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    Question ID: 151001Country: India

    Title: Need suggestion on who is best?

    Question: I am living in Indore with my family including my parents and brother. Me and my brother we both are engineers and Alhamdulillah earning good money. We are taking care of our parents and family as much as we can and we don't want to leave them in any case. Also, we both have denied to work abroad or in other states in big companies due to my parents and relatives in Bhopal. One of my cousin shifted to Saudi Arab close to Mecca to earn handsome money. His parents live in Indore and he takes his wife and children's to Saudi as well. He comes to Indore with his family only once in a year and doesn't spend his time with his parents and family also. As he is living close to Mecca, so on every Friday, he performed Umrah, going to Madina and offer Salah on both places with his wife and children and he doesn't miss a single salah as well. So I would like to know that in the eyes of Allah, who is best? The person like me who is staying with the parents, left handsome salaries by not working in abroad or big companies due to parents, keeping relationship with my relatives and participating in their good and bad times or the person like my cousin, who left their parents and relatives in Indore and earning good money, doing Umrah and Hajj and just keeping relationships by via phone or internet!

    Answer ID: 151001

    Bismillah hir-Rahman nir-Rahim !

    (Fatwa: 859/863/B=9/1438)


    In the eyes of Shariah you are good person due to good intention and character. You are fortunate that you serve your mother and father daily. Also you serve your family and your brother. It is cause of great reward to show kindness to kith and kin, it causes longevity and brings prosperity in the livelihood.

    Allah (Subhana Wa Ta'ala) knows Best

    Darul Ifta,

    Darul Uloom Deoband, India