Maulana Sayed Zafar Abbas
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Name: Maulana Sayed Zafar Abbas
Age: NIL
Location: United Kingdom
Expertize: Aqaid, History of Islam, Fiqh and Akhlaq
Question:Is it permissible for a man to wear a diamond ring? are there any hadiths in this regard

Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: There’s no Hadith on this topic and in the absence of any prohibition it is allowed however if it would make one resemble women or be in the category of extravagance then it is not allowed
Question:my period duration is more than 10 days? which days should I not count,(for ibadat) , either starting days, ending days or both in which there is no flow just indication and little bit spoting...
I offer adaa and qaza both nmaz for these extra days due to doubts....

Ayatollah:Khamenei

Answer: Minimum of 3 days and maximum of 10 days will be considered haydh

Anything after that you will consider it to be istihadha and follow the rules of istihadha for them
Question:1: who is meant by "awal , akhir" in ziarate ashura,who are cursed, and similarly who are awal, sani, salis n raabe...
2: the verses that are to be recited in sajda, may these can be recited by sitting(not in sajda)??? ; when ziarat is being recited on regular basis for fulfilment of here n hereafter hajaat and to say salam to Imam AS...

Ayatollah:Khamenei

Answer: 1 https://www.al-islam.org/torch-perpetual-guidance-expose-ziyarat-ashura-ali-asghar-azizi-tehrani/section-twenty-eight

2 Yes it can be said sitting instead of sajdah.
Question:what is the rule regardng choosing fine arts as one's career. is it allowed in Islam?

Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: Depends what you have to do. Painting nude models or statues is not allowed according to Ayatollah Sistani.
Question:Plz help us with the details as in what pregnant women should do or dont in lunar eclipse...
as people around us say we can't eat , can't slp , just walk n recite prayer namaz , quran, but I need the indept details

Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: They can do everything, eating sleeping everything is fine.
Question:If a person is in janabat and there isn't water at home for ghusl-e-janabat. is it okay to perform taimum and perform Namaaz?

Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: One must search for water or buy it if they can and if not then they have to wait until the end of the time and search for water in the mean time. If at the end of the time for namaz there is no water then they can do tayammum.
Question:What is the ruling if someone who does not earn enough to support themselves, living with their mother, giving of one's small savings in order to help an elder brother who is going through financial problems. (the financial problems may be due to substance abuse or being excessively open handed with his friends and associates) Also, if the older brother has expressed interest in Islam. Also, if ones mother would be opposed to the younger assisting the older brother, would her permission be required?


Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: Helping elder brother is recommended but primarily one has a responsibility to themselves and their dependents.

Sounds like elder brother needs some professional help dealing with the issues, if due to your help he comes close to Islam then it is definitely worth it.

In these scenarios, permission from the mother is not necessary.
Question:when a worshipper finds that he is prone to showing off in acts of worship such as Salat especially in front of others, is it at all advisable for him to continue attending or praying at the Islamic Centers? also should he take precaution and not attend when the probability of committing the sin of showing off is very probable?

Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: This is a waswasah from shaytan. A person should work to eliminate the showing off without having to stop going to the mosques or Islamic centres. In fact in most cases the prayers of the one who lives close to the mosque is not accepted in the home.
Question:What is the ruling on consuming foods, given as gifts from Non Muslims, which may have been bought with Gambling winnings?

Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: Wa alaykum salaam
The source of income of the one who gives you a gift is not important or relevant to you.

As long as the food is halal and tahir, you can consume it.
Question:I used to make Ghusl under the impression that they were considered mustahab at all times. I found out that there was a limited list of times and occasions in which Ghusl would be considered Mustahab. So it seems that I had prayed with Ghusl that was not sufficient for prayers. Are these prayers required to be made up in qadha?

Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: Yes you have to make up the prayers.
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