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

Some religious chants and poetry are accompanied by music, and one feels attracted to them and react to them. Is this permissible?

It is prohibited to react with rapture to the music and the songs; it is not prohibited if the reaction is to the content only.

I offered the prayer in an usurped place without knowing that it is actually usurped. Is my prayer valid?

Yes, it is valid provided that other conditions of the prayer are fulfilled, such as the intention of seeking closeness to Almighty Allah.

Is khums obligatory on the money saved over two years or more for the treatment of my child who is supposed to undergo a surgery any time in the future?

It is obligatory to pay khums on the mentioned savings. However, the khums payment can be deferred with the permission of the Marji’ if paying it at the time affects the khums payer, since he may need to spend the whole amount of money.