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  • Being in debt does not forbid giving charity to relatives Date: 26-11-2014

    As Salaamu alaykum My husband's niece is getting married and her father asked my husband for financial assistance because the economical situation in our country (Middle-East) is very bad. I do not feel like we should help them because we have debts to pay. What is the right thing to do from the Islamic point of view? Jazaka Allah khairn .. More

  • Ruling on taking part in the 'ice bucket challenge' Date: 20-9-2014

    Assalamu Alaikum Is it permissible to participate in the Ice Bucket Challenge? The Ice Bucket Challenge, sometimes called the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, is an activity involving dumping a bucket of ice water on one's head to promote awareness of the disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and encourage donations to research. It was seen in social.. More

  • Intending to give charity does not render it obligatory Date: 24-7-2014

    As salaamu alaykum I pleged some money with the intention of sadaqah for the people of bilaad ash shaam but later realised i had some kaffarah to pay, is it permissible for me to pay the sadaqah with the additional intention of kaffarah? (I am follow the school of fiqh of Imaam Ahmad if it helps). JazakAllahu Khairan .. More

  • Giving charity to sinners is permissible Date: 3-6-2014

    In below hadeeth which explains that our food/wealth are to be consumed by only believers. The Prophet said: “Do not be the friend of any except believers, and have only the pious eat your food.” [Abu Dawood, at-Tirmidhee and others]. I want clarification and the true understanding on my scenario. Sometimes a Muslim engaged in doing very strictly.. More

  • Intention to give charity does not render the charity an obligation Date: 20-5-2014

    i did neyath that i will donate my 2 gold bangles to poor girl 3 yrs question is can i donate cash instead of gold bangles and what amount i have to pay..the actual amount which i payed wen i bought the bangles or the present value of gold? .. More

  • Donating impure clothes to charity Date: 1-5-2014

    Aas Salaamu Alaikum. I have a lot of old clothes that I would like to donate to charity. Many of them are not clean. And I am sure some of them are not even in pure state to perform salaat in. So my question is do I need to wash all these clothes 3 times before I give them away or does the responsibility of purifying the clothes fall upon the receiver.. More

  • Availing oneself of charity: Islamic perspective Date: 22-1-2014

    I read in Saheeh Al-Bukhaari that the Messenger of Allaah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, forbade a young boy from eating dates that were given for charity, saying to him: "Don't you know that we (i.e. Muhammad's household) do not eat what is given in charity?" What are the kinds of charity from which we are forbidden to eat? If I sacrificed an animal.. More

  • Giving evening dresses as charity Date: 22-1-2014

    I have some tight clothes and evening dresses which I want to get rid of, since I have become a practicing Muslim and all praise is due to Allaah Almighty. May I donate them in charity? I fear that I will be sinful if another girl wore these clothes to show her adornment in front of foreign men... More

  • Is it permissible to give charity on behalf of a fetus? Date: 21-1-2014

    Is it permissible to give charity on behalf of a fetus that is still in the mother’s womb?.. More

  • Do the poor have a right to the wealth of the rich in other than Zakah? Date: 21-1-2014

    Do the poor have a right in the wealth of the rich? Are we reckoned for the neighbor if he is insolvent and we did not help him? I think it is shameful that a needy person exists amidst a group that claims to be religious... More

  • Is it permissible for other than the poor to accept charity? Date: 21-1-2014

    The Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, did not accept charity, whereas he used to accept gifts. Are we obliged to do the same and not accept charity if we are well-off? Note: I do not mean Zakaah when I say charity, as Zakaah has its due legitimate recipients according to the noble Quranic verse... More

  • A mother gives her children’s clothes in charity without their knowledge Date: 13-1-2014

    My mother gives some of our clothes which she does not like in charity without our permission. Is she rewarded for this? Is it considered a type of robbery? May Allaah Reward you. .. More

  • He does not pray in Masjid after being swarmed by beggars Date: 15-12-2013

    My boss is very rich, he likes to give charity, every month he spends over a million on charity. He can''t go for masjid for prayers, there are alot of people behind him begging. few might be needy others dont know, every day new new faces come, he suspect brokers are sending for collection. He wanted to know what he should do in this tyoe of situation... More

  • Reward of giving charity exceeds reward of giving a gift Date: 29-6-2013

    What is the difference between Gift and Charity? And which one is better? When guest come to our house n we feed them this thing comes under gift or charity? .. More

  • Rules of giving charity to disbelievers Date: 15-5-2013

    If I give a Christian a sum of money because he is so needy and lonely and wants to travel to his country, is this permissible or forbidden?.. More