In the name of God
Esteemed members of parliament
Expressing condolence for the martyrdom of the great lady in Islam, Hazrat Fatimeh (s.a.), Ayatullah Makarem Shirazi said:
It is time to resort to the proximity to Imams (a.s.), but not only for solving the problems. Resorting to their proximity is what has been stated in the well-known tradition, where Imam Ja
To the kind attention of His holiness, Ayatollah Makarem ShiraziWishing deliverance of the
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To the kind attention of His holiness, Grand Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi
I had declared this decree several years ago conditionally, and it has been registered in my book, Rulings of Taqlid, that if based on the approval of the experts, smoking cigar (and other tobacco products) is harmful for health, it is forbidden.