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Buy Back Conditions in Transactions

  Nasihah (Advice): Earning a Halaal living   Sayyiduna Miqdaam radiyallahu anhu reported that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “No person partakes of a better meal than that which one has earned by working with one’s own hands. The Prophet of Allah, Dawood (Alayhi salaam) used to eat from the …

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Can a new tenant use the items left behind by the old tenant?

  Nasihah (Advice): A Dua to find a lost item   Sayyiduna Abdullah Ibn Umar Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam would recite the following Dua when misplacing something:   اللَّهُمَّ رَادَّ الضَّالَّةِ، وَهَادِيَ الضَّلَالَةِ تَهْدِيْ مِنَ الضَّلَالَةِ، اُرْدُدْ عَلَيَّ ضَالَّتِيْ بِقُدْرَتِكَ وَسُلْطَانِكَ، فَإِنَّهَا مِنْ عَطَائِكَ وَفَضْلِكَ   …

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Who is entitled to funds received from the Road Accident Fund?

Nasihah (Advice): Claims on the Day of Resurrection   Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “The claimants will receive their claims on the Day of Resurrection so much so that the hornless sheep would get its claim from the horned sheep (that injured it).” (Sunan …

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The seller bears any loss of sheep before delivery to the purchaser

  Nasihah (Advice): Honesty in trade Sayyiduna Hakeem ibn Hizaam Radiyallahu anhu reported that Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, “The two parties to a transaction have the option (of cancelling it) until they part. If they are honest and disclose any defects, their transaction will be blessed, but if they lie …

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Claiming from UIF

  Nasihah (Advice): Importance of earning a Halal income Sayyiduna Anas radiyallahu anhu narrates that Rasullah sallahu alayji wa sallam said, ‘Earning a Halal livelihood is binding (Wajib) on every Muslim.’ (Al-Mu’jamul Awsat) ______________________________   Question and Answer:   In South Africa, an employer is required by law to register with …

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SMS Competitions

Question: In the celebration of Women’s Day, Spar was offering a R150 OFF pamper voucher. In order to qualify, one has to only send an sms charged at R1.50. Normal sms rates and free sms’s do not apply. Is it permissible to participate in such an offer?   Answer   …

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Decorating One’s Business for Christmas

Nasihah (Advice): Imitating A Nation   Sayyiduna Abdullah ibn Umar Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam said, ”Whoever imitates a nation is from among them.” (Sunan Abi Dawud) ________________________________________________   Question and Answer:                 Can Muslim businessmen decorate their shops with christmas trees, santa clause for business? …

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The Effect of Haraam Lasts For Forty Days

Question Is it true that if a person eats or drinks anything haram, intentionally or unknowingly, then his du’as and ibadaat will not be accepted for forty (40) days? Does the same ruling apply to intoxicants? Jazakallah     Answer I have come across the following: Sayyiduna Abdullah ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu’anhuma) reports …

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Is trading of Cryptocurrency permissible?

QUESTION Slms, is the trading of crypto currency halal? (Question posted as Received) ANSWER In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Respected Brother in Islam, There are conflicting reports about Cryptocurrency. In view of the ambiguities in the procedure and uncertainties in …

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