Pakistani Dignitaries Visit to the Office of His Eminence in Qom

Pakistani Dignitaries Visit to the Office of His Eminence in Qom
Pakistani Dignitaries visit to the office of His eminence in Qom: A number of Pakistani religious dignitaries visited on 20th of Jamadi-ul-thani 1434 the office of the religious authority, Sayyid Mohammed Saeed Al-Hakeem (may Allah prolong his life) in Qom. The delegation was welcomed by Sayyid Riyadh Al-Hakeem. During the meeting, the affairs of the followers of the Ahlul-Bait (peace be upon them) were discussed plus the religious schools, Hawzas, in Pakistan and Iraq. The two sides also emphasized on the importance of communicating with the sensible Muslims in order to face the extremists’ acts that break the sanctities and destroy the bright image of Islam and that of the prophet (peace be upon him and his holy progeny).
استقبال طلبات التسجيل في الدورة الصيفية العاشرة للشباب المغترب وغيرهم

Day Questions

Is pork gelatin lawful to consume?

It is not permissible to consume pork or anything that is extracted from it.

What is the position of soothsayers who predict the future?

They are not allowed to inform about metaphysical issues with certainty based on their sources; also they should not be believed.

Do I have to follow one Marja in a particular issue, or can I follow more than one in that issue, choosing one of their edicts?

<p style="text-align: left;">If the edicts of the Marjas are different in any particular issue, one must follow the most knowledgeable. If his opinion is an obligatory precaution, one has a choice of following him by acting upon the precaution or referring to another Marja provided that the latter is more knowledge than the rest of the Marjas.</p>

What is the age of religiously recognized adulthood (bulugh)?

<p style="text-align: left;">Religious adulthood is recognized for the male by any of the following three signs, whichever happen first:<br /> 1. The presence of hard hair on his face or in the pubic area.<br /> 2. The release of semen, whether it was during a wet dream or when awake.<br /> 3. The completion of fifteen lunar years.<br /> The female reaches adulthood when she completes the age of nine lunar years.</p>