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July, 2011

  • 2 July

    Zakaat on Redundant Stock

    Q: Is zakaat waajib on redundant stock? A: If redundant stock refers to that stock which one is unable to sell quickly but is kept with the intention of resale, then zakaat is waajib on such goods. And if redundant stock refers to that stock which one no longer intends …

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  • 2 July

    Going to a Gynaecologist for a Check-up whilst Fasting

    Q: What is the Shar’ee ruling regarding a woman who goes to the gynaecologist for a check-up whilst fasting? Does the fast become nullified through the gynaecologist inserting medication into the private organ? A: If medication or any moist substance is inserted into the private organ of a fasting woman …

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  • 2 July

    Zakaat on Goods

    Q: Is zakaat compulsory on goods? A: Zakaat is compulsory upon those goods which are purchased with the intention of resale and an entire lunar year passes upon it. (أو نية التجارة ) في العروض إما صريحا ولا بد من مقارنتها لعقد التجارة كما سيجيء أو دلالة بأن يشتري عينا …

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  • 2 July

    Using an Inhaler (pump) whilst Fasting

    Q: Is it permissible for an asthma patient to use an inhaler (pump) whilst fasting? The inhaler contains salbutamol (liquid medication). Will Qadha and Kaffarah become Waajib or only Qadha? A: Using the pump whilst fasting will break the fast since it contains medication. Only Qadha will be Waajib. وما …

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  • 2 July

    Breaking a Fast on the Advice of a Doctor

    Q: A person whilst fasting had fallen ill. The doctor advised him to break his fast. Is he sinful for doing so and will both Qadha and Kaffarah be Waajib or only Qadha? A: If he is unable to continue with the fast it will be permissible for him to …

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