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Is making Shrine from Gold a sin?

I have been asked this questions many times, That why the zarih of Imam Hussain and Moula abbas (and many others) is made of Gold. Sometimes it is referenced that "Gold is forbidden(Haram) for men,...
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Who was Ali-Ibn-Mahziar al-Ahvazi (al-Ahwazi)?

َAs far as I know, there is the shrine (tomb) of a person whose name is considered as Ali-ibn-Mahziar-al-Ahvazi (علی بن مهزیار الاهوازی) in Ahvaz (Ahwaz) (the capital of Khuzestan province (Iran)). ...
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Performing Salah near shrines or graves allowed or not?

The city where I live has many shrines (structures made on the graves of some religious people) and people (both men and women) in large numbers (tens of thousands) visit those shrines and also offer ...
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What is the purpose of putting a red flag on the dome of Hussain ibn Ali(as)'s shrine?

I see there is red flag on the dome of Hussain ibn Ali(as)'s shrine, which is replaced with a black one for the month of Muharram and Safar. Which is not to be seen on the dome of any other religious ...