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July, 2011

  • 2 July

    Eating Forgetfully while Fasting

    Q: If a person forgetfully eats while fasting does his fast break? A: The fast will not break by forgetfully eating or drinking. (إذا أكل الصائم أو شرب أو جامع) حال كونه (ناسيا) في الفرض والنفل (الدر المختار 2/394) إذا أكل الصائم أو شرب أو جامع ناسيا لم يفطر ولا …

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  • 2 July

    Zakaat on precious stones besides gold and silver

    Q: Is zakaat compulsory upon platinum, gems, rubies, diamonds, sapphires, etc? A: Zakaat is not compulsory on all precious stones besides gold and silver, unless they were purchased with the intention of resale. (لا زكاة في اللآلىء والجواهر ) وإن ساوت ألفا اتفاقا ( إلا أن يكون التجارة ) والأصل …

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  • 2 July

    Inhaling the Smoke of Incense Sticks unintentionally whilst Fasting

    Q: If a person whilst fasting unintentionally inhales the smoke of incense sticks will the fast be nullified? A: If whilst fasting, the smoke was inhaled unintentionally the fast will not break. If the smoke was inhaled intentionally the fast will break. Only Qadha will be Waajib. (أو دخل حلقه …

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  • 2 July

    Smoking while fasting

    Q: Does smoking invalidate the fast? If so, will both qadha and kaffarah be necessary or only qadha? A: Smoking in the state of fasting nullifies the fast. It will be waajib (compulsory) upon one to keep qadha for the broken fast as well as kaffarah. ومفاده أنه لو أدخل …

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  • 2 July

    The different types of zakaatable wealth

    Q: Upon which wealth does a person have to pay zakaat? A: Zakaat will be paid on the following: 1. Cash (including the balance of your bank deposits). 2. The market value of the merchandise contained in the share of the company i.e. one will be obligated to discharge the …

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