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Raffle for charity

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Question Salaamz just a quick question, If you could answer Is doing a raffle for charity haraam?   Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Shari’ah advocates that every step that a Muslim takes in his commercial endeavours… read more »

Social Media Messages with Haraam Content

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Question Majority of the forwards circulating on WhatsApp are of animate & illicit nature, Videos containing non mahram, videos with background music (including some bayans), videos of prominent scholars giving bayans and these videos watched by muslim women, clips of news broadcasts by women, etc.        By forward the… read more »

Perfumes with 95% alcohol

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Question I wanted to find out if it permissible to use perfumes with 95% alcohol in them   Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. In principle, alcohol derived from dates and grapes is Haraam and unsuitable for external… read more »

Carmine (E120) in food items

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Question Is carmine haraam according to all 4 madhabs?   Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Sister in Islam, We answer questions based on the Hanafi Madhab. According to the Hanafi Madhab, it is prohibited to… read more »

Are Prawns Halaal

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Question Are Prawns Halaal   Answer There is a difference of opinion amongst the senior ‘Ulama with regards to the permissibility of consuming prawns. One group of Ulama hold the view that they are Halaal while another group believe that they are Haraam.   The Hanafi mad’hab… read more »

Income from an Interest Business

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Question Assalaamu ‘Alaykum ww. Respected Mufti saheb, I would like to know the following: (a)An employee receives salary & other emoluments from an employment, which deals in interest (riba). However, this particular employee is NOT at all involved directly in any  Interest (Riba) transactions / dealings, Neither does he sign… read more »

Is it permissible to sell DVD Movies?

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Question Is it permissible for Muslims to sell DVD Movies?   Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Movies constitute multiple great sins. It is strictly prohibited (Haraam) to watch movies. Likewise, it is also strictly prohibited (Haraam) to… read more »

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