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Delaying marriage for financial reasons

JAMIATUL ULAMA KZN DAILY Q&A Nasihah (Advice): Do not use the belongings of others without consent: Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “No wealth of a person is permissible for another except that which he gives with a happy heart” (Musnad Ahmed, Hadith #: 20695) _______________________________________________ Question and Answer: Q. Is …

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Jumua’ah Mubarak greetings

___________________ Question and Answer: Q. Is it permissible to greet each other saying, Ju’muaah Mubaarak ? Is this Sunnah? A. The prescribed greeting amongst Muslims on the day of Jumu’ah and any other day of the year is the greeting of Salaam (Assalamu Alaikum). There is no record of Rasulullah …

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Replying to a non-Muslim who greeted with Salaam

Question and Answer: Q. When a non muslim makes salaam to us. Is it permissible to answer the person back? A. You should say Wa’alaik (same to you) or “Assalamu Ala Manit Taba’al Huda” (peace be upon those who choose the path of guidance). You should not reply with the …

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What can interest money be used for?

Question: 1. What can interest earned from the bank be used for? Can it be used for: The poor (non Muslim and Muslim), Islamic benefit, Paying taxes to the government, Helping poor family members? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. …

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Using Live Bait to Fish

Question: Is it permissible to fish using live bait? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. It is not permissible to fish using live bait as this causes undue pain and suffering to the creature. You may use artificial bait as …

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Qurbani on a child?

Question and Answer: Q. My son is 10 years old and he has more than the Nisaab amount in his bank account. Is Qurbani compulsory on him? A. Qurbani is not compulsory on your son. Qurbani is not incumbent on a child or an insane person whether they own wealth …

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What Is The Status Of Your Status?

Question: Is it Islamically correct to say,”Happy Birthday!” On someone’s date of birth? I have noticed many people write such terms on their status message on multiple social networking sites! I have also noticed many people put their nieces or nephews or worse their own photos as display pictures, especially …

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Wiping the face after Dua?

Question and Answer: Q. When I make a dua, I “wipe” my face with my hands at the end of the dua. I was told that it is a sin and innovation. But I see other Muslims doing the same! I was told that Prophet (peace be upon him) never …

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Are Uncles Mahrams?

Question and Answer: Q. is the father’s uncle a mahram for one? (Question published as received) A. The father’s paternal and maternal uncles are Mahrams. (al-Fatawa al-Hindiyyah, Vol: 1, Pg: 273) And Allah Knows Best Mufti Suhail Tarmahomed Confirmation: Mufti Ebrahim Desai Jamiatul Ulama (KZN)

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