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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.

Woman wearing a saree

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Q: 1. Is it permissible for a Muslim woman to wear a saree in a Muslim country provided that she covers all the parts of her body properly. 2. If her husband wants her to wear a saree and he gets upset if she doesn’t do so, will it be permisssible for her to wear… read more »

Big Sweep gambling

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Q: My question is about gambling. In my country, we have something called Big Sweep. How to play:1. Buy a ticket at $3 each.2. Draws on every first Wednesday of each month at 6pm. Results:If your ticket number matches any of the 133 winning seven-digit numbers drawn, you win a prize of at least $1,000… read more »

Zakaat on empty plots

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Q: I have query on zakaat for land plots. I live overseas. I don’t own any home in my home country nor overseas. I have a total 9 plots in my home country as per below. Currently, I do not have any intention to sell these plots, unless until in future if I need cash/funds… read more »