Advanced search

Questions Archive(Tag:Gnosticism)

Thematic Category

Random questions

  • Please mention a verse of the Quran or a tradition that proves ijtihād?
    6471 Laws and Jurisprudence 2007/04/18
    Ijtihād as a jurisprudential term means a scholastic effort in order to derive a religious ruling from the sources (Quran, traditions, and intellect) – this has been emphasized and advised in the Quran and in traditions from the pure Imāms. Allah, in ...
  • Can you introduce some books on daily mustahabb and makruh acts?
    6646 Theoretical 2012/01/17
    We pray for your tawfiq, the books listed below are ones that contain mustahabb daily acts:1- Miftāḥ al-Falāḥ, by Sheikh Baha’i.2- Falāḥ al-Sā’il, by Seyed b. Tawus.3- al-Murāqabāt, by Mirza Jawad Agha Maliki Tabrizi.4- Mafātīh al-Jinān, by Sheikh Abbas Qummi.5- ...
  • Is it possible to prove adultery by presenting a film?
    5712 2014/08/04
    Dear User! We apologize for not replying to your question sooner. The Grand Maraja' answer in this regard is as follows:[1] The office of Grand Ayatollah Safi Golpayegani (May Allah Grant him long life): Adultery cannot be proven upon presenting a film. Unless, ...
  • Is it forbidden to use insect repellants with fragrance whilst in the state of Ihram?
    5602 احرام 2013/12/03
    1. Basically killing insects is not allowed while a person is in the state of Ihram except for when it is insidious and dangerous. 2. It is not permissible to use deodorants or fragrance nor is it permissible to smell such things. There is no problem in ...
  • Is it haram to look at or research magic?
    26019 Laws and Jurisprudence 2007/01/23
    In Islam, learning, teaching, and or getting paid to do magic is unlawful and haram. However if learning magic or witchcraft is for the purpose of nullifying it then it is not haram. Therefore watching the actions of magicians ...
  • What is meant by inner rules in regards to recite the Holy Quran?
    8682 Quranic Studies 2014/04/20
    Since the Holy Quran is Allah's words and the Prophet of Islam's (P.B.U.H) miracle, Muslims show the special respect to it even at the advent of Islam. According to the verses of Quran, recommendations and narrations of the Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H), Muslims have been observing some special ...
  • Can you prove why God should be unlimited?
    6836 Traditional 2012/02/07
    In order to answer the question, we must clarify the meaning of the infiniteness of God and His relation with other beings: Divine infinity means 
  • Is it necessary to wear the ring on the right hand?
    17550 Laws and Jurisprudence 2008/05/25
    One of the Prophet (p.b.u.h.) and imams’ traditions, is to wear a ring. The material, appearance and design of the ring have all been pointed to in our hadiths. It has also been advised to wear the ring on the right hand. All of the rulings of Islam regarding wearing ...
  • What are the different stages and levels of religion?
    7872 Philosophy of Religion 2008/10/12
    The main stages of religion are as follows:1- The “nafsul-amr” religion: What exists in the knowledge of Allah (swt) regarding the guidance of man to his eternal prosperity and salvation, is the “nafsul-amr” religion. In other words, the nafsul-amr religion is the way of life for man from ...
  • Have a group of jinns transformed into stone?
    9556 Traditional 2009/11/24
    From the Quran's perspective, jinns are material beings. According to what is popular among Islamic scholars, jinns have a delicate and transparent body and are mainly composed of air and fire and are quick just like the two, thus they are capable to appear in any form they ...

Popular