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Is it permissible to sell stock not in my possession?

Question As-Salaam-Alaikum, My question is regarding selling stock that  i do not own. I have a small ecommerce business , on this business i want to list items for example i want to list a pair of shoes. I do not have the shoes in stock so when some one …

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Authenticity Of The Rajab Du’a

http://hadithanswers.com/authenticity-of-the-rajab-dua/ Question The following du’a is commonly recited at the beginning of Rajab, Is it authentic? Some people say it’s baseless and should not be read. Allahumma barik lana fi Rajab wa Shaban wa balighna Ramadan. Answer Sayyiduna Anas Ibn Malik (radiyallahu’anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would recite the …

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Alleged Origin of Tashahhud

Question: Did Tashahhud really originate on the night of Miʿrāj during a conversation between Allāh ﷻ, the Prophet ﷺ and Jibrīl? Answer: The alleged incident in the question has been written in many books. The shortest version is that of ʿAbd al-Laṭīf b. al-Malak ؒ, also known as Ibn Firishtah, in his Mabāriq al-Azhār. This is the same text …

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Are pension payouts included as part of the estate?

QUESTION Assalam Aleikum Warahmatullah Wabarakatuh. My late husband was paying a certain percentage on his Pension Fund and his Employer also for his retirement benefit. I am the beneficiary with accordance to the country laws plus the minors. My husband has other children from his ex-wife and since we are …

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First to inform people about Ramadan – Fabricated Hadith

   Question: The following Hadith is widespread over the internet and I would like to know whether these are the words of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam): “If one informs another about Ramadan first, then hell fire will become forbidden for that individual” I couldn’t find the reference. Is this Hadith …

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Using Zakaat to clear a debt

  Nasihah (Advice): Seek refuge from debt   Sayyidatuna A’aisha Radhiyallahu Anha reports that Rasoolullah Sallallahu Alayhi often used to seek refuge (with Allah) from debt and sin. I said: ‘O Messenger of Allah, how often you seek refuge from debt!’ He said: “Whoever gets into debt speaks and lies, …

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When do I not have to reply to somebody’s salaam?

Question: Sometimes I get really annoyed because I am busy and people keep coming and saying Asalaamu Alaykum. I feel bad if I do not reply but I get really frustrated especially in the masjid as everyone who walks in say salam loudly. Please tell me when do I not …

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Is contraception permissible?

Question: Is contraception permissible? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Contraception can be divided into two categories: 1)     Irreversible (or permanent) contraception 2)     Reversible (or temporary) contraception[1] Irreversible contraception Irreversible contraception is usually carried out by means of a sterilisation …

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