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July, 2011

  • 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) 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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  • 2 July

    Breaking a Fast on the Advice of a Doctor

    Q: A person while fasting in the month of Ramadhaan 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 one is unable to continue the fast, then it is permissible for …

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  • 2 July

    Zakaat on Gold and Silver

    Q: How will zakaat be paid on gold and silver? Similarly will one take the workmanship in consideration when calculating one’s zakaat on gold and silver jewellery? A: If a person possesses that amount of gold or silver which equals the nisaab i.e. 87,479g of gold or 612,36g of silver, …

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  • 2 July

    Nisaab amount of Gold and Silver

    Q: What is the nisaab amount of gold and silver? A: If a person possesses gold to the weight of 87,48g or silver to the weight of 612,36g, then zakaat will be fardh. نصاب الذهب عشرون مثقالا والفضة مئتا درهم كل عشرة دراهم وزن سبعة مثاقيل (الدر المختار 2/295) ليس …

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