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The effects of purification of the soul

SHAFAQNA – Imam Ali (AS) said: The one who purifies his/her soul, God will make his/her appearance good; and the one who works for his/her religion, Allah (SWT) will compensate for his/her world; and the one who manages to make good his/her relation with the Almighty, the Supreme Being will correct his/her relation with people […]

The Grand Ayatollah Makarem’s answer to a question about drinking and eating harmful substances

SHAFAQNA – The Grand Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi answered a question about drinking and eating harmful substances. Question: What is the ruling regarding eating and drinking substances which are harmful? The Grand Ayatollah Makarem: Eating and drinking a substance which causes important harm to human being is Haram. Source: PERSIAN SHAFAQNA

The Grand Ayatollah Sobhani’s answer to a question regarding asking spouse about performing Salaat

SHAFAQNA – The Grand Ayatollah Sobhani answered a question regarding asking spouse about performing Salaat. Question: I enter the house and ask my spouse if he/she has performed Salaat or not and he/she replies yes, I have performed Salaat, is there a need to investigate? The Grand Ayatollah Sobhani: If he/she said has performed the […]

The main aim of Satan according to the holy Quran

SHAFAQNA – In Ayah 91 of Surah Al-Ma’edah, Allah (SWT) says: “Satan tries to stir up enmity and hatred among you by means of intoxicants and gambling; and to hinder you from remembering and worshipping God; so will you stop?” In Ayah 19 of Surah Al-Mojadelah, the Supreme Being says: “Satan has dominated them by […]

Characteristics of successful life

SHAFAQNA – Imam Ali (AS) said: Good deed, good deed; then having foresight; forsight and perseverance, perseverance; then forbearance, forbearance; and piety, piety; for every one of you there is an end to an allocated time, get there with performing good deeds [1]. [1] Nahjul Balaghah, Sermon 176.

A misled person

SHAFAQNA – It is narrated from Imam Sadeq (AS) who said: The one who calls people to himself whilst there are wiser persons than him among people, is misled and a heretic [1]. The message of this narration is that wiser and more qualified people should be in charge in societies. [1] Beharul Anwaar, Vol. […]

Ayatollah Khamenei answered questions about chess

SHAFAQNA – The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei answered questions regarding making, buying, selling and playing chess. Question: What is the ruling about chess for the following cases? Making, buying and selling Playing chess with or without betting Allocating centres in public places or others for teaching, playing and encouraging people to play chess The Grand Ayatollah […]

The Grand Ayatollah Makarem’s answer to a question about leaving the water tap running when performing Wudhu

SHAFAQNA – The Grand Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi answered a question about leaving the water tap running when performing Wudhu. Question: Is it wasting water (Israaf) if we do not turn the water tap off when performing Wudhu? The Grand Ayatollah Makarem: Certainly is Israaf and it (Israaf) is not allowed. Source: PERSIAN SHAFAQNA

The Grand Ayatollah Shobairi’s answer to a question about holding commemoration ceremonies for a dead person

SHAFAQNA – The Grand Ayatollah Shobairi Zanjani answered a question regarding holding commemoration ceremonies for a dead person Question: Is it right to hold commemoration ceremonies, to prepare food, having receptions and acts like these in the first 7 days after the passing away of a person? The Grand Ayatollah Shobairi: Whatever action (is carried […]

Exclusive / Grand Ayatollah Mousavi Ardebili calls for respecting international treaties following attack on Saudi embassy

SHAFAQNA – Following the death of Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr by the Saudi authorities, and the wave of violence which swept across the Islamic world as a result of it, Grand Ayatollah Mousavi Ardebili condemned the execution of Sheikh al-Nimr in the strongest terms possible, meanwhile he also emphasized that international treaties should be respected. An advocate […]

The Grand Ayatollah Shahroodi answered questions about a disbelieving child inheriting from a Muslim mother

SHAFAQNA – The Grand Ayatollah Hashemi Shahroodi answered questions about a disbelieving person inheriting from a Muslim person. Question: 1) Can a disbelieving child inherit from a Muslim mother? If the non-Muslim child cannot inherit, considering that the mother has other children (3 sons and 3 daughters); 2) Will the share of the non-Muslim child […]

The Grand Ayatollah Vahid answered a question about having association with the family of spouse who have corrupt belief

SHAFAQNA – The Grand Ayatollah Vahid Khorasani answered a question about having association with the father of the wife who has corrupt belief. Question: The father of my wife does not believe in religion, he is a usurer and makes fun of religious leaders. Is it correct to have association with him? The Grand Ayatollah […]

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: […]