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why shia celebrate nawroz?

naowroz is a persian new year , but why shia all around world celebrate it. here is how it is celebrated at my place. we arrange special nazr of imam ali. the contents are below a bowl of water ...
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are first thirteen days of the month of Safar unlucky?

some people consider first thirteen days of safar as inauspicious and called them as TERA-TEZI. it there any hadith in support of this or it is just a superstition.
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Are the prescribed Islamic punishments still relevant in established societies? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are all of the laws in the Quran/Haddith/Islam relevant to modern (western) society? This question was spawned from: Are all of the laws in the Quran/Haddith/Islam ...
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Are all of the laws in the Quran/Haddith/Islam relevant to modern (western) society?

I have been reading a book about Muhammad (pbuh) and have learnt, I am sure only a little, about Islam and the culture and times back then. It seems to an unlearned man like myself that the laws were ...
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How do Muslims proselytize* in non-Muslim areas?

*First off, I realize that in many Mulsim countries proselytize is contentious term. In many Muslim countries, for example, it is illegal for Christians to "proselytize," by which it is believed that ...
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Growing beards in Islam

I have watched a part of TV show and the Muslim scholar was saying it is a must to let your beard grow and trim your mustache. I have always thought there is a kind of cultural influence and it is not ...