Eating and accepting gifts from a person whose income is haraam

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Q: My mother is a widow and the only finance to run her house is the amount that comes against the government scheme which is interest base. My question is that is it permissible for me to have food there and receive gifts from her whenever I go to her house. I am married.


A: If most of her wealth is coming from a haraam avenue then avoid eating there.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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