His Eminence, Sayyed Ali Fadlullah, delivered
the two Friday sermons. In the first sermon, he
commemorated the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Moussa
Al-Kazim (a.s.). He shed the light on the life of
the Imam which he spent in telling the truth and
fighting for the right. In the second sermon, he
praised the Islamic Resistance that protected Lebanon
by fighting on the Lebanese eastern borders and
The deeds of the month of Rajab
The month of Rajab is one of the four Haram months
along with Thul-Qi’da, Thul-Hijja and Muharram,
in which Allah has forbidden fighting....
Monday, April 20, 2015 is the first of the month
of Rajab 1436 H.
The Juristic Office of the Institution of the
late Religious Authority, His Eminence, Sayyed Muhammad
Hussein Fadlullah (ra) issued a statement in which
it declared that Monday, April 20, 2015 is the first
of the month of Rajab 1436 H., according to the
jurisprudential opinion of the late Religious Authority,
His Eminence, Sayyed Muhammad Hussein Fadlullah
(ra). Following is the text of the statement....
Whoever accepts the deeds of others shall share
them the guilt
When we are faced with the sins and deviations
that are committed by the responsible sectors of
the society; i.e. those who hold social, political
or religious positions..
The birth anniversary of Lady Fatima (a.s.)
is an opportunity to study her virtues and morals
The 20th of the month of Jumada II marks the
birth anniversary of Az-Zahraawho illuminated the
life of the Messenger and his wife, the mother of
believers, Khadija. She is the woman whom Ahmad
Shawqi, the famous Arab poet, described her relation
with her father by saying that he who has Fatima
as his offspring does not need other children....
Fatima (a.s.): The embodiment of infallibility
In this video, His Eminence, the late Religious
Authority, Sayyed Muhammad Hussein Fadlullah (ra),
says that Sayyeda Fatima (a.s.) dedicated herself
to her father and took care of him in a way that
made him rejoice and that she lived with her husband;
thus, turning their house into an oasis in which
his missionary ambitions for a true Islamic house
were realized, and that she nurtured her children
and brought them up on the traits of purity, clarity
and spirituality, which flourished their minds,
hearts and lives...
When we remember the sufferings and pains of
Imam Al-Hussein we cannot forget the pains and sufferings
of Jesus Christ that are commemorated on the Good
Friday. Although we do not believe that Christ (a.s.)
was killed or crucified, he nevertheless was tortured
and had to endure severe hardships for the sake
of the Message....
In this video, His Eminence, the late Religious Authority,
Sayyed Muhammad Hussein Fadlullah (ra), talks about
the importance of committing to the truth as a main
element in the personality of a true believer and its
importance in pushing life towards the better and establishing
it on firm bases..
The brutal operations carried out by extremist Islamic
groups have led to the resurfacing of the Islamic penal
system, with Muslims, before others, widely criticizing
these acts deemed as offending to Islam and contradicting
to its spirituality. Among the said penalties included
in the system is the penalty of killing the apostate....
Allah says in His Glorious Book: “Nor can goodness
and evil be equal. Repel (Evil) with what is better:
Then will he between whom and you was hatred become
as it were your friend and intimate” (41:34). The Prophet
(p.) also said: “Leniency and kindness are never added
to anything without adorning it, and never removed from
something without tarnishing it... Allah is kind and
lenient. He loves kindness and awards it with what He
does not award violence..
The 17th of the month of Ramadan marks the anniversary
of the battle of Badr, the first between the Muslims
and the pagans. The Muslims who were in Medina, having
left Mecca after suffering from all kinds of torture
and persecution, were eager to fight the pagans. And
this was the battle...
A paper by Sayyed Jaafar Muhammad Hussein Fadlullah,
presented as part of the 3rd annual jurisprudential
workshop held by Al-Mahdi Institute in Birmingham, UK,
under the title ‘Family law in Islam; between the demands
of fiqh and society’...
- Allah does not love the hard-hearted person who does not shed tears over
the pains of others.
- When we become the nation of reason and not that of impulsivity, the nation
of freewill and not that of slackening, the nation of embarking on the future
and not that of being at ease awaiting the future… only then we can progress.
- Islam wanted the people tothink good about the intentions of each otherand
not to dig each other’s secrets and hidden stuff, for it is narrated that the
Holy Prophet (p.) said: “I have not been ordered to look into the hearts of
people, nor to rip open their bellies”.
Q: What is the ruling on the dirt found under
the nail which one did not notice until after he finished the prayer?
A: If the dirt was not apparent, or it was inside the nail, then there is no
Q: Should we wait for the Adhan to finish in
order to start praying?
A: If you are sure that the Adhan is performed on time, you do not have to wait
until the end, and you may start when the Adhan starts.
Q: What is the ruling regarding having nail
polish on during Umrah?
A: It is impermissible while in the state of Ihram to ornament oneself in any