His Eminence Grand Ayatollah Sayyid al-Hakeem hosts a group of teachers of Pakistani universities, and he advises love, tolerance and cooperation

His Eminence Grand Ayatollah Sayyid al-Hakeem hosts a group of teachers of Pakistani universities, and he advises love, tolerance and cooperation
2019/02/25

His Eminence Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Mohammed Saeed al-Hakeem advised a group of Muslims from Pakistan towards love, compassion and tolerance amongst the various parts of its society, and to distance themselves from segregation, and all forms of enmity and hatred. As such, the Muslims can benefit from one another. He advised them to act according to the laws of Islam.
His Eminence presented this advice to a group of university teachers from Pakistan.
He further advised that they should continue the commemoration of special occasions and the pilgrimage to the holy sites, in order to enrich themselves from the lives of the holy personalities and to follow in their righteous footsteps.
To conclude the meeting, His Eminence mentioned a narration from the Holy Prophet (peace be upon him and his progeny): “The believer is a structure for another believer, each supporting one another.”
He prayed that Allah Almighty supports them in acting in His obedience, and that He accepts their pilgrimage.

Day Questions

Do I have to pay any Zakat on my monthly salary?

Zakat is not obligatory on the monthly salary. Instead, Khums is applicable if certain conditions are met.

If a Muslim leaves for work before dawn, can he offer his morning prayers before dawn, as he doesn't return home until late, and there are no facilities on the way to work to perform the prayer?

One can offer the prayer anywhere, even in a place not designated for prayers, after the time of the prayer has arrived. The prayer before the time is not valid.

How do I make myself tahir if I touch real leather of an animal that has not been slaughtered in accordance to Islamic religion? I would normally remove the najasah, then pour water over it a certain number of times, but in this case is there anything to remove?

If your hand comes in contact with the impure leather with dampness then it becomes najis even without the actual najasah being transferred to the hand. The hand can be made tahir then by washing it once with water. If the contact took place without dampness, then this does not make the hand najis.

What is the iddah period for khula divorce?

The waiting period is three durations of purity between the menstruation periods, the first of which is when the divorce takes place. The waiting period ends when she begins her third menstrual period after the divorce. It is better that she waits until she finishes the third menstrual period before remarrying.