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Permissibility of insurance

Assalamualaikum, my parents bought for me 2 different insurance policies for me a couple of years back. One of the policy is that I have to pay premiums for 10 years and I’ll be covered for death and terminal illness until the policy matures which is around 50-60...

HANGING CHRISTMAS DÉCOR IN SHOPS

Question Is it permissible to hang Christmas décor in my shop to lure customers and make them feel at home during the festive season? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Islam is averse to...

Baking wedding cakes

Question Assalamualaykum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh. I would like to know if Muslim can make wedding cakes which imitates the kuffar 3 tiers wedding cake Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi...

Cake with a Happy Birthday slogan

Question Kindly advise on the ruling of the following: Is it permissible to make and sell a birthday cake with happy birthday on it? Is it permissible to make and sell a birthday cake if the cake is made and the birthday topper/sticker is given to...

Christmas Gifts To Employees

Question Assalamalaikum Is it ok to give your workers some rice, sugar oil etc. today  since you cannot give them for xmas or new year Jazakallah Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh....

Presenting flowers to the sick when visiting them

Q: When visiting the sick, is it permissible to give them flowers, or is this regarded as emulation of the kuffaar?A: It is not from among the teachings of Islam. It is something alien to Islam.And Allah Ta'ala knows best.وَلَا تَرۡکَنُوۡۤا اِلَی الَّذِیۡنَ ظَلَمُوۡا...

Why are we discouraged from taking the kuffaar as friends?

Q: Why are we discouraged from taking the kuffaar as friends?A: Muslims are strongly discouraged in the Quraan from befriending the disbelievers. Allah Ta'ala states in the Quraan:یٰۤاَیُّهَا الَّذِیْنَ اٰمَنُوْا لَاتَتَّخِذُوا الْکٰفِرِیْنَ اَوْلِیَاۤءَ مِنْ دُوْنِ...

Musjid open day and Heritage Day

Q: On the 24th of September, which is heritage day, many masaajid have open days in which they allow non-Muslims (men and women) to enter the musjid. Please explain whether it should be encouraged or not?A: Our heritage is Islam, the Qur'aan, and the Hadith. Hence, we...