Attended a talk by Sheikh Muhammad Nuruddin Marbu Al-Banjari Al-Makki on "RIBA & Kesannya Terhadap Masyarakat"(Riba and its Impact on Society) at Taman Tun Dr.Ismail-K.Lumpur on Sunday, 16 January 2011.
Sheikh M.Nuruddin's talk was a Good recap of the various riba i'd learnt many years ago in IIUM-PJ i.e. Riba Jahiliyyah,Fadl,Nasiah etc.
Also learnt interesting stories of Imam Ahmad and the stolen lamb and what happened subsequently for the next 7 years. Sheikh also pointed out the various categories/levels of riba prohibition in the Al_Quran from zero tolerance to multiple folds.
During Q&A Session, when asked as to whether Paper/Fiat Money is "halal" - Most currencies are "halal" as they are backed by a Guarantee and/or by Gold, Commodities & Other Currencies....with the EXCEPTION of the USD! GO Figure!
HIKMAH DiRHAM, Launched in Tg. Malim-PERAK
4 months ago