Question:icdbd-QA/0035 بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَنِ الرَّحِيمِ السلام عليكم ورحمة الله و بركاته  According to Islamic Shariah, in the case of marriage it is mandatory that that wali (guardian) of the girl “gives her away” or signs the contract. The wali has to be a mahram of the bride. In the unfortunate situation where a girl has no wali ( father died and she has no brother and no maternal uncle. She has a paternal uncle but he lives abroad and not attending the wedding).  Who can be the wali in this case? It may…continue reading →


Question:icdbd-QA/0034 Assalamu alaikum,   My parents always ask a huzur in a nearby masjid to pray istikhara prior taking any important decision. I came to know that this should be prayed by oneself and there is no such authenticity to ask someone to pray istikhara on their behalf. This huzur does not want any material thing but receives cash if given. He always sees dreams after istikhara and my parents have very confidence on it. I know that istikhara is not about dreams. They sometimes take decisions based on it, e.g. if my…continue reading →


Question:icdbd-QA/0033 Assalamu alaikum, A person wants to build a hospital as sadqa-e-jariya but her bill will not be sanctioned as long as she is not giving bribe. What should be done in such case? Also please inform about bank loans in such cases. JazakAllahu khairan Answer:  [By Dr. Manzure-e-Ilahi] Wa 'Alaikumussalaam, Praise be to Allah. He should try to avoid bribing, but if he is obliged it is allowed for him to bribe according to the majority and the sin is on the one who is taking the bribe. As for bank loans,…continue reading →