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Doubts

Doubts
1 Question: Even though some manufacturers write on their products that they have been made of natural silk, we doubt such a claim because of the goods very low price. Is it permissible for us to wear such an item and say salãt in it? Answer: With doubt [whether the silk is pure], it is permissible to wear and say salãt in it. 2 Question: Can Muslim, who rents a fully furnished house in the West, consider everything in it to be ...

Grand Ayatollah Sistani answers some inquiries regarding gold

Grand Ayatollah Sistani answers some inquiries regarding gold
Grand Ayatollah Sistani answers some inquiries regarding ...

The allowed limit of the profit for selling goods/the Grand Ayatollah Khamenie’s answer

The allowed limit of the profit for selling goods/the Grand Ayatollah Khamenie’s answer
Question: How much profit is allowed for selling goods? Source: PERSIAN ...

Fasting person anaesthetized for operation/the Grand Ayatollah Sistani’s answer

Fasting person anaesthetized for operation/the Grand Ayatollah Sistani’s answer
The Grand Ayatollah Sistani answered a question about a fasting person who is anaesthetized for operation. Question: A person who is fasting is anaesthetized for operation, is his fast is correct or must he eat? The Grand Ayatollah Sistani: If the person has previous intention and becomes unconscious without having control and gains consciousness in middle of the day, according to necessary precaution must complete the fasting for that day and ...

Main Ethical Questions In Islam

Main Ethical Questions In Islam
One of the definitions of the word “ethics” is the study and evaluation of human conduct. It is regarded as normative because it relates to certain basic ideals. Ethics can also be described as a field of study that focuses on the knowledge of good and evil, and the basis on which aspects of behavior should be evaluated.Ethics and LifeSince the start of creation man has never ceased to contemplate the moral question of good and evil.Nowadays ...

Does belching out what one has eaten invalidate the fast?

Does belching out what one has eaten invalidate the fast?
[1] Tawdihul-Masa’el (annotated by Imam Khomeini), vol. 1, pg. ...

Questions Relating to Ashura/Karbala (7)

Questions Relating to Ashura/Karbala (7)
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The amount of maintenance (Nafaqah)/the Grand Ayatollah Sistani’s Fatwa

The amount of maintenance (Nafaqah)/the Grand Ayatollah Sistani’s Fatwa
According to religious laws, there is no definite amount set for Wajib maintenance (a husband’s provision for wife), but the Wajib amount provides for food, clothes, housing, and other needs equal to wife’s status and according to the present time and the place. The one whose maintenance is the Wajib responsibility of another person, if that person refuses to pay for the maintenance, he can be forced to pay by referring the dispute ...

Please let me get a short sketch of the life, children and grandchildren of Imam Musa Kadhim (AS).

Please let me get a short sketch of the life, children and grandchildren of Imam Musa Kadhim (AS).

Can one take narcotics during the holy month of Ramadan to be able to wake at dawn?

Can one take narcotics during the holy month of Ramadan to be able to wake at dawn?
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The Ideological Basis of Economic Activity

The Ideological Basis of Economic Activity
The ideological basis in Islam may be summarized into six basic principles: The cornerstone is that everything has to start from the belief in God as the Creator, Lord, and Sovereign of the universe. This implies willingness to submit to God’s will, to accept His guidance, and to have complete and unqualified servitude to Him. This means that Muslims - individually and collectively - should not imitate or emulate any other system if it ...

The Grand Ayatollah Safi’s answer to a question about diving and fasting

The Grand Ayatollah Safi’s answer to a question about diving and fasting
Question: Please explain the ruling about fasting for those individuals whose job is diving in deep ...

Where and when did mourning for Imam Hussein (A.S.) start first?

Where and when did mourning for Imam Hussein (A.S.) start first?
complete question When we look at the lives of the Holy Prophet (S) and the Imams (A.S.), not only we do not see anything about mourning and lamentation but there are evidence and sayings prohibiting such acts. For example, Hamza (A.S.) was martyred in the Battle Uhud or later when Ja’far bin Abi Talib was martyred, not only the Prophet (S) did not hold such ceremonies but he forbade others from doing so. Now, the question arises as to ...

Can the one who endows change the custodian of the endowment? The Grand Ayatollah Sistani’s answer

Can the one who endows change the custodian of the endowment? The Grand Ayatollah Sistani’s answer

The Grand Ayatollah Sistani answered a question about changing the custodian of the endowment (Waqf).

Question: Can the one who endows (Waqif) change the custodian of the endowment?

The Grand Ayatollah Sistani: Cannot do so unless appointing the custodian has been mentioned as the responsibility of the one who endows at the time of writing the deed of endowment.

Repentance

Repentance
called out, "There is no God but You. Glory be to You. I have done evil." So We answered him and delivered him out of grief even so do We deliver the believers. (Quran 21:87-8) In my last two discourses, I explained that worship and prayer, if correctly performed, eventually leads to a true affinity to God. The human being, through worship, will be a real servant of God and a real servant has a true affinity to God. In other words, to be a real ...

Q: Is not the aborgation of verses, which has been clearly mentioned in the Quran (2:106), nothing more than conspicuous contradiction of the Qur'anic view (about things) and its laws?

Q: Is not the aborgation of verses, which has been clearly mentioned in the Quran (2:106), nothing more than conspicuous contradiction of the Qur'anic view (about things) and its laws?
Q: Is not the aborgation of verses, which has been clearly mentioned in the Quran (2:106), nothing more than conspicuous contradiction of the Qur'anic view (about things) and its laws? A: Aborgation does not infer contradiction in view or in a particular ruling, rather it suggest that there has been a change in the referent or subject. Explination of this matter is that, sometimes on the account of an amelioration and/or variegation in the ...

Given the fact that the religion of Islam is the only right religion, why does the Quran speak of the possibility of the followers of other religions being saved from the Fire?

Given the fact that the religion of Islam is the only right religion, why does the Quran speak of the possibility of the followers of other religions being saved from the Fire?
 It has been stated clearly in Islamic doctrines and in the most sacred book of Islam, i.e. the Qur'an that those non-Muslims who stay on their pure God-gifted nature and do good deeds while Islam is not made known to them, they remain protected against the Fire.  Reference has been made to this fact in different parts of the Qur'an.  Obviously, that does not at all mean that Islam is not the right religion; rather, according to ...

What Is Mushaf-e-fatima? were the Prophet (PBUH) and Ahl al-Bayt (AS) aware of it?

What Is Mushaf-e-fatima? were the Prophet (PBUH) and Ahl al-Bayt (AS) aware of it?
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The baby who is born from a Muslim couple, primarily is he a Muslim or a human?

The baby who is born from a Muslim couple, primarily is he a Muslim or a human?
Of course, based on documented narration every child that come into existence, in his nature he is seeking Allah and if he is placed in a proper situation he would certainly accept Islam, but at times the parents and also the society with their incorrect teachings deviate him from the correct ...

If a person falls ill, should he seek treatment a) with a doctor, or b) by eating dust from near Imam al-Husayn’s grave, or c) through supplication?

If a person falls ill, should he seek treatment a) with a doctor, or b) by eating dust from near Imam al-Husayn’s grave, or c) through supplication?
Concise answerEach of the aforementioned actions could potentially cure his illness independently or by combining with the other two. However, the best course is to accompany all our actions—among which are medical and supernatural treatments—with supplication (which entails establishing a relationship with Allah (awj) and making a direct request from him). The reason for this is that the efficacy of a doctor’s treatment or a ...