Hijab is one of the indispensable parts of the Islamic Law which has its roots in human emotions, reason, and intellect; it is also closely related to the realities of human life Therefore, if people consider the philosophy behind the legislation of Hijab and...
This book is the English translation of the Risalat al-Fiqh (text of Islamic Laws) of Grand Ayatollah Nasir Makarem Shirazi, with a helpful addition of a glossary of Arabic terms appended at the end for the...
What follows in this brief booklet is a commentary of three specific chapters from the Noble Qur’an which speak about the spiritual greatness and significance of the only daughter of...
Question: Please explain about the time of two Fatimiyyah occasions; also how to hold celebrations of Nikah and marriage and similar ones during these..
Jesus Christ (‘a), most of his teachings concern ethics and moral values. He valued ethics and moral teachings so much that he came to be known by his followers and adherents as the...
Does the Islamic law deem Kidneys selling permissible or does it raise objections against it? Is it right if someone states in their will that their kidneys be donated or...
A Critique of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights from the Perspective of Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi
In the world of today, beautiful words like “human rights” are used rather frequently and extensively. Yet, these words are spoken most passionately by the corrupt superpowers, leading even some of the...
Slavery has been one of the most unfair practices in human history, something that any good conscience would reject. This is because all human beings are born free and none of them is entitled to enslave others. Although slavery in its most brutal form is no...
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...