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Zakaat on debt

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My question is about Zakat Al Mal. I made a loan of $20,000 from a bank (No interest). I have a salary of $7500 / month. I pay the bank monthly. But when I pay my loan to the bank (monthly) I make sure my balance in my checking account is above… read more »

Verifying if one is eligible for zakat

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Assalamo Alyakum Wa Rahamatullahi Wa Barakatuhu This Zakat Related… 1. I want to give Zakat to a person but looking wise it seems he is poor and he is eligible for accepting zakat. How should I know or verify whether he has Zakat amount? 2. Suppose the Person seems to eligible… read more »

Zakaat on Shop

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I am paying installments on a property [shop] which is not under my name yet. Once I will complete all the installments then landlord will transfer the shop under my name. Do I have to pay zakaat for it? I have started my installments from February 2013. Answer In the Name… read more »

Using pure gold and silver utensils

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Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Do not drink from gold and silver utensils and do not eat from gold and silver plates.” Is this Hadith authentic?   Answer Imams Bukhari and Muslim (rahimahumallah) have recorded this Hadith. The Hadith is therefore authentic. (Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 5426 and 5633, Sahih Muslim, Hadith: 2067)   Imam… read more »

I looked on about platinum and metal rings, but there seems to be two different answers. I would appreciate your help in this matter.

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Question: Just wanted to enquire if women are allowed to wear platinum rings. I looked on the site of Hadhrat Mufti Ebrahim Desai sb db, but there seems to be two different answers, Would appreciae your help in this matter! May Allah grant you barakah in your ‘ilm and ‘amal. Answer: In the Name… read more »

A narration on gold and silver

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What is status of following Hadith? وعن النبي (صلى الله عليه وسلم) أنه قال إن الله لما خلق الدنيا لم يخلق فيها ذهبا ولا فضة قال فلما أن أهبط آدم وحواء أنزل معهما ذهبا وفضة فسلكه ينابيع في الأرض منفعة لأولادهما من بعدهما قال وذلك جعله صداق آدم لحواء فلا ينبغي لأحد أن يتزوج إلا… read more »

The great virtue of those who seek knowledge

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What is the authenticity of the following narration? Abud Darda (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The one who treads a path seeking the knowledge of Din, Allah Ta’ala will make his path to Jannah easy. The Angels spread out their wings under the feet of the one seeking the knowledge… read more »

Wealth is a cause of destruction

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What is the authenticity of this Hadith? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Certainly gold and silver coins destroyed those before you and they will also be a cause of your ruin”   Answer Imam Ibn Hibban and Imam Tabarani (rahimahumallah) have recorded this narration on the authority of Sayyiduna Abu Musa Al Ash’ari (radiyallahu… read more »

Authenticity of a Hadith about a river in Jannah

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I was wondering about the authenticity of the following Hadith. في الجنة نهر يقال له الريان عليه مدينة من مرجان لها سبعون الف باب من ذهب وفضة لحامل القرآن Jannah has a river called ‘Rayyan’ which has a city of coral with 70 000 doors made of gold and silver. All of this is reserved… read more »