Hajj While In an Interest Based Loan

بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِThank you for contacting us for your query.May Almighty Allah accept the good intentions for Hajj and make it a reality for all who intend to proceed to fulfill this obligation.You have raised three matters in your question:The ruling regarding proceeding for Hajj while having an interest...

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Zakah on a Joint Account

بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِJazak Allah for contacting us for your query.The joint account of a couple would fall under the rulings of joint property (shared ownership).There can be several scenarios for such a joint account, hence the zakah can be paid in numerous ways.If each partner's individual amounts are known, than...

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Discarding Old Copies of the Quran

Thank you for your question. Your interest in learning religious rulings is admirable.Discarding old copies or pages of the Quran can be done if required, however the key instruction, specified by Islamic jurists, is to discard such material with utmost respect.Allah Almighty states:“If one observes the sanctity of the symbols...

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Medicines with Prohibited Ingredients

Thank you / Jazakumullahu Khairan for your question.May Allah Almighty bless all those who are sick with treatment, healing and cure.In general circumstances, it is forbidden to use medicine that contains prohibited ingredients. The Messenger (pbuh) said,“Allah has not placed your cure in prohibited things” (Bukhari)However, in the situation, where...

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