Borehole dug for a Masjid or Madrasah

QUESTION: If a borehole was dug for the masjid or Madrasah with the intention of Waqf, can one fill up containers of water and take them home for personal use? ANSWER: If the donors donated the borehole for the use of the Masjid,Madrasah and needs of the public, then...

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Selling Waqf land

Question:- Is it permissible to sell Waqf land if a potential buyer offers a high price? Answer:- If the land in question was made Waqf to an institute, then it will belong to the institute and cannot be sold even though the institute may be offered a high price for...

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Avenues of spending Waqf funds

Question:- In our Masjid trust named "XYZ Mosque and Madrasah Trust", there are Waqf properties. Can the income from the waqf properties be used for the following: 1. Musjid maintenance 2. Madrasah maintenance 3. Imaam and Muazzin salaries 4. Ustaad salaries in the...

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Disposing of Masjid items

Question:- A few questions from a Masjid committee: 1- Carpets that have been removed/replaced at the masjid We have Musallees interested in purchasing them so we plan to edge the sides, charge the Musallee for that and request they give a donation to the Masjid 1.1 -...

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Reserving a parking bay exclusively for the Imaam

Question:- Is it permissible to have a parking bay reserved exclusively for the Imaam at the Masjid, considering that the Land is Waqf property? Answer:- Land donated to the Masjid is generally made Waqf for the use of the Muslim Ummah. This simply means that every...

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