RECENT FATAWA

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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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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