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: 1. Is it permissible for a woman to request surgery (caesarian section) instead of natural birth so as to avoid the pain of labour? 2. Is there any nifas in the case of caesarian section birth? A: 1. We will not say that it is haraam, but apart from it being unnatural it creates… read more »
Q: A person gave his daughter to his sister when she was a child (for adoption). Can she (the adopted girl) marry with the consent of her father’s sister? A: The consent must be from the girl’s biological father. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) … read more »
Q: My son was breastfed by a particular woman. Is that woman now my mahram? A: No. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source
Q: My child was born on 3rd September at 3:43 pm, that was 3rd Muharram. I want to perform aqeeqah on the seventh day which, according to me, falls on 10 th September (from 9th evening to 10th evening). But my wife says it falls on 9th September which according to me is wrong. 3rd… read more »
Q: I noticed a child had urinated a small amount on my bathroom floor. I wiped it dry, poured water over that area once, wiped it dry again and then sprayed and wiped with detergent spray once. Is that area considered paak? A: Yes. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by: Mufti… read more »
Q: I want to continue my PhD studies abroad or in another city that’s away from my home. Actually I am married and have a baby girl alhumdullilah. Is it okay or a sin in Islam to move away from my husband for a specific time period? During this duration he will stay with his… read more »