A woman has been living away from her husband for more than a year after marriage due to a dispute with her husband and will soon be divorced, can she marry another man in the current situation or immediately after the divorce by reciting the special formula of temporary or permanent marriage?
There are certain cases where devotional instructions encourage the recitation of one of the longer sūrahs of the Qur’an in an obligatory or supererogatory canonic prayer. If we do not know these sūrahs by heart, can we recite them from the Qur’an?
Selling fish that are cultivated in fish farms usually involves transferring the fish from the main tank at the farm to a specially-equipped vehicle carrying a water tank whose oxygen level is monitored and replenished by a specific machine designed for this purpose, and from the vehicle they are then transferred to a similar water tank in the store or shop in which they are sold to customers. That is, all precautions are taken to ensure that the fish remain alive until they reach the customers. Now, if a fish dies in the water tank, is it canonically edible?
Can we offer our zakāt to charitable institutions, such as the Imam Khomeini Relief Organization (kumītih imdād imām khumiynī), if they intend to use it to purchase necessary household items for the newlywed young women under their care?
Would it be problematic if men participating in the mourning ceremonies held in commemoration of the Ahl al-Bayt hear the cries and moans of the non-maḥram women participating in these programs given that men and women are seated in adjacent rooms?
If we spend some money or property whose khums we have already paid or that is given to us as a gift, and is therefore exempt from khums, toward our necessary expenses, are we allowed to deduct the amount of such khums-exempt money or property from our surplus income at the end of our religious fiscal year when calculating the amount of khums we must pay?