Battle of Karbala
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When is Sajde-e-sahu required/obligatory?
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Sajda Sahv means genuflection of mistake and is for indemnity of a non-intentional mistake in prayer. According to Fiqh of Shia Islam Sajda Sahv is for doing a mistake in obligatory prayers. If ...

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Is it obligatory in islam to continue to have more children when you can't provide for your existing children?
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Quran says: وَلَا تَقْتُلُوا أَوْلَادَكُمْ خَشْيَةَ إِمْلَاقٍ نَّحْنُ نَرْ‌زُقُهُمْ وَإِيَّاكُمْ إِنَّ قَتْلَهُمْ كَانَ خِطْئًا كَبِيرً‌ا And do not kill your children for fear of poverty. ...

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What are the various positions in Prayer (Salat) called?
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According to Fiqh of Shia Islam: Obligatory acts of prayer are eleven: Niyyat (intention) Qiyam (standing erect) Takbiratul Ehram (saying Allahu Akbar while commencing the prayers) Ruku' (bowing) ...

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Importance of science in moonsighting?
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According to Jafari Fiqh: for seeing moon and start of month the certainty is important and it is not important from what method this certainty is obtained. it can be by telescope or other ...

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Can I listen to Qur'an when going to sleep?
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According to Jafari Fiqh yes it is permissible. Also the verse: وَإِذَا قُرِئَ ٱلۡقُرۡءَانُ فَٱسۡتَمِعُواْ لَهُ ۥ وَأَنصِتُواْ لَعَلَّكُمۡ تُرۡحَمُونَ When the Qur'an is read, listen to it ...

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According to Quran/Hadith, what points to remember when choosing a bride/wife?
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Ali Akber Mazaheri writes: The notion that a man and a woman must 'know' each other before they decide to marry, so that they may then be able to live happily together is an illusion. Had there ...

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What should I do if I accidentally swear to do something bad out of anger?
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According to Jafari Fiqh oath out of anger without intent is not valid and is canceled and so will have no obligation. References: Official website of Grand Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi The conditions ...

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How should a government be formed in an Islamic country?
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in Islam the ruler of Muslims is called Caliph according to shia Islam Caliph only can be selected by God and so do not recognize Abubakr and Umar and Uthman as real Caliphs appointed by God. but ...

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What is a 'non-believer' or 'pagan'?
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A non-believer and pagan may not be the same in Islam. It is better to use the Arabic word. In Islam, there are some similar words: Ahl Kitab (people of Book): they are Christians and Jews who have ...

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How to cope with interest payed by banks?
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there are some kinds of accounts without interest but other benefits. if you could not find them. you can save your money in other way. for example buy stock of some company or gold or a land. some ...

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What does Islam say about flagellating?
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Mourning for martyrdom of killing of Imam Hussain (a.s.) at Karbala (details) by order of Umayyad Caliph Yazid is recommended by prophet and has very high reward even reward higher than going Hajj. ...

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What was the secret message that the Prophet (PBUH) confided in one his wives?
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There are more than one tafseer recorded in history for this verse. One says the secret is that prophet did not eat a honey drink because did not want to his holy mouth take the smell of that ...

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Are Muslim woman and man considered equal?
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According to Shi'a Islam, men and women have the same kind of (genderless) soul but have differences in physical bodies and psychological aspects. Men and women have totally equal rights but not ...

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What is the difference between akhlaq and adab?
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Akhlagh is about morals (which are not physical) and abilities of soul. Akhlagh is morals that one has used to have them and has became the structure of his personality and usually are hard to change. ...

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Are all unhealthy substances haraam?
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Unhealthy can have two conditions. One condition is that it is harmful for body. Other condition is that it is not useful but still has no benefit. If you mean harmful to body then yes anything ...

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Are human being the best of creations?
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When Allah created human congratulated himself for being the best of creators: ثُمَّ خَلَقْنَا النُّطْفَةَ عَلَقَةً فَخَلَقْنَا الْعَلَقَةَ مُضْغَةً فَخَلَقْنَا الْمُضْغَةَ عِظَامًا فَكَسَوْنَا ...

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Is eating at a restaurant that sells alcohol impermissible?
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And let there be [arising] from you a nation inviting to [all that is] good, enjoining what is right and forbidding what is wrong, and those will be the successful. http://tanzil.net/#3:104 And: ...

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What is the definition of an Islamic Country?
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Islamic country and Islamic government are completely different. Islamic country is a country that majority of its people are Muslim. Shia Islam View Islamic government is a government using ...

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Who will inhabit the earth after judgement day?
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Muhammad Ibn Muslim narrated from Imam Baqir (a.s.): From when Allah created earth, created seven world of humans that they were not children of Adam. He created them from earth and they settled ...

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Is there a way to reconcile naturalism and Islam? How divided is Islam on naturalism?
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Islam considers Nature created by God and a tool in hand of God for performing commands of God. Nature is like a knife in hand of a man for cutting a fruit. The knife itself is not a decision maker. ...

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Is respecting and/or worshipping the black stone part of Islam?
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(Shia Islam view) Shia believes the black stone is more than a stone and also believe grave of prophet and Imams are more than the black stone. Also Quran says the shirt of prophet Yusuf (PBUH) did ...

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Why a Muslim should take his hands to sky while praying? Is not God under earth?
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Someone asked this question from Imam Ali (S.A.) and he replied this verse in response: وَفِي السَّمَاءِ رِزْقُكُمْ وَمَا تُوعَدُونَ [51:22] Sahih International And in the heaven is your ...

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What is the Muslim definition of sin?
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Sin (معصية) literally in Arabic means disobeying. Sin= Disobeying any command of God or Doing any action, think, talk, word,... that God is not satisfied with it. or Not living as God wants. ...

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What is the nature and order of the Surahs in the Quran?
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Quran was revealed to the Prophet (SAWW) both at once and verse by verse during 23 years. Firstly it revealed to the Prophet (SAWW) during 10 years of his prophet-hood verse by verse and again it was ...

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Burial of an infalliable
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There are different hadiths about this law. For example: Imam Sadiq a.s. said: إنّ الامام لایغسله الا الامام The Imam is not Qusled unless with Imam. Reference: Usul Kafi, vol 1, page ...

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How does Muslim teaching on the person of Jesus differ from that of Christian teaching?
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In the Qur'an, in a passage describing the annunciation to the Blessed Virgin Mary, Jesus ('a) is described as a Word from God: "O Mary! Verily Allah gives you the glad tidings of a Word from Him; his ...

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Under what circumstances and conditions a Muslim may go for second, third or fourth marriage?
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There are some obligatory circumstances and some recommended circumstances. There are three obligatory circumstances: The man should perform justice between wives. The number of current permanent ...

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What are the duties of wealthy aside from zakat?
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Shia View A Muslim should also pay Khums. both Shia and Sunni scholars accept Khums but conflict is about the items that their Khums should be paid. According to "Khums (The Islamic Tax)": "...

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Order of verses in Quran
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There is not a complete agreement in this regard among scholars. There is t opinion: some say Prophet (SAWW) himself when was alive changed the arrange of verses from "ordered by revelation time" to ...

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How would I convert to Islam and become a Muslim?
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(Shia Islam view) The answer to this question depends on how "Muslim" is defined. to explain lets use an example. It is like to ask "how would I become an student?" Here are some answers: 1- A ...

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