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September, 2011

  • 7 September

    Amount of wealth required that makes Hajj compulsory

    Q: How much wealth does a person who is not married need to have in order for Hajj to be compulsory? A: Such a person needs to have sufficient wealth which will cover his transport, accommodation and food expenses during the journey of Hajj (i.e. from the time he leaves …

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  • 7 September

    The obligation of Hajj

    Q: Upon whom is Hajj compulsory? A: Hajj is compulsory upon every baaligh, sane, fit and healthy free muslim, who has the means to perform Hajj in the months of Hajj. (فرض)…(مرة)…(على الفور)… ( على مسلم )… ( حر مكلف ) عالم بفرضيته … ( صحيح ) البدن ( بصير …

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July, 2011

  • 20 July

    Zakaat on Medication for Dispensing Purposes

    Q: Is zakaat fardh upon the medication which the doctor administers to his patients or dispenses to them? A: Zakaat is fardh upon the medication which the doctor administers to his patients or dispenses to them. (أو نية التجارة) في العروض إما صريحا ولا بد من مقارنتها لعقد التجارة كما …

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  • 20 July

    Zakaat on raw material

    Q: If a person purchases raw material with the intention of manufacturing products to be sold, then will zakaat be fardh on such raw material? A: Since the raw material was purchased with the intention of manufacturing products to be sold, zakaat will be fardh. (أو نية التجارة) في العروض …

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  • 20 July

    Zakaat on Bad Debts

    Q: What is the shar’iee ruling regarding a debt that is owed to a person who has no hope of receiving the money? A: If the debtor blankly denies owing the creditor and there is no way to retrieve the money, then zakaat will not be fardh upon the debt. …

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