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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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Islamic ruling on being a vegetarian

Question: Salaam What is the Islamic ruling on being a vegetarian? Is a Muslim allowed to be a vegetarian? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. If one is naturally inclined to eating vegetarian dishes or vegetarian dishes agree with one’s …

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Shariah Private Investors Club – Malawi

Question: Is the Shariah Bank here in Malawi permissible? I want to invest money in it. They have given me a form. Attached is the form. Pls advise. Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. We have studied the Shariah Private …

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CAR ACCIDENT – THIRD PARTY INSURANCE

Question: We are in business of Products Production and Distribution. We are insured as a Third Party Motor Vehicle on our vans which goes for sales distribution. According to country law, Insurance on vehicle is mandatory. Third Party Insurance works as below: If our vehicle makes an accident and it …

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DO MUSLIMS PRACTICE SABBATH HOLY?

Question: I would like to know if the Koran (Qur’an) talks about keeping Sabbath holy. Is this law useless among us? Why did God spoke it to Moses? How best can we put it in to effect? Which day is the Sabbath day? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the …

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REPEATING THE JANAZAH SALAH

Question: Can we perform janaza namaz twice for one person? The person had relatives in two Villages. With what reasons can we? If prayed in this condition, then what will be the ruling? Makrooh or haram? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum …

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LEAVING WEALTH FOR AN ADOPTED SON

Question: If a person has an adopted son so how best should he do with his wealth? The father wants to look after the wealth while he is alive, so that the adopted son will not misuse the wealth or lose it entirely. Although the adopted son is 40 yrs. …

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Dementia and Salah

Question: Respected My elder Bhabi(sister in law) father who resides in Bangladesh, is old and has dementia which has caused loss of memory to the extend that he is unable to remember what he performs and prays in his Salah, in this situation what would be the ruling in respect …

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Kissing in Ihram without shahwat (desire)

Question: If a person kissed his wife in Ihram but without shahwat, will there be any dam upon him. Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. There will be no Dam in the inquired scenario. However, he should make taubah (repent) …

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YOUR GUIDE TO ISLAMIC FINANCIAL INDICES

YOUR BRIEF GUIDE TO ISLAMIC FINANCIAL INDICES MAHR: or dowry is one of the rights of the wife; a mandatory payment; in the form of money or possessions paid by the groom, to the bride at the time of Nikah (marriage). While the Mahr is often money, it can also …

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