Maulana Mohammad Habeeb
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Name: Maulana Mohammad Habeeb
Age: NIL
Location: Doha, Qatar
Expertize: Quran and Fiqh
Question:My question is : what was the philosophy behind 10th Imam’s choice for naming his daughter Ai’sha? many Sunnis ask why we don’t name our daughters Ai’sha? And they give 10th Imam (s) daughter for example. What should one answer?

Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: It is one of the common names. It has nothing to do with Prophet’s wife. It is a culture only. Here in Gulf area, people do name Aisha.
Question:Can a Seyeda marry a non Seyed?

Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: Yes, Sayeda can marry a non Sayed.
Question:And was Prophets ancestors believers? Prophet Mohammed (ع) to be exact?

Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: Yes. They were believers.
Question:Is Prophet(s) ancestor Prophet Ibhrahim? Or Prophet Ismael?

Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: Both, as Ismael is the son of Ibraheem.
Question:A person once rudely asked that show , where in Qur’aan Allah has said to mourn for the Ahlulbayt (s). I, for now replied to this person that from where in Qur’aan is it written that one should pray taraveeh?

But my real question is what would you answer to him?

Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: With regard to your last question , tell him that Prophet Mohammad (ص), mourned for Imam Hussain (ع) before his shahadat, and this is clearly narrated in Sunni books.
As for his question, you can ask him also for a verse in Quran that talks about how to pray, or how to perform haj ...etc.
Question:And is it wrong to say that Lady Zainab (s)’s hijab got snatched resulting to her hair exposure?

Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: We can conclude from her speech that only the face veil was snatched, which doesn’t mean that their hairs were exposed.
Question:The squeezing in the grave : Will the body feel it or the soul?

Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: It seems that there some relation between the body and the soul in the grave.
Question:I live in Norway. Here the snow have just began and is getting heavier day by day. Therefore we need a shoe which protect our feet in this cold weather when we are outside. There are a leather shoe which I found, but it has pig leather. Other leather are really expansive like cow leather here. Our only option is pig leather or none. Is it permissible to buy shoes that have pig leather on it?

Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: Yes, you can buy the pig leather, but your intention should be that you are giving the money to the merchant to allow you to take the product, since selling and buying pig products is not allowed. However, if your feet got wet, or if it touched your clothes with wetness, then you need to wash them.
Question:On which land will day the of judgement take place?

Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: Land of Qeyama.
Question:Some infants die before the reach the age of 1. And some kids die before they reach the age of 5. So, will they too be questioned in the grave? And will they too experience the life of Barzakh? And squeezing of grave? If they die as a unbeliever?

Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: They will not be questioned, as there is no meaning for questioning them, and the grave squeezing is not a must for every one. Yes, they will be in Barzakh, because it is a transitional period.