Monthly Archives: October, 2014

Should Zakat be measured with Gold or Silver?

Zakat be measured with Gold or Silver

Should Zakat be measured with Gold or Silver?

Question:

Which one is the stronger opinion in measuring the zakat, with the value of gold or of silver?

From: Umm Ahmad

In the name of Allah,

Answer:
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Ruling for shopping during the office hours

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Ruling for shopping during the office hours

Question:

The employees are bounded to their office hours, but some of them deliberately left the office during those hours to shop without any permission of the office head. What is the ruling for such action?

The Lajnah Daimah answered:
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Giving Present due to Niceties

Giving Present due

Giving Present due to Niceties

Sheikh Abdurrahman as Sa’di said, “Whoever gave away present due to embarrassment or fear, then it is compulsory for one who received it to refuse the present or receive it but gave back a present that has similar value to the giver.” [See: al Qawaid wal Ushul al Jamiah, printed together with comments of Ibn Uthaymeen, page 42].
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Is it compulsory for a child to help his parent in performing pilgrimage?

Is it compulsory for a child to help his parent in performing pilgrimage?

Among our societies there is a belief that of the many forms of a child’s devotion to his parents, one of it is when that child was given plenty of provisions and riches, whereas his parents were poor, then he was obliged to help his parent to perform the pilgrimage. Moreover, if the money were just enough for one person, then the child should give the money to his parent so that he or she could perform the pilgrimage first. Well, we need to know that such belief is a misconception.
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Giving More Share of Inheritance due to A child’s devotion

Giving More Share of Inheritance due to A child's devotion

Giving More Share of Inheritance due to A child’s devotion

Question:

Greeting.

For example, there is a family with an illustration as follows:

Mr. Danang has three sons, and two daughters. They all have married and live separately, but the youngest son Adi who still live at his parent house and help Mr. Danang to work on his rice field.

Is it alright for Mr. Danang to give more share of his inheritance to Adi, as a reward for his hard work in helping his parent on the rice field?

Answer:
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