Salamun alaikum, we see that in some mosques, there is a niche which is dug deeper the mosque to such extent that the prayer leader walks a few steps down to get into it. What is the reason?
5442 2015/06/09 گوناگونOne of the conditions of congregational prayer is that the place where a prayer leader stands should not be higher than the place of the follower unless the height is negligible. [ 1 ] That is why in
There are narrations even in the Shiite books that forbid building any edifices including mosques around and over graves. In the existence of such narration, how is it possible to justify construction of burial chambers and tombs over the graves of the imams (AS)?
9215 2014/09/28 TraditionalThe Holy Quran narrating the story of the Companions of the Cave explicitly and clearly approves of building a mosque over their graves. There are many traditions which not only allow worshipping near
If the local imam of a mosque in the United States have close ties with the American government, can one have any forms of cooperation with that mosque?
5302 2008/07/22 SystemPeople have no other choice but to have ties and relationships with others in society no matter what their religion beliefs and methods are. Islam has also allowed these types of normal relationships.