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Where was Hazrat Fatemeh Zahra buried?

Where was Hazrat Fatemeh Zahra buried?
Since Hazrat Fatemeh Zahra was oppressed after the demise of holy prophet (PBUH), she asked her husband Imam Ali(as) to wash her ceremonially at night, enshroud her at night and bury her at night so that those who oppressed her and caused her martyrdom do not attend her funeral ceremony, she also  decided that her grave be hidden, Imam Ali (as) did what he was asked and now her grave is not known. Although the place of her grave was known ...

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 ...

Does belching out what one has eaten invalidate the fast?

Does belching out what one has eaten invalidate the fast?
[1] Tawdihul-Masa’el (annotated by Imam Khomeini), vol. 1, pg. ...

Questions Relating to Ashura/Karbala (1)

Questions Relating to Ashura/Karbala (1)
Question: Why did Imam Husain (a.s.) take his family with him to Karbala? He knew that their fate was death. Why did he not leave them and allow them to remain behind or stay in a safe place? Answer: The holy uprising of Imam Husain (a.s.) has two dimensions: 1. Martyrdom. 2. Accomplishing a Mission. The primary role of the women can be seen in the second dimension. Of course the women did have a role in upbringing and encouraging the warriors ...

Given the fact that the religion of Islam is the only right religion, why does the Quran speak of the possibility of the followers of other religions being saved from the Fire?

Given the fact that the religion of Islam is the only right religion, why does the Quran speak of the possibility of the followers of other religions being saved from the Fire?
 It has been stated clearly in Islamic doctrines and in the most sacred book of Islam, i.e. the Qur'an that those non-Muslims who stay on their pure God-gifted nature and do good deeds while Islam is not made known to them, they remain protected against the Fire.  Reference has been made to this fact in different parts of the Qur'an.  Obviously, that does not at all mean that Islam is not the right religion; rather, according to ...

The ruling about buying and selling misleading books/The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei’s answer

The ruling about buying and selling misleading books/The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei’s answer

Question: What is the ruling about buying and selling misleading books?

The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei: Buying and selling misleading books is not allowed, unless it is for responding to and rejecting their contents by someone who has the scientific ability.

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

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 ...

Who is responsible to select endowment trustees? The Grand Ayatollah Shobairi’s answer

Who is responsible to select endowment trustees? The Grand Ayatollah Shobairi’s answer
The Grand Ayatollah Shobairi Zanjani answered a question about selecting endowment trustees (custodian). Question: Who is responsible to select endowment trustees? Is it the case for those who run the Islamic country or purely a personal issue? The Grand Ayatollah Shobairi: The trusteeship and the supervision of the endowment is the responsibility of those who have been appointed by the one who endows, and must not be acted against that. Yes, ...

Why did the holy Prophet used to cheer Imam Hasan (AS) when Imam Hussein (AS) and Imam Hasan (AS) were wrestling together? Was Imam Hasan liked more by Prophet?

Why did the holy Prophet used to cheer Imam Hasan (AS) when Imam Hussein (AS) and Imam Hasan (AS) were wrestling together? Was Imam Hasan liked more by Prophet?
" Imam Hussein (AS) and Imam Hasan (AS) were wrestling together before the messenger of Allah, and Prophet was cheering and heartening Imam Hasan (AS) and was telling him to take hold of Imam Hussein (AS). The messenger of Allah said: I am cheering Hasan, because the "Gabriel" is cheering Hussein, and he is telling Hussein to take hold of Hasan. ...

Keeping alive the remembrance of the Imam (pbuh)

Keeping alive the remembrance of the Imam (pbuh)
One of our important duties during the time of occultation is to remember our Imam (PBUH) more often in gatherings and in private, and to make gatherings for his remembrance:I heard Imam al-Sadiq (PBUH) saying, "Our Shia are compassionate among each other. When they hold a private meeting, they remember Allah. Verily, the remembrance of us is of the remembrance of Allah. When we are remembered, Allah has been remembered, and when our enemy is ...

Who are the Ahlulbayt?

Who are the Ahlulbayt?
Who are the ahlulbayt? "Ahlulbayt" literally means "People of the House" ('Ahl' means "people", while 'bayt' means "house"). Its meaning in context of Islamic vernacular is "members of the household of the Prophet". The Ahlulbayt are one of the two most important sources of Islamic guidance after the demise of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH&HP). The holy Qur'an, when referring to them, states:" . . . . Verily Allah intends to keep off from ...

Questions Relating to Ashura/Karbala (1)

Questions Relating to Ashura/Karbala (1)
Question: Why did Imam Husain (a.s.) take his family with him to Karbala? He knew that their fate was death. Why did he not leave them and allow them to remain behind or stay in a safe place? Answer: The holy uprising of Imam Husain (a.s.) has two dimensions: 1. Martyrdom. 2. Accomplishing a Mission. The primary role of the women can be seen in the second dimension. Of course the women did have a role in upbringing and encouraging the warriors ...

Is denying infallibility of Imams (AS) the proof of apostasy? The Grand Ayatollah Rouhani’s answers

Is denying infallibility of Imams (AS) the proof of apostasy? The Grand Ayatollah Rouhani’s answers
Question: The Grand Ayatollah Rouhani: Source: PERSIAN ...

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 ...

Questions Relating to Ashura/Karbala (8)

Questions Relating to Ashura/Karbala (8)
One of the precepts strongly recommended by the divine law of Islam [shari‘ah] is holding ceremonies with the intention of paying homage to the signs of Allah. Upholding this precept is considered an act resulting from the piety of the hearts. There is no dispute or disagreement among the various schools of thought regarding the essential verdict pertaining to this precept. Disagreement, however, lies in the question of whether application of ...

Questions Relating to Ashura/Karbala (7)

Questions Relating to Ashura/Karbala (7)
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What is the criterion for an action to be recommended and desirable?

What is the criterion for an action to be recommended and desirable?
What is the criterion for an action to be recommended and desirable? Does seeing it in a hadith book become a license for performing it as a recommended action?..Concise answer Every action that a person performs has a specific ruling in Islam. The various actions that we perform and which are related to our duty (to Allah) are divided into five categories: Wajib, Haram, Mustahab, Makruh, and Mubah. This classification is based on certain ...

The Value of Friendship

The Value of Friendship
Love is a natural human feeling. It is for this reason we see every man is attracted by an internal power to other members of his kind. Thus, this instinctive need must be fulfilled and every one must establish brotherly relations with certain individuals or groups so as to benefit socially from such relations.Love is the foundation of security and comfort. It is the most enjoyable spiritual need which develops with time. There is not a more ...

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 ...

The way the foetus can inherit/the Grand Ayatollah Makarem’s Fatwa

The way the foetus can inherit/the Grand Ayatollah Makarem’s Fatwa
The Grand Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi answered a question about the way the foetus can inherit. Question: If a man dies whilst his wife is pregnant, can the foetus inherit? The Grand Ayatollah Makarem: Whenever there is a child in the mother’s stomach from the deceased, and there are other inheritors in that level like children, and father and mother, at the time of dividing the inheritance, the shares of two sons must be put aside for the ...