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.
Q: A few years ago, I went for Hajj. May Allah Ta’ala forgive me, at that time (I can’t remember if it was before or after Arafaat), I committed the terrible sin of masturbation. May Allah Ta’ala forgive me. What is the penalty for this? Also, does that act break ghusl? I doubt I made a… read more »
Q: Through eating camel meat, will the wudu break according to the Hanafi mazhab? A: The wudu will not break. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best. قلت أرأيت الطعام هل ينقض شيء منه الوضوء مثل لحوم الإبل أو البقر أو الغنم أو اللبن أو غير ذلك مما مسته النار قال ليس شيء من الطعام ينقض… read more »
Q: What is the status of Taqleed (following one of the four Imaams of Fiqh) in Deen? Is it fardh, waajib, sunnah or mustahab? A: Following one of the four Imaams of Fiqh viz. (Imaam Abu Hanifah, Imaam Maalik, Imaam Shaafi’ee and Imaam Ahmad bin Hambal [Rahimahumullah]) is waajib-li-ghairihi  (compulsory) in Deen. The reason for… read more »
Assalam-u-alikum Respected Scholar’s, I have some ahadith that I heard a long time ago and I wanted to get the actual text from you and reference. Some may have been from Hayatus Sahabah and some I’ve heard in bayans, but I cannot remember. Apologies in advance as I only remember the… read more »
May Allah Ta’ala grant you the Best of both worlds. In the last few years, including this year, it has been noticed that people are specifically looking for Lambs for Qurbani. Accordingly, Lambs are being advertised as well. We were taught that the minimum age for sheep and goat is one year, but in… read more »
besides repenting.what can someone who has commited zinah do to remove the sin 100% i know little about 100 lashes does that remove the sin completly? is there others ways to remove the sin completly maybe certain deeds that can gurantee 100% removal of the sin and forgiveness Answer In the… read more »
assalamualaikum I want to know lets say a person visits prostitutes and suffers from AIDS….then repents after seeing his worldly loss… is it of any use of repenting now …..? Answer In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh. Brother… read more »