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  • How was Hijab enacted in Islam?
    5522 Laws and Jurisprudence
    Before the advent of Islam, women did not wear modest dresses or full veil in public. No sooner Islam emerged in the Arabian Peninsula than it presented clear rules for women’s dress. The rules regarding hijab and its limits are mentioned in Sura al-Ahzab and Sura al-Noor ...
  • Knowing that people are not infallible how can we be sure they won't make a mistake choosing the (Waly Faqih) Supreme Leader?
    5765 System
    All growth and development that takes place in a society is dependant on a capable leader and obeying his commands. From the Shia point of view during the occultation of Imam Mahdi in which no one can be in touch with the Imam, the just ...
  • What is the ruling on Stellate Sturgeon?
    7831 انواع ماهیان
    Those who are followers of Imam Khumayni (rah), can consume those fish they aren't sure have scales or not. As to those who follow scholars who believe it to be haram, they can still buy and sell the fish for purposes other than eating. Therefore, each person ...
  • What are the ways through which one can prevent the influence of the evil eye?
    9307 Practical
    The Quran has accepted a fact called the "evil eye" and it has pointed out instances of its influence. Quranic historical reports from the predecessors also confirm it as a reality. The evil eye is a look that is believed by many scholars to be able to cause injury ...
  • What is the best way for the couple's understanding of each other?
    5220 Theoretical
    The biggest capital in a couple's life is honesty and truthfulness, and, perhaps, the worst and the biggest cause of dispute and difference between husband and wife is dishonesty and lack of trust. It can be deduced from your message that there is no trust between you and your spouse. ...
  • Why aren't we allowed to commit suicide?
    7369 Practical
    This question doesn’t have a brief answer. Please click on the detailed answer. ...
  • What is the duty of those following the prayer, when the Imam makes a mistake?
    6074 Laws and Jurisprudence
    Assuming the Imam of a congregational salat either doubts the number of units (rak’ahs) recited or recites the salat in error, the ma’mumin (those following the Imam in salat) may inform the Imam in relation to the number of units, or other duty, as long as they are certain. However, ...
  • Do Shiites differentiate between Allah and Imams?
    5815 Traditional
    Like all other schools, Shiite school has been encountering extremist groups that are called by different names such as ghulāt (exaggerators), muqassera and nawasib and which have, in the course of history, created difficulties for Shiites and their Imams. Shiite Imams made continuous efforts to protect Shiites ...
  • According to Islam is it permissible for women to drive?
    22390 Laws and Jurisprudence
              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 ...
  • What kind of a book is the Quran?
    5494 شیعه و قرآن
    The Holy Quran is a heavenly book revealed for the guidance of mankind. It was sent down on the heart of the Last of Prophets, Muhammad b. Abdullah, peace be upon him and his descendants. The Quran, which is the eternal miracle of the Prophet of Islam ...