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Find answers to your Islamic questions 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.

Life insurance

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Q: What kind of thing is life insurance? A: All forms of insurance are haraam on account of the elements of gambling and interest being found in it. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Zakaria Makada Checked & Approved: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source

Smoking, gambling and consuming alcohol

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Q: I would like to please know the Islaamic perspective on 1) smoking, 2) gambling, 3) alcohol. It is research for a school assignment. A: Smoking is undesirable. Gambling and alcohol are haraam. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source

Insurance

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Q: My question is that I would like to know if any type of insurance in Islam is permissible? I am really confused. For example house/car/business insurance are we as Muslims allowed to use any type of these services? The reason why I am asking is that I always have this in mind that if… read more »

Medical insurance

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Q: I am a new Muslim and I had a medical insurance which I took before I became a Muslim which I am still paying. I have a medical condition in my heart which recently my insurance had covered the medical expenses when I needed it, since I didn’t have any other means to pay… read more »

Working for an insurance company

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Q: Is people who are working in L.I.C (life insurance corporation), their income is halal or haram? A: Insurance is haraam as the elements of gambling and interest are found in it. Hence, the wealth earned through insurance is impermissible. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Zakaria Makada Checked &… read more »

Studying and practicing actuarial science

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Q: Can you tell me if studying and practicing actuarial science is permissible? A: No, as it entails insurance work which is based on interest and gambling. Hence it is not permissible. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source

Haraam relationship

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Q: I don’t know where to start from. About 11 months ago I was someone that used to pray 5 times a day. I was always reading up the seerah and different aspects of Islam and reflect and ponder on life. At that time I found my self increasing in knowledge and finding answers to… read more »

Selling insurance policies

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Q: I had a question in regard to halaal income. I am about to start my career as a car and home insurance agent. I will be selling car and home insurance to people and was wondering if it is halaal to do so or would I have to get away from the whole industry…. read more »

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