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Q: Is it compulsory to shave a new born baby’s hair on the 7th day? A: The hair of the new born baby should be shaved on the 7th day. A narration mentions that when Sayyidina Hasan (Radhiyallaahu Anhu) was born to Hadhrat Fatima (Radhiyallaahu Anhaa), Rasulullah (Sallallaahu Alayhi wa Sallam) told her to shave… read more »
Q: Is it allowed to wear the new Rolex Datejust 2 watch, model 116300-72210, which is made of stainless steel, but which has the hour markers with some white gold and also the hour/minute hands made of 18 ct white gold? The color of all this is steel . A: It will be permissible to… read more »
Q: Can you please explain the basic rules of Zakaat? A: 1) Zakaat is payable on cash, gold, silver, merchandise, and livestock. 2) The above five types of wealth must be equal to, or more than the nisaab of Zakaat. The nisaab is the minimum amount of money on which zakaat is payable; this amount… read more »
Q: Can men wear silver chains or 9 carat white gold? A: Gold and silver jewellery is not permissible for males. (Raddul Muhtaar V5 P229). Moulana Yusuf Laher Source
I bought my wife a platinum diamond ring a while ago, and would like clarification if platinum wedding ring is permissable for women to wear? I have heard from various non-qualified sources that it may not be permissabl. Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh…. read more »
Please can you clarify for me in relation to zakaat. Scoin sell and buy Kruggerands. As per below they give a buy & sell price as well as the gold price. If one owns 1oz kruggerands, how should it be valued for zakaat purposes after looking at the tables below? Buy price is R14400… read more »