Maulana Syed Abul Qasim Rizvi
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Name: Maulana Syed Abul Qasim Rizvi
Age: 45
Location: Sydney
Expertize: Any General related queries
Question:Kindly tell me the procedure of praying istekhara namaz

Ayatollah:None

Answer: Pray two Rakat salat like morning prayer
Niyat:I’m praying two Rakat salat for Istekhara qurbatan ilallah
After the completion of the prayer go into sajdah and recites 3 times
Astakherullaha Fee Jamee -I Umoore Kullihaa
Khiyaratan Fe Aafiyatin
Hold a tasbeeh start mowing two beads at a time if only one beads remain at the end then do it and if two beads are left don’t do it.
Question:It's a well known fact that when facial hair start to appear on the face, they're shaved off to allow thicker hair to grow. My question is, if Islam prohibits shaving, then how will one have thicker facial hair?

Ayatollah:None

Answer: Islam has not allowed shaving that is we are commanded to observe the beard. Islam did not ask for thicker hair but while we are trimming the hair it makes it thicker.
Question:1) What did people use to trim their beards in Prophet Muhammad's time? (SAWS)
2) Is using a trimmer machine allowed? Trimmer also removes all the hair when it is used

Ayatollah:None

Answer: 1) At the time of rasul, there was no trimmer. They used to trim with scissors.
2) Don’t use zero. Shaving should be such that at least from a distance of 40 steps, one can see the beard hair
Question:Keeping in mind that the Ahmadiya don't believe in finality of prophethood, are they kafirs? or is that right only with Allah SWT?

Ayatollah:None

Answer: Finality of the prophethood of the Rasul saw is the necessity of the religion and they don’t believe therefore they are consider as kafir.
Question:We find in the Quran many ayats which talk about wine in heavens. If wine is prohibited, then why do we have wine in Jannah?

Ayatollah:None

Answer: In Quran the term of ???? has been used which means drink not wine
Wine is called ???? in Arabic
Kindly read the ayat with translation
Holy Quran 76:21
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??????????? ??????? ??????? ?????? ?????????????? ? ????????? ????????? ??? ??????? ??????????? ????????? ???????? ????????

Upon the inhabitants will be green garments of fine silk and brocade. And they will be adorned with bracelets of silver, and their Lord will give them a purifying drink.
Question:My friend is using the argument that Eid prayer is not compulsory but it's still prayed in jamaat, then Taraweeh can also be prayed in Jamaat

How should I counter this?

Ayatollah:None

Answer: Eid prayer was offered by Prophet and we are following as Quran instructed us to follow him but taraweeh was not offered by Prophet.
Question:Who gave the Imams their laqab? For Example, Zain ul Abideen, Al Baqir, As- Sadiq

Ayatollah:None

Answer: Given by prophet and other imams.
Question:I've been hearing that a woman should wear a hijab in the bathroom to protect herself from jinns. Can you tell me if this is true please and if so why it is true. I'm not too sure about the jinns being the bathroom.

Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: It is recommended for man and woman are to cover the head in the bathroom. It is not issue of Jinn but it is just to protect from germs.
Question:I have a question about Sadaqah. I want to say sadaqah on behalf of someone. Let's say I donate $10 in my parents name. Would their reward be different if I donated $10 in each of their name separately? I couldn't find sources regarding sadaqah on behalf of someone.

Ayatollah:khoumeni

Answer: If you give sadaqah separately then off course thawab will be more.
Question:Imagine that a daughter, mother, sister or wife of someone is on her monthly period. And the brother made wudhu and touchen the menstruating woman with his wet hands. Does his wudu become invalid? And does he become najis in a way that he has to perform Ghusl?

Ayatollah:Ayatollah Khamenei

Answer: Neither it invalidate the wudhu nor make him najis