Question 40: What is the reason for Hajj, and what is its purpose?
Answer: In short, Hajj in Islam the attendance at a specific time of the year, in a specific place which is the sacred house of Allah or the Kaaba. So first we must know the attribute of the time and place.
Question 29: Why is it that if the earth was free from an infallible or a Proof of Allah over the people of the earth, then the Earth would have been consumed along with its people as narrated from the Imams (pbut)?
The Answer: There are many narrations which convey this meaning, and from them: Abu Hamza said, “I said to Abu Abdullah pbuh, ‘Will the Earth ever remain without an Imam?’ He pbuh said, ‘If the Earth had ever remained without an Imam it would be consumed.’”.
A lot are named (Grand Ayatollah – Grand Sign of Allah) with the recent scholars, so what is the meaning of ‘Grand Ayatollah’? And is it specifically (only) for the Imams (pbut) or for everyone in order for all of the scholars to be called by it (rightfully)?