RECENT FATAWA

WEARING A COPPER BRACELET

Question: Am I as a man allowed to wear copper bracelet for arthritis etc. Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. If it is medically proven to be effective in relieving pain and is recommended by a doctor, then it would …

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EATING IN RAMADHAN WHILST IN MENSES

Question: A female starts menstruating while fasting. How should she conduct herself? What if she stops menstruating during fasting? Is there a difference when a woman must eat when her menses begin and end during a fast and when a woman is already in menses and cannot fast? Answer: In …

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RAMADHAN – FAQ

Question: Assalamualaikum Respected Moulana The attached has been circulating around.  Please can you comment on the authenticity? JazakaAllah   Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. The Shaykh in reference is not a Hanafi and thus all the Fatawa are not …

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ZAKAT ON ADVANCED PAYMENT RECEIVED – CONSTRUCTION

Question: Slm. Im a building contractor and calculate my zakaat on the 25th of Ramadan every year. I have received payment in advance for a certain project which will only be completed next year. I will use this to buy the  necessary materials as and when the need arises. Do …

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VOW – WHENEVER I COMMIT SIN

Question: Assalamu alaikum I made a vow that whenever i comit a particular sin in my life I will pray a certain number of salah/rakats. On few occasions I have failed to fulfill this oath. My question is that was the vow dissolved on the first occasion I failed to …

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CURRENCY FORWARD EXCHANGE

Question: Assalaamu Alaikum Kindly advise on below transaction. I usually sell Malawian Kwacha in exchange of dollars payable after 3 months. So, for example A sells B K100 million at the exchange rate of $1=K1000, so B owes A $100,000. The Kwachas are given immediately. After 3 months, A asks …

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IMPURITY FROM A WOMAN AFTER GHUSL

Question: As salamualaikum if semen leaks out from wife vagina after performing ghusl of janabah and  wife is confused whether it her own semen leaking out or it is her husband semen . and in second situation if she finds that it is her own semen leaking out from vagina. …

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AFTER INTERCOURSE AND GHUSL, FLUID STILL COMES OUT

Question: After having intercourse there is still some fluid that comes out & I would like to know if after a while I perform ghusal in order to attain purity. And still some fluid comes out of my p. parts Iwould like to know if my ghusal is counted or …

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INTEREST MONEY FOR SUBSIDISING FEES

Question: Assalaamu Alaikum we have a query on accumulated interest money. We are running a college for the indigenous malawians, and because they cant afford the full amount of fees and other expenses so for muslims it is subsidised by zakaat money and for non muslims by sadqa or lillah …

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DECISIONS ON VOTE BASIS IN PARTNERSHIP

Question: assalaamu alaikum We are 8 people in equal partnership in our business. When we want to make decision on any issue, if 6 are in favour and 4 against, would the majority have the power to go ahead on the decision?   Answer: In the Name of Allah, the …

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