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Disposing of one bank’s interest from another bank’s account

Nasihah (Advice): Accepting a guarantor for a debt   Rasoolullah Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam said: “When a rich man delays in repaying a debt, this is oppression, and if a debt is transferred to a rich man (another rich man agrees to pay it on his behalf), you (the creditor) should accept it.” (Ibn …

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Copyright for personal usage

Question Aslam-u-Alyqum Can I photocopy a book for personal use, which has got copy rights published. The copy rights statements doesn’t specifically say anything related to personal or commercial usage  of the photo copied version. It only says “All rights reserverd, Neither this publication nor any part of it may …

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Prescription of Debts

  Nasihah (Advice): Severity of not paying one’s debts   Sayyiduna Muhammad ibn Jahsh Radhiyallahu Anhu narrates: ‘We were sitting with Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam when he lifted his gaze towards the sky. He then held his forehead and said: “Subhaanallah! What strict warnings have been revealed!”   We remained …

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Is a wife responsible to assist her husband financially?

Question A wife has enough money.  She spent a lot in sadaqa.  Help people.  Her husband is in dept for spending the daily expenditure. Has she responsibility to help her husband. Can she spend all her without caring for her husband? ( Question published as Received ) Answer In the …

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Can I get a percentage profit on a loan?

Question السلام عليكم I have a friend who is in to watch and jewellery trading business . He needs some capital for his business and asked me for funding . He is assuring me a return of 4 percent per month. Is it permissible for me to accept it or …

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Earning money from teaching Quran?

Question: I would like to know whether it is permissible/prohibited/disliked to earn money through teaching the quran to others Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. The teaching of the Quran as well as other acts of devotion should be done …

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Using interest for construction of toilets for the Masjid

Question Can I use money generated from bank interest for the construction of toilet in Masjid? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Interest money is unlawful and filthy. Interest money should be disposed of to the poor and needy. It …

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Status of partnership upon the death of a partner

Nasihah (Advice): The importance of making an Islamic Will   Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam said: “It is not permissible for any Muslim who has something to will to stay for two nights without having his last will and testament written and kept ready with him.” (Bukhari)   Standard Islamic Wills …

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Is selling cigarettes permissible?

  Question Is it permissible for a Muslim to become the distributor for selling cigarettes? He will be the agent who is responsible to sell throughout the whole country. He will buy in bulk and resell to the wholesalers and retailers. If not acceptable, will the Hajj of such a …

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