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  • Who was Hasan al-Muthanna? Was he present in the event of Karbala?
    13167 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 ...
  • How can I counter spells?
    8549 Practical 2012/02/15
    Even though spells aren’t superstitious and may have substantial effects, not every person has the power to cast spells. Moreover, most individuals who claim to have the knowledge of casting spells are bogus; they look at this skill as a tool to trick people and make money.The ...
  • Can you please explain why it is haram to marry the wives of the prophet after his demise?
    11145 Laws and Jurisprudence 2009/11/24
    According to verse 6 of surah Ahzab, the wives of the prophet (pbuh) are like the mothers of the believers and have the ruling of their mothers. Consequently, marrying them is haram. Numerous reasons have been mentioned for such, for instance, so that the hypocrites ...
  • Can females also begin prayers from behind the Imam then fill up to the right then to the left?
    5801 Laws and Jurisprudence 2010/08/01
    It is okay for women to form a line behind the imam when those following him are only women, but if only one woman is praying behind him, it is mustahabb for her to stand to his right side such that where she places her head for sajdah ...
  • What is reconciliatory Taqiyah and where is it practiced?
    5106 تقیه 2015/04/14
    Reconciliation is the act of making friendly relations; it is the action of making one view or belief compatible with another in order to appease someone and make him surrender to something. This is what also the Arabic word 'mudara' means.[1] There is a ...
  • Who became prophets in their childhood?
    7544 پیامبران و کتابهای آسمانی 2013/12/05
    Following a research in the verses of the Holy Quran and sayings of the Infallibles (A.S) about the prophetic mission of the prophets, we came t the conclusion that only two prophets were appointed as prophets in their childhood and God granted them knowledge, wisdom and books.
  • How do you define assassinations? Do you have any suggestions to stop such acts?
    6262 Traditional 2010/05/20
    Usually the arrogant world powers and people who are attached to this world, in order to strip away people’s rights, first accuse them of things such as assassination, and subsequently torture and murder them under the pretexts of fighting and prevention of terrorism and the ...
  • Is the repentance of a person who has committed sodomy accepted?
    14785 Practical 2011/05/08
    From the Islamic viewpoint, sodomy is a very inferior and ugly act and is one of the great sins for which heavy punishments have been determined, namely execution.[1]What various verses of the Quran tell us is that no matter how great and numerous one’s sins ...
  • can you please tell me about the life of (Imam) Bukhari?
    11019 تاريخ بزرگان 2008/02/13
    Abu Abdullah, Muhammad Ibn Ismael Ibn Ibrahim Ibn Mughaireh, Ibn Bardzih, Jafi Al-Bukhari is one of the most celebrated Sunni Narrators [of Hadiths].He was born in 194 Hijri (Lunar Calendar) in one of ...
  • What is the philosophy behind ziarah of Imams?
    9509 زیارت قبور و بنای مراقد 2012/12/01
    The inward tendency and attraction toward someone or something, along with respect and honor, is called ziarah. Since the reality of a human is his soul which is never annihilated, a za'er [pilgrim] who makes ziarah of a demised dignitary has in fact made ziarah of a ...