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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.

Keeping aloof from people

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Q: I have social anxiety that has been growing since the past year ever since I moved to this new country as a student. The nature of my research-based program also “allows” me to work just by myself without having to go through daily social interactions, and besides I’ve never really felt comfortable hanging around… read more »

How to control ones desires?

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Aww. I hope all is well. I am going to be very blunt so please excuse me. I have a problem with mas ter bating about twice a week. The urge gets extremely high and i find it difficult to concentrate on daily tasks. I am regular with salah. Alhumdulilah. However this habit makes… read more »

Is smoking weed Haram?

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My friends are used to weed. They even smoke weed in ramadan after every iftaar. Is it haram or not? Does it invalidate their fast or not? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.  As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Cannabis, also known as marijuana among… read more »

I cheated on my wife

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I have been married for 2.5 years and have recently just had a child. I have had a really bad habit of masturbating from a very young age. Recently I have not been able to control my desires. I cannot take it when my wife says no to me if I ask for intimacy…. read more »

Masturbating Husband

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I am 32 years old woman with three children. Had my last child six months ago and have become fat which my husband does not like at all. A few days ago he was watching another video or something on phone to relieve stress at 1am n also masturbated to relieve himself. He does so only… read more »

Cure for Masturbation

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I need your help! I am a student of knowedlge and have been studying for about 3 years. Alhamdulillah, I have managed to give up many sins which I committed in the past. However, there is this one sin that I keep comitting. I have countlessly made taubah, have started azkaar, read qur’an; but… read more »