shar`i question

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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Is the human being able to find out about the unknown truths of the universe?

SHAFAQNA – The greatest scholar of physics and mathematics and in fact the greatest naturalist of our era is Einstein. In the introduction of “The brief philosophical aspect of the theory of relativity” he said: After becoming familiar with new physics, the human being can only claim that (he/she) has become familiar with the alphabets of the book of creation …

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Why those who love to be chiefs must be avoided?

SHAFAQNA – It is narrated from Imam Sadeq (AS) who said: Avoid those bosses who just love to be chiefs/headman (bossing others about). Swear to God, any man who the sounds of shoes (of other people) are behind him will be destroyed and he will destroy those who walk behind him (and accept him as a boss) [1]. [1] Beharul …

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How to taste the sweetness of praying to God?

If you have tasted the sweetness of praying to God and have experienced the sweet taste of Divine Grace and Generosity, and have seen in yourself Divine Acceptance, know that you are worthy of serving in the way of God; then, enter as you are safe and secure. And if you do not see this condition in yourself, stand and …

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