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Zakah on a Joint Account

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Question I am an adherent to Hanafi fiqh. What is the ruling on Zakah when a couple has a joint account? Is it OK if only the husband pays zakah on the total amount of the joint account? Please be aware that both husband and wife have full access to the account. Answered by Shaykh Yusuf… read more »

Fish and Dairy Products Together

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Answered by Shaykh Yūsuf Badāt Question: Is there any islamic restriction to use fish and milk or milk made items together? Answer: Jazāk Allāh Khayr/ Thank you for your question. We have not come across any verse of the Qur’ān, ḥadīth or fiqh ruling, restricting consumption of fish together with dairy products. Therefore, Islamicaly, consuming… read more »

Are Sea Animals Permissible Ḥalāl?

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Answered by Shaykh Yūsuf Badāt Question: What is the criteria for sea animals to consume them as Ḥalāl or permissible by Allāh? Are all sea fish Ḥalāl or permissible by Allāh? Are sharks Ḥalāl? Answer: Jazāk Allāh/ Thank you for your question. Your attention to matters of permissible and non permissible foods is admirable. According… read more »

Walīmah Banquet Without Consummation of Marriage

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Answered by Shaykh Yūsuf Badāt Question: Is the walīmah valid if husband and wife have not consummated their marriage by then? Answer: Jazāk Allāh Khayr/ Thank you for your question. The walīmah banquet is a sunnah (prophetic practice). This gathering can take place any time soon after the nikāḥ (Islamic marriage). Even though it is… read more »

Am I Allowed to Donate my Organs?

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Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Badāt Question: Am I permitted, according to our religion, Islam, to donate my organs? Answer: Organ donation has been debated extensively in pre-modern and contemporary times. A number of Fiqh Academies across the globe, such as the Islamic Fiqh Assembly of the Muslim World League in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, have concluded… read more »

The Status of the Lunar Eclipse Prayer

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By Shaykh Yūsuf Badāt Question: Is it farḍ (mandatory) to offer the lunar eclipse prayer? Answer: In the Name of God, Most Merciful, Most Kind Jazak Allāh Khayr/ Thank you for your question. Offering prayer (ṣalāh) during a lunar eclipse is an emphasized prophetic practice (sunnah muʾakkadah) in the view of the Shāfīʾe and Ḥanbalī… read more »

Rule of Thumb for Matters that Invalidate the Ritual Fast

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Answered by Shaykh Yūsuf Badāt Question: Could you explain the principles of those things that invalidate the ritual fasts (sawm)? Answer: In the Name of Allāh, Most Merciful, Most Compassionate Jazāk Allāh Khayr/ Thank you for your question. In general, the things that invalidate the fast are, deliberately eating, drinking and engaging in sexual intercourse…. read more »

Is Hair Removal for Men and Women Permitted?

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Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Badat Question: Please explain and advice on the ruling of facial hair removal in women, in particular beautifying, reshaping, cleaning eye brows and in removing any facial hair that is manly and causes embarrassment to a women. Is removal of hair from arms and legs permitted in both men and women?… read more »

Are Women Required to Cover Feet During Ritual Prayer?

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Answered by Shaykh Yūsuf Badāt Question: Are ladies required to cover their feet during prayer? Answer: Jazāk Allāh Khayr/ Thank you for your question. During prayer, according to most scholars of the Ḥanafī school, the apparent portions of the feet (for women) are not considered from the ‘awrah (nudeness), hence the ṣalāh (prayer) performed while… read more »

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