This answer was collected in 2012 from the website of Jameah Mahmoodiyah, South Africa. The original website no longer exists.

Gifts from Companies

Answered by Mahmoodiyah

Question: what about the gifts given by pharmaceutical companies to doctors so they will write their products and these gifts may range from pens to fully covered trips and expensive gifts knowing that the cost of these free gifts are a burden on the price of the medicine     Answer:                                                                       It… read more »

Virtues of a Walking Hajj

Answered by Mahmoodiyah

Question: slmz. my  son  travelled  to  Saudi  Arabia  on  hajj  this  year,  his  intention  from  back  home  was  walking  HAJJ,  ONE  OF  THE  MANY  REASONS  OR  MAIN  REASON  70 000  TIMES  MORE  REWARD,  IS  THIS  CORRECT???   ON  HIS  RETURN  HE  INFORMED  ME  THAT  ONE  OF  THE  LECTURES  HE  ATTENDED  IN  SAUDI  BY  AK  HOOSEIN … read more »

Is there a Dua for when it Snows

Answered by Tafseer Raheemi

Question Assalaamu Alaykum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. Is there a dua to be recited when it snows? If not, should we use the same dua that is recited when it rains? Jazak’Allahu Khayr Answer Please see: http://www.tafseer-raheemi.com/hajj-karguzaari-2010-muharram-urdu/ Original Source Link

Fasting on the Tenth of Muharram Only

Answered by Muftionline.co.za

Q: Does Mufti Saheb agree with this quoted statement of Shah Saheb (rahimahullah) or does Mufti saheb have another view? وحاصل الشريعة أن الأفضل صوم عاشوراء وصوم يوم قبله وبعده ، ثم الأدون منه صوم عاشوراء مع صوم يوم قبله أو بعده ، ثم الأدون صوم يوم عاشوراء فقط . والثلاثة عبادات عظمى ، وأما… read more »

When will Zakaat be Obligatory?

Answered by Muftionline.co.za

Q: When will zakaat be obligatory? A: The first day a person acquires wealth which equals the nisaab and the wealth remains with him for an entire lunar year, zakaat will be waajib on that wealth. E.g. Zaid acquired R3, 000 (which is the nisaab amount) on the first of the lunar year; 1st of… read more »

Buying House in Muharram

Answered by Askmufti.co.za

Q: I started the procedure for buying a house in October but we are now in the Islamic month of Muharram. Is there anything in Islam about not engaging in acttivities of this sort in Muharram? A: There are many superstitions regarding the months of Muharram and Safar. These are merely superstitions and should not… read more »

Aashura and Yazid

Answered by Askmufti.co.za

Q: What is the Sunni view on Aashura, the martyrdom of Hazrat Hussein radhiallahu anhu, and the status of Yazid from a Sunni Muslims point of view? I have noticed Shia Muslims placing a large emphasis on the martyrdom of Hazrat Hussein radhiallahu anhu. Also was the leadership of Yazid just? Was Hazrat Hussein radhiallahu… read more »

Starting Business in Muharram or Safar

Answered by Askmufti.co.za

Q: There are some misconceptions that it’s not good to start a business in Muharram and Safar. Is it true in the light of Islam or do people just say it out of respect of this month? A. This is not respect for Muharram and Safar but pure superstition. Do not believe or follow this superstition.A… read more »

Zakat on Savings?

Answered by Qibla.com

Answered by Shaykh Abu Usamah I live in the UK and I’m saving money (a large part of my salary) each month so that I can buy my first house. What I would like to know is would I have to pay Zakat on this money? Answer: Al-Salam `Alaykum Yes, Zakah will have to be… read more »