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Is there evidence to suggest that firewalking on the day of Ashura is commendable?

Is there evidence to suggest that firewalking on the day of Ashura is commendable? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

QUESTION: Sunni’ sources contain several narrations showing A’isha permitting unrelated men Dear Sheikh, you have confirmed, beyond a reasonable doubt, that bloodletting (tatbir) on the day of Ashura is recommended. And when asked about the practice of mudding (i.e., covering our face and clothes with mud), you provided sufficient and convincing answers as well.  What remains now is to ask…

Was everything created in pairs?

Was everything created in pairs? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

QUESTION: There is criticism used against the Qur’an in regards to the verse stating that ‘all things were created in pairs’. There are many creatures or things that are not made in pairs. Some creatures are asexual, for example. How do we respond to this criticism? ANSWER: In the Name of Allah, the All-Beneficent, the All-Merciful.May Allah bless Muhammad and…

Is marriage with a Christian woman permitted?

Is marriage with a Christian woman permitted? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

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 make her Muslim and to make her wear hijab? And if she doesn’t wear hijab, is her sin upon the husband? ANSWER: In the Name of Allah, the All-Beneficent, the All-Merciful.May Allah bless Muhammad and his…

Is everyone a deviant except you?

Is everyone a deviant except you? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

QUESTION: Does it make any sense that all the jurists are deviated and deviating, except you? Is Sheikh Yasser the only one who is guided and guiding? Is the Sheikh the only one who is more knowledgeable and better-rounded in matters of jurisdiction? When one reads your website, he will discover that many jurists are deviant according to your standards.…

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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…

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…

Why did Imam Ali not take Aisha as a war-captive? 834 469 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…

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,…

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…

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…

Questions about Wilayat-ul-Faqih and Nasrullah 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Questions about Wilayat-ul-Faqih and Nasrullah

QUESTION: Wilayat al-Faqih has recorded in it a pro-Iranian book under the section of Doctrine, not as principles of faith. The book itself is…

Has the Quran been changed? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Has the Quran been changed?

QUESTION: I am from Germany and I have an important question:  Was the Koran ever changed, even a word of it?  Is that true…

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…

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…

Was Abu Bakr the first to accept Islam? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Was Abu Bakr the first to accept Islam?

QUESTION: The followers of Umar always pose this claim of the alleged greatness of Abu Bakr is the first to submit to Islam after…

What are our duties in the time of occultation? 834 469 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…

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…

How could one develop a strong memory? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

How could one develop a strong memory?

QUESTION: Hi, I saw in a video that Sheikh Yasser Al Habib said that a woman asked Fatima that her child was a bit…

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…

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 ?…

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…

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…

How can Fatima (peace be upon her) own the right of Fadak, while women do not inherit according to the Shīʻah? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

How can Fatima (peace be upon her) own the right of Fadak, while women do not inherit according to the Shīʻah?

QUESTION: Al-Shaykh al-Kulaynī authored a chapter titled Women do not inherit anything from property’ where he narrated from al-Imam Abū Jaʻfar al-Bāqir (peace be…

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…

When does the Islamic year begin? 834 469 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…

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