Daily Archives: 01/04/2018

What is the ruling on using Muslim corpses for research and education? The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei’s Fatwa

The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei answered questions regarding using Muslim corpses for research and education. Question: Despite the availability of non-Muslim corpses; is it allowed to dissect Muslim corpses for research and education purposes? What is the ruling if a Muslim mentions in his will that his body can be used for research and education? The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei: It is …

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Taqiyyah or Dissimulation

One of the most misunderstood aspects of Shi’ism is the practice of dissimulation or taqiyyah. With the wider meaning of taqiyyah, “to avoid or shun any kind of danger,” we are not concerned here. Rather, our aim is to discuss that kind of taqiyyah in which a man hides his religion or certain of his religious practices in situations that …

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