Fatwaa ID: 249
Asalaam mu alaykum wa rahmatul. If there are three siblings.. A boy and two girls then whose duty is it to look after the mother. The mother is in her sixties but not muhtaaj
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.
It is is truly sad to receive such questions. Being dutiful and serving the mother is a duty and a right on every child. It is not a burden but a means of success and barakah in both lives. The three children in reference must take out time and serve their mother. If needed, a schedule may be drawn to facilitate this. This should be done for the pleasure of Allaah Ta’aala, which is attained through pleasing the parents.
And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
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