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Hifz & Haidh

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Q. How can a woman in Haidh ensure that she does not forget her Hifz of the Quran if she cannot recite Quran in the state of Haidh? A. According to the Hanafi Mazhab (school of thought) it is impermissible for a woman in Haidh (menstrual period) to recite Quraan. Consider the following Ahadeeth: لَا… read more »

Equality amongst grandchildren

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Q. I have 22 grandchildren Alhamdulillah. I have made an intention to give any grandchild of mine one Kruger coin if any one of them memorizes the Quran. Is this correct or do I have to be equal and give all 22 grandchildren of mine one Kruger coin? A. It is preferred (Mustahab) for parents… read more »

Does fosterage refer to adoption in Islam?

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Q. Does fosterage refer to adoption in Islam? A. If by fosterage, you are referring to the breastfeeding/suckling (Radhaa’at) of a child, then there is a difference between fosterage and adoption in Islam. If a child is breastfed/suckled before the age of two years, a bond of fosterage (Radhaa’at) is established. The same relationship that… read more »