Question:icdbd-QA/0020 Assalamualaikum, I live in Australia. In my place, there is only one mosque, but the imam of that mosque is clean shaved. In this situation, should I pray behind that imam or pray at my home? Answer: [From Islam Q-A] Wa 'Alaikumussalaam!, Praise be to Allaah. Please note the following passage from an Islam Q-A ruling: Shaving the beard in whole or in part is a sin which is not permissible to do. The prayer of one who commits a sin such as shaving the beard and the like is valid if…continue reading →


Question:icdbd-QA/0019 My aunt had been living in Libya with her husband for last 25 years. Recently she has returned from there in the wake of current war there. She and her husband (my uncle) has 6 children. They could not bring any money or valuables with them other than some gold ornaments of my aunt. I do not know the exact amount of gold. Now they are living with my uncle's mother. They are living hardly off some rents from a few shops on that same land. The land though is in my…continue reading →


Question:icdbd-QA/0018 question:1 if anyone paid zakah of 2011 at 2010 in advance considering resell value of gold 30K, does she need to adjust since resell value of gold is almost 40K on 2011? Answer:1 (By Shaykh Akramuzzaman) Assalaamu 'Alaikum, Praise be to Allaah. She doesn't have to adjust. And Allah knows the best! question 2: If anyone didn't pay Zakah due to some reason for year 2010 and now she wants to pay that Zakat, then at which rate (rate of missed year or rate of current year) she should pay? Answer:2 (By Shaykh…continue reading →