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If taking commission on zakah money, halal as you see many Maulana come to collect zakah, fitrah and sadaqah money from all over India to Gujarat for various Darul Ulooms. They collect our money and the respective madrasa gives them commission from this zakah money. Please answer if it is halal or bidat etc?

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بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم (Fatwa: 215/169/D=01/1435) It is unlawful to collect zakah money on commission. Also it is not lawful to give the bonus or salary from zakah to the person who is collecting money on behalf of the madrasa. Rather the salary or bonus should be given to the safeer from the common fund… read more »

During hajj 2013-last day in Ihram, one woman hit her wheel chair at back of my foot and I got minor wound with blood come out. I asked Hajj fellows and they suggested that it was not your mistake still you give sadqah, which I have given around 3000 Pak rupees. Kindly guide me further and pray for me.

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بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم (Fatwa: 241/200/H=02/1435) There is no dam or sadaqah if you are hurt or even blood comes out even in the state of ihram. However, if you paid sadaqah on someone’s advice, you will get its reward in this world as well as hereafter. Allah knows Best! Darul Ifta,Darul Uloom Deoband … read more »

My grandfather was died 3 days back, he was suffering various diseases before he died and last 3 months he was bed retain. I want to know is there any kaffarah we have to pay for his salah/namaz which was not prayed by him on those days. If we should pay what is the calculation?

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بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم (Fatwa: 154/115/L=01/1435) Calculate the salah which your grandfather could not offer during the said period and pay equal to one sadaqah al-fitr i.e. 1.633 kg wheat or its price for each salah to the poor and needy ones. It should be noted that you will have to pay only for fardh… read more »

In my childhood, my uncle gave me some money to be used in sadqa, which I used for my personal use. Later, when it comes to my mind, I give the sadqa again. Is the sadqa valid? And will the gunah still left on me?

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بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم (Fatwa: 144/145/N=02/1435) (1-2) The sadaqah was valid and done. You repaid the amount which was due on you because of personally using the sadaqah amount, thus it was paid. But since breaching the trust (khiyanat) is unlawful and major sin, so if you have not yet done istighfar sincerely from the… read more »

During the time of Edul Azha and Fitr in North Eastern Region in the name Baitul Mal, funds are collected to help the needy people every year. Is it justifiable from the view point of Shariah law?

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بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم (Fatwa: 16666/1332/B=01/1434) Actually ‘Baitul Mal’’ is one which is established under by Islamic state in which sadaqah fitr, ushr, khiraj, jizya, luqta amounts are deposited and they are expent in its correct head with the permission of the ruler. Now when there is no Islamic rule in India then Shariah has… read more »

My uncle passed away on 24-8-2013 and my family members read fatiha on the 3rd day and give food for relatives who came for the funeral. Is this allowed in Islam? Can we give food?

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بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم (Fatwa: 1278/1278/M=11/1434) It is baseless to distribute food to the relatives and arrange Fatiha Khawani on the third day of death. It is not proved from Shariah, so it should be given up. There is no specified day, date and method for isal-e-sawab. Avoiding the prevalent innovations of Fatiha, collective Quran… read more »

(1) Is it sunnah to hug three times/one time and say Eid Mubarak when we meet Muslim brothers after Eid prayers? (2) Is it sunnah to go for meeting elders after Eid prayers, to say Eid Mubarak and for Eid mulaqat. Please clarify both the points and tell me what the correct method is on the day of Eid.

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بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم (Fatwa: 1367/1353/N=11/1434) (1) No musafaha (shaking hands) and muaanqa (hugging) is proved from Shariah after Eid salah; hence it is bida’h to do musafaha and muaanqa considering it sunnah after Eid salah. It shall earn you sin instead of reward. However, it is lawful to say Eid Mubarak when the moon… read more »