Can I Give a Muslim a Silver Necklace?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question: I am a Christian American and want to understand some Shafi’i Muslim customs. I have a friend who is Kurdish, Shafi`i Muslim and lives in Turkey. Can I send her a gift of a silver necklace with a small pendant holding an opal, and two diamond chips? Is this […]

Permissibility of a Gift

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum 1. If I gift someone something that has difference of opinion on its permissibility (such as perfume that contains alcohol), am I held liable for their using it? Do I need to put a “disclaimer” when giving them the gift by reminding/telling them that it contains alcohol […]

Gift Containing Unlawful Ingredients.

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum I gifted someone a body lotion that I later learned contains glycerin. I contacted the company and was unable to confirm whether this glycerin is indeed animal or vegetable sourced, both are possible. Is this item permissible to use? This person does not read English and so […]

Day 23: Give Gifts– 30 Deeds 30 Days

Day 23: Give Gifts With Eid coming up soon, let’s talk about gifts. Not the last minute rush to the shopping centre, to get one (or more) fancy gifts for friends or family members. Of course, these things are all good. But gift-giving in the Sunnah is so much more than material things. We know […]

Can I Give Something with the Condition That I Have the Right to Use It Until I Die?

Answered by Shaykh Umer Mian Question: Assalamu alaykum I live in a non-muslim country . Is it permissible for somebody to give their children their share of property (Hibah) during their lifetime and even making the children take possession (Qabd) of that, BUT with the CONDITION that the parent will enjoy that property’s (house/land) benefits […]

Ramadan 2018 Free Prints and Graphics

Dear Seekers, our Development Team has produced a series of free Ramadan prints and graphics for you. The prints and graphics are in four formats. You can them download directly. Just right-click and save. Ramadan Karim! Banners 820×312 PNG     Banners 1200×630 PNG     Mobile Wall Paper PNG     Print Posters 8.5″x11″ […]

Can I Revoke the Access to a Service I Have Granted to a Family Member?

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum I own the account for a shopping service and I’m paying for its premium benefits. I’ve added a house hold member to share these benefits. However, I wish to no longer share it with this particular person. Being the main account holder I have the right to […]

Is It Permissible to Reject a Gift?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum Is it permissible to reject a gift from a hypocrite or someone who has wronged you even if you have forgiven them? Answer: Assalam alaykum. Jazakum Allah khayr for your question. I hope this finds you in the best of states. The general advice in regards to […]

How Should I Deal With Gifts Given to My Child That I Can’t Store Anymore?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum I have a question regarding the toys and clothing of a child which they have outgrown, but were gifts. I have limited space to keep them all and they are no longer used. Can these items, with the child’s permission, be given to charity with them seeking a […]

Eid Mubarak! Your free Eid Gift

Thank you for your support. In gratitude of your support, please accept this free gift, an eBook by Shaykh Umar Husayn al-Khatib. Prophetic Guidance Muhammad, the messenger of Allah (peace be upon him) showed mankind how to live upon this earth. He clarified in the most minute detail how humans should worship their Lord, interact with each […]