Category: Sheikh Mansour Leghaei

Wilayatul Faqih – Part 4 – State & Religion

In the final lecture of the series on State and Religion and analysing their compatibility, Sheikh Mansour Leghaei expands on the following important issues: – Should the Wali al-Faqih have the ‘absolute or limited authority and power’? – For those who agree that the qualified jurist must have absolute authority, is this absolute authority given [&hellip

Wilayatul Faqih – Part 3 – State & Religion

In an authentic Narration it is quoted from Imam Sadiq (a.s): “Any banner (of uprising) which is raised before the uprising of Al-Qa’im (atfs), its owner is a tyrant who is worshipped besides Allah, the Glorious, the Exalted” – Does the above and many other similar narrations indicate that establishing an Islamic state during the [&hellip

Wilayatul Faqih (Authority of the Jurist) – Part 2

Part 2: In the second part of this short series of lectures on State & Religion, and the concept of Wilayat al-Faqih (Guardianship of the Jurist – which is the basis of the present ruling system in the Islamic Republic of Iran), Sheikh Mansour Leghaei answers some important and significant frequently asked questions on the [&hellip

Wilayatul Faqih (Authority of the Jurist) – Part 1

Part 1: Sheikh Mansour Leghaei gives a brief introductory talk on the issue of State and Religion according to Islam, and the issue of Wilayatul Faqih (Authority of the Jurist) within this context. Firstly, Sheikh takes a brief glance at ruling systems throughout history and ancient times, highlighting the prevalence of theocracy, or the non-separation [&hellip