In Islamic jurisprudence there are two terms used for hermaphrodites. One term refers to a hermaphrodite whose gender cannot be determined, meaning his biological sex is just as male as it is female. In this case, surgery can be performed and the parents of the child choose the...
The heads of Islamic countries and political, religious and cultural personalities in the world of Islam have heavy responsibilities on their shoulders: the responsibility of creating unity and preventing everyone from tribal and denominational conflicts, the responsibility of...
This article intends to show that, unlike the anti-Islamic claims and unlike what fake replicas of Islamic governments—like that of the ISIS—have shown to the world, Islam is a religion that respects and dignifies followers of...
An interesting point is that hajj has two complementary aspects: an individual aspect and a social aspect; it’s necessary to pay attention to both aspects. The individual aspect of hajj belongs to each and every individual who makes the hajj pilgrimage. Each hajj pilgrim should establish a...
This book details the jurisprudence related to Hajj as per the rulings of Ayatullah al-Uzma, Sayyid Ali Khamenei. Topics such as conditions that make Hajj obligatory, rites of Hajj and Umrah, their respective requirements and...
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei says Muslims should use the Hajj rituals this year to take a united stance against Israeli efforts to control the...
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei says defending the nation of Palestine is tantamount to defending the truth, not simply defending an oppressed nation that has been driven out of its home...
Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Khamenei while addressing a ceremony held to mark the 28th passing anniversary of the Founder of the Islamic Republic Imam Khomeini, noted that Imam Khomeini’s ideas, including freedom, social and economic justice, and encouraging the nation to get rid of US domination were among major factors, which attracted the Iranian youth to...
"Unfortunately today, the Islamic society, like other societies, has faced problems and the fate of some Islamic societies is in the hands of incompetent individuals like [those] in the Saudi government," Ayatollah Khamenei said in a...
Shi'a Fuqaha have proclaimed a variety of dimensions about leather including rulings on its sale and purchase, its purity and impurity, eating and feeding it to others and its ...