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10 ربيع الأول 1444  ,  06 October 2022

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Ruling when Beneficiaries Take two Shares from Waqf Revenues

Some Waqf beneficiaries who meet the conditions of the donor get to take two shares; one from the mother`s side and another from the father`s. Is this permissible or they are only entitled to a share from one parent?

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Disposition of Waqf Revenues after the First Generation/Layer of Beneficiaries Becomes Extinct

If the first generation/layer of the Waqf beneficiaries become extinct, are the revenues distributed on the children of the sons only or this includes the children of the daughters, from the next generations or layers?

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Ruling when some of the Waqf Beneficiaries are Unknown

What is the ruling of Sharia in case some of the Waqf beneficiaries were unknown? Should their shares be kept until they appear or be divided amongst the rest of the beneficiaries?

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Manner of Distributing Waqf Revenues to Beneficiaries

How should the revenues of Waqf be distributed to beneficiaries if the Waqf donor hasn`t mentioned a certain manner of distribution? Does the male get twice the share of the female? Or they get equal shares irrespective of gender? 

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Ruling on Disposing of Mosque Furniture and Equipment

What is the ruling when the Imam or mosque committee dispose of the mosque`s properties and equipments, such as chairs, by gifting or lending leading to their damage or loss in their value?

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The Difference between Endowed and Donated Assets

We are a group of custodians on a building and its assets which are given as endomwnent whereas someone wanted to buy one of them (a fridge) for 50 Jd. Are we permitted to sell it or the price limit has to be set earlier by a trust-worthy expert to ensure having the best price? What is the legal method to sell them or to sell any asset affiliated with the above endowment?

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Changing an Endowment isn`t Permissible

A Zakat committee intends to use a mosque`s accommodation (Which isn`t fit for living as indicated by the report of the Ministry of Awqaf). Thus, it was suggested that the committee rents an accommodation for the Imam at its expense, or pays a rent in return for using that accommodation in delivering its various activities, or that a doer of charitable actions rents a house for that Imam. The reason for this is that the Zakat committee is precisely against the mosque itself, serves the people of that neighborhood in specific and there aren`t vacant flats near that mosque. What is the Islamic ruling on this?

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Donating to Charity Projects (Health & Education) is a Form of Continuous Charity

What is the ruling of Sharia on urging citizens to donate to charity projects-other than mosques-such as schools, primary health care centers or economic projects whose revenues are to be spent according to the conditions of the donor to help alleviate poverty and unemployment?

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Ruling on Spending Orphans` Revenues in Favor of others

We are a charity that cares for orphans and their families. We own a school and a medical center. They yield revenues and profits, for the charity, from tuition payments and patients. Is it permissible to spend these revenues (school and medical center) on activities and programs targeting groups other than the orphans themselves?

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A Waqf must be Confined to the Purpose for which it was Endowed

What is the ruling on enlarging a mosque at the expense of a graveyard?

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Burying the Deceased in a Land Endowed for the Mosque

What is the ruling of Sharia on burying the deceased people in a land endowed for the benefit of the mosque?

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Performing Ablution with Water Endowed for Drinking isn`t Permissible

What is the ruling of Shari`ah on performing ablution with water endowed for drinking?

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An Endowment is a Binding Contract

Is it permissible for a person to take back what he donated as a family Waqf (endowment), knowing that this has been documented by legal and official proof?

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Ruling on Allocating a Section of the Mosque for Teaching the Quran

Is it permissible to use the upper floor of the mosque as a place for teaching the Holy Quran?

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In Principle, all Items Placed in a Mosque are an Endowment for all Muslims

I have prayed in a mosque in which there were handbooks and leaflets, so I took some of them. Is that permissible?

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