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  • Is it permissible to change a lavatory into a mosque?
    6298 2015/05/03 Laws and Jurisprudence
    If the land of a lavatory has not been endowed to be used as toilet it is permissible to annex it to the mosque to be used by people who come to offer their prayers in the mosque. However if it is use

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  • What is the meaning of verse 61 and 62 in Surah Al Waqiyah
    11642 Exegesis 2013/12/16
    The verses 61 to 62 of Surah al-Waqe'ah make reference to the reason behind death and how it is ordained for man. In these verses, God says: Death is a truth ordained by Him, it is not an essential part of a living creature; rather it is ...
  • What is ghulu (exaggeration) and how is it possible to avoid it?
    20245 Traditional 2012/11/17
    Ghulu (exceeding proper limits) means an increase or doing something more than what is ordained by Allah (Exalted be He). The Arabic word 'ghala' (boil) denotes the rise of water because of fire. Therefore, ghulu means exceeding proper limits by doing something more than what is legally ...
  • Why were the Quranic verses not collected and compiled on the basis of the chronological order of revelation?
    24381 Quranic Studies 2012/05/29
    There is no recommendation from the Holy Prophet, peace be upon him and his family, about the arrangement of the text of the Quran on the basis of the chronological order of revelation. The Holy Quran was compiled in several stages. Imam Ali, peace be upon him, ...
  • Will there be a new creation after the end of this world?
    13486 Traditional 2010/02/09
    Since Allah (swt) is the All-Emanating and All-Graceful, and His grace is never-ending, grace calls for Him to continuously create, and He creates everything that deserves to be created. His grace manifests through creating, therefore it is correct to say that His grace necessitates creation.Allah (swt) can ...
  • How does Islam solve the collision between religion and science?
    7647 Modern 2008/07/20
    This issue (the collision of religion and science) is one imported from Christianity. To find the answer to such a question in Islam, one must pay attention to the following points:1- When studying religious texts, one must pay close attention to all things that will help to understand ...
  • How can I repent from watching pornographic movies?
    22507 Practical 2009/09/23
    Sin is like a foul-smelling swamp full of sewage; the more one sinks into it, the less he senses its smell, because he actually loses his sense of smell and can't tell that he is drowning anymore.At the same time, anytime one ...
  • What is the ruling on bank interest in non-Muslim countries?
    15615 Laws and Jurisprudence 2007/01/17
    Concerning bank transactions in non-Islamic countries, Grand Ayatollah Khamenei’s verdict reads as follows:“Paying interest (usury [riba]) is haram (forbidden) i.e. borrowing money from a bank on the condition that one ought to repay an extra amount in excess of the originally borrowed sum is deemed haram save ...
  • What were Islam's propagation methods?
    17601 The infallibles 2012/08/21
    Propagation means conveying a message and since the mission of all divine prophets particularly the holy prophet of Islam (S) was to bring humanity forth from darkness into light, propagation enjoys significant importance as a means to convey God's message to His servants. Propagation methods in Islam ...
  • What are the necessary limits - quantitatively and qualitatively - for women\'s covering while performing prayers?
    4986 Laws and Jurisprudence 2019/06/09
    The obligatory limits of covering for women while performing prayers is that the entire body even the hair should be covered except for the face (as much as it is washed in wudu) and both hands and legs to the wrists and ankles. As far as the ...
  • What are the etiquettes and traditions of the month of Rmadhan?
    6164 Practical 2013/11/25
    The holy month of Ramadhan and fasting in this month have certain etiquettes, manners and conditions some of which are as follows: 1. Sighting the moon: One of the conditions of the month of Ramadhan is that the crescent of this month should be ascertained and sighted.