His Eminence, Grand Ayatollah al-Hakeem, receives the Lebanese Ambassador to Iraq

His Eminence, Grand Ayatollah al-Hakeem, receives the Lebanese Ambassador to Iraq

His Eminence Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Muhammed Saeed al-Hakeem received Mr. Ali Adib al-Habhab, the Ambassador of Lebanon in Baghdad, along with his aides, on Sunday 5 May 2019.

Day Questions

I have long hair that is long enough to tie, and when I wipe over my hair in wudhu, the hair that I am wiping moves with my hand and it falls forward. Is this valid?

Yes, the wiping is correct even if there is movement of the hair; however, it is necessary to limit the wiping to the roots of the hair or the parts of the hair which are close to the roots, such that they cannot extend to outside the front quarter of the head.

If my father does not accept my marriage to a particular girl, is the marriage still accepted by Allah?

The acceptance of your father does not affect the validity of your marriage since it is not mandatory for the son to have his father's permission in getting married. However, try to convince him of your decision since the father has a great position of respect and appreciation from his children in Islamic ethics.

What is the ruling if one forgets to perform Tawaf al-Nisa in Umrah Mufrada and returns back home? Should he go again in Ihram and preform Tawaf al-Nisa?

One should do the Tawaf by himself or hire someone else to do it on his behalf. Women are prohibited for him until he does so.

If one is saving money to pay off the house they are living in by investing that money to increase the amount over several years to pay for their home faster, does that person pay khums on those savings?

On the khums year-end, khums does not apply on the amount that he paid for the debt. Khums is applicable on the amounts that he saved to pay the debt in coming years.