The vice of malice
His Eminence, Sayyed Ali Fadlullah, delivered
the two Friday sermons. In the first sermon, he
talked about the vice of malice which undermines
both the individual and the society. In the second
sermon, he called on the Lebanese to strengthen
their unity by resorting to national dialogue and
not relying on foreign powers...
Ijtihad and development
The issue of intellectual and legislative development
in the life of every nation is not the result of
an inevitable movement outside the scope of the
thoughts and principles proposed in life, and neither
is it an act of the unseen that emanates from the
unknown. Rather, it is the Sunnah (law) of Allah
on earth which is that the ideas and principles
emerge as reactions to a corrupt reality or for
being based on a materialistic force or urgent natural
The big confrontation between Lady Mary (a.s.)
and her people
Virgin Mary (Mariam) returned to her community
and family with something new. This pure, worshipping,
chaste and god-fearing woman, who was one of the
purest virgins and the most chaste and the best
in commitment to the moral and spiritual values
among them, which made everyone respect and sanctify
her… this woman returned, good heavens, holding
a child, and she told them that it is her child
whom she gave birth to without being married...
- The mind is the secret of man’s dignity, and it is the vital element that
enables man to be insightful of all what is related to his life.
- Once lying infiltrates into the believer’s life, faith will no longer find
a place in it.
- The thought should be faced with another counter-thought, and not with
a counter attack and violence; so back your thought with a strong argument to
be able to face the thought criticizing you.
Q: Is it permissible for the woman who is in
her menses to perform the Friday Ghusl?
A: This is permissible and accepted, and she will be rewarded for it; however,
it does not make her acquire the state of purity required for carrying out the
Q: Is it permissible to prostrate on the carpets
(moquette) found in the mosque instead of the Sajdah (a stone made up of baked
A: This is impermissible, knowing that you can only prostrate on what is permissible
to prostrate on, such as the marble that the floor of the mosque is tiled with.
Q: What is the ruling regarding the egg which
contains drops of blood?
A: It is permissible to eat the egg, excluding the blood that is impure (Najis)
as an obligatory precaution.