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Is it permissible during ablution that somebody else pours the water from a pitcher or jug? Answer: This does not affect the correctness of the wudhū but it is disliked.  

 
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When I was younger, I got a tattoo on my wrist, and I am very distressed about it now. Is it right that my prayers will not be counted?
If it does not prevent water from reaching the skin, then it is not an obstacle for the validity of the wudhu and prayers.
Is the narrator, Mufaddal ibn Umar, companion of Imam Jaffer Sadiq (peace be upon him) reliable?
The scholars of the study of the narrataors (Ilm al-Rijal) have different opinions regarding Mufaddal bin Umar. His Eminence is inclined to believe that is reliable and his narrations are accepted.
Can we eat food from non-Muslims?
If the food contains meat, one must make sure that it is from an animal that was slaughtered in accordance to the Sharia, unless he knows that the non-Muslim took the meat from a Muslim or bought it from Muslims’ market, or the like, then one can assume it is slaughtered in accordance to the Sharia. If the food does not contain meat, one can consume it. In both cases, whether the food contains meat or not, based on compulsory precaution it is not permissible to consume the food if the non-Mu