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The most important verse in Qur'an which is the basis of decisions about Khums -خمس- (i.e.: 1/5) is this verse: 8:41 وَاعْلَمُوا أَنَّمَا غَنِمْتُم مِّن شَيْءٍ فَأَنَّ لِلَّـهِ خُمُسَهُ وَلِلرَّ‌سُولِ وَلِذِي الْقُرْ‌بَىٰ وَالْيَتَامَىٰ وَالْمَسَاكِينِ وَابْنِ السَّبِيلِ إِن كُنتُمْ آمَنتُم بِاللَّـهِ وَمَا أَنزَلْنَا عَلَىٰ عَبْدِنَا يَوْمَ الْفُرْ‌...


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Let us first clarify some points; a competition/contest is a challenge between a group of people. Some (or one) prizes go to the winners. For a contest to be ``surely'' halal: The activities should be halal Not all competitors pay a prize share. One of them, some of them or a third party may pay. This third party is often referred to as the sponsor. What ...


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"If you know that you owe somebody and how much you owe him, but you cannot find him, or you know the amount you owe but you do not know to whom it is owed, then give that amount in charity on that person's behalf. If he comes along later, give him the choice between approving of the charity and gaining the reward for it, or asking you to pay ...


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From where you are getting salary is not a matter, for what you are getting salary is to be considered for halal/haram. Allah has cursed wine and has cursed the one who produces it, the one for whom it is produced, the one who drinks it, the one who serves it, the one who carries it, the one for whom it is carried, the one who sells it, the one who ...


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The Prophet (SAW) acquired great wealth but did not hold on to it for himself, rather he (SAW) gave it to the poor, the needy, the tribes to sooth communal relations, to the ones whose hears were inclined towards Islam, for the military, for the beggars, for any who needed or any who asked. He (SAW) lived on what was sufficient, and died with only a few ...


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The Prophet Mohammad(sawwas) can be divided into many stages: Born: Our prophet born orphaned, his father(as) died before his born and he lived with his mother Amena(a.s.). The economic state was fine because they were living from his father's trade incomes and help from his grandfather Abd-Almotalleb(as). Living with grandfather: In the age of 6 his ...


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The credit card itself is a contract between the issuer and client - a merchant has nothing to do with it. As far as the merchant is concerned it is simply a payment made on behalf on the client by the card issuer. There is no interest involved, and whatever percentage the card issuer takes from the merchant for facilitating this transaction counts as a ...


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I also get a Christmas bonus even though I don't personally celebrate the holiday. In general I think the time of year is just a convenient time to give out bonuses- you could just consider it to be a yearly bonus. It's not given out on the condition that you be an observing Christian- it's given out on the condition that you're a good worker and a loyal ...


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Cryptocurrency mining entails heavy use of computing hardware (GPUs), which results in electricity costs. Moreover, you're describing the use of the services of a rental business without paying the rent. Consequently, if a scholar would answer this specific question, I would expect them to declare it haram. The closest fatwa I found describes the use of ...


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Umar ibn Al Khattab (the second caliph after Abu Bakr) states that: I visited Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him), and he was lying on a mat. I sat down and he drew up his lower garment over him and he had nothing (else) over him, and that the mat had left its marks on his sides. I looked with my eyes in the storeroom of Allah's Messenger (may peace be ...


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There's a hadith where the prophet (salallahu alayhi wa sallam) said: When the hand changes, the ruling changes. Based on this hadith, even if someone has haram money -- say they work for a tobacco or alcohol company -- you can accept their money without any issue. (The only exception is stolen property; changing the hand does not absolve it.) Also, ...


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According to a hadith of Shi'ite Derham (silver coin) comes from Dar-ol-hamm (the house of suffer), and Dinar (Golden coin) comes from Dar-on-Nar (the house of fire), that is, gathering silver and golden coins (or say money in general) without caring for the life of poor people would be like saving suffer and fire for ourselves, and this is what we have been ...


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There should not be a separation between the two. It is well known that the prophet Muhammad and his first wife were merchants. Abu Bakr as-Siddik was not only a prominent businessman, he was also one of the wealthiest in his tribe at one point, and a well-known philantropist. In fact, he earned a lot of respect from his opponents at the time because he had ...


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Is there a recommended intention one should make when giving sadaqah? It is clear, the intentions of giving Sadaqah can be many and the reward will be increased with many good intentions (Niyah). Some of the intentions can be -- I am giving him these, seeking pleasure of Allah, because I know, Allah likes the deed of giving sadaqah to poor and needy people....


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The critical point of the question is that "more than the agreed upon labor cost" was demanded. However, in the question there is not a single sentence stating that the fare had been discussed ahead of time beforehand. I did not see evidence you asked him "how much will it be?" at the very beginning; it could very well have never happened. If the price was ...


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This sounds like a bizarre analogy to me. First of all nobody in the world would do that. Mosque is a place of worship and I am pretty sure nobody would stop you from entering it if you wanted to go there for prayer. I don't know which part of the world you come from, but even here in the west where mosques are very few in numbers this is not the case. Now ...


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I think you can accept it. Remember when prophet and followers reached madeena, there were non-muslims who helped them with money,food,shelter,etc. They never asked about halal or something. In your case, you can't decide whether it is halal or not even from muslims. Leave it to God and continue your work. All the best for your group.


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There is no fatwa or Aya or Hadith for the upper limit of sales profit in Islam. But you have to know that monopolism is not acceptable in Islam, more over when doing the sell and buying the buyer must not cheat or lie in the price. The buyer has to say this product price is X and the average price in the market is Y and then the customer decide whether to ...


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Interesting question! I don't believe I've ever read of any scholars discuss it, let alone issue any fatwas. So this will be personal conjecture. But first, let's explore the definition of riba in Islam. There are some differences of opinion, but generally it is defined as "unjustified increase of value for one party during the exchange of commodities of ...


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The rule is very simple: if you were to stay in your residence and not have your current job, would you have received said commission either way? If the answer is yes, you can take it. If the answer is no (which will almost always be the case), then you are not allowed to take it. The Prophet ﷺ said: عَنْ أَبِي حُمَيْدٍ السَّاعِدِيِّ ـ رضى الله عنه ـ ...


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Praise Be to Allah. First of all, betting is equivalent to gambling, and it is haraam in Islam. Allah Subhanahu Wa Ta'ala has said in the Qur'an: يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا إِنَّمَا الْخَمْرُ‌ وَالْمَيْسِرُ‌ وَالْأَنصَابُ وَالْأَزْلَامُ رِ‌جْسٌ مِّنْ عَمَلِ الشَّيْطَانِ فَاجْتَنِبُوهُ لَعَلَّكُمْ تُفْلِحُونَ "O you who have believed, indeed, ...


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Those people whom can inherit are described and listed in a number of Verses of the Qur'an. Among them you'll find the (bodily) children, (biological) parents. grandparents and wife/husband, (bodily) sisters and brothers! But adopted children don't count because of the Verses (33:4-5) which made Adoption (by naming a child with your name) illegal or void! ...


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I found the answer I was looking for. As written here https://islamqa.info/en/96115: Islam does not forbid saving up wealth in all cases, rather what is forbidden and what a stern warning is issued against is not paying zakaah on one’s wealth. But if a person pays zakaah, he is not included in the condemnation. May Allah help us to be stern in our ...


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The objective of the following is not to answer your question; rather, to show why it is difficult to give a precise answer. The Islam Q&A Fatwa 256888 stipulates that using money with depictions of rulers is not the users' fault. Someone is obviously at fault, but scholars refrain from point out who for reasons related to what is termed as public ...


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No it is not. The money still belongs to the person who lost it and you do not have their consent to use it. ياأيها الذين آمنوا لا تأكلوا أموالكم بينكم بالباطل إلا أن تكون تجارة عن تراض منكم O you who have believed, do not consume one another's wealth unjustly but only [in lawful] business by mutual consent. — Quran 4:29 Found property is ...


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Usually profit given by bank is riba (interest) and riba is haram.


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If the price is known and fixed, and the only difference between it and a regular transaction is that it is payed in installments rather than as one lump sum (either up front or in advance), then there is nothing wrong with this transaction. There is, however, a potential concern if you offer a better price for a lump-sum payment than for paying by ...


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This is the closest answer I can find: Narrated Abu Huraira, the Prophet (saw) said, "The dunya is a prison for the believer and Paradise for the kafir (disbeliever)," [Sahih Muslim, vol.4, #7058] Once when Imam Ibn Hajar al Asqalani, a famous scholar in the past who died in 852 AH, who wrote the commentary of Sahih al Bukhar entitled ‘Fath ...


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