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Was the wife of Hazrat Abbas, Lady Lubaba, present in Karbala?

Was the wife of Hazrat Abbas, Lady Lubaba, present in Karbala?
Lubaba was the daughter of Ubaidullah bin Abbas[1] (the Prophet”s cousin) and the wife of Hazrat Abulfazl Abbas (AS).  Following the event of Karbala and the martyrdom of Hazrat Abbas, she married Zaid bin Hasan[2].[3] It has been said that she had two sons from Hazrat Abbas (AS) who were named Fazl and ”Ubaidullah.  It has been further added that Abbas” lineage and offspring continued through ”Ubaidullah ...

Islam And Medicine

Islam And Medicine
lslam is the religion of all times and places.It is a perfect system of temporal values. By practicing its laws Muslims all over the world not only attain spirituality but the pinnacle of all other glories and gain the wealth of health. There is a great inter-relationship between modern medicine and some of our Islamic teachings.Every word of Qur'an is in fact an experience of great reality and science is just an effort made towards this ...

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 ...

What is the criterion of taqiyyah [dissimulation

What is the criterion of taqiyyah [dissimulation
                                                              Reply: Taqiyyah means concealing one’s conviction and faith from the enemies to avoid worldly, spiritual or religious harms, and it is one of the religious obligations of every Muslim on which the Holy Qur’an emphasizes. Taqiyyah from the Qur’anic viewpoint    The Glorious Qur’an has referred to this ...

What is the timing of fast, when does it start and when does it end?

What is the timing of fast, when does it start and when does it end?
[1] - Tawzih al-Masail (with annotation by Imam Khomeini), vol.1, pg.88.[2] - Ibid, vol.1, pg.411[3] - Khomeini, Sayyid Rohullah Musavi, Tawzih al-Masail (by Imam Khomeini), pg.164, issue No.730, First, 1436 A.H.[4] - Tawzih al-Masail (with annotation by Imam Khomeini), vol.1, pg.440; Khamenei, Sayyid Ali, Answers to Jurisprudential Questions, pg. 73, Office of Grand Ayatollah Khamenei in Qom, Qom, Iran, First, 1424 ...

Can any evidence be found in Sunni sources that speak of the martyrdom of Lady Fatimah (as)

Can any evidence be found in Sunni sources that speak of the martyrdom of Lady Fatimah (as)
Concise answer Detailed Answer In this regard, we will cite some documents from Sunni sources, so that it becomes clear that the intrusion of Lady Fatimah’s (as) home and what took place after, is a clear historical fact, not a myth!! And although during the reign of the khalifahs, there was great censorship and prevention regarding writing about the virtues and merits of the Ahlul-Bayt, but this historical truth was ‘cast in ...

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 ...

In Shi’a narrations have some Muslim individuals been called Fir’aun (Pharaoh) or Hamaan?

In Shi’a narrations have some Muslim individuals been called Fir’aun (Pharaoh) or Hamaan?
In Shi'a narrations have some Muslim individuals been called Fir'aun (Pharaoh) or Hamaan?Concise answerConsidering some of the similarities that exist between individuals, sometimes one person's name may be used figuratively for someone else. This custom is prevalent in all languages and may be a reference to a positive or negative aspect. This is also not limited to human beings. The Prophet [Muhammad] (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him ...

What is the difference between Satan and the carnal soul?

What is the difference between Satan and the carnal soul?
Man's real identity which is called soul has numerous aspects and layers. Qur’an mentions its three states (carnal, self-reproaching and peaceful).The carnal soul is formed when animalistic desires dominate man. It is a state of human soul that constantly commands human toward vices and to satisfy carnal desires.But Satan is literally and terminologically applied to any untamed and defiant creature whether human, jinn or animal.Iblis is a ...

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 ...

Main Ethical Questions In Islam

Main Ethical Questions In Islam
One of the definitions of the word “ethics” is the study and evaluation of human conduct. It is regarded as normative because it relates to certain basic ideals. Ethics can also be described as a field of study that focuses on the knowledge of good and evil, and the basis on which aspects of behavior should be evaluated. Ethics and Life Since the start of creation man has never ceased to contemplate the moral question of good and ...

The excuse is worse than the sin!

The excuse is worse than the sin!
The excuse is worse than the sin! Unable to reply, the mentioned group says that since this kind of humility is a response to the order of God, it is not considered an act of polytheism. But, it is very obvious that this reply is untenable; for, God never orders others to perform any act that has polytheistic nature. The Glorious Qur’an says: ﴾ قُلْ إِنَّ اللّهَ لا يَأْمُرُ بِالْفَحْشاءِ أَ ...

1. When was the holy Qur'an compiled as an entity, and as a book that we have today?

1.       When was the holy Qur'an compiled as an entity, and as a book that we have today?
1.       When was the holy Qur'an compiled as an entity, and as a book that we have today? 1.       The Glorious Qur'an was compiled as a book during the lifetime of Rasulollah (S) in his instructions, who in turn was instructed by the Almighty.  When the holy Qur'an was compiled, its correctness was confirmed by Rasulollah (S).  The Qur'an we have today is that compiled during the lifetime of Rasulollah (S) and approved of by ...

The first sign of the Imamate

The first sign of the Imamate
Abu Baseer narrates that he asked Imam Ar-Ridha’ (as) about the sign of an Imam. The Imam (as) replied, “The first sign of the Imamate is that the incumbent is the first born of the Imam. He is superior in knowledge, in learning, to all his contemporaries. The Armor of the Prophet (S) to be in his possession and would exactly fit him. He would also possess the Standard used by the Prophet (S). Amir’ul-Mu’mineen ‘Ali (as) had said, ...

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 ...

I would like to know the methods of religious thought.

I would like to know the methods of religious thought.
I would like to know the methods of religious thought. Concise answer There are three methods of religious thought in Islam. The Holy Quran in its teachings points to three paths for Muslims to follow in order to comprehend the purposes of religion and the Islamic sciences: (1) the path of the external and formal aspect of religion (the Shari‛ah); (2) the path of intellectual understanding; and (3) the path of spiritual ...

Backbiting and not being able to ask for forgiveness/the Grand Ayatollah Sistani’s answer

Backbiting and not being able to ask for forgiveness/the Grand Ayatollah Sistani’s answer
Question: If we do backbiting about a person and do not have the condition to ask for forgiveness, what must we ...

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 ...

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] ...

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.
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