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Wednesday 30th of September 2020
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Why are the fans of truth more than the fans of the falsehood?

Why are the fans of truth more than the fans of the falsehood?

Because the tendency towards the truth is an innate issue and the original nature of all human beings as well as the whole creatures in the universe is inclined toward the truth and fact.

The original nature is a monotheistic nature and the very innate nature avoids the falsehood.

Question: It is clear that when the Prophet Muhammad dictated the verses of the Qur`an, his designated scribes would write down the verses. However, when exactly was the entire Qur`an compiled into the form we know today?

Question: It is clear that when the Prophet Muhammad dictated the verses of the Qur`an, his designated scribes would write down the verses. However, when exactly was the entire Qur`an compiled into the form we know today?
AnswerThere are three prevailing views concerning the compilation of the Qur`an:1. It was compiled during the lifetime of the Prophet (ص). The compilation took place under his supervision—which is tantamount to divine inspiration—although he himself neither wrote the text of the Qur`an nor collected the verses directly.2. The Qur`an that we have today was compiled by Imam ‘Ali b. Abi Talib (ع) after the Prophet’s death but before ...

Question: The phenomenon of spinsterhood in Muslim countries is painful and full of grief.

Question: The phenomenon of spinsterhood in Muslim countries is painful and full of grief.
Question: The phenomenon of spinsterhood in Muslim countries is painful and full of grief. In Egypt for example, statistics confirm that there are three million and eight hundred thousand unmarried girls who are past thirty years in age.Studies attribute this matter to the excessive dowries and high costs of marriage besides that there are a great number of girls who are afraid of marriage itself.Ahmad Rif’at, a member of the Royal Society of ...

Why didn’t Allah miraculously prevent the killing of Imam Hussein (A.S.)?

Why didn’t Allah miraculously prevent the killing of Imam Hussein (A.S.)?
If everything is in Allah's hands then why didn't he blunt the dagger that martyred Imam Hussein - by ordering it not to cut - the same way he did in the story of Prophet Ismail?Concise answer Everything takes place under Allah's will and according to His traditions and the same way Allah had the power to prevent Prophet Ibrahim's blade from cutting he could have also disabled all of the enemies' weapons, and miraculously saved Imam Hussein, ...

Historical Factors and Shi’ism

Historical Factors and Shi’ism
QUESTION: Have historical factors influenced the development of Shiaism, or is this sect a set of beliefs derived from the Qur’an and the clear traditions of the Holy Prophet (peace be upon him and his family)? ANSWER: We need to explain several points in order to shed light on the topic and show that: (a) historical factors and events had no role in the development of Shiaism and the belief in the existence of an Imam who will save humanity ...

Is paying khums obligatory on my wife’s dowry?

Is paying khums obligatory on my wife’s dowry?
Is paying khums obligatory on my wife’s dowry? For instance, is paying khums obligatory on dishes kept in showcase that may not be used?Concise answerAccording to most of maraja’, since dowry is considered as gift or it will be used in the future, payment of khums is not obligatory on it.  However, it is regarded as those things on which payment of khums is obligatory, according to some of maraja’[1]. Appendix:  ...

Who is responsible to select endowment trustees? The Grand Ayatollah Shobairi’s answer

Who is responsible to select endowment trustees? The Grand Ayatollah Shobairi’s answer
The Grand Ayatollah Shobairi Zanjani answered a question about selecting endowment trustees (custodian). Question: Who is responsible to select endowment trustees? Is it the case for those who run the Islamic country or purely a personal issue? The Grand Ayatollah Shobairi: The trusteeship and the supervision of the endowment is the responsibility of those who have been appointed by the one who endows, and must not be acted against that. Yes, ...

The solution for the boy and the girl who are willing to marry but due to high dowry demanded by the girl’s family the marriage is cancelled

The solution for the boy and the girl who are willing to marry but due to high dowry demanded by the girl’s family the marriage is cancelled
Question: Is it allowed to demand high dowry in Islam? In your opinion, is there a solution for the girl and the boy who are willing to marry but due to high dowry demand by the girl’s family, the marriage is ...

Islam And Medicine

Islam And Medicine
lslam is the religion of all times and places.It is a perfect system of temporal values. By practicing its laws Muslims all over the world not only attain spirituality but the pinnacle of all other glories and gain the wealth of health. There is a great inter-relationship between modern medicine and some of our Islamic teachings.Every word of Qur'an is in fact an experience of great reality and science is just an effort made towards this ...

Is it true that the Sunni traditions which are in favor of Shia have been entered in their books by Shiites themselves?

Is it true that the Sunni traditions which are in favor of Shia have been entered in their books by Shiites themselves?
I heard some Wahhabis say that the Sunni traditions which are in favor of Shia have been entered in their books by Shiites themselves? If it is so, then all the references given from the Sunni books to confirm Shia's viewpoint become null and void. Please send me a detailed answer in this regard.Concise answer In order to get a clear answer to your question, you need to go through the following points: Firstly, it is good that you ask the ...

Breaking Salaat when backbiting is happening at the same place/the Grand Ayatollah Makarem’s Fatwa

Breaking Salaat when backbiting is happening at the same place/the Grand Ayatollah Makarem’s Fatwa
Question: If whilst performing Salaat, others are engaged in backbiting, what is the duty of the person who is performing ...

What advice does Ayatollah Khomenehie give to the Muslims in America?

What advice does Ayatollah Khomenehie give to the Muslims in America?

What advice does Ayatollah Khomenehie give to the Muslims in America?

Concise answer

Asalaamu Alaikum,

Other than the topics which he has conveyed in his public announcements (which are available on his website[1]) the Supreme Leader has not expressed anything else in particular.

What about worshipping God through Jesus?

What about worshipping God through Jesus?
What about worshipping God through Jesus?The worship of God should be aimed directly to God. God does not need a medium for prayers to come to Him. This is clear from the Bible. When God says in such a bold manner: Exodus 20:1-5: "And God spake all these words, saying, I am the LORD thy God, which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage.Thou shalt have no other gods before me.Thou shalt not make unto thee any ...

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. ...

What is the history of Ibadiyya and where do the Ibadies live?

What is the history of Ibadiyya and where do the Ibadies live?
Most of the Orientalists consider the Ibadi movement or Ibadism as the last survived branch of the Kharijites. Most of them live in Oman or some places in North Africa. What are the theological viewpoints of this People and are they Nasibis?Concise answerThe Ibadi movement linked to Abdullah bin Ibadh is a group of moderate Kharijites and the dominant sect in Oman and north Africa. However, Ibadis deny anything more than a passing relation to ...

The reason for clinging to the ḥadīths of the Ahl al-Bayt (‘a)

The reason for clinging to the ḥadīths of the Ahl al-Bayt (‘a)
The reason for clinging to the ḥadīths of the Ahl al-Bayt (‘a) In order to clarify the Shī‘ah’s view regarding the ḥadīths of the Prophet’s progeny (‘a), two topics are worth considering: The essence of the ḥadīths of the infallible Imāms (‘a), and The proofs of the credibility and necessity of holding fast to the Ahl al-Bayt of the Prophet (ṣ). Having provided solid proofs, we shall examine the two topics ...

Please explain about the Arbaeen of Imam Hussein (AS)

Please explain about the Arbaeen of Imam Hussein (AS)
The signs of a true believer are five: Sayyid bin Tawas quotes: When the women and children of Imam Hussein (AS) returned from the Shaam town and arrived in Iraq, they said to their guide: take us from Karbala. When they got to the place where Imam Hussein and his companions were martyred, they saw Jaber Ibn Abdollah Ansari with a group of people from Bani Hashem and a man from the family of the messenger of Allah who had come to visit Imam ...

Why do the Shī‘ah perform the five daily prayers in three periods?

Why do the Shī‘ah perform the five daily prayers in three periods?
Why do the Shī‘ah perform the five daily prayers in three periods?       Reply: In order to clarify this point, we had better examine the views of jurists [fuqahā] in this regard first: 1. All Muslim groups agree that in ‘Arafah[1] one may perform both noon [ẓuhr] and afternoon [aṣr] prayers successively without any interval between them, and in Muzdalifah[2] it is also permissible to say sunset [maghrib] and night ...

Is it true that the Messenger of Allah (S) once missed his Dawn Prayers?

Is it true that the Messenger of Allah (S) once missed his Dawn Prayers?
I wish to know whether the report which says that the Messenger of Allah (S) once missed his morning or Fajr Prayers is true or not. (I had seen this topic being discussed in a book that contained Allamah Tabatabai\'s answers to questions.)Concise answerThis issue is among jurisprudential topics and has also something to do with theological themes. There are reports and narrations transmitted in this regard but jurisprudents are not unanimous ...

Is it possible to get perfection through any religions other than Islam? What about attaining tawhid (belief in one God)?

Is it possible to get perfection through any religions other than Islam? What about attaining tawhid (belief in one God)?
Is it possible to get perfection through any religions other than Islam? What about attaining tawhid (belief in one God)?Concise answer Although some facts can be seen with the existing religions in the world, the perfect form of truth which is belief in divine unity or one God exists in Islam. The most important reason is that other religions lack adequate documentation not to mention the existence of distortions and rational contradictions in ...