Saving oneself from interest

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Q: I am a software engineer working in a University. The salary is going to my bank account, please explain to me how to save myself from sood (interest). Currently my money is being saved in a local bank. 


A: If this is the only way of you receiving your salary then you should give the amount of interest you receive away in charity to some poor person without the intention of reward.

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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