This answer was collected from Fatwaa.com which is an excellent Q&A site managed by Mufti Ismail Moosa from South Africa. .


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i am in class 12 ,currently i am studying commerce but i have a deep interest in islam .i want to be aalima. but i have less knowledge about islam. can i be a alima.? if yess it would be easy for me? Answer Wa’alaykum as Salam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu, May Allah accept your… read more »


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Assalamu alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh Respected Mufti Sahab, I acknowledge that democracy is kufr and shirk, but some Ulama advocate that Pakistani democratic system is not shirk. Please advice us on the correct legal ruling. Also please clarify whether voting is permissible or not? May Allah bless you. Wassalam Answer Wa’alaykum as Salam wa rahmatullahi wa… read more »

Doubts in faith

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Salamu alaikum. I know that it is normal for muslims to have doubts and that hating these doubts is evidence of faith itself. I also know that if we get these doubts, we will not be punished as long as we don’t speak of them or act on them – and I have been implementing… read more »

Chit Funds

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As’salamu alaykum wa rehmatullahi wa barkatuhu. There is a chit scheme.In this lets say about 10people and 1 agent will be involved..these 10 people will pay 10,000 each for 10 months(that means 100,000 (10,000*10people’s money) will be gathered each month).The agent will take 4000 as commission each month for maintaining this process. Money(96,000) will be… read more »

Afraid of commiting zina

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Asalam alykum warahmatulahy wabarakatu. I was divorced late last year. I have been communicating with my ex husband from March of this year to date.. ever since then I have started to like him and always suggesting to see him..I told him how I feel but he says he has to think about it plus… read more »

Gratuity and Pension Fund

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I am employed in an organization where monthly deduction is made on account of Gratuity and Pension Funds (GPF). These funds are given at the time of retirement to the employee. The employer invests these funds . There are 02 categories of GPF interest bearing and non -interest bearing . But at the end of… read more »

Eating fruits from the Masjid trees

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Question السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته I hope our Muftiyaan are in good health and in the best of Eemaan. My question is are we allowed to eat from the fruit that grows in the masjid yard/trees belonging to the masjid? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum… read more »

Micro Finance Vehicle Lease

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Question Asalamualaikum. I work for the public service in Zambia and we are offered vehicles through public service micro finance where they allow u to buy a car without duty over 5 years with monthly installments charge a 5% armourised interest rate. I am aware we are not allowed to do dealings with interest. I… read more »