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In Islam, debt is not a state that is encouraged to be in. In fact the Prophet (SAW) used to seek refuge from being in debt: The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) used to make supplication during the prayer saying: "O Allah, I seek refuge in Thee from the punishment of the grave; I seek refuge in Thee from the trial of the Antichrist; I seek refuge in Thee from the ...


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المومن کالجبل راسخ لا تحرکه العواصف A believer is like mountain, the winds cannot move him! عَنِ الصَّادِقِ جَعْفَرِ بْنِ مُحَمَّدٍ ع أَنَّهُ قَالَ: إِنَّ الْعَبْدَ إِذَا كَثُرَتْ ذُنُوبُهُ وَ لَمْ يَجِدْ مَا يُكَفِّرُهَا بِهِ ابْتَلَاهُ اللَّهُ عَزَّ وَ جَلَّ بِالْحُزْنِ فِي الدُّنْيَا لِيُكَفِّرَهَا فَإِنْ فَعَلَ ذَلِكَ بِهِ وَ إِلَّا أَسْقَمَ بَدَنَهُ ...


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A receivable debt remains part of the lender's property and is payable even if the lender dies. If the lender dies, all his wealth, including receivables, is the property of the heirs (according to their shares) and should be distributed among them. Quran 4:33 And for all, We have made heirs to what is left by parents and relatives. And to those whom ...


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First of all, you have to know that in the first case (when you have to pay interest on rent) is not in your hands. You did not intended for this to happen, you were just caught in it. But, in case of taking loan from bank, it's my personal suggestion that it will be interest over more interest, which will surely create more problems for you. You have to ...


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All Praise to Allah Subhanahu wa Taala and blessings of him be on Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him his family and companions It was narrated that Muhammad bin Jahsh said: "We were sitting with the Messenger of Allah when he raised his head toward the sky, and put his palm on his forehead, then he said: 'Subhan Allah, what a stern warning has been revealed!...


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Generally speaking, it is better to repay the debt than to perform hajj, but it may not be permitted to perform hajj if repayment is due. Performing hajj (pilgrimage) is conditional: One has to be able to do so, which includes physical and financial ability: فِيهِ آيَاتٌ بَيِّنَاتٌ مَّقَامُ إِبْرَاهِيمَ ۖ وَمَن دَخَلَهُ كَانَ آمِنًا ۗ وَلِلَّهِ عَلَى ...


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There are special programs for this. Basically, you purchase the house or car and pay no interest, but in addition to your principle payments you also pay "rent" to the bank (or trust) which is proportional to the amount of equity the bank still owns. (Your rent decreases each month.) Mathematically there isn't much difference from an interest bearing loan, ...


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Debt is debt, and if you are certain you lend something or some money from someone you are supposed to pay it back in all situations. It does not matter what is its value. So if someone has forgotten lending you something, what you can do is, as mentioned in a comment, convince him about lending you, if he does not remember and refuses to take, than ask him ...


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Zakat cannot be given to either of the parents. However, you may pay off your father’s debt from your money and that will be considered as sadaqa (charity). My brother, if you have the money to pay off your father’s debt, please pay it off. Releasing a person from his debt is a highly appreciated by Allah. And since he is your father and you have the money,...


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They ask you (O Muhammad SAW) what they should spend. Say: Whatever you spend of good must be for parents and kindred and orphans and Al-Masakin (the poor) and the wayfarers, and whatever you do of good deeds, truly, Allah knows it well. Surah Baqarah Ayah 215 Yes, you can give your full Zakah to your father until your father's debts are cleared off, or ...


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Go and ask! The main sin is if you don't take the shame of asking. This is serious because there is no logical way to get out from this sin. Asking, however, may save your soul.


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