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Serving special meals to Ulama

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Q: If in a gathering where meals are served, there are Ulama as well as non Ulamaa who are present. Will it be against the Sunnah to present normal meals to the general people and special meals to the Ulamaa?

We find the same scenario in the Ijtima where there is a special section for the Ulamaa’ wherein extras special meals are served. Will it be against simplicity for an A’alim to eat in the Ulamaa section in the Ijtima?

Bismillaah

A: No, it is permissible.

No, it is permissible. This is a form of respect from the host.

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

 

Answered by:

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.

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