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Giving Zakaat to a person in debt

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Q. Can a Muslim who is in debt be helped to pay of his debt with Zakaat? What if such a person has a house, car, jewellery, investments etc., can he/she still be helped to pay his/her debts with Zakaat money? A. In principle, if the debts of a person are equivalent to his/her surplus… read more »

What rings are women permitted to wear?

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Q. Respected Mufti Saheb, Kindly advise if women are allowed to wear 9 carat gold, silver or platinum rings? Moreover, are they allowed to wear imitation jewellery rings? Shukran Was Salaam A. A woman may wear rings made of gold and silver only. Rings made from other metals apart from gold and silver are not… read more »

Ruling on exchanging gold jewelry

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Q. When I go for Umrah to Makkah, I take my gold and exchange it for gold at the jewellery shops. If I exchange my gold chain that weights 100 grams for a gold ring and gold bangle that weights 150 grams, is this correct Islamically? A. In terms of Shariah, if one is exchanging… read more »

Are women allowed to wear imitation rings?

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Q. Are women allowed to wear imitation rings? A. It is permissible for women to wear gold and silver rings only. Hence, it is not permissible for women to wear rings made from other metals or plastic. (Shaami 6/360) Since ‘imitation rings’ are not made from real gold or silver, it is not permissible for… read more »

Paying Zakaah on jewelry.

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Q. Do you have to pay Zakaah on your Jewelry separate from your normal Zakaah? How do I calculate what my Zakaah should be? How am I sure I am paying the right amount of Zakaah? I usually take two and a half percent of my salary every month towards Zakaah is this right? A…. read more »

Mother-in-law Hugging Her Son-in-law

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Q: Assalaamu Alaikum. Can a mother-in-law hug her son-in-law for special occasions like Eid day and even kiss him? Also, along with giving money or jewellery as a mahr, can a groom recite a part of Qur’aan to his bride as part of his mahr to her? A: Wa Alaikum As salaam, Yes, a mother-in-law… read more »