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Who is “al-Awwal” referred to in Ziyarat Ashura?

Who is “al-Awwal” referred to in Ziyarat Ashura? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

QUESTION: Who is referred to “al-Awwal” in the part: Allahumma khussa anta awwala zaalemin.. in Ziyarat Ashura? ANSWER: In the Name of Allah, the All-Beneficent, the All-Merciful.May Allah bless Muhammad and his Family and damn their enemies. Al-Awwal (i.e. the first) is Abu Bakr, son of Abu Quhafa, al-Thani (i.e. the second) is Umar, son of Khattab, al-Thalith (i.e. the…

Why did you choose the color blue in your flag?

Why did you choose the color blue in your flag? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

QUESTION: Peace be upon you with the blessings of God and his mercy. May Allah curse those who oppress the Ahlul-bait, they who have been oppressed will be victorious. My Brother and dear Sheikh, why did you choose the blue flag? Thank you Ahmad ANSWER: In the Name of Allah, the All-Beneficent, the All-Merciful.May Allah bless Muhammad and his Family…

Why ask the dead when we can ask Allah?

Why ask the dead when we can ask Allah? 1600 1067 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

QUESTION: I’m still not convinced about intercession. Why ask dead people – with all due respect to the Prophet and Ahlul Bayt (peace be upon them) – if we can ask Allah directly? Is not that polytheism? Please clear this doubt. ANSWER: In the Name of Allah, the All-Beneficent, the All-Merciful.May Allah bless Muhammad and his Family and damn their…

What is your opinion on the narrations that suggest the permissibility of praying behind our opposers, dissimulation, and insulting the enemies of Allah?

What is your opinion on the narrations that suggest the permissibility of praying behind our opposers, dissimulation, and insulting the enemies of Allah? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

QUESTION: I have a few questions on so-called Islamic unity and regarding other topics 1. What is the authenticity of this narration from Imam al-Sadiq (Peace be upon Him): “He who prays behind them is like he who prayed behind the Messenger of Allah (Peace be upon Him and his Family) in the first row.” And in other narrations: “The…

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Was Fatima the Prophet’s only daughter? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Was Fatima the Prophet’s only daughter?

QUESTION: I have read many times that Prophet Mohammad had four daughters. But Shias say that only Fatima was the daughter of the Prophet.…

Why do you condemn the Sahaba, when the Qur’an praises them? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Why do you condemn the Sahaba, when the Qur’an praises them?

QUESTION: Shall we believe your words in condemnation of the Sahaba, or shall we believe the Book of Allah that praises them? Allah (Exalted…

Was Aisha a virgin when she married the Prophet? 960 540 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Was Aisha a virgin when she married the Prophet?

QUESTION: I heard from one of our lectures, where you concluded that Aisha (may Allah’s curses be upon her) was not a virgin when…

What is your position on the Zoroastrian Magian religion? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

What is your position on the Zoroastrian Magian religion?

QUESTION: What is the Shiite position on the Zoroastrian religion? … with proof and detailed answers … with the support of the answer from…

Did the Messenger die on Aisha’s lap? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Did the Messenger die on Aisha’s lap?

QUESTION: I need to know where Aisha was during the last stages of the Messenger. Did the Messenger die on the lap of Aisha…

What are our duties in the time of occultation? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

What are our duties in the time of occultation?

QUESTION: What are the duties of those servants of Imam AL Mahdi (peace be upon him) in the time of occultation?  Nibras Al Banyasi…

Why Don’t You Leave A’isha Alone? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Why Don’t You Leave A’isha Alone?

QUESTION: There are some who say that ‘Aisha is a family member, included amongst the Household of the Messenger of Allah (peace be upon…

Why did Ali stay silent for over 20 years if his rights were truly usurped? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Why did Ali stay silent for over 20 years if his rights were truly usurped?

QUESTION: Why did Ali stay silent for over 20 years if his rights were truly usurped? ANSWER: In the Name of Allah, the All-Beneficent,…

Which Shi’a books mention the assault on Fatima? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Which Shi’a books mention the assault on Fatima?

QUESTION: What are the historical Shiite books that talk about the attack on the house of Lady Al-Zahra? May Allah give you success. Ali…

Is marriage with a Christian woman permitted? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Is marriage with a Christian woman permitted?

QUESTION: Is it permissible for a Shi’i Muslim to marry a Christian woman? And if he marries her, is it obligatory upon him to…

Why did the Prophet call Aisha a ‘Humaira’? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Why did the Prophet call Aisha a ‘Humaira’?

QUESTION: What is the true meaning of the word ‘Humaira’? Did the Prophet really call Aisha so because she had rosy cheeks? The other…

What is the Holy Spirit? How can it support the Infallible’s while they are of higher status? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

What is the Holy Spirit? How can it support the Infallible’s while they are of higher status?

QUESTION: What is the Holy Spirit? If it’s unknown, is it then logical that it is better than the Infallibles (may peace be upon…

Did Aisha have a real Islamic Hijab? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Did Aisha have a real Islamic Hijab?

QUESTION: Did Aisha have a real Islamic Hijab?  Sayed Haidari ANSWER: In the Name of Allah, the All-Beneficent, the All-Merciful.May Allah bless Muhammad and…

Why did you choose the color blue in your flag? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Why did you choose the color blue in your flag?

QUESTION: Peace be upon you with the blessings of God and his mercy. May Allah curse those who oppress the Ahlul-bait, they who have…

How does the verse “For every people is a Guide” prove Imamate? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

How does the verse “For every people is a Guide” prove Imamate?

QUESTION: I brought up the following verse to a Wahabi: Verily, you are a Warner and for every people, there is a Guide (Qur’an…

Why do Shias commemorate Fatima’s martyrdom 3 times? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Why do Shias commemorate Fatima’s martyrdom 3 times?

QUESTION: What is the origin of the confusion in determining the day of the martyrdom of Lady Fatima (peace be upon her)? What is…

Did the Imams curse their enemies by name? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Did the Imams curse their enemies by name?

QUESTION: I was discussing with a Shi’a about Abu Bakr, Omar, Uthman and Aisha. He said to me: “I challenge you to bring me…

If one does not follow the most learned religious Authority, will his deeds become invalid according to Sheikh? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

If one does not follow the most learned religious Authority, will his deeds become invalid according to Sheikh?

QUESTION: I read one of the questions of one of the brothers who says that he imitates Sayyed Kazem Al-Haeri and the Shaykh replied…

What is your opinion on the narrations that suggest the permissibility of praying behind our opposers, dissimulation, and insulting the enemies of Allah? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

What is your opinion on the narrations that suggest the permissibility of praying behind our opposers, dissimulation, and insulting the enemies of Allah?

QUESTION: I have a few questions on so-called Islamic unity and regarding other topics 1. What is the authenticity of this narration from Imam…

What are the best sources of the Prophet’s biography? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

What are the best sources of the Prophet’s biography?

QUESTION: Where can I find the true biography of the Holy Prophet written by his sons? I go to websites like amazon.com and can…

What is your stance regarding Tafsīr al-Mizān? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

What is your stance regarding Tafsīr al-Mizān?

QUESTION: What is your stance towards Tafsīr al-Mizān by al-Ṭabāṭabā’i? ANSWER: In the Name of Allah, the All-Beneficent, the All-Merciful.May Allah bless Muhammad and…

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