shar`i question

How close is the boundary of the truth and sedition?

SHAFAQNA – Imam Ali (AS) said: When seditions come, they are similar to truth, and when they turn back, the realities will be shown as they are. When seditions come, they cannot be recognized, and when they go, they will be recognized. Seditions spin like a whirlwind; they pass through everywhere and create incidents in some towns/cities, and (just) pass …

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In which way the life and death of the human being is affected?

SHAFAQNA – It is narrated from Imam Jawad (AS) who said: The death of the human being due to committing sins is more than his/her death due to fate. And the continuation of the human being’s life due to good deeds is more than his/her natural life [1]. In simple terms, the point of this narration is that committing sins …

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Is there any connection between taking precaution and obsession?

SHAFAQNA – When a matter is clearly against the religion and scholars consensus, must it be from Satan or due to purity of the soul and piety? If it is from the height of piety and taking precaution in religion; why then instead of unnecessary obsessive acts, the ignorant individuals do not take precaution in religious issues where needed? So …

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What will happen to the person who cut connection with God?

SHAFAQNA – It is narrated from Imam Jawad (AS) who said: The human being who cuts connection with God and instead joins/connects with another person, Allah (SWT) will leave that human being to the person who he/she joined; and the one who acts without knowledge and information, causes more damage than improvement [1]. [1] Ihqaqul Haq, Vol. 12, Page 439.

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What is absolute certainty?

SHAFAQNA – It is narrated from Imam Sadeq (AS) who said: Beware that few continuous deeds based on certainty are better than many deeds that are not based on certainty. And know that no righteousness is better than avoiding deeds which have been declared Haram by God; as well as refraining from bothering the believers and backbiting [1]. Of course …

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What is the consequence of disobeying God?

SHAFAQNA – Explaining about the short eloquent saying number 25 of Imam Ali (AS) in Nahjul Balaghah, the Grand Ayatollah Javadi Amoli said: Sometimes you see a human being slips couple of times in life and God punishes him/her. Imam Ali (AS) said: If you see Divine Blessings come regularly and you disobey (God) all the time, avoid (disobeying God); …

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How to purify the heart and the soul?

The important point to all of us is that we must start first with our own soul, and we must not be convinced that only our appearance be in order. We must start from our heart, from our brain, and must try every day that our second day is better than our first [1]. One of the best and highest …

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Why a believer must avoid vanity?

SHAFAQNA – My dear son, do not consider insignificant even the smallest of sins, and in this way, consider all sins as big sins. Do not become proud of anything in this world, and remember that everything is from God and if God removes Divine Mercy from this world, no sign of anything even Divine Prophets and Angels will remain; …

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Contraception and Abortion of Illegitimate Fetus

The Grand Ayatullah Muhammad Ishaq Fayyad has answered some questions about contraception and abortion of  illegitimate fetus. It is best for believers to refer to their own religious reference to receive the legal decision on their affairs. Question: In cases of rape that results in pregnancy, given that girls and women are unwittingly being victimized and carrying such an fetus …

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