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Podcast 2: Questions and Answers

This is the second podcast by Abu Abdissalam. You can send questions here.

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In this podcast, the following questions are answered (the text is kept as it was sent in the questions):

1. Is it better to give some spare money u have to a needy cause/charity,or use that same money to pay off a debt? (bearing in mind that the debtor intends on paying the debt off eventually anyway)

2. Can you give voluntary charity to people who are well-off.

3. I suffer from depression – is there an Islamic cure?

4. Is it permissible to recite the Quran while lying down in bed?

Podcast 1: Questions and Answers

Welcome to the first of a series of podcasts by Abu Abdissalam. You can send questions here.

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In this podcast, the following questions are answered:

1. We bought our house with a mortgage with interest. Now we have paid off the mortgage and want to repent, can we live in the house or must we get rid of it?

2. I want to marry my cousin but it turns out that I have been breast fed by her mother. We tried to find out but no-one knows how many times – my aunty said that it was a long time ago and she doesn’t remember. Can I marry her?

3. My father died and left a lot of money in the bank and it accrued interest from the bank before he died. Do I have to throw away the interest or can I take that?

4. How do I repent from backbiting?