Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Al-Hakeem receives a Sufi group from the UK

Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Al-Hakeem receives a Sufi group from the UK
2020/01/03

Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Mohammed Saeed Al-Hakeem received a Sufi group from the UK on Thursday, 2nd January 2020. He advised that the Muslims in all nations across the world to increase the dialogue, cooperation and affection amongst each other. He emphasized the importance of unity, through entrenching the commonalities and strengthening them.

His Eminence narrated to his guests the narration of the Holy Prophet (peace be upon him and his progeny): “Compassion has not been placed in something, but that it adorns it; and foolishness has not been placed in anything, but that it causes it disgrace.”

His Eminence called all Muslims to act upon the straight path shown by the Holy Quran and the teachings of the Prophet (peace be upon him and his progeny), with beautiful ethics, taking the Prophet as an example in how he was able to establish his personality amongst the polytheists, with his beautiful etiquettes and ethics.

Day Questions

Is it recommended for me to offer the sacrifice of animal on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha? I can afford to offer a sacrifice but would prefer to give charity to people in need instead.

Sacrificing an animal such as a camel or cow is recommended, and one can do so on behalf of anybody deceased or living. Giving charity to needy people instead does not replace this recommended Sunnah of the Prophet (peace be upon him and his holy progeny), but one can undertake the sacrifice and give the meat to the needy people.

If one cannot pronounce the divorce formula in Arabic does he need to assign an agent (wakil) to do so?

No, it is not necessary to appoint an agent; if he is not able to pronounce it in Arabic, then he may do so in another language.

Is it permissible to enter a mosque without doing the ghusl of touching the corpse?

It is permissible for the individual who is required to perform the ghusl of touching the corpse to enter a mosque before doing so.

What is the ruling concerning making a dish or utensil tahir with Kurr or running water? Should it be washed three times or once?

It is enough to wash it once with Kurr or running water with the removal of the essential najasah.