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Hanbali Fiqh

Zakat on Commercial Inventory (Hanbali Fiqh)

Q: I own a store and sell various physical products, do I have to pay zakat on the products?A: Yes. Zakat must be paid in cash, after the completion of 1 Hijra year, based on the current market value of your commercial inventory if the following conditions have been...

Zakat on Personal Property (Hanbali Fiqh)

Q: Do I have to pay zakat on personal property I intend to sell?A: As a general rule, zakat is not due on personal property.If you intend to use your personal property for commerce, zakat is due after the completion of 1 hijra year from the time you actively put it on...

Women Leading Men in Prayer (Hanbali Fiqh)

Q: Is it permissible for a woman to lead another man or other men in prayer?A: The authoritative ruling of the school is that it is not valid for a woman (or a hermaphrodite) to lead a man in any prayer be it obligatory, recommended, or voluntary.If a man were to...

Wudu with Braces (Hanbali Fiqh)

Q: Asalam walaykum sheikh. Does wearing invisalign braces (which totally covers the teeth), impede purification? Do they need to be removed for every wudu/ghusl?A: wa alaykum salaam. Great question. Swishing the water around in the mouth during wudu is of 2 levels....

Who must pay zakat al-Fitr? (Hanbali Fiqh)

Q: Who has to pay zakat al-fitr?A: Zakat al-Fitr is obligatory upon every Muslim to pay for themselves and on behalf of every Muslim under their care (so long as it is in addition to their obligatory spending of both the night and day of ʿEid, what is required of...

When to Slaughter the Qurbani (Hanbali Fiqh)

Q: When can the Udhiyyah animal be slaughtered?A: The time for slaughter begins after the earliest Eid prayer, excluding the sermon, in the region is complete. This time can be estimated by those who do not attend the prayer due to their residence being in a location...