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COVID 19 – I’tikaaf & Eid Guidelines 1441/2020

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I’tikaaf during lockdown The performance of I’tikaaf is observed in the Masjid during the last 10 days of Ramadaan. However, this year, due to the restrictions of the COVID-19 lockdown, the performance of I’tikaaf in the Masjid may not be legally possible. Therefore, the performance of Salaah and other acts of worship should continue at… read more »

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COVID 19 South Africa – Jumuah Rulings

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Q. In South Africa, gatherings of a 100 people or more are prohibited as of 15 March 2020 until further notice. How should Jumuah be performed in this situation? A. In light of the Covid-19 epidemic in South Africa, Jumuah should be performed in groups not exceeding 100 people. Jumuah may be performed in classrooms,… read more »

Consuming Wagyu Beef

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Q. Wagyu is a breed of cattle that originated in Japan. As part of their daily diet, Wagyu cattle are fed beer to stimulate their appetite. Is Wagyu Beef Halaal to eat if it is slaughtered in a Halaal way? A. As a general principle, it is not permissible to feed Haraam substances to an… read more »

Consummation of a Nikah before a Walima

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Q. Salam There is a question. Is Walima allowed before Rukhsati as per shariat? A. Consummation of a Nikah is not a pre-condition for the validity of a Walima. If a Nikah is not consummated and a Walima took place, the Walima will be valid. However, it is Sunnah to consummate a Nikah before a… read more »

Contamination of alcohol at a canteen

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Q. We have a canteen at our work place that sells fresh fruits as well as alcohol. Will it be okay for us as Muslims to purchase the fresh fruits from the canteen? A. If there is no contamination of the fruits and alcohol at the canteen, then it will be permissible to purchase the… read more »