Shia/Sunni

Do I break fast with Sunni husband at sunset or nightfall?

Question: My husband is Sunni and according to his Fiqh he can break his fast at sunset. He

Did Imam Ali allow Taraweeh prayers?

Question: A video has been circulating around recently of a public speaker claiming that ‘Taraweeh’ was an innovation that Imam Ali (as) had initially forbade, but that once some of his people insisted, the Imam allowed them to practice it. Is this correct? Answer: ‘Innovation’ البدعة  (as opposed to ‘Prophetic tradition’السُّنة) in the religious context means:

Is the so-called ‘Eid-e-Zahra’ fact or fiction?

Question: Some Shias celebrate a supposed eid called ‘Eid-e-Zahra’, which is said to be on the 9th of

Did the Prophet (s) really say there will be 12 Caliphs after him? Sunni references?

Question: Is it true that there is a hadith from the Holy Prophet(s) that he said that there will be 12 caliphs or rulers after him? If it does exist, is it authentic, and does it exist in both Shia and Sunni books of narration? Please provide me with some of the main Sunni references

Are the Shias responsible for killing Imam Husain?

Question: Can one blame the Shia’s for killing Imam Husain (as)? Who is responsible for this tragedy of

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

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

2:123: The meaning of ‘Be on guard against a day when intercession will not profit any soul’

Question: I was just going through this verse and have a question, maybe you could elaborate. My question

Should I support Al-Quds Day?

Question: Should I support the Al-Quds Day event and participate in the rallies? Some Shia brothers and sisters I know don’t attend it because they take a sectarian look. They view Palestinians as Sunnis before being Muslims. While other Shias I know say that their participation in the rallies will not change anything anyway. What is the correct

Is there any mention of Imams in the Holy Quran?

Question: Is there any mention of the concept of “Imamah” (Divine Leadership) in the Holy Qur’an? Answer: The