Islamic way of how an adolescent should take a decision

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Q: After coming-of-age, who makes the individual’s decisions – the adolescent or the parents?


A: The right Islamic way is that the adolescent will take the decision but after consulting his parents and righteous elders.

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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