Tag Archives: Q&A

September, 2011

  • 30 September

    Qurbaani animal slaughtered in a village before the Eid Salaah in the city

    Q: If a person living in a town sends his animal to the village and the animal was slaughtered there before the Eid Salaah could take place in the city, will the qurbaani be valid? A: The Qurbaani will be valid. والمعتبر مكان الأضحية لا مكان من عليه فحيلة مصري …

  • 30 September

    Making Qurbaani before the Eid Salaah

    Q: Is it permissible to make Qurbaani before the Eid Salaah? A: It is not permissible to make Qurbaani before the Eid Salaah in the city. However, in the villages or farms (where Eid salaah does not take place), it is permissible after subah saadiq. (وأول وقتها بعد الصلاة إن …

  • 30 September

    The time of Qurbaani

    Q: When does the time of Qurbaani commence? A: The time of Qurbaani commences at subah saadiq (dawn) of the 10th of Zul Hijjah and remains until sunset of the 12th of Zul Hijjah. مالك عن نافع أن عبد الله بن عمر قال: الأضحى يومان بعد يوم الأضحى (موطأ مالك، …

  • 30 September

    Qurbaani for a musaafir

    Q: Is Qurbaani waajib on a Musaafir? A: Qurbaani is not waajib on a musaafir. عن إبراهيم قال رخص للحاج والمسافر في أن لا يضحي (مصنف عبد الرزاق، الرقم: 8142) عن إبراهيم قال كانوا إذا شهدوا ضحوا وإذا سافروا لم يضحوا (مصنف عبد الرزاق، الرقم: 8144) (فتجب) التضحية … ( …

  • 30 September

    The obligation of Qurbaani

    Q: Upon whom is Qurbaani waajib? A: Qurbaani is waajib upon a baaligh, sane Muslim (who is not a musaafir) who possesses wealth to the value of nisaab (the minimum amount upon which zakaat or sadaqatul fitr is compulsory) during the days of qurbaani. The days of qurbaani are the …

July, 2011

  • 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. …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 20 July

    Value of zakaatable goods

    Q: I own a textile mill. I first import the yarn from which the material is manufactured. I supply certain companies material at the manufacturing cost plus ten percent profit. I also wholesale fabric at the wholesale price which is approximately my cost plus twenty percent. I am also a …

  • 20 July

    Zakaat on Shares

    Q: Is zakaat fardh on shares? If yes, then how will it be calculated? A: Zakaat is fardh on shares. However, it should be noted that Zakaat is not fardh on the entire share. Rather Zakaat is only fardh upon the Zakaatable assets of the company (i.e. the market value …

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