The Grand Ayatollah Sistani’s opinion about throwing stones at the newly erected Satan’s column

SHAFAQNA – The Grand Ayatollah Sistani answered questions throwing stones at Satan’s column during Hajj pilgrimage.

Question: What is your opinion about throwing stones (at Satan’s column) considering that the height of the column/wall has been increased to 20 metres, and during throwing stones, the previous place and the main place is impossible to be recognized; what is the duty?

The Grand Ayatollah Sistani: It is enough to throw to the middle of the wall.

Question: Is it allowed to throw stones from the second floor or not?

The Grand Ayatollah Sistani: According to Wajib precaution is not allowed and is not sufficient (not adequate).


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