Day Questions

A man contracted temporary marriage. His wife became pregnant. During this period, he contracted permanent marriage with the same woman. Is this permanent marriage valid?

As long as the marriage duration has not ended, permanent marriage is not valid. She is still his wife by the temporary marriage. If this marriage expires or he ends it by forgoing the rest of the duration, then they can conduct a permanent marriage with the fulfillment of the rest of the conditions.

What is permissible and prohibited in the month of Muharram?

All what believers do in order to express their grief and sadness and show their loyalty to the Ahlulbait (peace be upon them) are amongst the best of deeds. One should do so in such a way that the person is not harmed with a prohibited kind of harm.

In the hijab of a woman is it sufficient to cover a woman’s body or is it also necessary that the forms of buttocks, legs and chest do not stand out?

It is obligatory in hijab to cover the body parts. It is prohibited to allow attractive body parts of the woman to stand out if it causes attraction and seduction.

I am a Shia woman, and I was married to a Sunni man. He has recently divorced me without the presence of any witnesses. Now, he does not want to act upon this divorce and wants to live with me as my husband again. What is my current status?

The mentioned divorce is invalid according to the teachings of the Ahlulbait (peace be upon them), because there were no witnesses. He is still your husband and you can live with him as his wife.