Asking people about the future

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: My sister’s marriage is not getting fixed. Can you please tell me about her future. What problem is around our family. Every proposals comes and tells that they like her but after it gets dropped.


A: The knowledge of the future lies with Allah Ta’ala alone. It is not permissible to ask any person regarding the knowledge of the future.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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