Is it compulsory for a Musaafir to fast whilst on a journey?

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It is not compulsory for a Musaafir to fast whilst on a journey. Sharee’at has granted him a concession not to fast and to make up for the missed fast upon returning home after the month of Ramadhaan. However, if the Musaafir is able to fast during his journey then this is more rewarding.   و يندب لمسافر الصوم إن لم يضره فإن شق عليه أو على رفيقه فالفطر أفضل (الدر المختار ج2 ص42) ومنها السفر الذي يبيح الفطر وهو ليس بعذر في اليوم الذي … [Read more...]

NIKAH

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Salaams, I am a Muslim guy wanting to marry a Christian girl, I have been informed that it is permissible to marry a Christian or Jew, however the Imaam at my local Musjid has informed my dad that I should rather force her to convert which I don't believe I should do. I do not need someone to do the South African Marriage registration as I can arrange this, all I need is for someone to do the Nikkah for us. Please can you assist me or if not, … [Read more...]

about the  tenant

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  AS SALAAM U ALAIKUM RESPECTED MUFTI SAHEB   1.) OUR TENANT IS WITHOLDING RENT AT OUR BUSINESS PREMISES WHICH HE HAS VACATED , CITING THAT HE HAS DONE SOME RENOVATIONS AND WANTS COMPENSATION FOR SAME. PLEASE GIVE SHARIAH RULING REGARDING THIS.   2.)THE TENANT ALSO SUBLETS PORTION OF THE PREMISES AND COLLECTS RENT.WHAT IS THE SHARIAH RULING ON RENT COLLECTED ON PORTION SUBLETTED. WE WILL APPRCEIATE A … [Read more...]

Reciting Qur’an & Dhikir during Adaan

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Question: Asalamualaikum.   Hazrat, is it sinful for one to be continuing to recite Qur’an or engaging in dhikir whilst Adaan is being performed?     Answer:   All scholars are unanimous that when the Azaan is called out, one should terminate all his engagements, even the recitation of the Qur’an, and reply to the Azaan as instructed us in the Ahadith. However, there exists a difference of opinion on … [Read more...]

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As salaamu alaykum wa rahmatulaahi wa barakaatuh Respected Hadhrat Mufti Saahib May this mail find you and the family in the best of Imaan and health. I have a bit of a complicated wiraathat masalah which i would request you issue a fatwa on. The sister in question (Sarah) has no spouse and no children. Her parent have long since passed away. She had two haqiqi sisters - Zulaikha and Aisha. Zulaikha passed away last year - she also had … [Read more...]

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Marriage

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Question: Assalamalaikum, I'm Muhammad Suhail with a question that is marriage/nikah valid if it is done on Skype in the presence of witnesses and Qari and then I send her scanned copy of nikahnama (nikah document) with signatures of mine and witnesses so that she can do signature on same ? Jazakallah     Answer: No. Nikah over skype, telephone or any video conference arrangement will not take place. It is … [Read more...]