Questions Archive (Categorization by subject:History of Fiqh)
What educational system is followed in Iranian Howzah schools?
2075 2011/11/21 History of FiqhToday education in Iranian Howzah schools starts when students attend these schools after finishing middle school or high school (and achieving a diploma). During their educational career they pass the ...
What is the reason for mourning for Imam Hussein (a.s)?
2234 2011/11/19 History of FiqhThe events which have taken place in the history of every society hold valuable experiences and lessons that have been achieved with great pain and at a heavy price. Those experiences and lessons are assets ...
Is there any reason for the permissibility of chest beating and self-hitting of some Muslims that is done in Muharram and other times?
2944 2011/04/20 History of FiqhMourning for Imam Husein (as) is one of the highest forms of worship, and doing anything for him that is considered a form of mourning in culture and society is permissible, unless it really brings about ...
What is the Islamic law concerning marriage between a Sayed and a non-Sayed?
2452 2010/11/28 History of FiqhThere is no problem in the marriage between Sayed girls or women with non-Sayed Shiite men as it is not necessary for Sayed girls and women to marry Sayed men. None of the jurists have forbidden such ...
Did Imam Husein (as) have a son named 'Abdullah', thus being called Aba Abdillah?
2703 2010/02/14 History of FiqhSome sources have mentioned that the Imam's surname (Aba Abdellah) is because of the name of his infant child named Abdullah that was only six months old and was martyred in Karbala. There is of course ...
What sources have mentioned the hadiths that speak of the events and oppression towards Imam Ali (as) that were to take place in the future?
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Why did Imam Ali (as) say nothing when Lady Fatimah (as) was bothered and offended?
3539 2008/09/18 History of FiqhThere is no contradiction between Imam Ali (as) not defending Lady Fatimah (as) and her being offended and oppressed and between his courage and strength and being there when it all took place. The reason ...