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Prayer in Places in which One May Say Full/Curtailed Prayer
Prayer in Places in which One May Say Full/Curtailed Prayer
A traveler whose four-rak‘ah prayer is shortened to two rak‘ahs is allowed to say it in full in four places as follows: in the city of Me...
Printing Sacred Words on Articles of Clothing
Printing Sacred Words on Articles of Clothing
question| Is it permissible to have the verses of the Qur’an or the names of the Holy Infallibles printed on articles of clothing, which is an especially common practice with regard to black clothes, in view of the fact that people might touch them without having ritual purity? Can we wear such clothes?
Broadcasting Religious Ceremonies on Loudspeakers
Broadcasting Religious Ceremonies on Loudspeakers
Our ḥusaynīyyah[1] broadcasts Qur’anic recitation and the mourning ceremonies of Imām Ḥusayn on external loudspeakers with such high volume that it can be heard from outside town. This is greatly distressful to those living in the vicinity of the ḥusaynīyyah, but the people in charge and the speakers are unyielding in their insistence that this manner of broadcasting must be continued. Is their approach right?
Eying Prospective Wife
Eying Prospective Wife
Is a man intending to marry a woman allowed to see the woman he wishes to marry without her usual cover (ḥijāb)—which she is otherwise supposed to wear in the presence of non-maḥram men—in order to verify her physical features?