The Office of the Supreme Leader


  • Rules of Taqlīd
  • Rules Regarding the Authority of the Jurist Leader
  • Rules of Purity
  • Rules of Prayer
  • Rules of Fasting
  • I‘tikāf Rules
  • Rules of Khums
  • Rules of Zakat
  • Rules of Transactions
  • Business/Occupation
  • Ṣulḥ
  • Gifts
  • Silent Partnership
  • Mortgage / Pawning
  • Debt & Loan
  • Rules of Minors and the Retarded
  • Rules of Rights
  • Treasury and Rules of Government
  • Bank Law
  • Rules of Marriage and Divorce
  • Rules of Non-maḥrams (Looking, Hijab & Association)
  • Medical Rules
  • Miscellaneous
  • Rules of Eating & Drinking
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    Rules of Eating & Drinking

    To Consume Brewer's Yeast
    There is no objection to consuming brewer's yeast unless it is intoxicant.

    Right of Passers-by to Tree Fruits
    One may eat the fruits of a tree which grows in a road or a tree some of whose branches came out of the garden provided that: a) he does not go there to eat the fruits, b) he does not harm/damage a part of the tree and c) to eat there and does not carry the fruits to another place.

    Gelatin Imported from Non-Islamic Countries
    One may eat food containing gelatin provided that one knows it is obtained from the bone of a ḥalāl meat animal like a cow.

    Doubted Gelatin
    To transform materials from religiously edible or non-edible animals into gelatin is not categorized as istiḥālah (metamorphosis). But, if there are two — ḥalāl and ḥarām — types of gelatin and you do not know the one you want to eat belongs to which group, it is ruled to be ḥalāl.

  • Rules of Endowment and Ḥabs
  • Rules of Nadhr, Promise and Swear
  • Will and Funerals
  • Social and Cultural Issues
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