His Eminence Al-Sayyid Al-Hakeem meets with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

His Eminence Al-Sayyid Al-Hakeem meets with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
2020/02/19

His Eminence Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Mohammed Saeed Al-Hakeem, on 15 February 2020, received representative of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the UN in Iraq, Dr. Salah Al-Haaj Hasan and his team.

Dr. Salah Al-Haaj Hasan presented a report on the projects undertaken by FAO, consisting of ways in which agriculture can be improved in rural and semi-urban areas in Iraq, in order to ensure food provision for Iraq and a decent life for farmers.

Day Questions

If one wiped his hands before his face in tayammum, is it still correct?

No, it is not correct, as the sequence within tayammum is necessary. In order to correct the sequence, one can repeat wiping the hands after wiping the face.

I want to go to Karbala for Ziyara, for which I saved up for, but there is an amount of Khums that I am due to pay. If I pay that, I do not have enough to go for Ziyara. Can I still go for Ziyara without paying the Khums?

You should pay the khums first, as paying the khums is an obligatory duty and going for Ziyara is not. You can recite the Ziyara from where you are, and you shall be rewarded for it a great reward. Bear in mind that paying the khums is one of the causes of blessing in one’s income.

Is there any Islamic teaching regarding on how to manage the baby placenta after birth? Does it need to be buried?

It is not obligatory to bury it. It is considered najis based on an obligatory precaution.

What is the ruling of allowing a person who openly commits sins to enter the mosque?

It is permissible to allow him to enter the mosque even if he committed the said major sins. His presence in the mosque shall be a reason for his return to Almighty Allah. He is All-Merciful.