Pakistani Dignitaries Visit to the Office of His Eminence in Qom

Pakistani Dignitaries Visit to the Office of His Eminence in Qom
1970/01/01
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).

Day Questions

Once I have completed wudhu, is it still valid after I touch my husband or when he touches me after he has completed wudhu?

<p style="text-align: left;">Touching the skin of the opposite sex does not invalidate the wudhu.</p>

Is it permissible to perform prayers sitting or lying in a case when we feel shy or discomfort?

<p style="text-align: left;">Offering the obligatory prayers while sitting or lying down when being able to offer it in the regular way is not sufficient. Being shy or feeling discomfort is not a valid justification pray in this way.<br /> It is sufficient to pray sitting or lying down in the recommended prayers.</p>

Do I have to pay any Zakat on my monthly salary?

Zakat is not obligatory on the monthly salary. Instead, Khums is applicable if certain conditions are met.

If I have an intention between midnight and dawn to make a long journey in the month of Ramadan, should I begin fasting after dawn?

<p>If the person intended before dawn to travel that day, and he travelled before zawal time (the time halfway between sunrise and sunset), it is permissible to break the fast during such a travel. If he did not break his fast during such a travel and came back before Zawal, he must renew the intention and continue the fast.<br>If he did not intend at night to travel but intended after dawn to travel, he is not permitted to break his fast and his fast in valid.</p>