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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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Paying creditors with a share of one’s expected inheritance

Nasihah (Advice): Relieving the burdens of a believer   Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam said: “Whoever relieves a Muslim of a burden from the burdens of the world, Allah will relieve him of a burden from the burdens on the Day of Judgement; And whoever helps ease a Muslim’s difficulty in …

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Seller’s commission when using Ebay and Paypal

  Nasihah (Advice):The dearest and most hateful lands to Allah   Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam said: “The dearest land to Allah are its Masaajid, and the most hateful to Allah are its market places.” (Muslim)   __________________________________________   Question and Answer:   Q. Ebay charges me a commission for …

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Intentionally acquiring interest to help the poor

  Nasihah (Advice): The result in having greed for interest   Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam said: “There is no one who deals in usury a great deal (to increase his wealth) but he will end up with little (i.e., his wealth will be decreased).” (Ibn-e-Maajah)   __________________________________________   Question and …

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Offering discounts for advance payment

Nasihah (Advice): A fixed price for advance payments   Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam said: “He who makes an advance payment should not make an advance payment except for a specified measure and weight (and for a specified period)” (Muslim)   __________________________________________   Question and Answer:   I want to enroll …

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Interest based savings account

Question I have got some interest money from my saving bank accounts as well as from my father’s account.But Due to not practicing islam my father do not know how to use this interest money as well as i can not make him understand at this stage.What should i do? …

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Ownership without transferral

  Nasihah (Advice): Usurping land   Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam said: “Whoever usurps someone’s land unjustly, his neck will be encircled with it down the seven earths (the earth will swallow him).”(Bukhari)   __________________________________   Question and Answer:   My brother gifted his flat to me in his lifetime. …

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