Is Dropshipping Permissible?

Ustadh Farid Dingle is asked if dropshipping permissible if one operates a store. Dropshipping is where you may have a store, then the customer places the order. You then go to your supplier to send the product to the customer. You never own the product or see the product, so I am wondering if this […]

Is It Permissible to Hire a Nanny?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum Is it permissible to hire a nanny? Answer: Assalam ‘alaykum. I hope you’re well inshallah. It is permissible to have a nanny look after one’s children, and there is no dislike in it. In fact, the Prophet ﷺ had a foster-mother/wet-nurse in Halima al Sa’diyah in his […]

Who Is Responsible for Avoiding Road Tolls, Me or the Taxi Driver?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum Whenever a person takes a taxi from Sharjah to Dubai, there is a 20 Dirham toll that the taxi company charges the customer (in addition to whatever the journey itself costs). To avoid this charge, customers often take a taxi to the border of Sharjah & Dubai, […]

Can I Become a Medical Geneticist If I Know That It May Lead to Abortions?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum I am currently a medical student in the United States. I have an interest in specializing in medical genetics, but have some concerns. Would it be permissible to become a geneticist if I might have to diagnose genetic conditions in the womb knowing that the mother may […]

Is Medical Treatment Between Opposite Genders Permissible?

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, I am currently in medical school and in a few month inshallah I’ll start practicing so is it permissible for me to touch non mahram men for treatment purposes only? And inshallah in the future I want to specialize in facial reconstructive surgery for children that are […]

If I Buy a Prohibited Item, Is the Change Received Haram?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum If someone has money that is not haram and buys something haram with it, for example alcohol, does the change he recieved from purchasing the alcohol become haram money? Answer: Wa’alaykum assalam. Thank you for your question. If you bought a prohibited item with halal money, then […]

Are Items Bought with Impermissible Loans Haram?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum If one borrowed money off a family member for a house and the family member’s money was from a haraam source, but has now been paid off in full with halal money, would this mean when selling the house, the money would be haraam? Secondly if someone […]

Are My Prayers Invalid While I Am Paying Interests?

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, I have student loans that are accruing interest. I have not been able to pay them. Do I have to redo every single prayers that I have done during these loans? Answer: Wa alaykum al-Salam If the prayer was offered correctly, with all conditions and requirements fulfilled, […]

Can I Purchase Household Accessories in Muharram? (Shafi’i)

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, I am getting married and I want to buy new things. Can I buy new things for my house during Muharram? Answer: Wa alaykum al-Salam It is permissible to purchase household accessories anytime in the year, Muharram or otherwise, prior to marriage or after. There are no […]

Is It Permissible to Charge an Additional Fee in a Franchised Business?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum I used to work at a retail phone store and my boss would charge a $15 activation fee for a new line when there was no such fee. I have realized that he must have signed a contract with them pledging to follow their rules. Was it […]