His Eminence, Grand Ayatollah al-Hakeem, receives His Eminence, Grand Ayatollah Shaikh Basheer al-Najafi

His Eminence, Grand Ayatollah al-Hakeem, receives His Eminence, Grand Ayatollah Shaikh Basheer al-Najafi
2019/05/10

During the Holy month of Ramadhan and its spiritual atmosphere, His Eminence, Grand Ayatollah al-Hakeem, receives His Eminence, Grand Ayatollah Shaikh Basheer al-Najafi, on Thursday night the 4th of the holy month.

Day Questions

In some countries, music is part of their culture and arts which includes dancing. As such, is dancing permissible?

It is not permissible for the woman to dance in the presence of men. It is permissible for her to do so in the presence of women if it is not associated with music, and based on obligatory precaution it is not permissible for her to dance if such dancing is based on musical rhythms.

How can we know that one Mujtahid is most knowledgeable?

The scholars have mentioned in their treatises of practical Islamic laws the ways to determine the most knowledgeable, and one of those ways to is to refer to the people of expert (known as the ahl-ul-khibrah) who can differentiate between mujtahids and determine the most knowledgeable.

Is it permissible for a man to attend mixed-gender swimming pools, particularly if each individual is swimming in separated tracks back and forth?

Swimming for men, in itself, is permissible; however, these places are one of the reasons of falling into committing sins usually, unless the individual attends during the times when women do not attend.