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Blasphemy Islamic Law

Salam. Can a Muslim take law into his own hands in the case of blasphemy even no actions taken by the government or no legal rulings will be applied on that particular person who is at the higher state doing blasphemy or any kind of criminal act if that’s written in...

Marriage Proposal

Assalamualaikum, Shaikh, recently a man asked me to find a woman for him to marry. My parents are also searching a groom for my sister. After talking with the man, I have found out that: 1. He had previously worked in an Islamic bank. But, he found out that though the...

Taking a different approach and submitting paper

Assalamu alaikum We live in Sweden with a temporary residence permit. My father applied for a permanent residence permit, but the Migration Board requires that he must earn 1550 USD to get the permit. He earns 1422 USD. For lack of 128 USD, they rejected the...

Inheritance

My mother passed away last year she was a retired teacher from government school she did’nt make any will we are three sister and my father is alive so how do we share her estate and she was terminally ill in which the medical expenses were way too much to bear so...

Sharia compliant tax saving schemes in India

Assalam walekum. I am from India and I work as a software engineer. Every month tax is deducted from my account. In order to save tax I have to invest in many tax saving government schemes. Q1) Can i invest some of my money in ELSS. ELSS is a scheme where every month...

Amr Bil Ma’ruf Wan Nahy ‘Anil Munkar

As salamu alaykum respected Mufti, can you give a rulling about the attitude of the Muslim in the shariyyah must hold about of these three following narrations and wisdom of the shariyyah, what is the jazakallah khayran. 1. Sayyiduna Hudhayfah ibn Yaman (radiyallahu...

Zakat on Child Trust Bonds

Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah I apologise in advance for the long question that I am about to ask. It is related to Zakat and I will try to make it as short as possible. I have been paying Zakat on off just to stay safe, even though I don’t work, I do have a little...

Partaking from fruit trees on some rural land

Sir, 2 miles from our house there is neglected land which is owned by the government. They have fruit trees, and many of the fruit just fall off. Can we eat these fruit which fall from the trees of the government? Answer Wa’alaykum as Salam wa rahmatullahi wa...

Changing Name

Asalaamo alaykum wrb Pls if u could answer this question bc am having such a delima. Ya shaykh I know it’s permissible for convert to keep their birth name if it doesn’t have haram meaning. However is it better/preferable for a convert to change to Islamic name? Also...

Avoid tax using off shore payment

Salaam alaikum. I live in europe. Each year I have a to pay tax on my income. Here tax is quite high but Alhamdulillah I am always paying. I work full time here however lately I am struggling financially. So this year I made an arrangement with my employer which is as...