Maulana Mohammad Habeeb
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Name: Maulana Mohammad Habeeb
Age: NIL
Location: Doha, Qatar
Expertize: Quran and Fiqh
Question:Kindly tell me that how I'm able to know that Imam-e-Zamana (ATFS) is agreeing with me. I mean whatever I'm doing (Aamaal) in my daily routine he is seeing all that so if I want to know that Imam MEehdi (ATFS) is happy with all my activities or not then what can I do or how can I able to know that?
Kindly, explain me in detail what I do to make my time of Imam agree and happy with me.

Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: You have to do what makes Imam A S happy, and leave what makes him unhappy.
Piety of Allah SWT is the most important thing you should take care of.
Always recite your prayers on time with devout.
When you do these things, Imam will be happy with you.
Question:I have seen this hadith many times: "From among my followers there will be some people who will consider illegal sexual intercourse, the wearing of silk, the drinking of alcoholic drinks and the use of musical instruments, as lawful …”.

I was listening to one scholar, who said that al-hirr in this hadith has been erroneously translated to “illegal sexual intercourse”. In fact, al-hirr means “woman’s private parts”. Is this true?


Ayatollah:N/A

Answer: Yes, that is correct.
However, Imam talked about the illegal relationship in polite words.
Question:If a brother is sponsoring a monthly amount of 30$ towards an orphan in Iraq that I sent to an organization who uses it for the orphan, is the zakat fitr of the orphan obligatory on the sponsor?

Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: No, except if the 30 $ is considered full support.
Question:Am I permitted to play fantasy sports if i am not betting money?

Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: If these games are not gambling games, there is no problem in playing them.
Question:I have a buisness in furniture and sometimes I do not sell while I have cheques that go into the bank that I absolutely have to pay. At the moment can I take money with interest not to return my cheques which can do my honor.

Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: You can take the money from the non Islamic bank, but not with the nayyat of a loan,
Question:I have a friend of mine who, has bought stolen perfumes, when he was younger. He has used all of the perfumes, so he can’t return any of them. He also sold a couple of them to his own brother and a friend of his, as the same price that he bought them from the thief. He feels very sad now, and are afraid of the punishment in the hereafter. What shall he do to be forgiven, and what is the punishment for this? And the punishment for him, selling them to his own brother and friend.

Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: If he knows the owners of the items, he should seek their forgiveness, if they are Muslims, or pay the equivalent amount of the stolen items to them or to poor people on their behalf.
Question:There are some situations where when conversing with a person, they unexpectedly say something bad about another person and we have no clue to anticipate that this person will actually do ghibat. What can we do in this situation? Is it still ghibat although it was beyond our control?

Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: All what you need to do at this stage is tell the person to stop talking, and if he continued, leave him, and go away.
Question:Does doubting about passing gas during namaz makes it baatil? Because I have been this issue of doubt for few years and I always redo my namaz about 5 times

Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: No.
Question:In Duas Yastasheer , I always read that Allah(swt) Is the succorer of those who have a pure heart. So I often ask this in my duas
But what does that really mean?
Is it the fact to not have animosity ?

May I know some things to do to have pure heart? Or things to increase noor in our heart?

Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: To have a pure heart, follow the following advices:
1- Trust Allah, and believe that he will never let you down.
2- Be pious.
3- Do not hate any body, even if he harmed you.
4- Always look to the positive part of the things, not the negative part.
5- As you mentioned, keep your heart free of animosity, as it is a main factor for destroying the piety in the heart.
6- Do not misunderstand the people.
7- Free your self from ruthlessness.
Question:Is it wajib to say the bismillah before the 2 surah during namaz?

Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: Yes.