Office Of Grand Ayatollah Sayyed M.S.Al-Hakeem


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Najis Things
Q [1]  What is your ruling about the stool and urine of birds which are permissible and prohibited to consume?
It is Tahir.
Q [2]  Is the ejaculated semen from the man’s penis Najis?
Yes, it is Najis.
Q [3]  Is blood seen in the chicken egg considered as najis or tahir?
The mentioned blood is Tahir but one is not permitted to consume it based on an obligatory precaution.
Q [4]  Is the blood of an Imam or a Prophet Najis?
It is not fruitful to discuss such issues that do not concern us. The Imam knows his duties best.
Q [5]  Some of the cheese products manufactured in non-Muslim countries contain rennet extracted from the calf or other animals. We do not know whether the rennet was taken from the animal that was slaughtered according to Islamic laws; nor do we know that it has transformed into something else. So is it permissible to eat such cheese?
It is allowed to use the rennet that is extracted from the animal that was not slaughtered according to Islamic laws since it is Tahir and exempted from the prohibition of using parts of the dead animal.
Q [6]  Is it permissible to wear shoes made from natural leather?
It is permissible to wear such shoes but it is considered as Najis if it was in a non-Islamic country and one did not know that the leather is from an animal that was slaughtered according to the Sharia.
Q [7]  If an insect falls into a liquid like water or milk, whether the insect is alive or not, does the liquid become Najis and is it permissible to drink it?
The dead body of an insect is not considered as Najis, so drinking the said liquid is not prohibited.
Q [8]  If an animal is slaughtered but not in an Islamic way, it is prohibited to consume the meat but is it considered Najis?
Yes, it is considered Najis.
Q [9]  Certain branches of fast-food outlets in the Middle-East advertise the food as Halal, so can we eat in those places?
If he finds it probable that the sold meat produce is slaughtered in a religiously accepted way then it is permissible to consume it. It is not permissible to eat if he knows that they are lying.
Q [10]  Certain branches of fast-food outlets in the India advertise the food as Halal, so can we eat in those places?
It is not permissible in such a case if the meat was taken from non-Muslims in a country where non-Muslims are the majority. However, if the meat was taken from a Muslim – even in such a country – and a Muslim claims that it is slaughtered correctly in accordance to Islam then it is permissible to consume it if he finds it probable that the Muslim is saying the truth.

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