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FASTING IN THE MONTH OF SHA’BAAN

The month of Sha’bân is one of the meritorious months for which we find some peculiar instructions in the Sunnah of Rasûlullâh (Sallallahu alayhi wasallam). It is reported in the authentic Ahadith that Rasûlullâh  (Sallallahu alayhi wasallam) used to fast most of the month in Sha’bân. These fasts were not …

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PROFIT SHARE AS % OF CAPITAL

Question: Person A gives person B $100,000 as he needs them for business. Person A tells him that here take the money, but I will be entitled to a profit of 25% of the capital. I will also bear any losses incurred in the business, is this allowed? So for …

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PAYING MEDICAL BILLS – ZAKAT

Question: Assalam alaikum.  I have a question regarding giving zakaat. They are some families who work and at the same time have a family member who is ill and needs alot of medical care. I can’t ask them if they are legible to receive zakaat. Should I simply access the …

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COMMISSION FROM FINANCE CO.

Question: Salaam-O-Leukum I hope all is well. I have been advised I can email your company for advise. I have recently started looking into a new business venture along side the existing business where we sell cars to the general public. Most of our clients buy the cars with their …

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PURCHASING A PLOT ISLAMICALLY

Question: Assalamualikum Mufti sahab iam confused whether i shall take loan or not. i wish to purchase a plot which is aboout 80 lakhs . I have about 52 lakhs of money remaining 28 lakhs money i shall take from a person in a islamic way. we shall fix the …

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TAKING ONE’S RIGHT

Question: Orignial query: Slms maaf to trouble if a person who is renting a place from u doesnt pay rent is it permissible to take the washing machines equivalent  to the rent owed if its a laundromat? Clarification: In order for us to advise, was there a landlord/tenancy agreement between …

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WOMEN WORKING AFTER JUMU’AH ADHAN

Question: Assalamu  Alaikum  Mufti saab My daughter is working at an Islamic Pre-School as a teacher. On Friday she knocks of 12:40. Jummah Azzan is at 12. Would this be acceptable? She does not pray at the Masjid   Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most …

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BANK LETTER FOR EMPLOYEE

Question: Slms. What is the shariah ruling of allowing staff to take loans from the bank at their own risk. The bank usually requires a letter from employee confirming his employment with the employer. No guarantee is given from employer on behalf on employee (staff) I will attach a sample …

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BRINGING ALCOHOL IN HOTEL

Question: i am running a small boutique hotel . i don’t serve alcohol or provide. the question is if the guest staying at the hotel gets his own drink & consumes it inside his room. would it be alright for me. earlier i started with not allowing anyone having it …

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STIMULATION DURING MENSTRUATION

Question: Assalamualaikum. I am a young, newly married woman. Is it permissable for my husband to stimulate my clitoris while I am on my period (without entering anything into the vagina)? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. If the area …

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