• Gargling in state of fasting

    QUESTION: if someone has a medical issue (severe throat and ear problem with heavy and thick mucus which gets stuck and needs to gargle with water to feel well enough, otherwise does not feel well). Can they gargle during fast?   ANSWER: In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful,   Yes, as long …

  • Getting oil massaged on hand and body during fasting

    QUESTION: Can you get a hand and body massage using a blend of essential oil which goes into your blood stream while fasting. Is it permissible?   ANSWER: In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful,   It is permissible to have such a massage during fasting and this will not invalidate the fast. …

  • Zakāt on money owed as auction fee for buying house

    QUESTION: I have agreed to purchase a house through an auction. As part of the contract I owe the auctioneers a fee of 10000. I have paid 5000 initially and will have to pay the other 5000 after the completion of the sale in a couple of months. My question is is zakaat due on …

  • Inhaling steam from ironing in the state of fasting

    QUESTION: While ironing if steam enters the nose or mouth unintentionally, will this break the fast?   ANSWER: In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful,   Whilst fasting, a person who is ironing should try to avoid inhaling the steam. However, if it enters unintentionally, the fast will not break.   If possible, …

  • Talking during the adhān

    QUESTION   What is the ruling of talking whilst in the Masjid during Azaan? We find this common now in Ramadan, people are doing iftaar but talking at the same time?   ANSWER In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful,   It is disliked and against etiquette to speak about worldly matters when …

  • Zakāt questions in relation to gold

    QUESTION: I want to know if zakat is mandatory in the following scenarios:   1) A women has just 1 tola of gold(rs 28000 )and no money interm of cash.   2) A women has 1 tola gold (RS 28000) and some meagre of amount of cash (in hundreds).   The nisaab of gold = …

  • Zakāt on children’s bonds

    QUESTION: When you have a children’s bond account do you have to pay zakat on the total money we put in or on what the account is worth?   ANSWER: In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful,   These bonds are no longer available. When they were available or if other such bonds …

  • Can Sunnah itikaaf be performed in a mussala?

    QUESTION: Can Sunnah itikaaf be performed in a mussala where 5 times salah and jummuah takes place? Does it matter if the musalla is a rented property or not? (The brothers asked for references as well)   ANSWER: In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful,   Allāh, the Almighty, mentions in the Qur’ān: …

  • Touching your phone in Salāh

    QUESTION: A person sets a ride up on his Uber app but doesn’t call it he then starts his Salah and in the salah without looking at the phone he slides his hand to his phone and presses his phone in one movement to call his Uber is his salah still valid?   ANSWER: In …

  • If the imām misses “māliki yawmid-dīn” in Ṣalāh, what is the ruling?

      QUESTION: If the Imam misses “maliki yawmid-deen” in salah, what is the ruling?     ANSWER: In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful,   The Ṣalāh will be valid.[1]   And Allah, the Almighty, knows best Mufti Sufyan        [1] الفتاوىالهندية (1 / 126):   وإن قرأ أكثر الفاتحة ونسي …

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