Hanafi Fiqh

January 27, 2023 2 mins

Can You Consume Items Like Blue Agave Inulin That Are Also Used to Make Alcohol?

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question Can a product made from a substance that can be used to make alcohol, such as grapes or barley, but is not alcoholic, such as a derived product or processed product, be consumed? I’m curious about “blue agave inulin,” a substance derived from the tequila-making plant. What happens if […]
January 27, 2023 2 mins

Can I Become a 50/50 Partner in a Restaurant That Also Serves Alcohol?

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question I have a question about Islamic commerce. I live in a non-Islamic European country, and I plan to open a restaurant with a business partner who is not Muslim. Since this concept also involves selling alcohol (but all the food is halal). I wonder if it’s permissible to engage in this […]
January 27, 2023 2 mins

What Should One Do If He or She Forgets to Return Borrowed Items?

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question What should one do if one borrows something insignificant from someone and forgets to return it for a long time? Can one give it to charity on their behalf? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate If one borrows an item from another, the item becomes […]
January 25, 2023 2 mins

Will Someone Be Considered a Virgin If They Commit Fornication and Then Repent?

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question If someone has committed fornication before marriage and then repents sincerely, what’s the legal position on their virginity? Are they considered a virgin? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate Suppose a male or female commits fornication (zina) before marriage, and they have not repeated […]