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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.

Selling a used item as a new item

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Q: What is the ruling regarding selling a used item as a new item? There is a woman who sells only new clothing. However, she wore a certain dress for a few hours in a wedding and thereafter dry cleaned and sold the dress without telling the customer that the dress was used. Is this permissible? … read more »

Gender Equality

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Q: Muslim women are told that they should not leave their homes in order to work and that they are not allowed to interact freely with the opposite gender. Likewise, they are told that they should be obedient to their husbands. Does Islam not afford men and women equal rights, or are men superior to women… read more »

Wearing underwear in ihraam

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Q: I went for hajj this year. I had to wear underpants under my ihram due to a medical reason which was approved by my doctor. During hajj I was told I have to pay a dum because I am not allowed to wear any other clothing apart from ihram, regardless of a medical condition…. read more »

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 »