Fatwa: # 16132
Category: Jurisprudence and Rulings...
Country: United Kingdom
Date: 31st January 2008

Title

Borrowing Masjid Waqf property

Question

plz give a clear ruling with regards to the waqf things in the masjid.recently a masjid near our masjid needed to use our mimber whilst their mimber was being made it was an open day people from all cummunities were invited just for a few hours they needed to use our mimber.are we allowed to let them use our mimber?

Answer

In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful  

Assalaamu `alaykum waRahmatullahi Wabarakatoh

 Whatever belongs to the musjid is waqf. In principle, a waqf item cannot be borrowed. The Fuqaha have ruled that the items of one masjid cannot be transferred to another masjid. The Fuqaha ruled that the mimbar should not be taken out of the masjid even to the Eidgah (Musallah) for Eidul fitr and Eidul Adha.  

 

فاذا تم و لزم لا يملك و لا يملك و لا يعار (در المختار 352:4 السعيد)

و لا يجوز نقله و نقل ماله الي مسجد أخر (رد المحتار 359:4 السعيد)

فتاوي رحيمية (87:9 دار الاشاعت)

فتاوي نظامي (4:86 تاج كمبيوترس ايند ببلشنك هاوس)

المبسوط - (ج 2 / ص 373 المكتة الشاملة)

( قال ) ولا يخرج المنبر في العيدين لما روينا

And Allah knows best

Wassalam

Ml. Ismail Moosa,
Student Darul Iftaa

Checked and Approved by:

Mufti Ebrahim Desai
Darul Iftaa

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