IMAM ALI (Peace Be Upon Him)
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Is it permissible to call directly upon Imam Ali?

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

QUESTION: Is it permissible to say, ‘Ya Ali enrich me’ or ‘cure me’? Or, should the phrase be altered to: O Allah! Verily I ask you by the right of the Commander of the Faithful that you enrich me or cure me? or the phrase: “O Commander of the Faithful! Intercede for me with Allah that He enriches me? And…

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

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

QUESTION: I am a Sunni, but as you are aware, there are many who speak against your school of thought. I heard from some of Ahlus Sunnah that you sanctify the city of Karbala more than Makkah; furthermore, some are saying that you perform Hajj there and perform it for the graves, and that you consider its reward greater than…

Was Abu Bakr the first to accept Islam?

Was Abu Bakr the first to accept Islam? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

QUESTION: The followers of Umar always pose this claim of the alleged greatness of Abu Bakr is the first to submit to Islam after the Commander of the Believers and Khadija. Is this saying authentic? Was Abu Bakr older than the Commander of the Believers at that time? If he was not first to submit, then what is the truth…

Would you dare curse the Prophet’s wife in front of him?

Would you dare curse the Prophet’s wife in front of him? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

QUESTION: If you were alive during the era of the Prophet (may Allah blessings be upon him and his Family), would you have dared to curse his wife in front of him? The lover of Hassan and Hussain. ANSWER: In the Name of Allah, the All-Beneficent, the All-Merciful.May Allah bless Muhammad and his Family and damn their enemies. After the…

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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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

What’s the meaning of al-Masih? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

What’s the meaning of al-Masih?

QUESTION: Why was al-Masih called by this name? And what’s al-Masih al-Dajjal, is he a person at the time of the reappearance of al-Imam…

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…

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…

What is the proof that Abū-Lulu reached Iran and was buried there? 1920 1080 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…

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…

Questions regarding irfan 1920 1080 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…

What is the Shi’a view of Asmaa’ bint Abu Bakr? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

What is the Shi’a view of Asmaa’ bint Abu Bakr?

QUESTION: What is the position of the Shi’a towards Asmaa’, daughter of Abu Bakr? May you always remain under Allah’s protection and preservation. Khalid…

What can one do to meet the Imam? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

What can one do to meet the Imam?

QUESTION: What can one do to have a chance of meeting or being given the opportunity to meet with the Imam of our time…

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…

Did the women of Ahlul Bayt wear Niqab? 1920 1080 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…

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…

Did Zaid bin Ali innovate the term ‘Rafida’? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Did Zaid bin Ali innovate the term ‘Rafida’?

QUESTION: Who made up the term ‘Rafida’? Was it Zaid, son of Ali? And is it true that he used to befriend Abu Bakr…

Why do we raise our hands to the sky while there is no physical place for Allah? 1920 1080 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 ?…

Do ‘Sunni’ narrations mention the distortion of the Quran? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Do ‘Sunni’ narrations mention the distortion of the Quran?

QUESTION: I just have one question. Are there any ‘Sunni’ narrations concerning the distortion of the holy Quran, or any of the so-called ‘Sunnis’…

Did the Prophet torture those who opposed him? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Did the Prophet torture those who opposed him?

QUESTION: In the past, I was watching one of your lectures where you mentioned the narrations from Anas bin Malik (May Allah revile him)…

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…

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