Aadaab of Business and Dealings – Part 12

1. It is not permissible for one to get involved in interest bearing transactions. The giving and taking of interest are both haraam in Islam. وَأَحَلَّ اللَّـهُ الْبَيْعَ وَحَرَّمَ الرِّبَا ﴿البقرة: ٢٧٥﴾ And Allah has permitted sale and prohibited riba – interest. الَّذِينَ يَأْكُلُونَ الرِّبَا لَا يَقُومُونَ إِلَّا كَمَا يَقُومُ …

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Du’aa After Eating-2

After completing the meal, one should recite the following duaa: اَلحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ الَّذِي أَطْعَمَنِي هَذَا الطَّعَامَ وَرَزَقَنِيهِ مِن غَيرِ حَولٍ مِّنِّي وَلَا قُوَّة All praise is due to Allah Ta’ala who provided me with this food, and He granted it to me without any effort and ability from me. عن …

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Aadaab of Business and Dealings – Part 11

1. Once the sale is concluded, the purchaser and seller do not have the right to cancel the sale. However, if the customer wishes to return the purchased item and cancel the sale, it is greatly rewarding for the seller to cancel the sale and give him a full refund. …

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Du’aa After Eating -1

One should recite the following duaa after eating: اَلحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ الَّذِي أَطْعَمَنَا وَسَقَانَا وَجَعَلَنَا مُسْلِمِينَ All praise is due to Allah Ta’ala who gave us food and drink and made us Muslims. عن أبي سعيد الخدري أن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم: كان إذا فرغ من طعامه قال: الحمد لله …

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Aadaab of Business and Dealings – Part 10

1. If a person has made an offer to purchase and the seller is inclined to concluding the deal, then it is impermissible for anyone else to make an offer over the offer of the purchaser. This has been prohibited in the Hadith. However, if the seller is not inclined …

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Aadaab of Business and Dealings – Part 9

1. The price of the sale item must be mutually agreed upon at the time of the sale. 2. When the sale is a credit sale, it is compulsory upon both parties to mutually agree upon the date of payment e.g. 30 days from the day of the sale. If …

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Reciting The Du’aa Before Eating

One should recite the following duaa before eating بِسْمِ اللهِ وَبَرَكَةِ اللهِ In the name of Allah Ta’ala, and with the blessings of Allah Ta’ala. عن ابن عباس رضي الله عنهما أن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم وأبا بكر وعمر رضي الله عنهما أتوا بيت أبي أيوب فلما أكلوا وشبعوا …

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Aadaab of Business and Dealings – Part 8

1. When purchasing an item, one should not degrade the item or find fault with it in order to get a discount. Similarly, when selling an item, one should not exaggerate and unduly praise the item in order to get a higher price or to convince the customer to purchase …

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The Barakah Of Eating Together

It is permissible to eat individually as well as eating together. However, eating together is better as it is a means of barakah. عن وحشي رضي الله عنه أنهم قالوا يا رسول الله إنا نأكل ولا نشبع. قال فلعلكم تأكلون متفرقين؟ قالوا نعم. قال فاجتمعوا على طعامكم واذكروا اسم الله …

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