Overcoming depression

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: So sad with cancer and side effects of surgery which is swelling to the hands. Can’t really get on with my life. Over thinking about it everyday. Wishing life could be back to normal as it was before. Depressed most of the time. Nobody to talk to and feeling lonely.


A: Disregard the feeling that you have. Trust in Allah Ta`ala.

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


Answered by:

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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