This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, where the questions have been answered 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.


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Q: 1. When should I perform aqeeqah for my baby boy? On the 7th day or 14th day or 21st day? Many scholars say that if it was not done on the 7th then it should be done on the 14th. If it was not done on the 14th then it should be done on… read more »

Is it permissible to donate the umbilical cord for scientific research?

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Salaam, Is it permissible to give the umbilical cord for stem cells or for scientific research etc? جزاك اللهُ خيراً Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Allah Ta’ālā says in the Quran: وَلَقَدْ كَرَّمْنَا بَنِي آدَمَ وَحَمَلْنَاهُمْ… read more »

Different types of Shuhada

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Asalaam Alaikum, What does Islam say regarding the person who is killed by an animal? How is their death treated? Are they considered a martyr or shahid? I have found very little information on this subject. Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum… read more »

Uncovering ‘awrah for medical checkups

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As salam aleikum wa rahmatullah, I am 34 weeks pregnant and had my first cervical check-up yesterday. I wanted to avoid it because I wasn’t sure if it’s permissible to expose the awrah to another woman, especially since this checkup wasn’t a medical treatment per se; it was done to check if… read more »