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Fortune Telling in Islam

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Q. Is fortune telling allowed in Islam? Are we allowed to seek guidance from fortune-tellers? A. Fortune telling is a major sin and is totally Haraam in Islam. It is prohibited to even seek guidance from fortune-tellers. Rasoolullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam said: “Whoever has intercourse with a menstruating woman, or with a woman in… read more »

Fantasy Premier League Competition

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Q. Respected Mufti. There are a few friends of mine that are interested in a competition. This is how it works: Each person contributes R50 towards a soccer shirt by registering his profile on the Fantasy Premier League website. Then each person chooses a virtual soccer player who holds similitude to actual players who participate… read more »

Entrance Fees for Soccer Tournaments

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Q. In a soccer tournament, if there is an agreement that each player must pay an entrance fee to enter the soccer tournament and the winning team takes all the entrance fees collected, is that allowed? There are many Muslim youths who play soccer and enter soccer tournaments in this way. Please advise. A. In… read more »

Disposing off interest immediately

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Q. I closed an interest bearing account which accumulated interest. Can I keep the interest money and give it in charity after 3 Months? A. The ruling regarding any Haraam wealth acquired including interest is that it must be returned to its original owner if possible. If it is not possible to return it to… read more »

Consuming Wagyu Beef

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Q. Wagyu is a breed of cattle that originated in Japan. As part of their daily diet, Wagyu cattle are fed beer to stimulate their appetite. Is Wagyu Beef Halaal to eat if it is slaughtered in a Halaal way? A. As a general principle, it is not permissible to feed Haraam substances to an… read more »

Charging a profit on a loan

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Q. Can you charge a profit on a loan? A. In Shariah, if a debtor takes a loan from a creditor whereby it is agreed that the debtor will pay back the creditor at a later date with an additional amount or rate, it will be tantamount to interest. Therefore, it is impermissible and Haraam to… read more »