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Giving and taking with the right hand

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Q: I heard that its better to give money or pay somebody with your left hand and when you receive, its better to use the right hand. Is there anything like this in Islam?


A: The Islamic etiquette is that you give and take with the right hand.

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

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, 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.