Miscellaneous Death and Burial Masaail

Question: 1)    Which shahadat/kalima should be given preference while making talqeen in front of a dying person, the first shahadat or the shahadatain should be recited next to him? 2)    From which side, the grave must be closed with the planks of wood in case it is a man and woman, the head side or […]

A cow is being shared for Qurbani. Is it obligatory to weigh all the shares before the people doing Qurbani take their shares? If the shares are not weighed but mutually agreed by all not to weigh, is the Qurbani valid for all people?

Question: A cow is being shared for Qurbani. Is it obligatory to weigh all the shares before the people doing Qurbani take their shares? If the shares are not weighed but mutually agreed by all not to weigh, is the Qurbani valid for all people? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the […]

Is it halal to eat tripe (animal stomach)?

Question: Is it halal to eat tripe (animal stomach)? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. Yes, it is permissible to eat the tripe of halal animals. (Imdaadul Fatawa: 4/104; Fatawa Mahmudiya: 17/293) And Allah knows best. Mufti Faizal Riza 18/8/2012 Darul Ifta Australia www.mufti-online.net

Husband said in an argument with his brother “Just after 15 days of marriage, I left (or separated from) my wife, went to earn to the Middle East and supported the family for many years” …. Did divorce take place between him and his wife due to those words?

Question: Before I put the question forward I would like to provide some background information. I got married in the year 2000 and I work in the Middle East. After 15 days of my marriage, I left my wife in India and joined my job in the Middle East. Later after few years my wife […]

1) I suffer from bad depression … 2) My husband’s parents live overseas and they keep asking us for more… 3) Me and my husband have had hard times and I find it hard to love him like I used to…

Question: asalamualaykum mufti i am in need of some of your help i suffer very bad depression and they have told me to take prescription medication but i have not got them yet i am using herbal is there any duas or any thing i can do to helpo me with my depression? QUESTION 2 […]

Can we pay the hospital bill with interest money?

Question: Can we pay the hospital bill with interest money? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. Interest money cannot be used to pay for hospital bills. Hospital bills should be paid from halal money. Interest money should be given as sadaqah (charity) to the poor people as soon as […]

I have a question with regards to celebrating Eid according to astronomical calculations. Did’nt our beloved Prophet S.A.W enjoin us to celebrate Eid based on sighting of the Moon and that if we don’t sight the moon we have to fast an extra day? Many people rely on the calculation of astronomy; and their excuse is that we are in the era of “Technology”. I am a bit confused. What is the ruling on this issue? Jazkallah khair

Question: I have a question with regards to celebrating Eid according to astronomical calculations. Did’nt our beloved Prophet S.A.W enjoin us to celebrate Eid based on sighting of the Moon and that if we don’t sight the moon we have to fast an extra day? Many people rely on the calculation of astronomy; and their […]

Is zakat compulsory on me? I earned $34,000 during the last financial year working as a security guard in Melbourne. I’m also a full-time international student. My two years tuition fees is more than $18,000. Jazakallahu Khairan.

Question: Is zakat compulsory on me? I earned $34,000 during the last financial year working as a security guard in Melbourne. I’m also a full-time international student. My two years tuition fees is more than $18,000. Jazakallahu Khairan. Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. Zakat will be compulsory on you […]

I am 15 years old. Can I lead salat to build confidence while my dad is with me?

Question: I am 15 years old. Can I lead salat to build confidence while my dad is with me? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. If you are 15 years old, can recite the Quran correctly in the salat and can perform the salat correctly, it will be permissible […]

I am 15 years old. Can I lead salat to build confidence while my dad is with me?

Question: I am 15 years old. Can I lead salat to build confidence while my dad is with me? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. If you are 15 years old, can recite the Quran correctly in the salat and can perform the salat correctly, it will be permissible […]