The Participation of His Eminence in the Walk of Arbaeen 1436

The Participation of His Eminence in the Walk of Arbaeen 1436

His eminence, Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Mohammed Saeed Al-Hakeem (May Allah prolong his life) participated in the walk to the holy city of Karbala amongst the millions of visitors on the occasion of Arbaeen, 1436.

On the way, he visited some of the Shia-Muslim and Christian families displaced from northern Iraq, who were residing at the many Mawkibs (rest stops for the visitors of Karbala) along the way. The refugees extended their gratitude for the visit and the help provided by the Marjeiyya.

استقبال طلبات التسجيل في الدورة الصيفية العاشرة للشباب المغترب وغيرهم

Day Questions

Is there any khums on the money which is deposited into accounts for business purposes?

The said money is an income, and it is therefore liable for khums at the year-end in the usual manner, if khums has not already been paid from it.

What are the religious instructions for divorce, including the dower and the money to be paid for child and the ex-wife?

<p style="text-align: left;">If the divorce was revocable, then maintaining the wife financially during the Iddah - the waiting period - is obligatory on the husband. If it was irrevocable, then such maintenance is not obligatory.<br />It is obligatory on the father to sustain his children financially whether their mother is divorced or not.<br />The dower is payable to the wife by the husband if he consummated the marriage, and half of the dower is due if he did not.</p>

If we deposit some amount in the bank and they offer some profit to us, is it permissible to take it?

If it is an unconditional grant, not pursuant to any loan contract, then it is permissible to take it.

Am I allowed to present the edict of my Marji’ whenever I am asked a question in jurisprudence?

If the person who asks you does not intend to know the edict of a particular Marji’, you may tell him the opinion of your Marji’.

After ending the prayer, many people say Takbeer thrice while raising their hands thrice. May I say the Takbeers while raising my hands once?

<p style="text-align: left;">It is recommended to say the Takbeer three times while raising the hands, after finishing the prayers, and not doing so does not invalidate the prayers.</p>