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  • Accepting a Gift No Matter How Little It Is Date: 9-6-2020

    assalamu aleykom wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu dear Ulama, What is the opinion on my two following questions: 1. If somebody who does not like you, gives anykind of present, is it permissible to accept it anyway (as recommended in Islam), but then to offer it as a sadaqa on their name to somebody else? 2. Applies that also in the case you have a feeling.. More

  • Taking Government Subsidy To Start A Business Date: 25-11-2019

    Asak wrwb.i wanted to start a business but i have little money. Govt. Gives subsidy for staring new business.is it permissible to take subsidy from govt. With govt.subsidy and little of my money i can start business.is it allows in islam.please clarify me.jazakallah khair. .. More

  • Grandfather Gifted Land to Son-in-law Whilst Alive Date: 7-4-2019

    Asalamoalaikum wr wbr My maternal grandfather passed away 23 years ago. While he was alive he gave a piece of land as a gift to his only son in law (my father). All of his heirs were aware of this and did not say anything. But the legal paper work was not done. He passed away within that same year.My father gave the papers to my eldest uncle as my father.. More

  • Father Wants to Take Back a Property He Had Gifted Date: 28-1-2019

    As Salaam Alai Kum, All praise to Allah. My sister (May Allah grant her Jannah), pressurised my father and took a lot of his property. By Allah’s will she died and now my father and mother feel they have not much left for their own day to day and medical expenses. My late sister yet is survived by 2 sons and her husband. Can my father ask back atleast.. More

  • It Is Permissible to Gift the Nephew Date: 22-1-2019

    Dear Sir, My two uncles have no child and they want to give me their agriculture land (only two acres) , so is it possible to gift land from Uncle to his nephew when his wife is also alive. .. More

  • Donating a Mus'haf or a Prayer Mat as an Endowment to the Mosque Date: 11-12-2018

    Salam aleikum If one gives prayer mat or quran to a mosque or to Another muslim . Does that Count as sadaqa jariyah that every time somebody pray or recite quran Will i get ajer bcz i gave them quran / prayer mat .. More

  • Dividing wealth among children during parents' lifetime Date: 3-1-2018

    I have three sons and four daughters. My wife asks me to distribute my wealth among the children during my lifetime. My question is whether this is permissible or not. Secondly, I live in Qatar, and my elder son, who is married, lost his job. So I paid his house rent for three years, amounting to QR.190,000/-, and I also gave him enough money to start.. More

  • Parent asking to take back what he gifted to his child Date: 29-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. My father gifted me some property five years ago and transferred it to my name. Last year, when I was getting married, he asked me to return the property. I did not want to return it, so after I got married, I sold it without asking my father. When I told him about that, he got angry and asked for the money which I got from selling.. More

  • Asking for gift back after many years Date: 28-12-2017

    A sister, in her full consciousness and with her own willingness, gave up her share of inheritance in favor of her brother. In the years following that, the brother asked his sister multiple times whether she wanted her share back, but she always insisted that she did not want it. The question is whether the share of inheritance that the sister had.. More

  • Accepting food and water distributed for free Date: 27-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. If free food, drink, or Iftaar (meal to break the fast with), are being distributed and I have the money to buy those things myself, is it wrong to take the free things if they are not specifically for poor people? And what about Iftaar? If someone is distributing Iftaar and I am not fasting,.. More

  • Verbal gifting of property Date: 21-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. My husband and I have been married for several years and do not have children yet. We have a joint account and property that is jointly registered in both our names. Despite my name being on the house deed and the accounts, I have not contributed much financially. However, my husband said that he gifts the house and money in the accounts.. More

  • Grandfather gifted farm to grandson and both died Date: 18-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. My grandfather had six sons, one son died, and he left his wife with one son, who received a farm as a gift from my grandfather, but he also died leaving his wife and one son. So the grandson received a farm from his grandfather as a gift and then he died leaving one son only. The grandfather also died. The five sons divided the large.. More

  • Suspecting that gift was stolen Date: 7-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, Scholars. I was looking to buy a bycicle to go to the masjid and seek knowledge, but I do not have that much money. Today, I entered a shop or a room that sells used bikes, and I asked about the prices. After a while, the seller spoke to me and told me that he is gifting me a bike as be thinks that I am a good person. I was amazed.. More

  • Spending donations in other than purpose they were collected for Date: 23-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykom. A long time ago, I told some friends that I would be collecting some donations for a friend whose mother had cancer. However, the money was used for something else. Now I want to return the money to the original donors, but I do not know all of them and lost contact with some others, and to be honest, I find it extremely hard and.. More

  • Setting condition for doing favor Date: 22-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. If someone asks me for a favor, can I put conditions before doing it? .. More