Islam prevented humans of eating or drinking or using everything that is harmful for health and the more harmful the prevention of its cause would be more serious until it reached the level of...Read More »
What is the Fatwā regarding Joyful and Rousing Music Mixed with a Song by a Female Singer?
If a person is interested in listening to foreign music that has been mixed with a song by a female singer and which, on the whole, keeps us relaxed and uplifted for daily activities – not for sin – what is the....Read More »
What is the Fatwa on Having Relationship with a Married Women over the Phone?
According to holy Islamic law, any form of interaction between a non-mahram man and woman, whether it is direct or indirect, is impermissible if it accompanied with lust, or there is fear of sin taking place. Also, it is clear that there are different levels of...Read More »
Religious Precept of Congregational Prayer in Masjid al-Ḥarām and Masjid al-Nabī
it is emphasized in our ḥadīths issued by Ahl al-Bayt (peace be upon them) to pray in Masjid al-Ḥarām or Masjid al-Nabī with those who are not Shiites, to participate in their prayers and, to follow them in...Read More »
What Is the Ruling on Bank Interest in Non-Muslim Countries?
I wanted to ask a question regarding interest which you get from the bank. I mean are we allowed to accept it, because this is what we call "riba" and I heard that taking it is...Read More »
What Is the Ruling of Cat Hair on Prayer Performer Clothes?
If your question is what the fiqhi ruling is on cat hair, we have to say that amongst all animals, only dogs and pigs are najis....Read More »
When Is the Right Time to Pay Zakāt al-Fiṭrah?
The time for paying Fitreyyah is from the Maghrib of the night of Eid al-Fitr until before the Eid al-Fitr prayer. If it is not possible to pay it at this time, it is...Read More »
To Whom Should Zakāt al-Fiṭrah Be Given?
Based on obligatory precaution, zakāt al-fiṭrah must only be given to the poor, and this means poor Shias who satisfy the criteria mentioned previously regarding those who are entitled to...Read More »
Islamic Laws on the Fiṭrah Alms Tax (Zakāt al-Fiṭrah) according to Ayatollah Sistani’s Fatwas
This type of Zakat should be set aside on the eve of Eid al-Fitr and be paid on the day itself, which marks the first day of the month of Shawwal....Read More »
Is It Permissible to Give Khums to Poor Sayyids without the Permission of the Mujtahid?
Can I give Sahm-e Sadaat of Khums dues to poor and needy Sayyids as interest-free loan so that the problems of more and more people are solved...Read More »