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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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Marrying your uncle’s divorced wife

  Nasihah (Advice): Marriage proposals – Consulting with the spouse’s family   Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam said: “Consult women about (the marriage of) their daughters” (Abu Dawood)   __________________________________________   Question and Answer:   Q.My mother’s brother has divorced his wife who is also my age. I was considering marrying …

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Is taqdeer written in Shabe bara’at?

m.facebook.com/ShkhAbdulRaheem/posts/ Question: Some people say that among the merits of middle night of Sha’baan is that matters of people’s rizq and life & death etc are determined during this night. Is that correct?? Answer: Yes, there are some dhaeef narrations which support this view. A verse of surah Dukhaan says: …

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Is eating prawns haalal

  Question Is eating prawns halaal or makrooh Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu `alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. There is a difference of opinion pertaining to the permissibility of prawns. One group of Ulama hold the view that it is permissible while another group …

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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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Zakaat based bursaries

Question 1. I have 2 university going kids whom I take care of financially and I pay Zakaat Alhamdulillah. They have been offered Zakaat based bursaries, and I don’t feel comfortable hence the need for a Fatwa. I have purchased for my kids shares to the value of R 25 000. …

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Can a women recite quran during Haidh

Is it permissible for women to recite the Quran or memorise it from the ipad or phone during her Periods? Answer In the Name of Allāh, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. In principle, a woman in haid (menstruation) is not permitted to recite the Qur’ān …

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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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Does Divorce take place by saying “I will do it”

  Nasihah (Advice): Consideration of one’s spouse   Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam said: “It is not lawful for a woman to fast while her husband is present unless she obtains his permission, and it is not lawful for her to permit anyone in his house unless she obtains his …

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