Mahram woman’s voice if it is not out of enjoyment or fear of falling into Haram.

Do Muslims Believe in Saints?

Do Muslims Believe in Saints?
Friends of God Intercession and Miracles Imams and the Hierarchy of Saints Relics and ...

What is the Ruling of Shaking Hands by Muslims with Non-Muslim Members of the Opposite Sex?

What is the Ruling of Shaking Hands by Muslims with Non-Muslim Members of the Opposite Sex?
One of the difficulties faced by Muslims in non-Islamic countries is that in many instances they are exposed to situations where they are in a dilemma regarding shaking hands with non-Muslim women. Some examples are parties, formal and diplomatic meetings, their work place, governmental departments or at the time of an interview to receive visa and so on.Muslim men and women are exposed in emergency times to shake hands with non-Muslims of the ...

Fasting

Fasting
1 Question: We are in Boden city in northern Sweden where the night in this place does not exceeds an hour and a half, that is from about 12am to 2am with the visibility of the redness of the sunrise is present, clear and polish and there is no evidence of darkness of the night, so we are in confusion in terms of the timings of the Maghrib, Isha’a and morning prayers. This is in terms of the timings, in terms of the month of Ramadhan, if it ...

Fixed-time Marriage

Fixed-time Marriage
1 Question: Is it permissible for a Muslim man to marry a non-Muslim woman who is still married to a non-Muslim man? Is there an ‘idda period for her when she separates from her non-Muslim husband? What is the period of that ‘idda? Is it permissible to have sexual relations with her during the time when she is in the ‘idda from her non-Muslim husband? If she embraces Islam, how long will her ‘idda be, if she intends to marry a Muslim ...

Did Prophet Lot offer his daughters to homosexual men? Did he commit incest with his daughters, as the Bible says?

Did Prophet Lot offer his daughters to homosexual men? Did he commit incest with his daughters, as the Bible says?
Several questions have come up regarding the story of Lot recounted in the Bible: 1. Did Prophet Lot offer to marry his daughters to homosexual men? 2. Did he commit incest with his daughters, as the Bible says?Concise answerThe two accounts of the story of Prophet Lot (pbuh) in the Holy Quran and Bible contain many commonalities. It can even be said that they share the same fundamentals; the only difference lying in the incest of his daughters ...