Day Questions

Is a temporary marriage contract valid if there was no witness at the time the man and woman recited the contract formula?

Yes, it is valid without witnesses, as it is not necessary in a marriage contract.

Can we be present at an Islamic wedding, where people are performing Islamic songs?

All kinds of songs are prohibited except ones performed by women for the women in weddings without the presence of men and without music. It is permissible to recite nasheeds without tunes that cause rapture in religious ceremonies or social happy gatherings.

Can a man shave his moustache and beard? Is this ruling based on an obligatory precaution?

It is not permissible to shave the beard, and this is as an edict, not a precautionary ruling, so one cannot refer to somebody else in this regard. It is permissible to shave the moustache.

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