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

Our organization wants to ask about authentic books that shia speakers can quote reference in Muharam etc. Majalis?

It is permissible to present the incidents of the tragedy of Kerbela without guaranteeing that it is authentically took place but rather it is based on the fact that they were written in designated books for this particular topic. It is better that the speaker to observe various aspects especially the level of the understanding of the audience, the religious fundamentals and historical truths.

Is it permissible for a woman to wear a necklace without the intention of arousing the opposite gender?

It is prohibited for a woman to expose her embellishment to non-Mahram men except for applying kohl, wearing a ring and a bracelet, whether she has the mentioned intention or not.

What is His Eminence’s view on the current Quran we have today in respect to the order and arrangement of the verses of the Quran?

The current sequence of the verses is the same as the sequence at the time of the Prophet (peace be upon him and his progeny).

My nephew has married a Christian woman in the Christian way, but my nephew is still a Muslim. Will his relationship with the Christian woman under this marriage be considered as adultery?

In the marriage contract, the proposal and acceptance must be present between the man and woman. If this is not included in the contract, it is invalid. One can redo the marriage contract correctly between the man and the woman. The woman will say, “I marry myself to you on a dower of such-and-such”, then the man accepts by saying, “I accept.” The dower must be stated and determined and they should agree on it.