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Find answers to your Islamic questions 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.

Earnings of a game and website developer

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Q: Is computer education halaal or not? I studied computer science and my field is game development and website development. Will my earnings be halaal? A: If there are no elements of haraam, or pictures of animate objects etc. then it is permissible. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim… read more »

Selling books with animate objects

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Q: I want to sell physical health eBooks that may contain a few images of humans for the purposes of demonstration e.g. a fitness eBook demonstrating how to perform an exercise or movement. Both male and female images are found in the books and at times, a portion of the awrah of the males and… read more »

Framing photos for people

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Q: I work as a picture framer. Sometimes I receive photos of people for framing. Occasionally, Hindus bring bhagwaans for framing. Christians bring pictures of Jesus and Jews bring things of their religion. What should I do in these situations? A: You should refrain from framing these types of pictures for people. If the picture… read more »

Marrying a woman one loved in Jannah

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Q: I saw a video where a shaykh was saying that you may marry the person you loved in Jannah.  If that person was already married to someone else in dunya, can you still marry that person in Jannah?  A: All animate objects are haraam in Islam. Hence, watching films of animate objects are also haraam. You… read more »

Specializing in computer vision

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Q: I am a computer science PhD and I want to specialize in Computer Vision. Please allow me to explain what this does with examples: 1. Self-driving cars use computer vision techniques to “perceive” the surroundings and make decisions (avoid passengers, avoid trees, recognize road sighs, etc.) 2. Security camera uses computer vision for smart, precise… read more »

Clean shaven Qaaris

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Q: The norm today is to employ famous clean shaven Qaaris to entertain the crowds. Some Ulamaa say the idea is to promote and encourage the youth to learn and recite the Quraan. Is it permissible? Is it permissible to allow photo’s and videos to be taken in the Masjid while the Qaari is reciting. Shouldn’t… read more »