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Inheritance: how to split assets?

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Answered by Mufti Yusuf Mullan Regarding inheritance, let’s say the parents have several resources (for e.g. house/land, gold and money), how would they split those amongst their children? Would they split each resource equally or can they evaluate the total amount and decide how they want to distribute the resources as long as the total… read more »

Purpose and Benefit of Zakat

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Answered by Shaykh Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari Isn’t the basic purpose of Zakaat to make sure that the wealth does not get blocked and the poor do get their share? If no, what is the actual purpose, If yes, the purpose fails if one can have as many houses as one like and can have… read more »

Permissibility of silk for women

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Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Is it allowable for women to wear garments made of silk? The hadiths are not really explicit, and I’ve been told that women can wear it but men can’t. Answer: Assalamu Alaykum wa Rahmatullah, It is permitted for women to wear silk by explicit permission of the Messenger of Allah… read more »

How to figure out my Zakat?

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Answered by Shaykh Abu Usamah I have, alhamdulillah, just become free from my students loans and am wondering when should I start paying zakat. What is the exact calculation, i.e. what portion of my earning do I consider basic amount for everyday living, etc.? Is there are certain month in the Islamic calendar that is… read more »

An Artist Who Likes to Paint Figurative Works

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Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani I am Muslim, and an artist. I like to paint figurative works, which have no religious connotations, only social ones, or expressing the state a person is in, e.g., an old man showing his age and his life-experiences on his face. The only thing is I do not paint much… read more »

Confused about zakat

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Answered by Shaykh Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari I just started working this year (at the end of July 2003) and I have accumulated about $5500 (USD) before taxes and maybe $4400 after taxes. I thought that if one accumulated $1000 (USD) or more in a year then zakah would be obligatory on them. And considering… read more »

How to determine if one is eligible for Zakat?

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Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani How does one determine if one is eligible for receiving Zakat? Answer: Walaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, You are Zakat-eligible if: You have less than a zakat-minimum, after deducting immediate expenses and debts that are due. * The zakat-minimum is the monetary value of 87.48 g of gold. * Immediate expenses… read more »

Putting gold on a male child

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Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani I recived a gift from freinds for my child to come inshallah,the gift was a gold broche to wear,with ALLAH SWT & MOHAMMAD PBUH name on it,is this permissable?the child will be a boy inshallah Answer: Walaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, I pray that this finds you well, and in the… read more »

RE: question on zakat

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Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani I started earning in may of 1997 and since then I have earned about $30,000 US. I made donations with the intention of zakaat, but I am not sure if I calculated it correctly and now I have no record of how much I paid but I remember one instance… read more »

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