Maulana Sheikh Jehad Ismail
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Name: Maulana Sheikh Jehad Ismail
Age: NIL
Location: Lakemba, Australia
Expertize: Quran, youth issues, marriage and jurisprudence
Question:I am a teacher and performing my duty in school. A few days ago i was divorced. During this time I need to know about limitations of iddat under shariya. What should i care about espacially to go out side? Please guide me about my responsibility under shariya ehkam


Ayatollah:N/A

Answer: Your Iddat should be observed at home if the divorve was a revocable Divorce. During this time you are able to resume your duties such as work and other necessities as usual. The only restrictions are to go out for no apparent reason just for the sake of going out.
Question:My parents always check my cell phone which makes me feel like I have no privacy. What should I do?

Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: Don’t have anything on your phone to worry about and that way your parents will trust you and leave you alone. Trust me keep everything transparent and develop their trust they will no longer bother
Question:Are hallucinogens halal? Many are said to have very low risks for addiction, as well as improvements in mental health and fewer symptoms of anxiety and depression

Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: If what you are referring to fits this description:


“A hallucinogen is a psychoactive agent which most likely causes hallucinations, perceptual anomalies, and other substantial subjective changes in thoughts, emotion, and consciousness.”

Then indeed it’s not allowed.
Question:What are our religious duties regarding this pandemic going on what should we do and recite and do’s and dont’s .
Can you please brief me about it. Also I have a two month old baby, anything extra I need to do .

Ayatollah:Khamenei

Answer: Follow all the medical advice practice isolation and social distancing . Keep away from crowded place. Keep your child at home. Practice self hygiene and change your clothes after coming home.

As for duas you can protect yourself and your families by reciting the three quls and ayatul Kursi. And read dua number 7 from sahifa Sajjadiah (His supplication when faced with a worrisome task)
Question:If I am travelling to US from Aus for example on Saturday morning, zuhr of saturday will occur while on plane. Now when I land in US it is still Saturday morning there and Zuhr of Saturday will occur a second time for me. Now please guide me which Zuhr to pray and which one to leave or pray both? What will be the niyyat in both cases?

Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: You have the option of praying either.
Question:What is the ruling regarding applying henna/hair dye/face bleach during periods or/and in janabat?
Is it permissible?

Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: It’s allowed.
Question:1) When it comes to ghusl I’ve been doing it my whole life with going in the shower and fully soaking myself and then starting with my head and neck touching them and then turning my right side and then my left, but I didn’t know I should do my head and neck alone first without wetting the rest of my body then doing the right side and left is my prayer not accepted, also is ghusl al janabaa the same procedure?

2) My father is sunni and I am shia. He knows that I am shia and sometimes invites me to pray salat with him leading the prayer, but I don’t know if I should say my own shahada, and should I pray again later or is my prayer valid if he is leading

Ayatollah:Sistani

Answer: 1) As far as the way you perform your Ghusul it’s correct and you don’t have to wash your head and neck first without wetting them first.

2) You can follow you father in salah in all the actions but you do your own recitation Shahada and Dhiker.
Question:Because of the corona virus my neighbours are scared to go outside and to buy groceries. Is it permissible to go buy groceries for them? For example to touch and buy non halal meat. I really want to help them but I dont know if it is permissible.


Ayatollah:Khamenei

Answer: Yes you can and you will be greatly rewarded.
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