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The Grand Ayatollah Mosavi’s answer to a question about making a condition at the time of Nikah so both parties do not inherit from each other

SHAFAQNA – The Grand Ayatollah Mosavi Ardebili answered a question about making a condition at the time of Nikah in order that both parties  do not inherit from each other. Question: Can the couple make a condition at the time of Nikah, not to be able to inherit from each other? The Grand Ayatollah Mosavi: […]

What are the conditions for repenting?

SHAFAQNA – Imam Ali (AS) said: Repenting has six conditions: 1. Regret about what has happened in the past. 2. Make a decision not to go back (to the previous ways). 3. To pay back people’s rights, in order that there is no responsibility on you and you meet God in a clean state. 4. […]

Divine promise for those who remember God

SHAFAQNA – According to a Divine narration, Allah (SWT) has said: Whenever I visit the heart of a person and see that it is dominated by My remembrance, I will undertake the affairs and education of that person as well as becoming that person’s companion [1]. [1] Mizanul Hekmah, Vol. 4, Hadith 6396.

The Grand Ayatollah Shobairi’s answer to a question about maintenance payments for step-child by step-father

SHAFAQNA – The Grand Ayatollah Shobairi Zanjani answered a question regarding the maintenance payments by step-father for step-child. Question: Is it Wajeb for step-father to pay for the maintenance of the step-child? The Grand Ayatollah Shobairi: If takes delivery of the child from the child’s guardian or the Mojtahid on that condition, must pay for […]

The Grand Ayatollah Makarem answered a question about doubting the correct recitation by the congregational prayer leader

SHAFAQNA – The Grand Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi answered a question about doubting the congregational pray leader’s correct recitation. Question: If a person is in doubt about the recitation of Hamd and Surah by the congregational leader, can that person consider it as correct or must inquire? The Grand Ayatollah Makarem: Whenever the congregational leader is […]

Usury is declaring war against God

SHAFAQNA – Usury is forbidden (Haram) in all Divine religions and in the holy Quran is considered to be committing a great sin as well as declaring war against Allah (SWT). Ayah 279 of Surah Al-Baqarah says: If you do not abandon usury, be aware that you have arisen for war against Allah (SWT) and […]

The consequence of dealing with Satan

SHAFAQNA – If a person deals with Satan, the whole of the identity of that individual will be captured by Satan and Satan will ride him. In this type of trade, what is given by Satan in exchange is slavery of the human being. It is mentioned in Ayah 62 of Surah Al-Asra: “Have You […]

The Grand Ayatollah Sistani’s answer to a question about wearing black clothes in the months of Moharram and Safar

SHAFAQNA – The Grand Ayatollah Sistani answered a question about wearing black clothes during months of Moharram and Safar. Question: What is the ruling regarding wearing black clothes in the months of Moharram and Safar, is it recommended or not? The Grand Ayatollah Sistani: It is appropriate and praiseworthy and there is nothing proved against […]

The Grand Ayatollah Vahid’s answer to a question regarding the prostration of Ziarat Ashura

SHAFAQNA – The Grand Ayatollah Vahid Khorasani answered a question about prostration (Sijdah) of Ziarat Ashura. Question: Is the prostration of Ziarat Ashura Wajeb? And when the Zekr of the Prostration is recited, is it possible not to prostrate? The Grand Ayatollah Vahid Khorasani: In narration books that mention Ziarat Ashura it is ordered to […]

The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei answered a question about places which provide internet and customers use it for inappropriate sites

SHAFAQNA – The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei answered a question about those places providing internet and the Haram use of it by customers. Question: If a person owns an internet cafe and is aware that some customers use the place to enter inappropriate sites and chat rooms, what is the ruling regarding the owner and the […]

The Grand Ayatollah Vahid’s answer to a question about talking during recitation of Adhan and Iqamah

SHAFAQNA – The Grand Ayatollah Vahid Khorasani answered a question about talking when Adhan and Iqamah are recited. Question: Is it allowed to talk to others when Adhan and Iqamah being recited? The Grand Ayatollah Vahid Khorasani: Talking is not appropriate during Adhan and Iqamah and after when the call comes for all to stand […]

Thanking God is a duty for all the believers

SHAFAQNA – Giving thanks for Divine blessings by tongue, heart and deeds is one of the most important duties of every believer, Muslim and human being. Giving thanks to Allah (SWT) is thorough heart and the tongue as well as benefiting from Divine blessings in the proper way. The Prophet of Islam (PBUH) used to […]

The Grand Ayatollah Vahid Khorasani answered a question regarding the Salaat of Ziarat Ashura

SHAFAQNA – The Grand Ayatollah Vahid Khorasani answered a question about performing Salaat of Ziarat Ashura. Question: Is it necessary to perform Salaat of Ziarat Ashura and what is the situation when it is performed after the recitation of Ziarat Ashura? The Grand Ayatollah Vahid: According to some narrations, the Salaat of Ziarat Ashura is […]