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Zakah on Jewellery

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Is Zakāh obligatory on all forms of jewellery? Answer  بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم Zakāh is obligatory on all forms of gold and silver whether it is for personal use or otherwise (al-Durr al-Mukhtār, 2: 273). Once the Prophet ﷺ said to a woman who had not offered Zakāh for two gold necklaces: “Does it please… read more »

Zakat for Muslims

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Is it necessary for Zakat to be given to Muslims for its obligation to be fulfilled? بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم Answer Zakat can only be given to Muslims. قال في الأصل (٢/١١٠): قلت: أرأيت الرجل يحج عن الرجل من زكاة ماله أو يكفنه أو يبني مسجدا من زكاة ماله هل يجزيه ذلك؟ قال: لا. محمد… read more »

Zakat on business stock

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A shopkeeper is finding difficulty in counting his business stock for Zakat calculations due to the number of items. Can an estimate suffice? Also, on which value will Zakat be calculated, the cost price or the sale price? بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم Answer An estimate is not sufficient. It is necessary to give 1/40th of the… read more »

Women performing Janazah Salah in Makkah

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Is it permissible for women to participate in Janāzah Ṣalāh in al-Masjid al-Ḥarām in Makkah? بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم Answer It is permissible, if they are already present in the Masjid. قال في الأصل (١/٤٣٢): قلت: أرأيت قوما أرادوا الصلاة على الجنازة ومعهم نساء أين تصف النساء؟ قال: من وراء صفوف الرجال. قلت: أرأيت إن… read more »

Women visiting graveyards

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Is it permissible for women to visit the graveyard? بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم Answer The preferred position is that it is permissible for women to visit the graveyard occasionally for reflection on the condition that they dress in accordance to Islamic teachings, they avoid busy times such as when a deceased is being buried, and… read more »

Women attending walimah dawat

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Is it permissible for women to attend a walīmah daʿwat? بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم Answer It is permissible for women to attend a walīmah daʿwat as long as the Sharīʿah guidelines are adhered to when leaving the home and at the daʿwat venue. If for example there is intermingling with the opposite gender or photography… read more »

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