IMAM ALI (Peace Be Upon Him)
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Was the Prophet intimate with Lady Mariyah on Hafsa’s day?

Was the Prophet intimate with Lady Mariyah on Hafsa’s day? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

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 of Allah had intercourse with Lady Māriyah on the day of Hafsa whilst she was his maid? And when Hafsa found out about this she became angry and confronted him, which made the Messenger feel shy…

Did the Messenger die on Aisha’s lap?

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

QUESTION: I need to know where Aisha was during the last stages of the Messenger. Did the Messenger die on the lap of Aisha or Imam Ali? Ali Adi ANSWER: In the Name of Allah, the All-Beneficent, the All-Merciful.May Allah bless Muhammad and his Family and damn their enemies. Aisha (may the curse of Allah be upon her) was a…

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…

Which Shi’a books mention the assault on Fatima?

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

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 ANSWER: In the Name of Allah, the All-Beneficent, the All-Merciful.May Allah bless Muhammad and his Family and damn their enemies. The Sheikh said that they are many, among which are: The book of Sulaim, son of…

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Was the Prophet intimate with Lady Mariyah on Hafsa’s day? 1920 1080 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…

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 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…

Is it correct that the Shia Muslims’ sanctity for Karbala is greater than that of Makkah and Hajj? 1920 1080 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…

Why did the Prophet marry a woman from the cursed tree? 1920 1080 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 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…

Who is “al-Awwal” referred to in Ziyarat Ashura? 1920 1080 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…

How could Omar prevent the Prophet from writing his will? 1920 1080 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)…

Is it permissible to fast the Day of Ashura according to this narration? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Is it permissible to fast the Day of Ashura according to this narration?

QUESTION: Mohammad, son of Hassan, narrates through his chain of narrators of Ali, son of Hussain, son of Fadhil, of Ya’qoub, son of Yazid,…

Did Ahlul-Bayt mention the 3rd testimony in the call to prayer? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Did Ahlul-Bayt mention the 3rd testimony in the call to prayer?

QUESTION: Has it been reported anything of our Noble Messenger (may Allah’s blessings be upon him and his family), or the Commander of the…

Will non-Shias enter Paradise? 1920 1080 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…

When does the Islamic year begin? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

When does the Islamic year begin?

QUESTION: We hope that Your Eminence can clarify in detail the matter of the true date of the Islamic Hijri new year, and to…

What is the evidence for celebrating death anniversaries of certain individuals? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

What is the evidence for celebrating death anniversaries of certain individuals?

QUESTION: What is the evidence for celebrating the death anniversaries of certain individuals in history (e.g. Abu Bakr, Umar, etc.)? ANSWER: In the Name…

Why did Imam Ali not take Aisha as a war-captive? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Why did Imam Ali not take Aisha as a war-captive?

QUESTION: Why didn’t Imam Ali (may Allah be pleased with him) take the women in Aisha’s army as captives of war, and why didn’t…

How can a woman prove rape? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

How can a woman prove rape?

QUESTION: I have a question about the Islamic ruling on proving rape. The Qur’an states that women are required to produce 4 witnesses to…

Is it permissible to call directly upon Imam Ali? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Is it permissible to call directly upon Imam Ali?

QUESTION: Is it permissible to say, ‘Ya Ali enrich me’ or ‘cure me’? Or, should the phrase be altered to: O Allah! Verily I…

What is the ruling on smoking? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

What is the ruling on smoking?

QUESTION: What is the ruling on smoking? ANSWER: In the Name of Allah, the All-Beneficent, the All-Merciful.May Allah bless Muhammad and his Family and…

Is it permissible to enlist into a military? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Is it permissible to enlist into a military?

QUESTION: Is it permissible to enlist into a non-Muslim military (specifically the US Army)? Baqir ANSWER: In the Name of Allah, the All-Beneficent, the…

Why did Abu Bakr and Umar accept Islam despite Islam being weak at the time? 1920 1080 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? 1920 1080 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…

What is the rank of Bilal bin Rabah? 1920 1080 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…

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