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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.

Sitting on a bed with dried urine

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Q: Can the dried urine of a 7 month old child on a bed make the parents clothes ‘napak’? A: If the urine has dried on the bed, if one sits on that area, one’s clothing will not become napaak. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Zakaria Makada Checked &… read more »

Keeping the names of angels

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Q: Can we name a baby boy Mikaeel? A: It is makrooh (undesirable) to keep the names of angels. The Hadith has discouraged keeping the names of malaaikah (angels) for one’s children. Similarly, Hazrat Umar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) had expressed disapproval when he had heard someone keeping the names of malaaikah (angels). Hence, it is better… read more »