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Pay Deferred Dowry or Give in Charity

Can I Use Savings for Charity Before Paying a Dowry Debt?

Wa `alaykum as-salamu wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: You should give priority to paying off your debts over optional charities. So, you may pay your wife deferred dowry …

My Sister Cannot Find a Husband; She Feels Suicidal

My Sister Cannot Find a Husband; She Feels Suicidal

Answer: As Salaam ‘Aleikom, Thank you for your question. I will try to advise you the best I can, In sha’ Allah. I am sorry to hear about your sisters’ situation. She has been rejected so many times now that she thinks all men are the same. The problem with some cultures is that they …

800 Indian Muslim Families Return Dowry

800 Indian Muslim Families Return Dowry

PATNA – In a social revolution against old social habits, more than 800 Muslim families from the East Indian state of Jharkhand have returned dowry to brides’ families following a massive campaign against the practice. “The success of our campaign is just astounding. Villages after villages are joining the campaign, and the people lining up …



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