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Is ‘Tatbir’ (Ritual Bloodletting) lawful?

Is ‘Tatbir’ (Ritual Bloodletting) lawful? 400 400 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

QUESTION: Is the act of Tatbir, the ritual practice of bloodletting on the day of ‘Ashura lawful? ANSWER: In the Name of Allah, the All-Beneficent, the All-Merciful.May Allah bless Muhammad and his Family and damn their enemies. The practice of ‘Tatbir’ on its own is not only religiously lawful but also medically recommended. Releasing blood from the head is a…

How do I pray?

How do I pray? 1600 1067 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

QUESTION: I am a new Muslim convert. I have been shy to go to my local mosque where I live, so I never learned how to pray. How do I pray? ANSWER: In the Name of Allah, the All-Beneficent, the All-Merciful.May Allah bless Muhammad and his Family and damn their enemies. For a full explanation, please refer to the handbook…

Why are people of illegitimate birth not allowed to lead congressional prayers, be a Marji’ or a Shari’a judge?

Why are people of illegitimate birth not allowed to lead congressional prayers, be a Marji’ or a Shari’a judge? 869 489 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

QUESTION: Why are people of illegitimate birth not allowed to lead congressional prayers, be a Marj’i (Grand Religious Authority) or a Shari’a judge? Would this ruling not be considered unfair because it punishes a person for something that is not their fault or their crime? Are the sources that mention this ruling authentic? ANSWER: In the Name of Allah, the…

Why do we raise our hands to the sky while there is no physical place for Allah?

Why do we raise our hands to the sky while there is no physical place for Allah? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

QUESTION: What’s the philosophy behind raising the hands to the sky or looking at it while praying or when we say Ya Allah ? Especially that the Creator, the Mighty and Sublime, is not limited by space nor time and He’s closer to us than the jugular vein? ANSWER: In the Name of Allah, the All-Beneficent, the All-Merciful.May Allah bless…

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Why did Abu Bakr and Umar accept Islam despite Islam being weak at the time? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Why did Abu Bakr and Umar accept Islam despite Islam being weak at the time?

QUESTION: There is no disagreement over the fact that both Abu Bakr and Umar were crushed by the Ahl al-Bayt and were amongst the…

Do ‘Sunni’ sources mention that Abu Bakr cursed Ali? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Do ‘Sunni’ sources mention that Abu Bakr cursed Ali?

QUESTION: Has it been reported in any narration that Abu Bakr, Omar and Uthman used to insult, curse or swear at Imam Ali (may…

How is Allah going to judge those who are born in a non-Muslim environment? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

How is Allah going to judge those who are born in a non-Muslim environment?

QUESTION: How to solve this issue: Allah (Exalted is He) creates a person from two disbelieving parents in a land far away from Muslims…

How was Ali patient towards Omar who defiled the sanctity of his wife? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

How was Ali patient towards Omar who defiled the sanctity of his wife?

QUESTION: You guys say that Imam Ali didn’t kill Omar after he defiled the sanctity of his home, wife and children merely because the…

If one does not follow the most learned religious authority, will his deeds become invalid according to Sheikh? 834 469 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…

Are Abu Bakr and Umar lower in Hell than Satan? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Are Abu Bakr and Umar lower in Hell than Satan?

QUESTION: The Wahabi Nawasib took a part of your blessed lecture out of its context with the purpose of leading people astray. However, this…

Is it correct that the Shia Muslims’ sanctity for Karbala is greater than that of Makkah and Hajj? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Is it correct that the Shia Muslims’ sanctity for Karbala is greater than that of Makkah and Hajj?

QUESTION: I am a Sunni, but as you are aware, there are many who speak against your school of thought. I heard from some…

Is it forbidden for women to pluck their eyebrows? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Is it forbidden for women to pluck their eyebrows?

QUESTION: Is it forbidden for women to pluck their eyebrows? ANSWER: In the Name of Allah, the All-Beneficent, the All-Merciful.May Allah bless Muhammad and…

Is marriage with a Christian woman permitted? 834 469 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…

What is the proof that Abū-Lulu reached Iran and was buried there? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

What is the proof that Abū-Lulu reached Iran and was buried there?

QUESTION: When an issue is historical, it can take a long time to answer, but unfortunately, instead of replying to Wahhabis and Nawasib, it…

Did the women of Ahlul Bayt wear Niqab? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Did the women of Ahlul Bayt wear Niqab?

QUESTION: Some people say that Sayyida Fatima and the women of Ahlul-Bayt wore the Niqab. Some people say this was not the case and…

Did the Messenger die on Aisha’s lap? 834 469 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 is your position on the Zoroastrian Magian religion? 834 469 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…

Do aliens exist? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Do aliens exist?

QUESTION: Do aliens exist and what is the interpretation of these verses: Is not He Who created the heavens and the earth able to…

How could Omar prevent the Prophet from writing his will? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

How could Omar prevent the Prophet from writing his will?

QUESTION: It is known among us that a little while before the Messenger of Allah (may Allah’s blessings be upon him and his family)…

Why did the Prophet marry a woman from the cursed tree? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Why did the Prophet marry a woman from the cursed tree?

QUESTION: Bani-Umayya is the cursed tree that is to abide in Hellfire, as mentioned by the Qur’an. However, why did the Messenger (may Allah’s…

What is your opinion on the narrations that suggest the permissibility of praying behind our opposers, dissimulation, and insulting the enemies of Allah? 834 469 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…

Ruling on steroid usage 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Ruling on steroid usage

QUESTION: Sheikh, I have a question. I was in a discussion with my friends about steroids. I would like to know if it is…

Does the Noble Quran have clarifications for all things? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Does the Noble Quran have clarifications for all things?

QUESTION: Concerning these two verses: And We have sent down upon you the Book as clarification for all things.Qur’an 16:90 In fact, the Quran…

Did Aisha have a real Islamic Hijab? 834 469 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 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…

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