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Is Islamic slaughter humane?

Answered by:  Maulana Belaal Ahmed​ Question: Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah Is Halal a cruel way of slaughter compared to normal slaughter-houses around the world? Answer: بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم ...

Is triple talaaq valid?

Answered by: Maulana Muddasser Dhedhy Question: Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah! If a person said talaq three times, is that talaq valid in Islam? بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيْم In the name of...

Is taking Bai’ah with a Sheikh necessary?

Question: Is it compulsory for someone to take bayat with a sheikh to reform one’s self? If one does not will one be sinful Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. The purpose of Bai’ah is...

Consuming chickens that are plucked using boiling water.

Question: I’ve heard that it is not permissible to consume chickens that are plucked using boiling water as the impurities of the chickens penetrate into the meat. Is that correct? Answer: بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم If the chickens are placed into boiling water having...

Zakāh for Stocks, Shares, RRSPs and RESPs

Answered Shaykh Omar Subedār Question: Is Zakāh (mandatory charity) payable on stocks, shares, RRSPs, and RESPs? Answers: Please find the answers to your questions below: Stocks and Shares: If stocks/shares are purchased with the intention of actively trading them,...

Is Zakāh Mandatory While I Have a Student Loan?

Answered by Shaykh ʿOmar Subedār Question: I have a question regarding zakāh. I am a university student who has some savings through part time employment, and in-shā’Allāh I shall be graduating this year. I do not have a full-time job yet and I have to repay my loan...

Islamic View on Vehicle Purchase Options

Answered by Mufti Ibrahim Kureshi Question: There are many car dealerships, some even owned by Muslims who offer 0% financing to Muslim customers. There is a third party financing bank or institution involved in this transaction. As for the contract, the dealership...