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Who can zakat be given to?

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Who can zakat be given to Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Zakat can only be given to the rightful recipients of zakat. Allah Ta`ala says; { إِنَّمَا الصَّدَقَاتُ لِلْفُقَرَاءِ وَالْمَسَاكِينِ [التوبة: 60] Translation: Alms (zakat) are only for the poor (who have nothing or… read more »

Who is liable to pay zakat?

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Who is liable to pay zakat? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Zakāh is fard on a person who owns nisab (minimum zakatable amount) for one year. The nisāb of Zakāh in gold is 87.479 grams and for silver is 612.36 grams. Therefore if a… read more »

Alcohol in medicine

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Assalaamu3alaykum wa Rahmatu-llaahi wa barakaatuhu I have a question regarding medicine barak Allaahu feekum. This question is for a sister in Deen. She is using medicine. She got medicine from the doctor for her cure When she came home she saw that one of the ingredients is alcohol. Is this allowed to use? In shaa… read more »

How to dispose of Islamic literature

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Assalam alaykum Is it permissible to place Islamic literature/ papers which have quranic verses into a shredder machine Is it haraam to place once feet towards the quran? Jazakallah.   Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. It is permissible to place Islamic literature or papers… read more »

If Ibn Hajar Asqalani (among others) approved off the mawlid celebration, how can anyone in later times say it is impermissible? Was Ibn Hajar simply wrong?

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Your position of impermissibility of the mawlid celebration is clear, so I am not asking if it is permissible or not, rather my question is one of methodology. The question is: If Ibn Hajar Asqalani (among others) approved off the mawlid celebration, how can anyone in later times say it is impermissible? Was Ibn Hajar… read more »

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