Did the Prophet’s two hands emerge from the grave during the burial of Fatima al-Zahra?

Question: Did the Prophet’s two hands emerge from the grave during the burial of Fatima al-Zahra? Answer: The

Did Fatima al-Zahra threaten to take off her Hijab?

Question: Did Fatima al-Zahra threaten to take off her Hijab after the attack on her house?! Answer: What

Hadith about the death of Abdullah of Hijaz and the reappearance of Imam Mahdi, are they authentic?

Question: There are some ahadith doing the rounds on social media, can you tell us if they are authentic or if they can be applied to the present situation? 1. From the Messenger of Allah (pbuhaf): Hijaz (Saudi Arabia) will be ruled by a man whose name is the name of an animal(Fahad/leopard), when you

How important is it to attend rallies and protests in solidarity with Palestine?

Question: How important is it to attend rallies and protests in solidarity with Palestine? Usually most of the flags and banners in these rallies are related to Palestine. However, does the presence of a wide range of flags and banners including the flags of various countries, flags of some Wahhabi movements and flags of socialist

What are the rules of Surrogacy in Islam?

Question: If a surrogate mother carries and delivers her sister’s child, who does the child belong to i.e who is the real mother? Also, will the surrogate mother have any kind of responsibility towards the child? And finally, will the female child be mahram for the husband of the surrogate mother?   Answer: Medically, there

Which sin is greater, murder or adultery? Discussion between Imam Sadiq and Abu Hanifa

Question:  In the tafseer of Sura Takathur (Ayah 8), there was a discussion between Imam Sadiq (as) and Abu Hanifa, where the Imam (as) questioned Abu Hanifa on the following: 1. Which is the greater sin, murder or adultery? Murder requires 2 witnesses whilst adultery requires 4. 2. Which is superior, fasting or salaat? For

What is Wilayah Takwiniyah and is it in the Quran and Hadith?

Question: What is the concept of ‘wilayah takwiniyah’ and is there evidence from the Quran regarding it? Why

My friend took off her hijab – how should I deal with the situation?

Question: My friend has recently taken her scarf off. What is the best approach for dealing with this?

Can I shake hands with the opposite gender if I have a pure, work-related intention?

Question: Sheikh, I need your advice on the following issue. Please tell me whether I am deluded, or

Can Muslims celebrate non-Islamic holidays like the New Year and Christmas?

Question: I’d like to hear about the intention behind an action according to Islam. If I for instance,

Can one begin doing Taqlid by following a deceased Marja’?

Question: I am new to the Ja’afari school of thought, and I had this question: with regards to emulating

Is Islam compatible with the belief of Reincarnation?

Question: Is Islam compatible with the belief of reincarnation? Answer: Reincarnation is the rebirth of the soul in

The recommendation of eating cheese and walnuts together.

Question: Is it true that if you eat too much cheese or cheese without walnuts, it’s not good

Is seafood Najis (ritually impure)?

Question: Is seafood Najis (ritually impure)? I was just reading and came across the idea that seafood is Tahir

Is krill or krill oil halal (permissible) to eat?

Question: Is krill or krill oil halal? Krill is a type of crustacean, but some crustaceans are halal and other haram so I’m not sure. Answer: Of the sea animals only fish that have scales are Halal. The only exception we have in the Ahadith is روبیان which we call shrimp or prawn. The narration

Some argue that the Islamic headscarf (hijab) is not ordered in the Quran, is this true?

Question: Regarding the hijab (Islamic woman’s headscarf), some people argue that it’s not Islamic, but rather a Jewish thing, and that it is not actually specified in the Holy Quran that a female must cover her hair. In addition, they say that the ‘Khimar’ was a cape used back in the old days, rather than it actually referring to something that ‘covers’.

How did Khums come about? Is it based on verse 41 in Surat al-Anfal?

Question: I’d like to know how (khums) came to be. Is it based on this verse from Surat

How do I convince my teenage friend not to wear makeup and perfume in public?

Question: Sheikh, my teenage cousin has been trying to convince her friend not to wear makeup in public.