This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, 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.

How many shares in a camel?

Answered by Muftionline.co.za

Q: How many Qurbaani shares are there in a camel? A: There are seven shares in a camel. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best. عن جابر قال : نحرنا مع النبي صلى الله عليه و سلم عام الحديبية البقرة عن سبعة والبدنة عن سبعة (ترمذي #904) Answered by: Mufti Zakaria Makada Checked & Approved: Mufti Ebrahim… read more »

The Sunnah dress for a Muslim woman

Answered by DarulIftaBirmingham

The Sunnah dress for a Muslim woman Answer: The following conditions constitute a sunnah dress for a Muslim woman. Hijab and Niqab. The awrah (nakedness) of a woman in front of a non-mahram (those with whom marriage is lawful) consists of the whole body except the face, hands and feet. (Raddul Muhtar p.531 v.9) Niqaab… read more »

Tight clothes in salah

Answered by DarulIftaBirmingham

We learn that one of the conditions of Salah is that a person’s clothes should coonceal the Awra, and the clothes should not be tight and transparent. However, what exactly is meant by tight clothes? If a person work in a company and he is required to wear a suit, and he wears trousers and a… read more »

Repenting from homosexuality

Answered by DarulIftaBirmingham

Repenting from homosexuality. Answer: In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Homosexuality is totally haraam and unlawful in Islam. The perpetrators of such a crime will be severely dealt with by Allah in the Hereafter. However, this does not mean you can’t do anything about it. Allah is the Most Merciful,… read more »