Sadaqah Archives - Page 3 of 54 - IslamQA

Find answers to your Islamic questions by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

Fear of breaking an oath

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Q: Someone lost money and I found it. They said that I should keep it. I said “wallahi I’m not gonna take it”Their intention was to keep it as a gift. After I gave it to them they gave it to me to put in the sadaqah tin. Because I took it in my hand… read more »

Zakaat on an undistributed estate

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Q: My dad passed away few days back. He left some property and valuables which my family (mother, brother and sisters) do not want to distribute for the time being. Now, how do we calculate zakaat on the property since the purchase price is known but the market price varies. Do we have to pay… read more »

Money earned from selling alcohol

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Q: If you have some money from selling alcohol drinks, can you use that money for funeral costs? A: No. This type of money should be given to some poor person as sadaqah without the intention of thawaab. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source

Repenting from backbiting

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Q: If you have wronged or backbited many people but you forgot about them, I mean you backbited some people in your life but don’t remember everyone, how can I get forgiveness from them?  A: Make dua for all those who may have wronged and also give out some sadaqah on their behalf. And Allah Ta’ala (الله… read more »

Giving a needy person sadaqah

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Q: I get Rs. 10,000 as salary per month and give out 10 percent of it (i.e Rs. 1000) as sadaqa every month. A needy person wants Rs. 12000. Can I give him total 12000 of my sadaqa amount considering it as an advance sadaqa for the next 12 month salaries? A: Yes. And Allah… read more »

Wearing a topi multiple times in ihraam

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Q: If a person in Hajj commits several violations of the same type, for example, if he forgetfully wears a topi on five different occasions, does he need to pay a penalty for each individual violation or will one penalty suffice (due to the principle of “tadaakhul”)? A: If at each time of taking out the… read more »