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Donating blood to Blood Bank

August 12, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Bribes, Gifts and Presents.

wa ‘alaikum us-salaamu wa-rahmat ullaahi wa-barakaatuh al-hamdu lillah It is permissible to receive blood from the Blood Bank even if the donor was a kaafir. Likewise, it is also permissible to donate blood to non-Muslims as long as they are not fighters of Islam. A fighter of Islam would be defined as one who fights • Read More »

Donating Blood to Non-Muslims

August 12, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Bribes, Gifts and Presents.

It is permissible for a Muslim to donate blood to a non-Muslim, except when that non-Muslim is known to be in a position of fighting the Muslims (either by belonging to a state which is in a state of war with Muslims or by supporting aggression towards them). In such a case it is not • Read More »

Cash back awards for users of credit cards

August 12, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Bribes, Gifts and Presents.

Praise be to Allaah. Firstly: dealing with interest-based banks is not permissible except in cases of necessity, because it is a kind of cooperation in sin and transgression. Their giving awards to encourage people to deal with them is a kind of encouraging people to do haraam things and comes under the rulings on such • Read More »

Ruling on blood transfusion

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Praise be to Allaah. Shaykh Muhammad ibn Ibraaheem Aal al-Shaykh (may Allaah have mercy on him) answered this particular question as follows: In order to answer this question, we need to discuss three matters: 1.     Who is the person who is to receive the blood transfusion? 2.     Who is the person from whom the blood • Read More »

Students giving gifts to teachers

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Praise be to Allaah. We put this question to Shaykh Muhammad ibn Saalih al-‘Uthaymeen, may Allaah preserve him, who replied as follows: There is nothing wrong with the third case, but the other two are not permissible, even if it is a gift for her giving birth etc, because this gift could be seen as • Read More »

Good deeds on behalf of others

August 12, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Bribes, Gifts and Presents.

Praise be to Allaah. It is not prescribed in Islam to give the rewards for any action to a living person, but with regard to the dead it is permissible within the guidelines set out in the reports (of the Sunnah). We shall look at this matter in detail below, in sha Allaah. 1.     Giving • Read More »

How to write a will

August 12, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Bribes, Gifts and Presents.

Praise be to Allaah. There is a difference between a will and a gift. Property that is willingly given away whilst one is alive is considered to be a gift, which does not come under the same rulings as a will. But it should be noted that it is not permissible for a person to • Read More »

Ruling on taking the gifts given to bosses in companies and departments

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Praise be to Allaah.   There is nothing wrong with dealing with companies on a personal basis, with nothing to do with work, even if one is given discounts and treated with special care because of that personal relationship. Accepting gifts from clients is not permissible, rather it is haraam, as stated in the hadeeth. Gifts • Read More »

Accepting money from kaafirs

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Praise be to Allaah.   1 – There is no reason why you should not take from the money that your wife has inherited, on condition that that should be with her consent. Allaah says (interpretation of the meaning): “but if they, of their own good pleasure, remit any part of it to you, take • Read More »

Accepting a gift from a kaafir

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Praise be to Allaah.  It s permissible for a Muslim to accept a gift from his brother even if he is a kaafir or a mushrik, because that will soften his heart and make him more open to being guided to Islam. And Allaah is the Source of strength. Al-Lajnah al-Daa’imah li’l-Buhooth al-‘Ilmiyyah wa’l-Ifta, 16/183