Tag Archives: business

February, 2019

  • 12 February

    Aadaab of Business and Dealings – Part 17

    1. One should not sell haraam products e.g. pork, carrion, wine, etc. 2. One should exercise moderation in earning a livelihood. So much of time should not be given to the business that one begins to neglect the rights that he owes to Allah Ta’ala and the rights he owes …

  • 5 February

    Aadaab of Business and Dealings – Part 16

    1. One should learn the masaa’il that relate to his profession or business from the ulama in order to earn halaal and save himself from haraam. عن أبي هريرة رضي الله عنه عن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم قال يأتي على الناس زمان لا يبالي المرء ما أخذ منه أمن …

January, 2019

  • 29 January

    Aadaab of Business and Dealings – Part 15

    1. Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam) had taught the Sahaabah (Radhiyallahu Anhum) to recite ten verses of the Qur’an when returning from the marketplace. عن ابن عباس رضي الله عنه قال قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم يا معشر التجار أيعجز أحدكم إذا رجع من سوقه أن يقرأ عشر آيات …

  • 22 January

    Aadaab of Business and Dealings – Part 14

    1. One should recite the following Duaa when entering the marketplace. بِسْمِ الله اَللَّهُمَّ إِنِّي أَسْأَلُكَ خَيْرَ هَذِه السُّوق وَخيْرَ مَا فِيْهَا وَأَعُوْذُ بِكَ مِنْ شَرِّهَا وَشَرِّ مَا فِيْهَا اَللَّهُمَّ إِنِّي أَعُوْذُ بِكَ أَنْ أُصِيْبَ فِيْهَا يَمِيْنًا فَاجِرَةً أَوْ صَفْقَةً ​خَاسِرَةً In the name of Allah. O Allah, I beg …

  • 15 January

    Aadaab of Business and Dealings – Part 13

    One should recite the following Duaa when entering the marketplace. لَا إِلَه إِلَّا الله وَحده لَا شريك لَهُ لَهُ الْملك وَله الْحَمد يحيي وَيُمِيت وَهُوَ حَيّ لَا يَمُوت بِيَدِهِ الْخَيْر وَهُوَ على كل شَيْء قدير There is no deity besides Allah Ta’ala alone, who has no partner. To Him belongs …

December, 2018

  • 25 December

    Aadaab of Business and Dealings – Part 12

    1. It is not permissible for one to get involved in interest bearing transactions. The giving and taking of interest are both haraam in Islam. وَأَحَلَّ اللَّـهُ الْبَيْعَ وَحَرَّمَ الرِّبَا ﴿البقرة: ٢٧٥﴾ And Allah has permitted sale and prohibited riba – interest. الَّذِينَ يَأْكُلُونَ الرِّبَا لَا يَقُومُونَ إِلَّا كَمَا يَقُومُ …

  • 18 December

    Aadaab of Business and Dealings – Part 11

    1. Once the sale is concluded, the purchaser and seller do not have the right to cancel the sale. However, if the customer wishes to return the purchased item and cancel the sale, it is greatly rewarding for the seller to cancel the sale and give him a full refund. …

  • 11 December

    Aadaab of Business and Dealings – Part 10

    1. If a person has made an offer to purchase and the seller is inclined to concluding the deal, then it is impermissible for anyone else to make an offer over the offer of the purchaser. This has been prohibited in the Hadith. However, if the seller is not inclined …

  • 4 December

    Aadaab of Business and Dealings – Part 9

    1. The price of the sale item must be mutually agreed upon at the time of the sale. 2. When the sale is a credit sale, it is compulsory upon both parties to mutually agree upon the date of payment e.g. 30 days from the day of the sale. If …

November, 2018

  • 27 November

    Aadaab of Business and Dealings – Part 8

    1. When purchasing an item, one should not degrade the item or find fault with it in order to get a discount. Similarly, when selling an item, one should not exaggerate and unduly praise the item in order to get a higher price or to convince the customer to purchase …