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

 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 ...

Did the Prophet maintain his ties of kinship with Abu Lahab?

Did the Prophet maintain his ties of kinship with Abu Lahab?
Silatul Arham is an act that results in family ties. Its importance in Islam is to the extent that cutting ties even with a kin who is not a believer isn't permissible. Of course maintaining ties with a blood relative is not allowed if a he/she intentionally is harming Islam. It was due to such an exception that surah Lahab which is about Abu Lahab and his wife; was revealed, through which the prophet (pbuh) was ordered to discontinue his ties ...

The ruling about eating giraffe, kangaroo, and penguin meat/the Grand Ayatollah Sistani’s answer

The ruling about eating giraffe, kangaroo, and penguin meat/the Grand Ayatollah Sistani’s answer
The Grand Ayatollah Sistani answered questions about eating giraffe, kangaroo, and penguin meat. Question: What is the ruling about eating giraffe, kangaroo, and penguin meat? The Grand Ayatollah Sistani: Avoid eating giraffe meat according to Wajib precaution. According to Wajib precaution eating kangaroo meat is not allowed. Penguin is considered as a bird, so if it has maw or gizzard and/or thorn behind the heel is Halal, otherwise it is ...

How is it possible to get rid of obsession with cleanness and uncleanness?

How is it possible to get rid of obsession with cleanness and uncleanness?
[16] Tawdhih al-Masail (with annotation) [together with Treatises of other Maraje'], vol.2, p. 926.[17] For further information about views of religious authorities see: Mahmoodi, Sayyid Mohsen, Masail Jadid az Didgah Ulama wa Maraje' Taqlid, vol.4, p. 145, Sahib al-Zaman Publications, 2nd edition, 1384 (Persian calendar).[18] Ibid, vol.1, p. 133 and 134.[19] ...

Why is Surah Al-Baqarah called by this name?

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 ...

What will the world be like during Imam Mahdi’s rule?

What will the world be like during Imam Mahdi’s rule?
What will the world be like during Imam Mahdi’s rule? Quranic verses and traditions all show that during Imam Mahdi’s (rule) there will be great progress in every aspect of our lives. Our life, way of living and thinking will be revolutionized. Some of the events that will occur can be listed as: 1        Injustice and tyranny will be exterminated for good and there will be global peace. Regarding the verse: “And say: The truth ...

Seeking This World VS. Seeking the Hereafter (Akhirah)

 Seeking This World VS. Seeking the Hereafter (Akhirah)
How does Islam view the relation between this world and the hereafter (Akhirah)? Does Islam consider them as two completely separate and different matters? How does Islam describe people who only strive for this world in comparison to the people who strive for the hereafter? 1- Amir al-Mu'minin (PBUH) said: 'One who seeks this world, then death shall look for him/her till it takes him/her out of this world; and one who seeks the hereafter, then ...

Divorce

Divorce
1 Question: A woman, who is not obedient to her husband and does not carry out her matrimonial obligations, had, without his consent, left her matrimonial home and stayed with her parents for seven months. She, then went to a non-Islamic court, filed a divorce application, and demand maintenance and custody of the children. Has such a woman, who has violated her marital duties, any right in anything from her husband? Answer: The said ...

Considering verse 70 of Surah al-Isra, is mankind superior to all other beings or to only some of them?

Considering verse 70 of Surah al-Isra, is mankind superior to all other beings or to only some of them?
What is meant by the word "kathir" in verse 70 of Chapter al-Isra?Concise answerGod, the Exalted, says in the Quran regarding the status of mankind in the universe that He granted the offspring of Adam dignity and made them excel other creatures.As for whether or not man is superior to other creatures, a lot of discussions have taken place among scholars and exegetes of the Quran. What is inferred from the scholars' comments and arguments in ...

Business

Business
1 Question: Is business through goldquest or other such activities permissible. Answer: Entering such transactions is not allowed. 2 Question: A Muslim works in a non-Muslim country, in a private office, or in a government office, or on contract for a specific project where he is paid by the hour. Is it permissible for him to waste some hours or work negligently or intentionally delay the job? Does he deserve the full ...

What about worshipping God through Jesus?

What about worshipping God through Jesus?
What about worshipping God through Jesus?The worship of God should be aimed directly to God. God does not need a medium for prayers to come to Him. This is clear from the Bible. When God says in such a bold manner: Exodus 20:1-5: "And God spake all these words, saying, I am the LORD thy God, which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage.Thou shalt have no other gods before me.Thou shalt not make unto thee any ...

Please let me how to get rid of masturbation?

Please let me how to get rid of masturbation?
I have masturbated many times so far and I have regretted my sinful act each time but to no avail. Please advise me how to get rid of this evil habit.Concise answerSin is like a foul-smelling swamp full of sewage; the more one sinks into it, the less he senses its smell, because he actually loses his sense of smell and can't tell that he is drowning anymore.At the same time, anytime one makes a strong decision to return from this swamp, it is ...

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 ...

What is the Quranic perspective about the People of the Book?

What is the Quranic perspective about the People of the Book?
The Quran says in verse 110 of Surah Aal-e Imran: "Among them are some who have faith, but most of them are perverted transgressors (fasiq)." Are most of the People of the Book transgressors? What is the viewpoint of the Holy Quran about the People of the Book?Concise answerThe Quran, like many other eloquent speeches, have organized its words on the basis of their audience's needs. In this connection, the personality, conducts, belief etc. of ...

In contemplating the traditions of Ahlulbayt, what aspect of their life is meant?

In contemplating the traditions of Ahlulbayt, what aspect of their life is meant?
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Should Muslims in America be encouraged to vote in the upcoming presidential elections or is it better to avoid it?

Should Muslims in America be encouraged to vote in the upcoming presidential elections or is it better to avoid it?

In the name of God.
It is better to encourage Muslims to vote and to choose the best.
Wassalaam
 

What is the ruling about breach of promise by a man towards his wife and children? The Grand Ayatollah Vahid Khorasani’s answer

What is the ruling about breach of promise by a man towards his wife and children? The Grand Ayatollah Vahid Khorasani’s answer
The Grand Ayatollah Vahid Khorasani answered a question about breach of promise by a man towards his wife and children. Question: What is the ruling about breach of promise by a man towards his wife and children? The Grand Ayatollah Vahid: Breach of promise is allowed but it is detested. And if at the time of making a promise, had intended to breach it, it is Haram, and according to Wajib precaution, if (a man) does not want to fulfill his ...

What are the sources of Shī‘ī jurisprudence [fiqh

What are the sources of Shī‘ī jurisprudence [fiqh
                                                              Reply: Following the Book of Allah and the Sunnah of the Prophet (ṣ), the Shī‘ah infer religious laws from four fundamental sources: The Book of Allah (Qur’an); The Sunnah of the Prophet (ṣ); Consensus [ijmā‘]; and Reason [‘aql]. Now, we will take a glance at the Book of Allah and the Sunnah of the ...

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 ...

Who are the Imāms?

Who are the Imāms?
Who are the Imāms?                                                                 Reply: During his lifetime, the Holy Prophet (ṣ) declared that after him there shall be twelve caliphs all of whom will be from Quraysh, and through whom Islam shall be exalted. Jābir ibn Samurah narrates: اثنىٰ إلىٰ عزيزاً الإسلام لايزال يقول –وسلّم ...