Maulana Qasim Rizvi
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Name: Maulana Qasim Rizvi
Age: 45
Location: Sydney
Expertize: Any General related queries
Question:Should women perform Friday prayers?

Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: It is not wajib for her to attend the Friday prayers but if she can attend thats very good.
Question:My 10 months old is going to get circumcised and I wanted to know if there is any ghusl for it? And if I being mother is taking care of him can I offer namaz if I touch the blood or not? And all necessary details and precautions related to circumcision in Islam.

Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: There is not any ghusl for circumstances.
Only it is mustahab to recite following dua at that time
اَللّهُمَّ هذِهِ سُنَّتُكَ وَ سُنَّةُ نَبِيِّكَ صَلَواتُكَ عَلَيْهِ وَ آلِهِ وَاتِّباعٌ مِنّا لَكَ وَ لِنَبِّيِكَ بِمَشِيَّتِكَ وَ بِاِرادَتِكَ وَ قَضاَّئِكَ لاَِمْرٍ اَرَدْتَهُ وَ قَضاَّءٍ حَتَمْتَهُ وَ اَمْرٍ اَنْفَذْتَهُ وَ اَذَقْتَهُ حَرَّ الْحَديدِ فى خِتانِهِ وَ حِجامَتِهِ بِاَمْرٍ اَنْتَ اَعْرَفُ بِهِ مِنّى اَللّهُمَّ فَطَهِّرْهُ مِنَ الذُّنُوبِ وَزِدْ فى عُمْرِهِ وَادْفَعِ الاْفاتِ عَنْ بَدَنِهِ وَالاَْوْجاعَ عَنْ جِسْمِهِ وَ زِدْهُ مِنَ الْغِنى وَ ادْفَعْ عَنْهُ الْفَقْرَ فَاِنَّكَ تَعْلَمُ وَلانَعْلَمُ
And if you touch the blood just you wash it there no ghusl or wudhu after touching blood.
Question:Am I able to read dua’ while menstruating? Is it recommend for one to clean themselves well before performing any zikr (while menstruating)?

Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: Yes you can do the zikr and read dua without touching them
Question:1) Working for food delivery where you do not know what food you are delivering haraam or halal
2) Shia brother calls you for majlis at home and you know there are not practising example no hijab, skips Salah
3) Shia brother calls you home and you know he drinks and gambles. Can we eat the meat or food (veg)?
4) Shia restaurant, should you trust him or investigate?
Does same condition apply for practising and non practising and open sinner shia
5) Sunni or other madhab restaurant, should you investigate?
6) When you are not sure about the kind of ismaili ( some believe in aga khan as god some not)?
7) What about Bohora?

Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer:
1) A-If you do not know then there is no objection it but if you know that there is some or all are haram food in it then not allowed to deliver.

2) A- Do Amr bil Maroof and Nahi Anil Munkar which is wajib.Attend the majlis In’Sha’Allah it will help to guide them only do one thing do not sit in mix gathering.

3) A-If sitting with him is to help,assist or encourage in disobedience of Allah then not.

4) A-if it belong to a shia who is not disobeying Allah in public and he is not giving importance to Halal and haram then refrain to visit but we are not allowed to investigate about anyone.

5) A- if they are Muslim you don’t need to investigate.
6) A- Anyone who does not believe in necessity of religion like usool e deen and namaz, Roza and haj etc they are najis. There is not matter of good and bad matter of belief.

7) A-They believe in necessity of religion and they are practicing and they are Paak(pure).

Question:I want to know if we can pray infront of Window, cupboard or Bed ?

Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: Yes you can if there is a glass then cover the glass
Question:I had asked a question regarding sausages and was given the below as a reply:
"Sausages: they are Haram unless you are sure they are from a halal slaughtered meat, or you bought them from a Muslim market. If it is a packed product not produced by a Muslim you can’t trust the Halal sign unless you know the people involved in the Halal sign team and they have told you personally it is Halal, and the people in the team are trustworthy Muslims themselves."

Can I please have your view on it..


Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: Yes absolutely right.
Question:Soldier ban na sahi hai ya galat

Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: Agar is kam ke zariye zalim ki madad nahi hoti hai tu koi masala nahi hai
Question:Cricketers jo kamai milti hai kya wo halal hai ya haram

Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: Agar khelne ke badle paisa milta hai tu jayez hai Magar alcohol ya gambling Ki advertisements ke badle me milta hai ya kisi tarah ki haram income involve ho tu jayez nahi hai.