Religious Questions

What is the consequence of helping oppressors?

SHAFAQNA - It is narrated from the Prophet of Islam (PBUH) who said: Whoever helps an oppressor knowing that...

Where and when excuses are not accepted?

SHAFAQNA - It is narrated from Imam Sadeq (AS) who said: There are three occasions when excuses are not...

I drank Alcohol by mistake – have I sinned?

SHAFAQNA- Question: A beverage was served where i asked for just lemon lime. I drank from it and noticed it tasted...

Do we have the right to ask about the...

SHAFAQNA- Now we discuss the most important topics about Islamic laws, its rules and regulations and their philosophy and most...

Is it important to accept others apologies?

SHAFAQNA - It is narrated from Imam Hussain (AS) who said: If a person insults me in my right...

What is the most immoral earning?

SHAFAQNA - It is narrated from Imam Baqer (AS) who said: The most immoral earning is from usury ....

Why Don’t I find Joy in Saying My Prayers?

SHAFAQNA- How to Feel the Joy of Worship?   It has been a while that I did not like to say my...

Why human being must try not to commit sin?

SHAFAQNA - Even after repenting, the purity of soul cannot be as before because when a white sheet of...

What are the effects of fairness and justice according...

SHAFAQNA - It is narrated from the prophet of Islam (PBUH) who said: O' Ali (AS), whatever you do...

Why did God choose to keep Himself, hell and...

SHAFAQNA- Why did God choose to keep Himself, hell and heaven and angels hidden from human eye? Is it...

Which type of love, out of the many, is...

SHAFAQNA- Philosophers and Gnostics have divided love into various categories; however as a general division they have divided love...

What is the meaning of ownership and kingdom of...

SHAFAQNA- One of the attributes of Allah is "Mālik" which literally means "being powerful" and "having something in one's...

How long will the Imam of Time, Imam Mahdi...

SHAFAQNA- There are two categories of narrations in this regard which are apparently varied giving differing reports: 1.  The first category...

Can lineage save a person from Divine punishment?

SHAFAQNA - Imam Reza (AS) was attending a meeting and in a corner he noticed Zaid (known as Zaidul...

Who defends the rights of the oppressed people?

SHAFAQNA - There are various narrations which indicate that God will not ignore the rights of the oppressed ones...

Is this world amusing?

SHAFAQNA - Ayah 64 of Surah Al-Ankabut says: "What is the life of this world but amusement and play?...

Is this statement “Everyday is Ashura and every place...

SHAFAQNA- I have been told by several individuals that this hadith is invalid or that it is not a...

What are the different dimensions of Lady Fatimah’s (as)...

SHAFAQNA- The dimensions of Lady Fatimah’s (as) character are very vast and can only be understood through deep and profound...

Who is wise and logical?

SHAFAQNA - The passage of time and years of someone's life are not enough to make a human being...

How did Imam Ali (AS) describe this world?

SHAFAQNA - Dharar, a close companion of Imam Ali (AS) arrived at Shaam (Damascus) and Moawiyeh asked him about...

Why didn’t Allah miraculously prevent the killing of Imam...

SHAFAQNA- If everything is in Allah's hands then why didn’t he blunt the dagger that martyred Imam Hussein - by...

In Islam can we confess our sins to another...

SHAFAQNA- Why isn’t there a specified person or people in Islam to confess to, as seen in Catholicism where Catholics...

Why good and bad deeds must be rewarded appropriately?

SHAFAQNA - Addressing Malik Ashtar, Imam Ali (AS) said: Never consider the good-doer and the bad-doer in your mind...

Can the wife use preventive methods to avoid pregnancy...

SHAFAQNA - The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei answered a question about the wife using preventive methods to avoid pregnancy without...

Does the verse “فما استمتعتم به منهّن فاتوهن اجورهنّ...

SHAFAQNA- Does the verse "فما استمتعتم به منهّن فاتوهن اجورهنّ فریضة" imply temporary marriage? Why didn’t Allah demand the prophet...

In which sermon (khutaba) does Imam Ali (a.s.) elaborate...

SHAFAQNA- In which sermon does Imam Ali (a.s.) elaborate on how those, who had preceded him as Caliphs, reached...

Why is it necessary to look for your own...

SHAFAQNA - The best manifestation of proper education and wisdom is finding own faults. Meaning human being is able...

Is wealth good?

SHAFAQNA - Sometimes wealth can bring prosperity to some individuals because they are always careful not to sacrifice their...

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