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Staying in parent’s house

Asalaamu Alaikum Dear Respected Mufti Sahab, We hope and pray that this letter finds you in the best of affairs. I am a female who needs to work in a neighboring city. From the city limits of my house to the city it is beyond the Shari distance. But from my...

Do I have to shower after relieving?

AsalamuAlaykum   After I made istinja, I noticed that a tiny amount of urine drops c me out after  I stood uo, ND I am 100% sure it was urine. I wiped it off three times with a wipe tissue as I was in a hurry,and did not shower afterwards. However, I was...

I found 50 Rands, what should I do with it?

I work at the Police office. I found a fifty rand on the stairs of the building I work in today. Normally the practice is to send an e-mail to all personnel attached to my Division in an attempt to locate the rightful owner of an item that is...

I want to marry for 2 years

I am an expatriate in an African country. I worked here for 2 years and I am about to renew my contract for another 2 years. I would like to marry a local muslim girl and I do not want to take her back to my country if I don't renew my contract.  Shall I go ahead...

I have divorced my wife!

Assalam alykum shiekh I was married before 2 years and now im divorced, it all happened in a span of 3 months i said she is divorced and later we got back together and then again later i repeated the same told her she is divorced and after a week was back with her and...

Zakat on Wife’s Gold

Assalamualaikum,   My wife has around 20 tola of gold and i have debt of $10,000, Do I still have to pay zakath on gold?   Jazakallah. الجواب وبالله التوفيق The gold in your wife’s possession, if it is her property, then it is mandatory to discharge the due zakat on...

Holding the hand of a fellow Muslim

Narrated By ‘Abdullah ibn Hisham (radiyallahu ‘anhu) : We were with the Prophet (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) and he was holding the hand of ‘Umar ibn Al Khattab (radiyallahu ‘anhu). ‘Umar said to Him, “O Allah’s Apostle! You are dearer to me than everything except my...

Is it permissible to lease a hotel room for two hours

Assalam alaykum mufti sahib hope this email reaches you in the best of health and iman. my friend father died and left a hotel for him. the operating hours of the hotel also includes a 2 hour period.  meaning:  people can rent a  room for 2 hours only. the guy was...