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  • Please explain the basis of Shi'ite thought and its characteristics?
    7805 Traditional 2010/09/18
    The Holy Quran is the basis of the Shi'ite thought and the source of all the Shiite teachings. It considers the apparent and outward meanings of the verses, the sayings, conducts, silence and assertions of the Messenger of God (pbuh) and those of the ...
  • If the imams are essentially infallible, can we follow them as role models?
    5720 عصمت 2015/05/03
    This question emanates from incorrect notion about the concept of infallibility that considers it something mandatory and gifted by God without a cause or reason. Obviously, if we are to consider infallibility as something forced, then we would consider the infallibles as people lacking free will and ...
  • When are nafilahs to be performed?
    8784 Laws and Jurisprudence 2009/08/16
    Performing nafilahs prepares one for performing the wajib prayers and brings a tendency and desire for performing Islamic obligatory acts and wajib prayers.The most important outcome of praying nafilahs is what the famous hadith of Qubul-Nawafil discloses to ...
  • Is it permissible to build a mosque in a graveyard?
    7365 Laws and Jurisprudence 2011/10/01
    Office of Grand Ayatollah Khamenei (may Allah grant him long life)If the said graveyard is not a part of an endowed piece of land or a private property and it is not either a public place which is needed and used by people on various occasions ...
  • Will Hell be on the earth and Heaven in the sky?
    13454 Quranic Studies 2010/05/27
    This question doesn’t have a brief answer. Please click on the detailed answer. ...
  • What was the law about drinking wine before Islam?
    7696 بیشتر بدانیم 2012/08/08
    History bears witness that the process of various people’s religiosity in all the divine religions had been in a way such that after the death or martyrdom of every prophet or every messenger among people the predominant religion would fade out gradually until they put aside the ...
  • Please mention a verse of the Quran or a tradition that proves ijtihād?
    6350 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 ...
  • What are the ways through which one may get rid of lusts?
    7347 Practical 2011/08/04
    Sins are like an ill-smelling putrid bog. The deeper a person gets into it the less he feels its disgusting smell because his smelling taste ceases to function. However, a person's firm decision to discontinue this path is by itself a victory. One who has achieved victory ...
  • What is the meaning of the word "Allah"?
    12358 Traditional 2011/11/17
    The word "Allah" which is translated into God is a particular and the most comprehensive name of God. Hazrat Ali (a.s.) explaining the meaning of "Allah" said, "Allah means the worshipped one, by Whom people are bewildered, and to Whom they are submissive. Allah is ...
  • Does the Quran intend to identify God as the sensible light when it says that God is the light of the heavens and the earth?
    7345 Exegesis 2011/09/21
    1. Certainly, the by referring to Allah as light, the Qur'an does not intend to identify Him as a physical and sensory light because the sensible light is a part of the accident characteristic of matter whereas there are numerous arguments which negate the physicality of God, the Exalted, and which ...