Muta
Question :

I got married to a woman by way of temporary marriage, and the woman recited the following formula: "Jawwaztuka Nafsi fee muddatil ... ala Mahr ... ", and I replied: "Qabiltu." Is this sufficient?

Answer :

The said marriage contract is valid.

Najis Part of Ghusl
Question :

If after finishing ghusl, I remember that my leg was najis before I started ghusl, will I have to repeat the ghusl again completely? Is it sufficient to make only my leg tahir and wash that part only with the intention of ghusl?

Answer :

It is sufficient to purify your leg and wash it, with the intention of ghusl.

Following the Marja in All Matters
Question :

If I am in the taqlīd of a certain marja, should I follow him only on Sharia matters or all matters?

Answer :

It is obligatory on the individual to refer to the marja in learning about the religious rulings and implementing them in the matters of his worships, dealings, family relations and relations with other people, since the sharia has rulings and guidance for all issues that one could run into.
In other aspects of life, the marja is referred to as an advisor since he has knowledge on the Holy Quran and the teachings of the Ahlulbait (peace be upon them).

Khula Payment
Question :

If the husband agreed to a khula divorce and then he said that he did not want any payment, will the khula be in order?

Answer :

It is a condition in the khula divorce that the wife pays her husband in return for getting a divorce from him. Without such payment, a regular type of divorce must take place instead.

Khula Divorce
Question :

Is it necessary for the Khula divorce to be in Arabic?

Answer :

Divorce is not correct if it is not in the Arabic language, except if it is not possible to pronounce the divorce formula in Arabic.

Masturbation
Question :

What is the ruling of the person who misunderstood the ruling of masturbating and had complete faith that masturbating during the fast was appropriate according to the Islamic laws? Does he have to fast again?

Answer :

Masturbation is prohibited at all times, and invalidates the fast if the semen is ejaculated. However, if he sees that it is permissible in the Sharia mistakenly then this does not invalidate the fast even if ejaculation takes place.

Sequence in Tayammum
Question :

If one wiped his hands before his face in tayammum, is it still correct?

Answer :

No, it is not correct, as the sequence within tayammum is necessary. In order to correct the sequence, one can repeat wiping the hands after wiping the face.

The Intention of Tayammum
Question :

Is the intention required in the tayammum?

Answer :

Yes, it is necessary in validity of tayammum to make the intention to get closer to Almighty Allah.

Following the Most Knowledgeable
Question :

Is it necessary to follow the most knowledgeable religious scholar?

Answer :

Yes, it is obligatory to follow the most knowledgeable Mujtahid.

The Difference Between the Verdicts
Question :

If one is not aware of the differences between marja's opinions on a particular ruling, and does not know the verdict of his own marja, can he follow the edict of another marja'?

Answer :

If one is aware that there are differences between the maraja's in the rulings that affect him, which is usually the case, then he must observe precaution. Since this is not practical for many to do so, he must find the most knowledgeable from them and follow him.

Wiping the Head
Question :

I have heard that, during wudhu, I have to wipe until three centimeters before my hairline. Is this true?

Answer :

There is no precise limit for wiping, but it is sufficient that the wetness on the hand is not mixed with the wetness in other parts of the wudhu.

The Elbow on the Ground
Question :

While doing the prostration in a prayer, is it prohibited or disliked (makrooh) to touch the elbow on the ground?

Answer :

It is permissible and not disliked.

Prayer in Usurped Area
Question :

I offered the prayer in an usurped place without knowing that it is actually usurped. Is my prayer valid?

Answer :

Yes, it is valid provided that other conditions of the prayer are fulfilled, such as the intention of seeking closeness to Almighty Allah.

The Father
Question :

If a woman has conceived a child before marriage and she marries the same man whose child she is bearing, what will be the ruling about the child?

Answer :

The said child is that of the father by whose sperm he was conceived, as well as being the mother's child. The child belongs to both of them, but does not inherit the father as he was born illegitimately.

The Father
Question :

If a woman has conceived a child before marriage and she marries the same man whose child she is bearing, what will be the ruling about the child?

Answer :

The said child is that of the father by whose sperm he was conceived, as well as being the mother's child. The child belongs to both of them, but does not inherit the father as he was born illegitimately.

Child Birth
Question :

What are the religious rules for the parents following the birth of a child?

Answer :

A number of things are reported to be recommended following the birth of a child, amongst them are the following:
1. Bathing the baby as ghusl for him. Apparently, the one bathing the child is required to have the intention of ghusl.
2. Covering him with a white cloth, and it is disliked to use a yellow one.
3. Reciting the Adhan of the prayer in the right ear and the Iqamah in the left ear.
4. Placing water from the Euphrates River and a small amount of the earth of the grave of Imam Hussein (peace be upon him) on the top and the bottom of his mouth. If the said is not available, rain water can be used instead. Also it is recommended to place honey and date on his jaw from the outside.
5. Choosing a good name for him. It was reported that the most truthful names are those which indicate servitude to Almighty Allah, like Abdullah and Abdul-Raheem. And the best names are the names of the prophets (peace be upon them) and their best is Muhammad. It has been reported also to name the baby "Ali". It is also reported that poverty does not enter a house where its residents are named Muhammad, Ahmad, Ali, Hasan, Husein, Ja'far, Talib or Abdullah, and amongst the females Fatima. It is also reported that it is recommended to name the baby boy at his birth "Muhammad" for at least seven days, and after that either continue naming him that or change it at that time.
6. Cutting the hair of the baby on the seventh day, donating its weight of gold or silver to the needy.
7. Circumcising the boy on the seventh day.
8. The "Aqeeqah": the sacrificing of a sheep, a goat, a cow or a camel. It is better to choose a male animal for the boy and a female animal for the girl.

Sexual desire
Question :

How can I control my sexual desire?

Answer :

It has been reported in the narrations the recommendation to get married. If this is not possible, one can decrease the sexual desire by fasting.

Phone Sex
Question :

Is phone sex allowed between husband and wife?

Answer :

It is permissible between the husband and his wife.

Mistakenly Eating Pork
Question :

What is the Kaffara for mistakenly eating pork?

Answer :

There is no Kaffara for this.

Mistakenly Eating Pork
Question :

What is the Kaffara for mistakenly eating pork?

Answer :

There is no Kaffara for this.