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Can I give interest monies to my needy sister?

Question:  Asalaamualaikum  Can I give away my interest money to my sister who is down and out?  She does not have any source of income what so ever?  Jazakallah  Answer:  If she is poor and needy, she may be given interest monies. The donor should not expect any reward (Ajar/Thawaab) …

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Adoption in Islam

Question:  In the secular legal system, adoption of a child by couples is lawful as we all know. Please elucidate the position of Shariah in this regard. How far such an adoption is permissible in Islam, and if so, what are the rights and obligations of the parties involved in …

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Is it permissible to do circumcision wirth a laser?

Question: Q. Is it permissible to do circumcision with laser? They say that it more comfortable in adulthood.   Answer: Yes, it is permissible to do circumcision by means of a laser and the Sunnah of circumcision will be fulfilled. And Allah knows best Mufti Suhail Tarmahomed Checked and Approved: …

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Amaanat

Question: What is the ruling in the following case? May Allah reward you. Zaid kept his money and valuables in the safe of Bakar in Bakar’s premises. Bakar’s premises were broken into by thieves. All Zaid’s money and valuables plus some of Bakar’s goods also got stolen. Zaid does not …

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Is it permissible to bake wedding cakes?

Question:  1. Can u please inform me if making wedding cakes is permissible?   2. Is it permissible 2 make novelty cakes eg.in the shape of a car or a barbie doll cake.  3. What is the ruling in the following situation? A lady asked me 2 make cupcakes and …

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I am jealous of some people. How do I remedy this?

Question:   I have had these feelings of jealousy over fellow people i am not sure why but i do. i feel guilty after feeling that way as i know one shoudnt have jealousy for another person. Is there any duaah that can assist one in not feeling  that way? …

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What is Tahneek and how should it be done

Question:   I have read an email question bout Tahneek on a new born child? Please can you explain to me what Tahneek is and how is it performed.   Answer:   Tahneek is the practice of a pious person chewing something sweet (preferably a date) until it is suitable …

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