Charity (Sadaqa)

February 1, 2023 4 mins

How Do I Return Stolen Items When I Can’t Find Their Owners?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question I used to be very far from Islam in practice and used to steal a lot; I stole from unlocked cars and a few people which whom I have no contact now, so I don’t even know the owners to return the money I always feel sad/anxious knowing Allah […]
January 5, 2023 2 mins

How Do I Strike a Balance between Religious Virtues?

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question How do I balance religious virtues, such as learning Arabic versus public reminders, and spending my wealth versus giving charity? Answer I pray you are well. Benefiting Yourself and Others In general, anything which benefits yourself and others is superior to what benefits just yourself. If you are studying Arabic […]
November 17, 2022 2 mins

Is It Halal to Take Financial Support from the Government?

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question 1. If you are a weak person with learning disabilities and health issues and you’re struggling to make living, so you sign up for financial help from the government. They said to get financial help; however, you have to abide by conditions and rules, but unfortunately, you don’t abide […]
October 11, 2022 2 mins

Is It Obligatory to Perform Udhiya If One Hasn’t Maintained Nisab for over a L...

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question Is it obligatory for a person to perform udhiya if one hasn’t maintained nisab for over a lunar year? My question is regarding the obligation of making qurbani (udhiya) on Eid ul-Adha according to the Hanafi fiqh. If a person possesses nisab on the day of Eid but hasn’t […]