The human history is replete with countless happy and sad events; it has also witnessed the rise and fall of numerous history-makers. However, it has witnessed very few incidents with consequences and influences as far-reaching and...
In this paper, after explaining the reasons for the "sex reassignment", a review of related jurisprudential rulings issued by the famous Imamiya jurists will be presented...
“Following thorough investigation in valid sources we found that Hazrat Khadija was 26 or 28 years old when she married Prophet Muhammad while the Umayyad introduced her as 40 year-old widow and propagated among Muslims which was...
Extremist and hard-line Salafis regard all Muslims, apart from themselves, as infidels (Kafir) and polytheists (Mushrik), and consider shedding their blood and wealth as admissible. Obduracy in thought, ruthlessness in speech and...
During this Ramadan, as in some previous years, there have been many questions about the criteria for determining the start of the Islamic month and the role of science and the moon sighting in...
Ayatollah Nasser Makarem Shirazi in a ceremony of a nationwide Quran competition organized by Imam Ali (AS) Dar al-Quran Center on Friday said memorization, recitation and interpretation of the Quran are all meant to pave the way for implementing the teachings and injunctions of the...
Is it not the duty of Muslim countries to voice their outrage at these crimes? Is it not time for the so-called Organization of Islamic Cooperation, which consists of nearly 60 Muslim countries, to hold an emergency special session in order to...
When we examine any book of jurisprudence, beliefs (ʿAqāʾid), the principles of jurisprudence, and ethics, we find that they are full of traditions narrated from Imam al-Bāqir (ʿa) and...
Temporary marriage is not a means to abuse by sensual abusers and homosexuals! For this reason, in the questions we have been asked, we have given a fatwa that temporary marriage is only permitted if it is necessary, for example, when a person is away from his family and fears that if doesn’t use such a...
It is important to mention a basic thing that blindly following the views and manners of anyone completely is...