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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.

Interacting with a Qaadiyaani

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Q: We have asked some people after some authentic proof if they are Qadiyaanis but they are denying it and saying that there is nothing like that but the person who told us about them is a very close blood relation. They are denying all of these. Now we are in a fix as to… read more »

Birgivi’s Manual

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Q: Is Birgivi’s Manual authentic? There is an aalim giving a program about this. A: If you are referring to the kitaab “Zukhr-ul-Muta’ahhileen”, then it is a reliable kitaab. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source

Hadith regarding aiding and supporting unjust rulers

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Q: What is the meaning of this? ليأتين عليكم أمراء يقربون شرار الناس ويؤخرون الصلاة عن مواقيتها فمن أدرك ذلك منكم فلا يكونن عريفا ولا شرطيا ولا جابيا ولا خازنا Imam Ibn Hibban (rahimahullah) has recorded this Hadith and has declared it authentic. (Sahih Ibn Hibban; Al Ihsan, Hadith: 4586. Also see: Musnad Abi Ya’la,… read more »

Reciting three Quls in the morning and evening

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Q: What is the correct method of practising on this Hadith? Is it three times each? Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Khubayb (radiyallahu’anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said: ‘…Recite Qul huwallahu Ahad, Qul A’udhu bi Rabbil Falaq and Qul A’udhu bi Rabbin Nas, thrice every morning and evening. It will suffice you for everything.’ (Sunan Abi… read more »

Sixteen sayyid amal

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Q: I have heard about an amal called 16 Sayyid in which we have to make only one dua as the main target for 16 months and we have to pray every prayer compulsary on the 16th of every Islamic month and have to fast on that day. Many people claim that on doing so… read more »

Treating sihr

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Q: 1. It has been confirmed from three authentic sources that my husband has sihr. As part of his treatment I must read Surah Baqarah daily for 40 days. Sometimes I play it on my laptop on days that I can’t read. Is it jaiz (acceptable) to play in the house, office when no one… read more »