Tuesday, July 05, 2016 is the first of the month of Shawwal
The Juristic Office at the Institution of His Eminence, the late Religious Authority, Sayyed Muhammad Hussein Fadlullah (ra), issued a statement in which it determined that Tuesday, July 05, 2016 is the first of the month of Shawwal, hence Eid Al-Fitr.....
The Commander of the Faithful (a.s.)
His Eminence, Sayyed Ali Fadlullah, delivered
the two Friday sermons. In the first sermon, he
commemorated the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Ali
Bin Abi Talib (a.s.). In the second sermon, he called
on the Lebanese political parties and confessions
not to wait for the results of the developments
in the region, for the country is practically falling
on all levels. He also condemned the act of stripping
Sheikh Isa Qassim of his citizenship and called
on the rulers of Bahrain to reconsider their decision....
On Zakat Al-Fitrah
As the last days of the month of Ramadan approach,
and considering the numerous questions we received
on Zakat Al-Fitrah and its related rulings, we would
like to shed light on some of them...
- Fasting is not a training means for a blind will; but rather, it is a training
means for a will that is open to the path of Allah.
- Allah rendered fasting a means to achieve piety.
- Allah wants our fasting in the month of Ramadan to be a means to recall
the Day of Judgment.
Q: What is meant by immersing the head in water,
and is someone considered to be immersing his head in water by taking a shower?
A: It means to cover the head totally with water, and taking a shower does not
mean that one is immersing his head in water.
Q: Does the medicine shot in the muscles invalidate
A: No, it does not.
Q: Does gastroesophageal reflux invalidate
A: If it is unintentional, then it does not break the fast.