Home / Fiqh & Life / Rite & Worship

Rite & Worship

Marjaiyya in Iraq and Iran

Marja' is a mujtahid who is followed by a number of the Shi'as, that is, some Shi'as practice their religious acts in accordance with that of mujtahid's jurisprudential views (that is, fatwas) and pay their judicial alms (al-wujuhat) to him or his representatives. To follow a religious scholar in...

Read More »

The Issue of Imam al-Rida (‘a) as the Crown Prince

The act of introducing a successor by the Caliph during his time and taking oath of allegiance from his successor was first carried out during the time of Mu‘awiyah for Yazid. It, however, did not carry the name “giving oath of allegiance to Yazid as the crown prince”. Even though I focused on this issue, I do not remember seeing this definition in the period after...

Read More »
Google Analytics Alternative