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July, 2011

  • 2 July

    Cooking on an open fire whilst Fasting

    Q: What is the shar’ee ruling regarding a person who cooks on open fire? Will the smoke unintentionally inhaled whilst fasting nullify his fast? A: The smoke inhaled unintentionally whilst cooking will not nullify the fast. (أو دخل حلقه غبار أو ذباب أو دخان ) ولو ذاكرا استحسانا لعدم إمكان …

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  • 2 July

    Zakaat of a Waived Debt for the Previous Years

    Q: If the creditor waived off the debt, will zakaat be compulsory upon him for the previous years? A: If the creditor waived off the debt of a poor person, then since the wealth reached a recipient of zakaat, zakaat will not be waajib upon the debt, neither for the …

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  • 2 July

    Burning Lawbaan or any other Incense Sticks whilst Fasting

    Q: Is it permissible for a person whilst fasting to scent the musjid through burning lawbaan or any other incense sticks? A: It is makrooh for a fasting person to burn lawbaan or incense sticks in the musjid or anywhere else, due to the fear that he will inhale the …

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  • 2 July

    Fasting whilst on a Journey

    Q: Is it compulsory for a Musaafir to fast whilst on a journey? A: It is not compulsory for a Musaafir to fast whilst on a journey. Sharee’at has granted him a concession not to fast and to make up for the missed fast upon returning home after the month …

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  • 2 July

    Zakaat on Rent owed to a Person

    Q: Is zakaat waajib on rent owed to a person? A: Zakaat is waajib upon rent once it is received provided it reaches the nisaab and one year passes over it. Zakaat is not waajib on the past years. ( و ) اعلم أن الديون عند الإمام ثلاثة قوي ومتوسط …

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