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Resale of SWC tickets (Jamiat TVL)

Question:  I have purchased tickets to some games of the upcoming world cup. Am I allowed to sell them after adding a mark up? The rules of the seller state that this is not allowed. Answer:   In the enquired scenario, after purchasing a ticket, it will only be permissible …

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Adoption in Islam

Question:  In the secular legal system, adoption of a child by couples is lawful as we all know. Please elucidate the position of Shariah in this regard. How far such an adoption is permissible in Islam, and if so, what are the rights and obligations of the parties involved in …

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The penalty for breaking an oath

Question: I swore an oath for the sake of Allah and broke it. How can I atone for my sin?   Answer: As Muslims, we should constantly be conscious of the grandeur and majesty of our Creator. A true Muslim never takes the name of Allah in jest nor does …

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Is it permissible to do circumcision wirth a laser?

Question: Q. Is it permissible to do circumcision with laser? They say that it more comfortable in adulthood.   Answer: Yes, it is permissible to do circumcision by means of a laser and the Sunnah of circumcision will be fulfilled. And Allah knows best Mufti Suhail Tarmahomed Checked and Approved: …

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Purchasing clothing for children before birth

Question:   Please can you advise if it is permissible to purchase clothing, etc for a child before the birth?   Answer:   It is permissible. We advise that if clothing is going to be purchased before the birth of the child, unisex clothing should be purchased as the gender …

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I work 180Km from home, Am I a Musafir?

Question:  I work approximately 180km from home (town ‘N’) & stay with students (town ‘U’). I go back home either at the end of the week (work: Monday – Friday= 5days) or at the end of 2nd week (work: Monday to Sunday to Friday=12 days). My family will move down …

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Can a Muslim do designing for a liquor store or nightclub?

Question: I’d just like to find out is it permissible for a Muslim man to do designing for liquor store’s or night clubs? If the answer is no then could you please give me a valid reason. Answer: Liquor stores and night clubs are dens of sin and Haraam activities. …

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