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What do the Ulama and Muftiyan kiram say about the following matter? Q. It is very common in our … give one third to any Madrasa? Md. Jibreel Nepali

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What do the Ulama and Muftiyan kiram say about the following matter? Q.    It is very common in our area that those, who offer sacrifice at the occasion of ‘Eidul-Azha’, distribute the meat in three portions. One, they keep for their family and second is given to their relatives and third to any Madrasah…. read more »

What is the definition of an Alim?

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what is the definition of Alim??? Answer: Ref. No. 41/1034 In the name of Allah the most gracious the most merciful The answer to your question is as follows: ‘Alim’ means a person who has deep and comprehensive Islamic knowledge. In our time, the one who completed the customary syllabus of Islamic sciences from a… read more »

Wages for Alims and Imams.

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Q. My question is regarding Ulema’s hadya (in the West the muslims say wages of imam/alim)? The imams here get paid on average between £150-£175 and from £200-£250 maximum. One of the major reasons is that they can get benefits from the government, so why should we pay more? Please comment on this view. Secondly,… read more »

Using the Masjid as a residence.

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Q. What is ruling of the Sharia’ regarding using the Masjid/Musallah as a residence for a short or a long time? What is the ruling about somebody coming from overseas for the cause of Islam (for instance a Jamaat or an a’lim coming over to teach the deen) and staying in the Masjid for a… read more »