RIBA (INTEREST) Riba (Interest): Today's world has a complex financial structure. Nearly every transaction is carried out through banks. One cannot possibly eliminate the banking completely from one's life but at least we can control on how much interaction can be carried out. The more we can avoid the better. Firstly, it is not permissible... Continue Reading →
In many Muslim countries around the world people build Masjids on the graves of pious people, these are sometimes called "Dargah" or "Mazar" etc. And people go to those places and ask the dead person to give them a child or whatever they need. Now asking anyone but Allah (Subhana Wa Ta'ala) for anything is Shirk. Here we want to clear up that from the Qur'an and very clear Sahih Hadith that we are NOT supposed to build structures or Masjids on the graves of pious people or anyone else.
All Praise be to Allaah Firstly:A believer must be aware of the fact that depositing money in the bank in return of riba ie. Interest(usury) is a major sin and very derogatory in the sight of Allah. Allaah says in holy Quran: “O you who believe! Be afraid of Allaah and give up what remains... Continue Reading →