Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi's Perspective on the Philosophy of Hijab

One of the regulations in the Revealed Law is the one concerning Hijab. This is one of the indispensable parts of the Islamic Law which has its roots in human emotions, reason, and intellect; it is also closely related to the realities of human life Therefore, if people consider the philosophy behind the legislation of Hijab and its numerous benefits, they will come to realize that it is to their own benefit.

Slavery from the Perspective of Islam

Since we are marking December 2nd the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery the official website of Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi releases his eminence's explanation regarding Slavery in the Islamic Perspective.

Revisiting the Role and Significance of Man in Family

The Creator of the world has created the man and women to complete one another and facilitate one another's development

The Events of Muharram 8th as Narrated by Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi

ʿAmr, Imam Husayn (ʿa)’s emissary/ Nāfeʿ ibn Hilāl accompanies Abbas ibn ʿAli to break through the enemies lines and fetch water from the Euphrates drinking place/Imam Husayn (ʿa)’s last word of warning with Umar ibn Saʿd/Imam Husayn (ʿa)’s remarks to Harthamah ibn Salīm

We Must Always U p d a t e Our Means and Methods

We can defeat the enemies by our thought and logic.

A Reflection on the Effects and Blessings of ʿīd Al-Fiṭr from the Viewpoint of Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi

Without any doubt, the congregational prayer of ʿĪd al-Fiṭr is one of the means through which the unity of the Muslim community is strengthened and various problems which the Muslims face are resolved. The propagators of Islam play an important role in spreading this prophetic religion; they are able to explain the things which are the most important to the people, as well as the various problems which the Muslim world faces.

The Semiology of the Martyrdom of Imam ʿAli (ʿa) from the Perspective of Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi

When Imam ʿAli (ʿa), who was a beacon of justice, departed this world, the oppres-sive Umayyads took his place. Instead of one who was a veritable treasure chest of wisdom, individuals came upon the seat of power who were led by their satanic desires and inclinations.

How did Imam Sajjad ('a) change the society of his time through the freeing of numerous slaves?

At the time of Islam’s revelation, slavery was a prevalent phenomenon, even in empires such as Rome. Since the abolishment of such a ...

They Pay so Much Attention so the Food That They Eat, but…

Imam Hasan ('a) is narrated to have said: I am surprised at those who reflect on the food that they are going to eat and yet they do not think at all in regards to the food of their soul. They stay away from unhealthy food, but they fill their hearts with various destructive matters.

A Reflection on the Influential Teachings of Imam al-Hādī (ʿa) from the Viewpoint of Grand Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi

The lecturers and students of the religious seminary can utilize the teachings of Imam al-Hādī (ʿa) in helping the people resolve their various ideological questions and doubts. Unfortunately, Imam al-Hādī (ʿa) has not been remembered like the other Imams (ʿa), nor have his teachings been given the attention that they truly deserve. We must do our best to remedy this shortcoming in ourselves and our institutions.

Nisf al-Sha'ban and The Anniversary of Imam Mahdi ('a)'s Birthday

Here you could find Interesting Information about the Savior of Mankind al-Mahdi al-Muntazar ('a).

What is the relationship between our efforts and the divine decree?

There is no question that the divine decree extends along with the level of our own efforts and hard work....

A Look in to the Existential Philosophy of “‘Īd al-Aḍḥā” from the Viewpoint of Grand Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi

One of the signs of the greatness of this day is that even though many long years have passed, people still engage in this sacrifice and they keep its reminder alive

The Birthday Anniversary of Imam Sajjad ('a)

Here you could find Interesting Information about Imam Sajjad ('a)'s Life

The Anniversary of the Demise of Lady Zaynab (s)

Here you could find interesting notes on the life of this great lady

The Love for the Prophet’s Ahl-al-Bayt is What Can Unify all Muslims/the Eradication of Daesh was the Result of the Unity of Muslims/the Muslim Ummah must be Cautious about the Plots of the Enemies in the Future

In order for the unity of Muslims to be strong, all Muslim schools must respect each other’s sanctities. We, as Muslims, will not allow Shias to insult what Sunnis hold sacred and we will not allow Sunnis to insult what Shias hold sacred; no Muslim school of thought is allowed to insult the sanctities of other schools.

A Reflection on the Teachings of Imam Al-Jawād (ʿa) From the Viewpoint of Grand Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi

The prevalence of various social problems has placed the ideal which we strive towards in our social lives at great risk. There are many problems which we are faced with in this regard. Through studying the various aspects of the life of Imam al-Jawād (ʿa) in regards to this field, we can create better policies which will help resolve these issues, particularly those related to marriage.

A Survey in to the Intellectual Legacy of Imam al-Riḍā (ʿa) from the Viewpoint of Grand Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi

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.