Working in a company where people worship idols

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Q: If a person works in a company that celebrates a Hindu festival where people worship a statue and the person does not worship that statue but works in that environment. Is that persons income haram?


A: In principle it is permissible, but it is safer to keep a distance from these types of places.

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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