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Benefitting from a loan

Nasihah (Advice): Seeking refuge from debt   Sayyidatuna Aaisha Radhiyallahu Anha reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam often used to seek refuge (with Allah) from debt and sin. It was said to Him: “O Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam), how often you seek refuge from debt!” He said: “Whoever gets into …

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Income from a business started with interest money?

  Nasihah (Advice): Non-repayment of loan – A thief   Sayyiduna Suhaib Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam said: “Any Man who takes out a loan, having resolved not to pay it back, will meet Allah as a thief.” (Ibn Majah)   ________________________________________________   Question and Answer:   …

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Securing residence for minor daughters

Nasihah (Advice): Justice – One’s family and subordinates Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “The just will be seated upon pulpits of light. (i.e.) Those who are fair with regards to their judgement and their family and those who are under them.” (Muslim)   _______________________________________________   Question and Answer: Q. My wife …

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Azaan for a newborn

  Nasihah (Advice): Azaan in the ears of a child   Ubaidullah bin Abi Rafi Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that his father said: “I saw Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam say the Azaan in the ear of Al-Hasan bin ‘Ali – when he was born to Fatimah – the Azaan of Salaah …

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Clean period between Nifaas and Haidh

  Nasihah (Advice): Nifaas-Post-Natal bleeding   Sayyidatuna Ummi Salamah Radhiyallahu Anha says: “The women that experienced post-natal bleeding in the time of Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam would refrain (from prayer, fasting etc.) for forty days or forty nights.” (Abu Dawood)   ________________________________________________   Question and Answer:   My wife gave birth …

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Sadaqatul Fitr – Q & A

Q. What is the status of Sadaqatul Fitr, Waajib, Sunnah etc.? A. Sadaqatul Fitr is Waajib (Fataawa Hindiyyah) Q. On whom is Sadaqatul Fitr Waajib (compulsory)? A. Sadaqatul Fitr is Waajib on every Muslim who has the value of Nisaab on the day of Eid after subtracting debts. Q. I …

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The Fiqh of Sadaqat al-Fitr

by Mufti Faraz ibn Adam Source: ilmgate.org     The great Hanafi faqih (jurist) Imam Ibn al-Humam mentions: “Sadaqat al-Fitr is compulsory upon every free Muslim.” (Sharh Fath al-Qadir, 2:285) The Evidence All the scholars base their opinion on the following ahadith: ‘Abd Allah Ibn ‘Umar (Allah be pleased with him) narrates, …

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Ramadaan Questions

  Is it permissible to wear a pain patch while fasting? A pain patch is used externally, hence, will not invalidate the fast. You may fast in the month of Ramadhaan while using the pain patch. [Mufti Ebrahim Desai] One of my friends has a problem with his kidneys he …

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Itikaf Q&A

I’tikaaf Related Issues The following is a compilation of Fatawa regarding ie’tikaaf from the Fatawa of our Akabereen. The references of the various Fatawa are attached with the Fatawa. By: Moulana Ismail Dawoodjee – Student, Darul Iftaa Mufti Ebrahim Desai.(daruliftaa.net)   Virtues of Ie’tikaaf Ie’tikaaf (secluding oneself in the masjid to …

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