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Are there narrations describing Paradise? And is there sexual intercourse in Paradise?

Are there narrations describing Paradise? And is there sexual intercourse in Paradise? 834 834 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

QUESTION: Are there narrations of Ahl al-Bayt (peace be upon them) describing Paradise? And is there sexual intercourse in Paradise? Or is it how some of the ‘Sunni’ scholars claim; that there are no reproductive organs in Paradise and that intercourse there is by looking only? ANSWER: In the Name of Allah, the All-Beneficent, the All-Merciful.May Allah bless Muhammad and…

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…

Is it true that there are no 313 sincerely righteous believers?

Is it true that there are no 313 sincerely righteous believers? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

QUESTION: Is the following statement right or not? The fact that there are no righteous, upright, brave, fearless and virtuous 313 believers on earth at present means the Imam cannot appear. If they are present and available, he will appear. Is this true or false? ANSWER: In the Name of Allah, the All-Beneficent, the All-Merciful.May Allah bless Muhammad and his…

If Abu Bakr and Umar were deviants, why did the Prophet marry their daughters?

If Abu Bakr and Umar were deviants, why did the Prophet marry their daughters? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

QUESTION: If Abu Bakr and Umar were corrupt deviants, how do you justify the Prophet (Allah’s blessings and peace be upon him and his pure family) marrying their daughters? Also, if Umar was a bastard, how could Allah’s purest creation marry his daughter? It was the Prophet (Allah’s blessings and peace be upon him and his pure family) after all…

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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…

Is Dua Sanamay Quraish authentic? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Is Dua Sanamay Quraish authentic?

QUESTION: What is the view on the authenticity of Dua-e-Saname Quraish and what is the background story behind it? ANSWER: In the Name of…

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…

What is the ruling on an Ibn Arabi-follower? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

What is the ruling on an Ibn Arabi-follower?

QUESTION: Please advise me on the personality of Ibn Arabi, the one who wrote Al Fotohat Al Makkya. Is he a Nasibi? Is he…

Was Abu Lu’lu’a a Zoroastrian? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Was Abu Lu’lu’a a Zoroastrian?

QUESTION: Why do Shias love the Zoroastrian Abu-Lu’lu’a? Why are they pleased with him? Despite the fact that he wasn’t a Muslim, but was…

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…

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…

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…

Does the Prophet and the Imams have Knowledge of the Unseen? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Does the Prophet and the Imams have Knowledge of the Unseen?

QUESTION: Do Prophets and Imams have Knowledge of the Unseen [Ilm al-Ghayb]? ANSWER: In the Name of Allah, the All-Beneficent, the All-Merciful.May Allah bless…

How did Umar ibn al-Khattab manage to seize power even though he did not have the strength and courage? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

How did Umar ibn al-Khattab manage to seize power even though he did not have the strength and courage?

QUESTION: According to the belief of the Shia, ʻUmar ibn al-Khaṭṭāb was a person who did not have strength and courage but rather, on…

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,…

Is it permissible to enlist into a military? 834 469 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…

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…

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…

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…

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

Questions regarding Taqlid

QUESTION: Can one follow a deceased Marja’ (religious authority)?  Is Taqlid (legal emulation) compulsory during the occultation of the Imam? Did the Imam order…

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…

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…

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 Amir al-Mu’mineen name his sons Abu Bakr, Umar & Uthman? 150 150 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Why did Amir al-Mu’mineen name his sons Abu Bakr, Umar & Uthman?

QUESTION: Why did the Commander of the Believers name his children Abu Bakr, Umar and Uthman? And what is your view on Khomeini and…

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,…

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