24 Jamadi al-Thani 1443  ,  27 January 2022

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All Fatawaas

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 haven`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? • Read More
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? • Read More
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? • Read More
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? • Read More
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? • Read More
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? • Read More
Ruling on Establishing a Family Hall for Charitable Causes Are the donations given in favor of establishing a family society considered a continuous charity? • Read More
Ruling on Donating Computers for the Poor

One of the good-doers intends to establish a computer room with printers and computers for the good of the poor. Is this considered an ongoing charity?

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