Day Questions

Is one required to have wudhu while touching an English translation of the Holy Quran?

<p style="text-align: left;">No, one does not need to perform wudhu in order to touch the translation of the Quran.</p>

According to another Marja synthetic alcohol is Tahir and it is allowed to use perfume containing such alcohol; however, Sayyed Al-Hakeem considers alcohol as Najis. Both of them are Marjas of Taqleed, so why are their verdicts opposite? I am following Sayyed Al-Hakeem, so what should I do?

The difference in deriving the laws between religious jurists naturally originates from their difference in understanding the religious texts or considering some of them over the others. His Eminence, Sayyid Al-Hakeem (may Allah prolong his life) sees that alcohol is Najis, if it is an intoxicant and naturally liquid. Based on this, the prayer is invalid if the praying person’s body or clothes came in contact with it. So if you follow his Eminence, the mentioned law should be observed.

I just want to ask you if it is true when people say that marriage is due to fate. If this is true that means that a person does not have a choice in their marriage and does not have free-will?

<p style="text-align: left;">Everything in this universe is under the godly control but Almighty Allah gave the human being the ability to act and enabled him to do the act or not to do it. Therefore, the individual should choose the life partner based on what is good for him in this life and the hereafter.</p>

If people do not follow any religious jurist, Marja and asked about any laws of the Sharia, can I give an answer based on the edicts of my Marja, without mentioning that there are other opinions?

<p style="text-align: left;">In this case, it is permissible for one to answer based on the edicts of his own Marja, and he does not need to give a reference of the source of the edicts or mention that there are other opinions of other scholars.</p>