December 6, 2022 3 mins

What Is the Ruling If Someone Makes an Oath Not to Make Any Oaths, Vows, and Pro...

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question What if someone makes an oath not to make any oaths, vows, and promises to Allah? Does that oath need to be expiated, or can they choose not to break it? Is that a haram oath to make? If it has to be expiated, do they need to break […]
December 6, 2022 1 min

Do I Have to Pay Zakat on Money Given as a Loan to a Family Member?

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question Do I have to pay zakat on money that I loaned to a family member (qard hasana) as I am unsure when they will pay it back? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate Yes, you will have to pay Zakat for the money you […]
December 6, 2022 4 mins

Can a Verbal Distribution of One’s Assets/Inheritance Be Sufficient in One’s...

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question My father passed away recently (May Allah forgive him), but he didn’t write a will. However, while in the hospital, he informed us verbally over the phone what his wishes were regarding his assets. We have been told that by the law of our country (the UK) if the […]
December 6, 2022 2 mins

How to Deal With Bleeding Earring Hole?

Answered by Ustadh Sufyan Qufi Question I have sensitive ear holes (for earrings) that tend to close up often almost. Getting water inside my ears not only hurt but made them bleed. Can I just let it close up, not purify it and never do it inside my ears in the future for ghusl for […]