Maulana Mohammad Habeeb
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Name: Maulana Mohammad Habeeb
Age: NIL
Location: Doha, Qatar
Expertize: Quran and Fiqh
Question:If a baligh man and baligh woman agree to each other for marriage but they can't tell their parents because their elder brothers and sisters are yet to marry, can the man and girl talk to each on voice call or video call? They both are not involving any kind of adultery. They just want to talk to each other to remain in contact till their turn for marriage arrive. Only man and woman know that they agreed to marry each other and none in their families knows


Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: If they are confident that they will not get into any love talks, the it is OK, but this is very hard to ensure. On the other hand, for how long this will last? It might take ages.
There is no rule in Islam that elder brothers and sisters have to marry first.
Question:Is it permissible to ask the girl with whom marriage is being proposed for meeting before saying final "yes" regarding marriage proposal?


Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: If it is in general place, then it is ok.
Meeting her in closed place is not allowed.
Question:Can we offer namaz keeping our eyes closed for more concentration?


Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: No problem.
Question:Please advice what is the ruling for Azan and iqamah, while saying Ashhado anna Aliyun Hujjatullaah, is it enough or we should say complete , Ashhado anna Amirul momineena wa imamal muttaqeena a Aliyun waliyullaahe wasiyo Rasullallahe wa khaleefatohu bilafasl, twice

Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: It is enough.
Question:Wanted to check if there is any Hadith from the Ahlulbayt(as) regarding health benefit of black seed/kalongi? There are a number of sunni hadiths which goes by something like - it cures everything except death.

Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: Yes, there are few narrations about it, one of them is:
عن القاسم بن أحمد بن جعفر، عن القاسم بن محمد، عن أبي جعفر عن محمد بن يعلى بن أبي عمرو، عن ذريح، قال: قلت لأبي عبد الله عليه السلام: إني لأجد في بطني قراقرا ووجعا. قال: ما يمنعك من الحبة السوداء؟ فإن فيها شفاء من كل داء إلا السام
Dhirheh, said: I said to Abu Abdullah, peace be upon him: I find in my stomach a grief and pain. He said: What prevents you from the black seed? It has a cure for every disease except death.
Question:We have hadiths in Shahih Bukhari that mentions:

Allah's Apostle said, "Five are regarded as martyrs: They are those who die because of plague, abdominal disease, drowning or a falling building etc., and the martyrs in Allah's cause.

Can you please share your feedback on the above in light of the teachings of Ahlulbayt(as).


Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: This hadeeth is not narrated by Ahlulbait AS.
Question:Can the people who have given ghusl e mayyit to a dead body, also give Kafan to the same mayyit, without taking ghusl e mass e mayyit?


Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: Yes.
Question:My cousins nikkah was done forcefully by her parents. What is the ruling on such situation? And is the nikkah valid?

Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: If she did not permit the nikkah later, it is void. She is not allowed to let the man touch her.
Question:Can Syed shia 12 Imamia marry an Aga Khani girl or not? Because Agha Khani believe that Muhammad S.A.W.W is the last prophet but they don't believe Imam Hassan a.s. and they don't have any concept of namaz, majlis, matam etc. And they also don't believe in Imam Mehdi a.s.

Please let me know with reference.

Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: When they don’t have the concept of prayers, it means that they don’t believe in Quran, because Quran is very clear about prayers.
Not believing Quran means that Mohammad PBUH &his family is lying.
Question:Is it permissible to swallow phelgm in salah?

Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: Yes.