Maulana Mohammad Habeeb
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Name: Maulana Mohammad Habeeb
Age: NIL
Location: Doha, Qatar
Expertize: Quran and Fiqh
Question:I have been in complete doubts and frustration in regards to ghusl. If one masterbates however due to the guilt of doing he refrains and does not end up ejaculating, is ghusl required? I am well aware that this is a sin, and I’m trying my best to avoid this sin.


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Answer: If no ejaculation took place, or semen discharged, then ghusl is not required.
Question:Is it ok to work for American defense companies companies?


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Answer: If it might lead you to hurt innocent people, then no.
Question:Do shias regard the hadith in which the prophet instructed Muslims to drink camel urine as an authentic hadith?


Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: No. It is not authenticated.
Question:How can I check if sunni hadiths are authenticated by shias

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Answer: If similar hadeeth is narrated with authenticated chain in our books.
Question:Is it okay to get into a temporary marriage for a women during her menstruation without indulging in any physical activity with the husband? She has her parents approval. the reason for that marriage is to get to know the husband before a marriage.


Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: In this case, no problem.
Question:If I keep Qaza fast for someone else eg. my great grandfather. and club it with mustahab roza of mine as I do not have any qaza roza left.
1. Can the fast be broken like how mustahab can be broken?
2. If broken, will the sawab of the fast kept for individual will be rewarded or it has to be kept like normal fast and cannot break.
3. Will the niyat be wajib qurbat for grandfathers fast and mustahab just qurbatan illallah.

Please guide

Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: 1- Yes, you can, even afternoon.
2- If you mean that if someone invited you to a meal, and you broke the qaza fast, are you going to get the thawab, the answer is no
3- It is not wajib.
Question:Please help me understand stand this hadith of Imam Jafar "speak about the creation of Allah, but do not speak about Allah his-self."
What does not speaking about Allah his-self means?

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Answer: The narration says: Do not think about the essence of Allah SWT, as no one can reach to it.
Question:I have a few questions relating to marriage and sexual relations with spouse

1) If a couple are planning for a baby and if a man has discharged semen before intercourse does he have to do Gusl before having intercourse?
If he has Intercourse without doing ghusl will this affect the child?

2) Women discharge number of fluids so will this apply to females as well I.e. to do Gusl every time?

3) If a couple want to have intercourse multiple times during the night do they have to do ghusl each time before doing the act again, if the women conceives during the night will this affect the child?

4) Lastly if the couple are trying for a baby and the man’s position during the act is standing is this position allowed?

Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: 1- No. For both parts.
2- No.
3- No. For both parts.
4- No problem.
Question:Can men wear Gold plated watches?


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Answer: If it is just color, then yes. But if it plated with real gold, then no.