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July, 2011

  • 2 July

    Fasting while on a Journey

    Q: Is it compulsory for a Musaafir to fast while on a journey? A: It is not compulsory for a Musaafir to fast while travelling. Shari’ah has granted a Musaafir concession to not fast and to make up for the missed fast upon returning home after the month of Ramadhaan. …

  • 2 July

    Zakaat on Rent owed to a Person

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

  • 2 July

    Nosebleed whilst Fasting

    Q: Whilst fasting, if the nose begins to bleed, will the fast break? A: In the case where the blood does not go down the nasal passage, the fast will not break. If the blood flowed down the nasal passage and entered the throat then it will be seen whether the blood …

  • 2 July

    Cupping whilst Fasting

    Q: If a person undergoes cupping whilst fasting does the fast become nullified? A: Undergoing cupping whilst fasting does not nullify the fast. However, if through past experiences one knows that cupping causes physical weakness then in that case it will be Makrooh to undergo cupping whilst fasting. (أو اكتحل …

  • 2 July

    Zakaat on Debts owed to a Person

    Q: Is it necessary upon a person to discharge the zakaat of those monies (debts) which are owed to him? A: There are few types of debts: Dain-e-Qawi: That debt which is owed to one in exchange of goods sold or monies loaned. The law of this type is that …

  • 2 July

    Gums Bleeding whilst Fasting

    Q: Whilst fasting, if the gums begin to bleed and the blood flows down the throat will the fast break? If so will both Qadha and Kaffarah be Waajib or only Qadha? A: If the blood which was swallowed with the saliva was more than the saliva or equal to …

  • 2 July

    Zakaat on Redundant Stock

    Q: Is zakaat fardh 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 fardh on such goods. And if redundant stock refers to that stock which one no longer intends …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 2 July

    Using an Inhaler (pump) while Fasting

    Q: Is it permissible for an asthma patient to use an inhaler (pump) while fasting? The inhaler contains salbutamol (liquid medication). If one’s fast breaks through using the inhaler, then will qadha and kaffarah become waajib or only qadha? A: Using the inhaler (pump) while fasting will nullify the fast …

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