Religious Questions

What is the ruling for buying and selling medicinal...

SHAFAQNA - The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei answered a question about buying and selling medicinal and sports supplements. Question: What is...

Harming the Environment

SHAFAQNA- The Grand Ayatullah Sayyed Mousa Shubairi Zanjani has responded to a question on harming the environment. The following...

Which five characteristics are necessary to have for a...

SHAFAQNA - It is narrated from Imam Hussain (AS) who said: If the following five characteristics are not present...

What special Divine Privileges were granted to Prophet Dawood...

SHAFAQNA - In Ayahs 10 and 11 of Surah Saba, Allah (SWT) explained about three Divine Privileges which were...

Why the world must not be the target?

SHAFAQNA - Imam Ali (AS) said: O’ people, fear God, no one has been created in vain, in order...

Ayatollah Sistani on Arbaeen Pilgrims

SHAFAQNA- Question: Question: In the Name of Allah, the Compassionate the Merciful To, Grand Ayatollah Sistani (may Allah grant him long life): Salamun alaikum...

Prostrating on Earth

SHAFAQNA- :Question Why do we prostrate on Turbah (earth) in Salat? Although I do understand that the banning of prostration on Turbah is a Bid'ah, an innovation in religion,...

Is Khoms payable for unsewn fabric/cloth? The Grand Ayatollah...

SHAFAQNA - The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei answered a question about Khoms for unsewn fabrics. Question: The fabrics/cloths which are bought...

Ayatollah Hakim on hijab

Question : What should those girls do whose parents forbid them to wear the hijab? Answer : It is obligatory on the...

Sale and Donation of Organs and Blood: Ayatullah Hakim’s...

SHAFAQNA- Grand Ayatullah Sayyed Muhammad Sa’eed Hakim has responded to a few questions on the sale and donation of...

The ruling about downloading software from various sites /...

SHAFAQNA - The Grand Ayatollah answered a question about downloading software free of charges from various sites. Question: What is...

Why Imam Sadeq (AS) did not rise up against...

SHAFAQNA - Sadir Sirafi narrated: I went to see Imam Sadeq (AS) and said to him: For the sake...

How to avoid to be deceived by the world?

SHAFAQNA - It is narrated from Imam Baqir (AS) who said: Increase in your mind the thought of death,...

The ruling for using artificial camphor to perform ablution...

SHAFAQNA - The Grand Ayatollah Shahroodi answered a question about using artificial camphor (kafoor) to perform ablution of the...

How did Imam Hussain (AS) and his followers show...

SHAFAQNA - On the noon of the Day of Ashura, Abu Thamamah told Imam Hussain (AS): O’ my Imam,...

Muslim working under non-Muslim Management / the Grand Ayatollah...

SHAFAQNA - The Grand Ayatollah Javadi Amoli answered a question about Muslim working under non-Muslim management. Question: Is it Haram...

Can a part of non-partitioned land which is shared...

SHAFAQNA - The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei answered a question about building Mosque in non-partitioned land. Question: I own a part...

What is the reward for someone who is killed...

SHAFAQNA - Hisham ibn Salem narrated: A man came to see Imam Sadeq (AS) and asked: What is the...

Is it right to command others to good deeds...

SHAFAQNA - The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei answered a question about commanding others to good deeds and avoiding bad deeds. Question:...

Have the 313 Already Been Chosen?

SHAFAQNA- Question: Is it true that the 313 companions have already been chosen and that we cannot be from amongst them...

What are the positions of generous and pious ones...

SHAFAQNA - It is narrated from Zaid ibn Ali (AS) who narrated from Imam Sajjad (AS) who said: The...

What is the simplest way to perform Ziarat of...

SHAFAQNA - It is narrated from Sadir who narrated from Imam Sadeq (AS) who said: O’ Sadir, do you...

What are the Divine Rewards for sincere help to...

SHAFAQNA - It is narrated from Imam Hussain (AS) who said: Whoever for the sake of God’s satisfaction helps...

Nafilah or Qofailah, which one has the priority to...

SHAFAQNA - The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei answered a question about performing Nafilah or Qofailah between Maghrib and Isha Salaats. Question:...

If the husband makes ready a house, has the...

SHAFAQNA - The Grand Ayatollah Sobhani answered a question about the right of the wife to object about the...

What did the prophet of Islam (PBUH) say about...

SHAFAQNA - It is narrated from the Prophet of Islam (PBUH) who said: The most valuable people are those...

What causes someone to become arrogant and what will...

SHAFAQNA - It is narrated from Imam Sadeq (AS) who said: The main reason for arrogance is the feeling...

Does it matter which day of the year a...

SHAFAQNA - It is narrated from the Prophet of Islam (PBUH) who said: Allah (SWT) has allocated special favours...

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