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  • Who was Hasan al-Muthanna? Was he present in the event of Karbala?
    11885 اهل بیت و یاران 2015/06/09
    Hasan bin Hasan was Imam Hasan Mujtaba's second son. His mother was Khawla who was the daughter of Manzur Fazariyah.[1] Hasan bin Hasan better known as Hasan al-Muthanna was a nobleman, a virtuous and God-fearing son of the second Imam (AS). He was in ...
  • What is the reason behind respecting the Seyeds? Is there a difference between the Seyeds and other people in their status in this world and the hereafter?
    6726 Theoretical 2011/06/14
    The word “Seyyed” means “sir”, “honorable” and “chief” and when used by Shias and in Farsi it refers to those who descend from the prophet through Lady Fatimah. However, individuals that descend from Imam Ali through Abbas Ibn Ali, Mohammad Bin Hanafiyya, Ja’far Tayyar and ...
  • Was the wife of Hazrat Abbas, Lady Lubaba, present in Karbala?
    10791 اهل بیت و یاران 2017/08/22
    1. 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 ...
  • What kind of prayer is the night vigil prayer?
    6428 نماز شب و نوافل یومیه 2014/08/04
    The night prayer is one of the acts of worship and prayers with a lot of merits and significance. It is offered after midnight with the intention of seeking proximity and closeness to Allah. The night prayer consists of eleven rak'ats. Out of the 11 Rak'ats of ...
  • Is it Haram to steal something back from someone who has already stolen it from you?
    9642 حقوق مادی 2013/08/12
    There is no problem if you believe the object is the one that has been stolen from you and you are not able to take it back legally and peacefully, but it should be done with no mischief. Appendix: The grand jurisprudent’s verdict in this regard is ...
  • Which of the two versions of Hadith Thaqalayn are more authentic?
    12042 نبوت و امامت از خاندانی پاک 2015/06/18
    The text of the report transmitted by Ahl-e Sunnah in Sahih Muslim, Sahih Timidhi and Musnad of Ahmad bin Hanbal is as such: "The Book of Allah and my progeny ('itrah)" This is the famous version of the tradition found in their books. However, there is another ...
  • Please explain what intercession (Shafa’ah) is.
    10725 Traditional 2009/09/01
    Shafa’ah literally denotes the pairing of two things and is commonly used for when a respected person intercedes with a high rank and the like for one who has committed a crime of some sort, asking for his forgiveness, or for him to increase the reward for a ...
  • What is the Islamic law concerning marriage between a Sayed and a non-Sayed?
    7421 History of Fiqh 2010/11/28
    There 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[1]. None of the jurists have forbidden such a marriage.For instance, Grand Ayatollah Saafi ...
  • Why is it necessary for the imam to be infallible and how can one tell that an imam is infallible or not?
    7253 Traditional 2009/07/19
    In contrast to the Sunni school of thought, the Shia believe that the imam is equal to the prophet in all matters other than receiving revelation. Therefore, he has to be infallible from sin and mistake just like the prophets. Nevertheless, Sunnis believe imamate to be a social ...
  • What is the meaning of Labbayk?
    15164 Laws and Jurisprudence 2012/05/21
    Labbayk means to answer in the affirmative, to agree with and accept an invitation[1], an acceptance accompanied with honor, respect and praise. This term was originally "Labbayna" plus "Lak", and turned to "Labbayk" through combining the two words into one (Idghaam).[2] ...