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Is it true that Lady Khadijah was older than the Prophet when he married her?

Is it true that Lady Khadijah was older than the Prophet when he married her? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

QUESTION: Is there any truth to the ‘Sunni’ claim that Lady Khadijah (peace be upon her) was forty years old when she married the Prophet (blessings and peace be upon him and his family)? ANSWER: In the Name of Allah, the All-Beneficent, the All-Merciful.May Allah bless Muhammad and his Family and damn their enemies. According to what has been narrated…

Does the verse ‘’This is a people who have passed away” mean we should not speak about the past?

Does the verse ‘’This is a people who have passed away” mean we should not speak about the past? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

QUESTION: What is the meaning of the following verse in Surah al-Baqarah:  ‘’This is a people that have passed away; they shall have what they earned and you shall have what you earn, and you shall not be called upon to answer for what they did.’’ – The Qur’an, 2:135.  What is the meaning of “And you will not be…

What does the term ‘Irfan’ mean?

What does the term ‘Irfan’ mean? 1600 1067 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

QUESTION: Sheikh Yasser’s definition of ‘Irfan’ has plenty of defections. He states that ‘Aarif’ (knowledgeable) is an individual who identifies who Ahl al-Bayt (peace be upon them) and their enemies are. This would mean that all fair-minded and objective historians, writers and scholars who were able to know and identify Ahl al-Bayt (peace be upon them) and their enemies, are…

Did Lady Fatima threaten to uncover her hair?

Did Lady Fatima threaten to uncover her hair? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

QUESTION: The ‘Sunnis’ claim that Lady Fatima (peace be upon her) cannot be an Infallible because, in the incident in which she protested against the so-called Companions taking Imam Ali (peace be upon him) captive, she threatened to uncover her hair and curse the assailants. As we know, Muslim women are not permitted to uncover their hair in public, so…

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What is the rank of Bilal bin Rabah? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

What is the rank of Bilal bin Rabah?

QUESTION: What is the reality of Bilal, son of Rabah? Was he one of the befrienders of Ahlul-Bayt (may peace be upon them)? We…

Are martial arts or sports involving fighting, permissible? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Are martial arts or sports involving fighting, permissible?

QUESTION: Is it permissible to perform martial arts or play sports involving fighting? ANSWER: In the Name of Allah, the All-Beneficent, the All-Merciful.May Allah…

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…

Why do Shias commemorate Fatima’s martyrdom 3 times? 834 469 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…

Will non-Shias enter Paradise? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Will non-Shias enter Paradise?

QUESTION: Some claim that none will ever be eternally tortured in Hellfire, including the Nawasib, and that they might remain in Hellfire for millions…

Questions regarding irfan 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Questions regarding irfan

QUESTION: What exists through Him”, “what exists upon Him, or something along the lines of that. What’s the difference between them? Regarding waḥdat al-wujūd…

Did Abu Bakr, Omar & Uthman attempt to assassinate the Prophet? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Did Abu Bakr, Omar & Uthman attempt to assassinate the Prophet?

QUESTION: What is the proof that Abu Bakr, and Omar, and Uthman, attempted to assassinate the Prophet (may Allah’s blessings be upon him and…

Did Umar marry Umm Kulthum? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Did Umar marry Umm Kulthum?

QUESTION: How could one respond to the question of Umar’s marriage with Umm Kulthoom, daughter of Ali, given that there is a Sahih narration…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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)…

Who is “al-Awwal” referred to in Ziyarat Ashura? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

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

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…

Why did the Prophet not act against Abu Bakr & Umar? 150 150 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Why did the Prophet not act against Abu Bakr & Umar?

QUESTION: If the Messenger of Allah (may Allah’s blessings be upon him and his family) knew about the wickedness of Abu Bakr and Omar,…

Was the Prophet intimate with Lady Mariyah on Hafsa’s day? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Was the Prophet intimate with Lady Mariyah on Hafsa’s day?

QUESTION: What is the correct exegesis for the first three verses of surah Tahrīm, as we find that Tafsir al-Burhan says that the messenger…

Why did the Prophet call Aisha a ‘Humaira’? 834 469 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 does ‘Nasibi’ mean? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

What does ‘Nasibi’ mean?

QUESTION: May peace be upon you. You said in one of your blessed Islamic lectures that a ‘Nasibi’ is he who places Abu Bakr…

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

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

QUESTION: What’s the philosophy behind raising the hands to the sky or looking at it while praying or when we say Ya Allah ?…

What is the meaning of “the woman is all evil”? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

What is the meaning of “the woman is all evil”?

QUESTION: What is the meaning that the Commander of the Believers intended in the narration: the woman is all evil”? ANSWER: In the Name…

Which sources mention Fatima’s saying “Then fight the leaders of disbelief”? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Which sources mention Fatima’s saying “Then fight the leaders of disbelief”?

QUESTION: When I search for the Fadak sermon by the Mistress Al-Zahra (peace be upon her) on the Internet and on all websites and…

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