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29 09, 2017

Hajj And Qurbani

2017-11-16T01:07:55+00:00 Hajj and Umrah|

Hajj And Qurbani 1999 September Question: I have started earning myself, but I am still unmarried. I give my salary wholly to my mother (she returned back more than half). Please tell me when the Qurbani on Eid-ul-Azha become [...]

31 08, 2016

The Month of ZULHIJJAH

2017-11-17T00:25:46+00:00 Articles|

The Month of ZULHIJJAH بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم The month of Zulhijjah is the last month of the Is¬lamic calender. Literally it means "the month of Hajj." Obviously this name of the month indicates that the great annual worship [...]

31 08, 2016

The Month of ZULQA’DAH

2017-11-17T00:31:36+00:00 Articles|

The Month of ZULQA'DAH بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم This is the eleventh month of the Islamic lunar ca¬lender. It is the first of the four sanctified months (al-ashhur-al-hurum) in which battles were prohibited in the days of the Holy [...]

4 01, 2016

The Month of Rabi’ al-Awwal

2017-11-19T21:30:20+00:00 Articles|

The Month of Rabi’ al-Awwal بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم The Month of Rabi’ al-Awwal & the Sunna of the Noble Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) A thought-provoking discourse of Hazrat Maulana Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani Saheb دامت [...]

3 03, 2015

The Month of RAMADAN

2017-11-17T00:34:24+00:00 Articles|

The Month of RAMADAN The ninth month of the Islamic calendar is called "Ramadan" and it is the most meritorious month of the whole year. Since there are many specific rules peculiar to this, month, we would like to [...]

3 03, 2015

The Month of Rajab (Part 2)

2017-11-17T00:40:51+00:00 Articles|

The Month of Rajab (Part 2) (4) Some people suggest some special modes of worship to be performed in this night. Since no special mode of worship is prescribed by the Shari'ah in this night, these suggestions are devoid [...]

3 03, 2015

The Month of RAJAB (Part 1)

2017-11-17T00:40:45+00:00 Articles|

The Month of RAJAB (Part 1) Rajab is the seventh month in the Islamic lunar calendar. This month was regarded as one of the sa¬cred months (Al-Ashhur-al-hurum) in which battles were prohibited in the days of the Holy Prophet [...]

3 03, 2015

The Month of RABI-UL-THANI

2017-11-17T00:06:07+00:00 Articles|

The Month of RABI-UL-THANI This month is also called "Rabi'ul-'akhir". No spe¬cific function or worship has been prescribed by the Shari'ah in this month. However, some people take the llth of this month as the anniversary of Shaikh Abdulqadir [...]

3 03, 2015

The Month of RABE-UL-AWWAL

2017-11-19T21:30:12+00:00 Articles|

The Month of RABE-UL-AWWAL The month of Rabi'ul-Awwal is the most signifi¬cant month in the Islamic history, because humanity has been blessed in this month by the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad . Before the birth of the [...]

3 03, 2015

The Month of RABI ‘UL-AWWAL

2017-11-19T21:30:16+00:00 Articles|

The Month of RABI ‘UL-AWWAL The Month of RABI ‘UL-AWWAL The month of Rabi'ul-Awwal is the most signifi¬cant month in the Islamic history, because humanity has been blessed in this month by the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad [...]

3 03, 2015

The month of Sha’ban

2017-11-17T00:37:36+00:00 Articles|

The month of Sha’ban The month of Sha`ban is one of the meritorious months for which we find some peculiar instructions in the sunnah of the Holy Prophet. It is reported in the authentic ahadith that the Holy Prophet [...]

3 03, 2015

The Month of SHAWWAL

2017-11-17T00:32:04+00:00 Articles|

The Month of SHAWWAL Shawwal is the tenth month of the Islamic lunar calendar. It comes immediately after Ramadan and has some specific rules attached to it. These are summarized hereunder: Beginning of the Ashur-al-Hajj Shawwal is the first [...]

3 03, 2015

The Month of SAFAR

2017-02-14T16:11:54+00:00 Articles|

The Month of SAFAR "Safar" is the second month in the Islamic calendar. No specific mode of worship or other special rules are set by the Shari'ah to observe this month. Some people believe that this month is an [...]

15 02, 2015

MARRIAGE ON TELEPHONE

2016-08-31T17:03:20+00:00 Nikah/Marriage|

MARRIAGE ON TELEPHONE Q: A lives in the United States of America. He wants to marry B, a girl living in Karachi. A, for a number of reasons, cannot come to Karachi to marry her, nor B can go [...]

15 02, 2015

ADOPTION OF A CHILD IN ISLAM

2017-11-16T01:08:16+00:00 Miscellaneous|

Q: "In the secular legal system, adoption of a child by couples is lawful as we all know. Please elucidate the position of Shariah in this regard. How far such an adoption is permissible in Islam, and if so, [...]

15 02, 2015

RIBA, ITS MEANING AND APPLICATION

2017-11-16T01:09:13+00:00 Economics|

Q: Respectable Mufti Saheb: Kindly forgive me for intruding on your precious time and specially during the Holy Month of Ramadan when you will be too busy. Also please forgive me in addressing this letter in English as perhaps [...]

15 02, 2015

DOLLAR JET GAME: GAMBLING

2017-11-16T01:09:21+00:00 Economics|

Q: There is a system called "Dollar Jet". Its procedure is as follows. This system is world wide and thousands of people are participating in this game. Please let us know whether it is lawful in Shari'ah. RELAX AND [...]

15 02, 2015

INHERITANCE OF A RUNNING BUSINESS

2017-11-16T01:09:53+00:00 Economics|

Q: "Yousuf has a moderate sized business. Two of his sons assist him full time in the business. Two daughters are married. Yousuf passed away. The estate is not wound up immediately. Yousuf's two sons continued with the business. [...]

15 02, 2015

THE INSURANCE OF CARS

2017-11-16T01:10:05+00:00 Economics|

Q; "Is car insurance permissible? The photo-copy of an article published in "Arab News" is enclosed wherein it is held that car insurance is perfectly permisslble and it is not against the concept of "Tawakkul" or "Taqdeer". Please explain [...]

15 02, 2015

COPYRIGHT IN ISLAM

2017-11-16T01:12:47+00:00 Economics|

Q; Can you please explain the Islamic injunctions about the "copyright", especially about the copyright on computer software? The questions are: (i) Can we register a book under the copyright Act which bars the people from publishing that book [...]

15 02, 2015

INSTALMENT SALES OF HOUSES

2017-11-16T01:12:54+00:00 Economics|

Q: "The Fiqh Academy has also allowed installment sales. Does this mean that I can now buy a house in UK or USA on installments bearing in mind that each installment includes repayment of "principal" and "interest". A: Sale [...]

15 02, 2015

THE CONSUMER CREDIT SCHEME

2017-11-19T23:02:22+00:00 Uncategorized|

THE CONSUMER CREDIT SCHEME Q: It is becoming common for Muslim retail businessmen in South Africa to enter into the so-called consumer credit scheme. The retailer concerned concludes a written agreement with a third party Company ("the Company'). A [...]

15 02, 2015

Interest

2017-11-16T01:13:07+00:00 Economics|

Q: I have some interest credited to my account from my days of ignorance. However, I intended to give away this interest money by the end of this year. However, as you know, BCCI has been closed in UK [...]

15 02, 2015

ON FISCAL LAWS

2017-11-16T01:11:16+00:00 Economics|

Q: What is the deifinition of Riba (ربوا) according to the Holy Quran and Sunnah of the Holy Prophet (S.A. W). Does it cover the simple and compound interest existing in the present day financial transactions? A: The word, [...]

15 02, 2015

THE USE OF CREDIT CARDS

2017-11-16T01:11:00+00:00 Economics|

Q: Kindly throw some light on the use of credit cards, which are floating in the market. Majority of these cards belong to professional banking institutions, such as American Express, City Gold Card etc. However, some cards are issued [...]

15 02, 2015

Umrah

2016-08-31T17:33:28+00:00 Hajj and Umrah|

Umrah Question: If I go for Umrah am I required to first offer Umrah on my own behalf and then perform another Umrah on behalf of someone else, by going back to Meekat and wearing Ihram? Or is it [...]

15 02, 2015

Doubt in Salah

2016-08-31T19:41:06+00:00 Salaah|

Doubt in Salah Question: It frequently happens during Namaz (Salah) that I forget the correct number of Rak'at I have performed. For example, I get confused during the Salah whether I have performed two Rak'ats or three Rak'ats. Normally [...]

12 02, 2015

Commiting a mistake Jama’ah

2016-08-31T19:40:51+00:00 Salaah|

Commiting a mistake Jama'ah Question: If one is offering prayers (salah) in congregation (Jama'ah) and he commits a mistake under which sajdah for repentence becomes mandatory, then, can he offer such a sajdah at the end of the prayers [...]

11 02, 2015

Making Dua in Sajda

2016-08-31T19:40:45+00:00 Salaah|

Making Dua in Sajda Question: Is it permissible, under the Shariah, to make supplication (Du'a) while one is in Sajdah? It is commonly observed that some people after completing their prayer (salah) fall in sajdah and offer supplications in [...]

31 07, 2012

THE MONTH OF MUHARRAM

2017-11-17T00:16:00+00:00 Articles|

The Month of Muharram Muharram is the month with which the Muslims begin their lunar Hijrah Calendar. It is one of the four sanctified months about which the Holy Qur'an says: ان عدة الشهور عند الله اثنا عشر شهرا [...]

31 07, 2012

Du’a e Qunoot

2016-08-31T19:40:30+00:00 Salaah|

Du'a e Qunoot Question: (a) Why is du'a of qunoot prayed during the 'Isha' Prayers (specially in the Witr)? There must be a reason behind it. (b) Since du'a qunoot is a du'a, can we use it in other [...]

31 07, 2012

Joining The Congregational Prayer Late

2016-08-31T19:40:25+00:00 Salaah|

Joining The Congregational Prayer Late Question: If one joins the congregational prayer late (i.e.in 3rd or 4th rakah) what is the proper way to complete the prayer? in Which rakah he has to recite a surah and in which [...]

13 10, 2010

Misuse of a Fatwa

2016-08-31T19:40:07+00:00 Uncategorized|

Announcement Regarding Misuse of a Fatwa  This is for information of all concerned that I have been receiving correspondence from various places enquiring whether I have authorized any Ijarah contracts of certain financial institution in America, Australia and Canada. As [...]