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

In a particular town in India where we live, there is a shortage of Muslim laborers, and Hindus built the mosque. Are our prayers valid in this mosque, and is the mosque tahir?

If one knows that the walls and the ceiling came in wet contact with the workers, they should be made tahir, and one can offer the prayers in the mosque.

What is our obligation while the absence of Imam Mahdi (May Allah hasten his appearance)?

The narrations of the Ahlulbait stressed the believers on praying to hasten the relief of the Imam (peace be upon him). Every devotee is expected to be a good example for others in his actions and behaviors to give a good impression about Islam and Shiaism. It was reported that the Imams said: “Call for us (our path) by your (good) deeds”.

Can we wear a turban as a recommended (mustahabb) act?

It is permissible to do so, but the turban that is recommended to wear is the one which has one end or both ends released on the body. This is only recommended so far as it is not done in a situation where this is unusual and one is subjected to humiliation for doing so.

Is it permissible to buy and sell shares of companies in the Canadian and US stock exchanges?

Yes, it is permissible; but it is not permissible to buy shares of companies that deal with prohibited matters like wine and pig and the like, if the buyer becomes a partner in owning such things.