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Shariah Private Investors Club – Malawi

Question: Is the Shariah Bank here in Malawi permissible? I want to invest money in it. They have given me a form. Attached is the form. Pls advise. Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum...

Women attending the burial and graveyard.

Question: Is it permissible for women to attend the burial at the cemetery? Would it be allowed for them to visit the grave after the burial is completed? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi...

Is it permissible to conduct business transactions in Itikaaf?

Question: Is it permissible for a businessman to undertake business transactions (buying and selling) through calls and emails while observing I’tikaaf. Answer: بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم   It is permissible for a person observing I’tikaaf to conduct business transactions...

Non Muslims entering the Masjid.

Question: If it is not permissible for a Muslim to enter the Masjid in a state of Janabah, then why is it that we allow non-Muslim workers and visitors to enter the Masjid when it is possible that they may be in the state of Janabah? Answer بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم A...

Is it permissible to do a ‘Living Will’?

Question: salaam. is it permissible to do something call a living will? ie I say that this house belongs to my daughter but she will take possession of it when I die and this car belongs to my son but he will take possession of it when I do?  If it is permissible what...

Can a child give charity from his wealth?

Question: Is it permissible for a child who is not Baligh to contribute his money to Masjid-Building projects, Sadaqah or any other forms of voluntary contributions? Answer: بسم الرحمن الرحيم One of the aims and objectives in the legislation of laws in Islam is for...

Zakaah on shares and dividends.

Question: Does Zakaat have to be paid on Shares? Also does one have to pay on the capital and the dividend also? Jazakallah Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. On the outset one should...

Is it permissible to purchase and feed pet food ?

Question: Is it permissible to purchase pet food and feed it to my pet cat? Answer: بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Animal by-products are used in pet foods as a source of protein and other nutrients. Regarding its ruling (i.e. purchasing and feeding), please read below. If an...