Is Zakāh due on the same money every year or only on money saved that year?

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Question: as-salamu alaykum wa rahmatuAllah, When I pay zakat,I pay zakat on my money I have saved in my personal accounts, business accounts, my wife’s gold, my personal and business gold and silver, inventory in businesses, and money I invested in stocks and crypto accounts. a friend of mine told me I am supposed to pay on money i saved that year, i told him no, it’s on my net worth more or less, he said that’s insane that i pay zakat on … [Read more...]

Does exposing the lower back break Salāh?

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Question: You know how people go to sajdah and their shirts go down sometimes exposing their lower back and it’s exposed throughout the sajdah. That’s supposed to break Salah right? One man was leading Salah wearing white Thobe/Kurta and his lower back was visible through it in ruku/Sajda. Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-Salāmu ‘Alaykum Wa-Rahmatullāhi Wa-Barakātuh. In principle, if … [Read more...]

Inheritance of siblings

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Question: Assalamalaykum Mufti, hope you are doing well. If a lady passes away with no husband & children but had a house that was sold after her passing by her siblings, how will the property be divided among the remaining siblings. In this case there are 2 sisters and four brothers. There is some confusion on whether it is divided equally or not. JazakAllah khayr in advance Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, … [Read more...]

Following an Imam who is sitting

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Question: Assalamualaikum. Wanted to know if Salah is valid . If an imaam stood for qiraah and went in rukooh normal….but sat on a chair for sujood and tashahud…is that permissible Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-Salāmu ‘Alaykum Wa-Rahmatullāhi Wa-Barakātuh. It is not permissible for a Muqtadi (who can perform Sajdah on the ground) to follow an Imam that cannot perform Sajdah on the … [Read more...]

Making Sajdah On Foam Carpet

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Question: Assalamualikum wa rahmatullah Mufti Saheb In our masjid we have foam under the carpets, one of the brothers said the Salah on it will not be valid. Please advise if is it permissible to pray Salah on such a carpet (with foam)? There are different types of foams available in the market, so is it correct to say that all types of foams make Salah invalid? Will there be any relaxation or the management has to remove the … [Read more...]

Surplus donation money

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Question: Assalaamu Alaikum Please advise how to go about the following situation. An appeal was made for donations, and specific mention was made that it would go to a certain organization in need. The administrators of the organization were also made aware that funds were being raised for them. Much more funds than anticipated were collected. The bulk was donated as advertised to the organization in question. The last few amounts … [Read more...]