RECENT FATAWA

ARE CHILDREN RESPONSIBLE FOR PARENTS MAINTENANCE

Question: Assalamu alaikum. A few days ago there was an interesting subject about the financial responsibility of sons toward parents. Taking that further ” whose responsibility is it towards caring for parents? Sons? Daughters? Both? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi …

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AGE FINANCIAL DUTY OF PARENTS END OF CHILDREN

Question: slms..at what age of the children does the financial duty n responsibility of the parents end towards their upkeep..is it true that once the children become baaligh it is not the obligation of the parents to look after them..   Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, …

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DONATING HAIR TO THE CANCER ASSOCIATION

Question: Aslmkm mufti saheb Is it permissible for a Muslim donate hair to the cancer association? Shukran Was salaam Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. It is not permissible to donate human hair or to bring it to any use. …

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NIKAH QUERIES

Question: Asalamu Alaykum Warahmatullah Wabarkathu Dear Respected Mufti Saab I would like your advice Regarding Islamic Marriages. SITUATION ONE – MINIMIM REQUIREMENT OF MUSLIM MARRIAGE In Malawi local Muslim have first a traditional marriage which is done where in a man and woman decide to get married they inform their …

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CHILD FROM AN ILLICIT RELATIONSHIP

Question: Assalaam Alaiykum,my husband had an illicit love relationship with a non muslim and a child was born.What is the ruling regarding this child?does he have to support this child,can this child share his surname,can this child visit us later in life. Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most …

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INTENTION OF ZAKAT AFTER GIVING MONEY

Question: Salam mufti sb After giving Money to poor .. can u make intention that it was zakaat? For example giving the money today ..then u make intention after one day that it was zakaat The poor person asked me for a loan for about 20,000 I gave him 20,000 …

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BUYING DEAD FISH

Question: What’s the masail of buying a fish from a non Muslim for a hanafi As I have heard wen buying u should know if it was alive at the time it came out from the lake .                        This was not understandable to me Wen I heard Answer: In the …

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BREASTFEEDING USING HORMONAL TABLETS

Question: Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakaatuh A female friend who is unable to have children is thinking of adopting a child under the age of 2. She wants to take hormonal tablets in order to produce milk and feed the child and in turn the child can become her …

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ETIQUETTE’S OF ASKING QUESTIONS

Question: What is the correct way to address you when asking a question? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. When addressing your question to a reliable reputable Allah-fearing Scholar/Mufti, the following etiquette’s should be adhered to: The question should be …

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THROWING SANITARY PADS

Question: Are you allowed to throw away sanitary pads used in periods? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. It is advisable to dispose off used sanitary pads by burying them.[1] If that is not possible, then one may dispose off …

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