Dua e Alqama
Question :

Is dua e Alqama mandatory to recite with ziarat Ashura?

Answer :

The supplication of Alqama is not part of Zyarat Ashura. It is one of the recommendation that one can recite after the Zyara.

Buy and Sell Wheat and Crops
Question :

Can we purchase a car where payment will be made in installments, although the total payment made will be higher than the normal price?

Answer :

It is permissible to purchase a car or any other item by deferred payments for a price that is higher than its current market value. It is essential that the deal is set originally in such a way that the parties agree to the price and the times of installments.

Obligations towards the Neighbor
Question :

What is our obligation towards the neighbor?

Answer :

It is prohibited to harm the neighbors, and it is highly recommended to be kind with the neighbors and to deal with them in a good way.

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.

Profits after deposit
Question :

If we deposit some amount in a Muslims-owned bank and they offer some profit to us, is it permissible to take it?

Answer :

If it is an unconditional grant, not pursuant to any loan contract, then it is permissible to take it.

The Guardian
Question :

Who is the girl's guardian?

Answer :

He is the father and the paternal grandfather.

The Guardian
Question :

Is it obligatory to seek the permission of the girl's mother or brother for marriage if her father has died?

Answer :

If her father and paternal grandfather have died, then there is no need to seek the permission of any of her relatives.

What is it?
Question :

Please explain to me the contract of temporary marriage (Mutah).

Answer :

Mutah is a marriage contract between a man and a woman where they agree on establishing a marital relationship with the stipulation of a dower, for a certain period of time. The said relation ends when the mentioned time elapses. Muslims have agreed on this legislation, but the second caliph prohibited it during his caliphate, and this became the reason for the differences in opinion on it, as history and jurisprudential books explained.

Steadiness in Bowing
Question :

I understand that it is a condition of prayer that the body should be steady before reciting Dhikr in the bowing, and scholars have emphasized this point saying that prayer is void without this. What exactly is meant by steadiness?

Answer :

There is nothing more required than being steady in the conventional and natural sense.

Ghusl Instead of Wudhu
Question :

I usually prefer to be clean before I pray. Is it possible for me to perform the ghusl of janaba instead of wudhu even when I am not in the state of janaba before I offer my prayers?

Answer :

The ghusls are ordained by the Sharia for particular causes and circumstances. If they are not present, then the ghusl is not legislated. For example, the ghusl of janaba is only for those in the state of janaba, and the ghusl of Friday is only related to Friday. In order to be clean for prayers, a shower or bath can be taken, but this will not be sufficient to enter the prayer. Wudhu will be necessary before prayers.

Janaba During the Fast
Question :

If I am fasting and I slept and had ejaculated semen, what do I do so my prayers will not be invalid?

Answer :

You should perform the ghusl of janaba before you can pray, and the fast is not affected.

Janaba During the Fast
Question :

If I am fasting and I slept and had ejaculated semen, what do I do so my prayers will not be invalid?

Answer :

You should perform the ghusl of janaba before you can pray, and the fast is not affected.

Limitations
Question :

What are the limitations on looking at and speaking to a woman that I wish to marry?

Answer :

It is permissible to look in the normal conventional way, but it must be without sexual enjoyment.

Obscene Language
Question :

Is using obscene language permitted? Is it permitted without the presence of any other person?

Answer :

It is not permitted for one to be obscene and lewd in such a manner that he doesn't care what people say about him. If there is nobody present to hear it, then it is permissible.

Women Slaughtering Animal
Question :

Is it permissible for women to slaughter animals?

Answer :

Yes, it is permissible.

Selling Hair
Question :

Some women sell their hair to Muslims or non-Muslims and receive some money or some other useful items from them in exchange. Is it permissible to do this?

Answer :

Yes, it is permissible.

Beliving in a Stone
Question :

Some Shia Muslims believe that certain stone rings give them luck, safety, or extra sustenance. Isn’t this shirk?

Answer :

Believing in certain things having particular effects is not considered polytheism, like believe in the evil eye or in magic. However, claiming that a particular stone has a certain effect requires proof.

Muslim Wife
Question :

If a man who is married to a Muslim wife, contracts temporary marriage with a Christian or Jewish woman without the knowledge or permission of his Muslim wife, will he have committed a sin?

Answer :

The permission of the wife in the said case is required based on compulsory precaution.

Kurr Water
Question :

How much is kurr water?

Answer :

Kurr water equals in volume to 27 cubic hand-spans. Based on an obligatory precaution, the hand-span is equivalent 25 cm. In terms of mass, Kurr corresponds to 464.1 kg, and it is preferred to consider it to be 470 kg.

Adding a Rak'a by Mistake
Question :

I performed four rak’a of prayers instead of three for the Maghrib prayer, by mistake. Is there a way to rectify my prayer, or must I offer the prayer again?

Answer :

Your prayer is invalid in this case and you are obligated to perform it again correctly.