Today : 28 Zul-Hejja 1435H., 22/10/2014 A.D.
  • Sincere advice enlivens the hearts.
  • The weakest among people is he who cannot make friends, and even weaker is he who loses friendships he made.
  • - Talking about Ali (a.s) transcends time, for he was the Imam of all times who lived for the sake of Islam in its entirety and totally devoted himself to Allah.
  • -If you are violent with your family members, children, neighbors and others, you will have to face Allah’s wrath and dislike.
  • -The man is not completed except by the woman and the woman s not completed except by the man.
  • Q: Do flies and mosquitoes render one’s clothes or body impure? A: No, they do not.
  • Q: Is it permissible to perform ablution in impure clothes? A: Yes, it is, but the prayer will not be valid, if performed with them on.
  • Q: Is it permissible to recite the Basmalah when the Imam leading the prayer is reciting the [second] Surah? A: The one who joins a congregational prayer should not recite any of the two Surahs, including the Basmalah, in the first two Raka’s.

The Day of Ghadir

In the first sermon, His Eminence, Sayyed Ali Fadlullah, talked about the day of Ghadir. He explained its significance and explained the lessons one can learn from it. He maintained that the most prominent lesson we can learn is to rely on competence and give the jobs to those who are qualified for them. In the second sermon, His Eminence, Sayyed Ali Fadlullah, considered that it is shameful to be ungrateful to those who have given everything to defend this country, at a time they should be appreciated. As for the kidnapped soldiers, the Sayyed called on the Lebanese government to find the solution to set them free. He also called on their families not to let their pains and sorrows be a means that enable the kidnappers to increase their pressure on the Lebanese state, especially that they are soldiers who knew beforehand that they might face threats and dangers.... Details ›

Al-Ghadir: The day of commitment to Islam

The eighteenth of Thul-Hijja marks the anniversary of Al-Ghadir; the anniversary of that moment in history in which the Prophet (p.) stood, returning from his Farewell Pilgrimage, in Ghadir Khum to announce his successor... Details ›

Thursday, September 25, 2014 is the first of the month of Thul-Hijja 1435 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 Thursday, September 25, 2014 is the first of the month of Thul-Hijja 1435 H., according to the jurisprudential opinion of the late Religious Authority, His Eminence, Sayyed Muhammad Hussein Fadlullah (ra).... Details ›

Money in return of working in the religious field: permissible or not?

Is it permissible to earn money in return of working in the religious field and performing religious duties, such as pilgrimage, fasting, paying Khums and other acts on behalf of others? This question might cross the mind of many people who would like to know the answer to it. Looking into the matter from a Shariah-based perspective... Details ›

The Hijab

Historical information indicates that Hijab existed before religions, and in the Code of Hammurabi, the first king of Babylon. But it was prohibited for bondmaids and restricted only to honorable women. And reading the religious texts before Islam (the Torah and the Bible), you notice indications about wearing the Hijab..... Details ›

The relationship between religion and politics

Despite the popular slogan "Our religion is politics and politics is our religion", many of our youth take a negative attitude towards politics. What is our view on this?.... Details ›

To build a society of peace and harmony

How does Allah, The Most Exalted, want the Muslim community to act in life and what kind of relations does He want it to establish among its members? ...

Polygamy in Islam between the legal right and social justice

Q: Islam gives the man the right to marry four women at the same time. Why four? And do not you see in polygamy a demeaning of the value of the woman as a human being, and a violation of her right to a stable and secure familial life with a partner that she does not share with anyone else?..

Islamic Principles in Az-Zahra's (a.s.) Speech

We ought to deduce several lessons from Az-Zahra’ (a.s.)’s teachings, speeches, and preaches. We would like to highlight a number of her lessons that we ought to master so that our loyalty to her be honest and our love be truthful; for love is not merely a heart beat or an overwhelming sentiment; rather, it is also a sincere commitment and practice...

Love and mercy are the basis of marital life

We can draw inspiration from the Holy Quran that the issue of marriage and the wish to form a family stem from the human's deep sense of need to complete one's self through getting engaged to the opposite sex, on the basis of the inherent instinct with which Allah has created people and which lies latent in the human nature that mingles the spiritual need for marriage with the physical need for satisfying desires in an intimate spiritual context.....

The conflict between the human value and the materialistic value

Allah, the most Exalted, has treated several concepts and human and social ideas through the methodology of dialogue in several verses of the Glorious Quran, like in His saying: "And set forth to them a parable of two men; for one of them We made two gardens of grape vines, and in the midst of them We made cornfield...


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