Is it ok to work in the Accounts dept

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Question

Is it ok to work in the Accounts dept. of an organisation which contributes to temples or for festivals in temples or which utilises an occasion like a temple festival to promote themselves (by sponsorship etc..) . The persons in the accounts dept. may or may not get involved in these money transactions or any co-ordination regarding this

Answer

Muhtaram / Muhtaramah

In the Name of Allāh, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāh wa-barakātuh.

It is permissible to work in the accounts department to the organization in reference on condition one does not engage in anyway in the organization’s monetary contributions to the temple or the festivals of the temple.

And Allah knows best
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