Miscellaneous

Rat falling in Swimming Pool

Question: A rat fall in our swimming pool today and we got it out alive. What is the Maslah regarding the water total 75,000 liters The pool is 10x5meter n 2-1 meter depth which holds about 75,000 liters of water Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the …

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Nutmeg as a Spice, Poppy Seeds

Question: Assalaamu Alaikum Please advise on the use of nutmeg in food as a spice. There are a lot of contradicting fatwas on it. Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Nutmeg (جوزة الطيب) is the spice made by grinding the …

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Airtel Money Trust Interest

Question: Txn Id:ER191116.0856.H93855. Dear Customer, you have recieved MK 1412.29 from AIRTEL MONEY TRUST INTEREST. Your available balance is  MK45787.29. Personal account Is the above money termed as ‘interest’ permissible to use? I asked the company and below is their response. From the company; Airtel: It’s interest we are giving …

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Interest based student loan

Question: Assalamu Alaikkum warahma tullahi wabarakatu All praise is due to Allah peace and blessing be upon our beloved Prophet Mohamed. I wanted to enquire on what could be a major issue here in the U.K for many students. As you may be aware that university require funding of £9,250 …

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Travelling from watn Iqamah

Question: I am originally from India but I have come to Malawi in Mangochi. My mother is in India and so are my wife and children. I cannot stay here and haven’t also decided to shift here because of my mother. So basically my want iqamat is Mangochi and want …

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Cross like sign on clothing

Question: Does the above comes into saleeb (cross) hukm? Its printed in a trouser Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. In principle, any symbol/sign which has Christian origins and connotations is strictly forbidden. From our understanding, the above is an …

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