The supplication of ʿArafah must be recited with a full heartfelt presence and with complete understanding of its content. One must reflect on the deeper meaning of its various teachings and benefit from the blessings of this great day.
The scientific debates and discussions held by Imam ʿAlī ibn Musā al-Riḍā (ʿa) are not a historical matter which only pertains to the past; they are rather a main source which should be utilized today for the comprehensive defense of Islam.
According to the directions we find in the Quran, all Muslims must have a role in the management of the Hajj, whether those who inhabit the two holy cities or those who arrive there for the Hajj pilgrimage from other countries.
One of the Arabic TV channels based in England has been fundraising, for a few months now, for the production of a feature film called ''Yawm al-Adhāb'' [i.e. The Day of Torment] and it has received millions of pounds from the Shias all over the world.
Facebook is like an uncontrolled city that everyone from scientists and elites to thieves and swindlers and those with various types of corruption, has a shop in this city. In these stores, sometimes, the necessities of life and in many cases instruments of sins and corruptions as well as moral deviations are available for all.
Whatsoever insult toward the lofty state of Imams (as) is regarded as blasphemy and entails Irtidad in case the insulter is Muslim and if it is not done by a Muslim it is as if one insults the holy prophet (saww).
To the Kind attention of Hazrat Ayatollah Makarem ShiraziWith greeting, Undoubtedly, mourning for Hazrat Sayedoshohad (a.s.) is honorable for all Shiite. However, some questions are raised about the method of mourning and a group of adversaries are trying to cause discord among the mourners through spreading gossips. You are kindly requested to clarify for us the proper method of mourning for the Master of Freemen.Regards, A number of your Moghalleds
QuestionHis holiness Hazrat Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi With greeting,You have previously mentioned valuable utterances for introduction of Jamkaran mosque. The lovers of Imam of Time (a.s.) request for a more comprehensive introduction about this great religious centers to remove any ambiguity and temptation raised by the uninformed and ignorant. A number of your MoqalledinOctober 2006
With greeting and regards, First, considering that many number of candidates results in scattering and partitioning of votes, and may cause important problems, we would like to ask you if we are in doubt between two candidates and know that one is “More qualified” but less publicly accepted, and the other is “Qualified”, but more publicly accepted, which one we shall select? Please guide us for this legal responsibility.
In the name of GodI had declared this decree several years ago conditionally, and it has been registered in my book, Rulings of Taqlid, that if based on the approval of the experts, smoking cigar (and other tobacco products) is harmful for health, it is forbidden.