The cleanliness of the Masjid

By (Mufti) Abraar Alli

The religion of Islam being a natural way of life is promotes many simple, yet essential values to our existence. Islam lays a lot of importance to respect, etiquettes and moral conduct which can be found throughout the Quran and Sunnah.
An example of this is found where Allah Ta’ala has honoured and revered the Masajid, This entails that everyone else also follows in this order. Allah Ta’ala associates the respect shown to the symbols of Islam (here the Masjid) with the grand quality of Taqwa:
وَمَن يُعَظِّمْ شَعَائِرَ اللهِ فَإِنَّهَا مِن تَقْوَى الْقُلُوبِ
Those who show respect to the signs of Allah Ta’ala for this is from the Taqwa of the heart (Surah Hajj) Read more

Store being open at Jumuah time




One brother who has a food business is asking:
“Should he close his business during Jumuah or can he leave his wife or a non- muslim to sell the lunch time food – while he attends Jumuah?”
He attends Jumuah but will receive the income from the sales during the Jumuah period.
The issue is in the part of the ayah: وَذَرُواْ ٱلۡبَيۡعَ. One Mufti deems the income earned during Jumuah to be tainted.
What is the preferred opinion of the Hanafi madhhab?Is this the position even if he is the OWNER of the business?
Sorry to be-labour the point

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