Religious Questions

Who is forgiven in Lailat-ul-Qadr?

SHAFAQNA - It is narrated from Imam Reza (AS) who said: In the holy Month of Ramadhan, each night,...

Why caring about our own deeds is more important...

SHAFAQNA - The seeker of the truth must be aware and worry about own deeds and make sure they...

What did Imam Ali (AS) say about the holy...

SHAFAQNA - Imam Ali (AS) said: Learn the Quran which is the best of words, and understand it (the...

Why has the issue of the return of the...

SHAFAQNA- Answer: The return of the Imams (PBUT) to this world, also referred to as Raj'ah, is one of the beliefs...

What are the special privileges for those who fast?

SHAFAQNA - It is narrated from the Prophet of Islam (PBUH) who said: There is a door in paradise...

Does the use of eye drops invalidate the fast?...

SHAFAQNA - The Grand Ayatollah Fayyaz answered a question about using eye drops whilst fasting. Question: Does the use of...

WHAT IS THE MEANING OF LAYLATUL QADR?

SHAFAQNA - Question: What is the meaning of Laylatul Qadr? Answer: In order to answer this question, we must consider Surat al-Qadr, chapter...

Does swearing invalidate fasting?

SHAFAQNA - One day the Prophet of Islam (PBUH) noticed a woman whilst fasting was swearing at her servant....

Is the date of Lailat-ul-Qadr different in every country?...

SHAFAQNA - The Grand Ayatollah Sistani answered questions about Lailat-ul-Qadr. Question: Considering that the date of Lailat-ul-Qadr is different in...

Can pasta be given instead of bread for Kaffarah?...

SHAFAQNA - The Grand Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi answered a question about Kaffarah. Question: Can pasta be given instead of bread...

What is the connection between belief and modesty?

SHAFAQNA - It is narrated from Imam Hassan (AS) who said: The person, who is not wise, is not...

Fasting in countries with unusual days and nights /...

SHAFAQNA - The Grand Ayatollah Vahid Khorasani answered a question about fasting in countries with unusual days and nights. Question:...

Over 30 Questions Answered by Imam Hassan (A.S)

SHAFAQNA- The following sayings, maxims, and words of wisdom are related to the pious grandson of the Prophet (P.B.U.H&H.P) Abu...

Can full body black veil for women be replaced...

SHAFAQNA - The Grand Ayatollah Seyyed Sadeq Rouhani answered questions about full body black veil (chador). Question: Is it inappropriate...

If a traveller is unaware that he/she has not...

SHAFAQNA - The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei answered a question about fasting and the limit of distance for a journey...

What is the important lesson from the end of...

SHAFAQNA - Hazrat Dawood (AS) had a housemaid who every night used to lock all the doors of the...

What is the main point of Ayahs 54-55 of...

SHAFAQNA - Ayahs 54 and 55 of Surah Al-Qasas say: “Twice will they be given their rewards, for that...

Fasting for a woman who doubts if she is...

SHAFAQNA - The Grand Ayatollah Sistani answered a question about fasting for a woman who doubts if she is...

Imam Ali (as) was born inside the Holy Kaaba

SHAFAQNA - Is it true that Imam Ali (as) was born in the kaaba? What hadith proves this in Sunni...

The validity of doctors forbidding fasting / the Grand...

SHAFAQNA - The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei answered a question about the validity of doctors forbidding fasting. Question: If a doctor...

What is the ruling if some doctors forbid an...

SHAFAQNA - The Grand Ayatollah Shobairi Zanjani answered a question about the differences of opinion between doctors regarding fasting...

What is the ruling about the fasting of a...

SHAFAQNA - The Grand Ayatollah Fayyaz answered a question about fasting and travelling. Question: A person travels to a place...

What is the connection between the heart and deeds?

SHAFAQNA - A believer and the seeker of the truth must be certain that the exterior of a person...

The importance of having intention to fast in the...

SHAFAQNA – The Grand Ayatollah Safi Golpayegani answered question about having intention to fast in the Month of Ramadhan. Question:...

Does fasting become void if a person decides to...

SHAFAQNA - The Grand Ayatollah Shobairi Zanjani answered a question about deciding to make fasting void. Question: If a person...

The ruling about taking exams and fasting / the...

SHAFAQNA - The Grand Ayatollah Sistani answered a question about exams and fasting. Question: Can a person not fast in...

Breaking fast (Iftar) with non-Halal food / the Grand...

SHAFAQNA - The Grand Ayatollah Sistani answered a question about breaking fast (Iftar) with non-Halal food. Question: I am a...

How do I fast when I have a burdensome...

SHAFAQNA - The Grand Ayatollah Fayyaz answered a question about fasting and having a burdensome job. Question: I work in...

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