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Owner of Money and Gifts given to Young Children?

Who is considered the Owner of Money and Gifts given to Young Children? I wanted to know who is considered the owner of the money and gifts given by family and friends to young children. Does it belong to the children or their parents? Secondly, what is the status of the money set aside by parents for their children? Can the parents use that money, or does it belong solely to the children and can only be used on them?

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QnA snapshots: The rules of Aqeeqah

The rules regarding Aqeeqa according to the four schools of Fiqh What is the meaning of Aqeeqa A distinction needs to be drawn between the literal meaning and the technical meaning of the term used by the jurists and the scholars of Islam. In the literal meaning of Aqeeqa according to the …

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Resolving a Community of Property estate?

Q. Kindly advise me on the following scenario My parent passed away, left islamic will, one parent still alive Parents were married community of property not anc How will distribution affect my parent not married anc and with islamic will left behind Who do i contact for resolving estate   …

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Eating at a casino complex?

Question and Answer: Q. Is it advisable or allowed to partake from fastfood outlets that advertise halal but are in casino complexes.jazakAllah   (Query published as received)   A. No. It is not permissible to partake of meals at such places. Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) has prohibited a Muslim from going to …

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Wife Changing her Last Name after Marriage

<QUESTION> Many Muslim women take their husband’s last name (surname) when they marry. I have heard different views on this; some say it is Haram and others say it is necessary. I am confused and would like to know the correct Shari’ah ruling on the matter please? <ANSWER> In the …

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Duas for Evil Eye, Withcraft, Jinn

Question: Please provide me with duas for evil eye and witchcraft: Answer: One of the greatest means of protecting and combating oneself against the evil effects of witchcraft ,evil eye/envy and jinn is to persist in regularly reciting the Adhkaar .They prevent against witchcraft ,evil eye/envy and jinn possession before …

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QnA: The Fiqh of the Masjid

What is the meaning of Masjid? When we read and study the Noble Quraan we find that All Mighty Allah uses the word Masjid, Masaajid in various places. One that is very important for our discussion is Surah Jinn (72), Verse 18. Masjid singular and Masaajid – the plural and …

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Roll up the rim coffees?

Nasihah (Advice): Sayyiduna Abdullah bin Abbas (Radiyallahu Anhu) reports that the Prophet of Allah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said to one Sahabi, “You have two qualities that Allah loves, tolerance and composure”. (Sahih Muslim, Hadith #: 25) ____________________________________________________ Question and Answer: Q. Here in Canada we have Roll up the rim …

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Placement of a Female’s elbows in Sajdah?

Question and Answer: Q. While growing up I attended a Madrassah in Durban and was taught that when a female reads Salaah, in the position of sajdah her elbows need to be on the floor. Recently I was informed that this was wrong and that a females elbows need to …

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