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  • According to Islam is it permissible for women to drive?
    3143 Modern 2006/11/22
              The ruling for women driving must be derived from other laws and principals; meaning that we do not have a direct ruling on women driving in the Quran or Sunnah, because it is a new issue (Mustahdathah). Arabian scholars, who have ruled that it is unlawful for women to ...
  • Why was Hazrat Muhammad (P.B.U.H.) allowed to have more than four wives?
    5660 Philosophy of Religion and Law 2007/04/05
    The topic of the prophet of Islam’s (P.B.U.H.) marriages and number of spouses is a subject which has been questioned very much. In reference to this issue, we should mention first of all that before the ruling for the impermissibility of having more than four wives was revealed, Hazrat Muhammad ...
  • What is the husband's duty when there is a disagreement between his mother and wife?
    1465 Practical 2010/09/05
    Even though parents have a great status in Islam, but every member of the family, whether it is the mother, father or wife, has his/her own rights which should all be respected.If there is a contention between the parents and the wife, the husband should try his best not to ...
  • Why do prayers have to be performed in five specific times?
    1804 Philosophy of Religion and Law 2012/01/19
    Although all Islamic laws are a result of the benefits or disadvantages and harms that back them, and they all have a particular reason behind each and every one of them, discovering the exact reason in detail for every one of them and knowing that this is all there is ...
  • What are the rewards and benefits of wearing rings with valuable stones on them?
    8626 Laws and Jurisprudence 2008/08/20
    Wearing a ring of aghigh, firoozah, yaqut and…is permissible for men and according to hadiths, wearing them has thawab and rewards, and wearing them in prayer causes one’s prayers to be of higher virtue and of more rewards, given that the ring isn’t made of gold (for men of course). ...
  • Is Imam\'s (A.S) asking holy Prophet (peace be upon him and his household) in contrast to Imam\'s (A.S) expansive knowledge? What is the scope of Imam\'s (A.S) knowledge according to Shia?
    813 Traditional 2013/12/09
    There is no disagreement among Muslims about the necessity of Imam's knowledge. However the discrepancy exists about the quantity and quality of his knowledge. Shiites believe that the Imam should, at least, have the knowledge required for imamate [leadership], happiness and guidance of mankind. He should also be the most ...
  • What is the meaning of the government of Islamic Republic?
    1481 Philosophy 2006/07/15
    The word "government" means order and command.In the present terminology, it consists of the aggregate of the organized members and the ruling group that control the affairs of society.It consists of three powers, viz, legislative, executive and judiciary.As regard the word "jomhoori" (republic), it was first adopted by the Ottoman ...
  • When the Imam of the Time (aj) reappears, how many Prophets and Imams (as) will return and accompany his reappearance?
    1958 Traditional 2010/07/22
    “Raj’ah” literally means ‘to return’, and in Islamic terms, refers to the return of certain people from the dead. These people may consist of dedicated believers and mushriks (polytheists) alike. It has been narrated that after the reappearance of the Twelfth Imam (aj) and his establishment of a global Islamic ...
  • What is the meaning of the word "Allah"?
    1908 Traditional 2011/11/17
    The word "Allah" which is translated into God is a particular and the most comprehensive name of God. Hazrat Ali (a.s.) explaining the meaning of "Allah" said, "Allah means the worshipped one, by Whom people are bewildered, and to Whom they are submissive. Allah is the One veiled from the ...
  • What kind of a book is "Mikyalul Makarim"?
    587 شخصیت های شیعی 2014/01/20
    The book "Mikyalul Makarim fi Fawaed al-Dua Lil-Qaem" as the title of the book reads, has been authored regarding Mahdi, the Imam of Time (atf). This is one of the books written in Arabic in the fourth hegira century.[1] The book Mikyalul Makarim consists of eight parts each dealing with ...

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