As we observe the month of Muharram, and commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Hussain (as), the believers are to be reminded about the opinion of the Jurist (Marja) on the topic of...
Ayatollah Sistani answers question about authenticity of the Hadith attributed to Imam Sadiq (peace be upon him) in which it says “Paradise is promised to whoever weeps or...
Ahead of the mourning month of Muharram, the top Shia Marja’ Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Sistani has issued his recommendations to Shia preachers and speakers. He urged them to refrain from...
Iraqi-based Shia marja’ Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Sistani in a statement has offered his condolences over the passing of senior Shia cleric of Afghanistan, Ayatollah Sheikh...
This paper examines the phenomenon of marjaʿiyya, considers how one becomes a marjaʿ, and traces the rise of Sīstānī to the pre-eminent position that he now holds and juxtaposes his model of leadership with other modern Shiʿi models of...
The basic condition is that the work would not be incompatible with religious obligations such as covering and hijab, not being present in a place where is not secure from committing sin, caring for the....
The truth of the matter is that Islam, particularly in accordance with the School of Ahl al-Bayt (Holy Progeny of the Prophet), commands obedience of its adherents to the laws and order of their home country. Failure to do so, conversely, can even be...
Believing in the role of the Fatwa given by the highest religious Marja’iyah about defending Iraq, its people, and its sanctities and its coincidence with the fifth remembrance of its announcement, Al-Abbas (pbuh) Holy Shrine accomplished a War History Encyclopedia about the...
Those responsible of state affairs have to use their intelligent methods to thwart terrorist plans, monitor the regions that might turn into a terrorist breeding ground and do not allow any...
The office of His Eminence Ayatollah Sistani announced a statement in order to answer a question about the determination or the closest likelihood of the Night of Qadr...