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Is it permissible in Islam to collect monthly salary for Imam of a Masjid who have a limited source of income from muqtadi and the neighboring residents of a masjid?

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Is it permissible in Islam to collect monthly salary for Imam of a Masjid who have a limited source of income from muqtadi and the neighboring residents of a masjid?

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

(Fatwa: 214/182/M=2/1439)

 

Yes, it is lawful. However, it should be taken into consideration that the money collection should be done with people’s consent and none should be forced and no non-Shariah act should be committed.

Allah knows Best!

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

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