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: There’s a notion that if students walk through an ustads place they’ll forget their work, please advise if their is any basis to this. A: It is not ethical for students not to show respect to the ustaad or his place etc. This could eventually turn out for the child not being successful. And Allah Ta’ala… read more »
Q: A Muslim business has already taken out insurance on their fleet of vehicles. Is it permissible for a Muslim to do the accounting records and related calculations for this insurance which they have already been taken out? For example, he will have to calculate the total insurance premium for all the vehicles, cross-check and… read more »
Q: Seeking treatment for some illness is sunnah… And Allah has sent cure with illness… This is a hadith… As modern science is getting new technology and ways to cure many diseases so what if one cannot carry a child for the full term of pregnancy due to some medical issues… Gestational surrogacy is the… read more »
Q: I am a great sinner but great sins have been done against me and my family and great calamities have befallen on me and my family. I have heard that great calamities fall on the strongest of believers. I don’t know where to start but let me start with my good deeds. I believe that… read more »
Q: We want to name our baby Anaaya. If it is not a right name to give then please suggest a name for our baby girl. A: We have not come across the name Anaaya. Why don’t you name the child Aneesa. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by: Mufti Zakaria Makada Checked… read more »