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: My dad had taken loan of 200 Rupees from his cousin about 50 years back. Both forgot after it for sometime. Now, my dad remembered that he owed the money. What amount does he have to return? A: The original amount of the debt. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by:… read more »
Q: Is it permissible to marry one’s cousin (dad’s brother’s daughter) who is older then one by four years? A: Yes. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by: Mufti Zakaria Makada Checked & Approved: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source
Q: Is the wife of my cousin (my mother’s sister’s son) a mahram for me? A: No. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source
Q: A is real mamoo of B. C is the male child of A and D is the female child of B. Is nikah between C and D permissible? A: Yes. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source
Q: I’m a doctor by profession n inshallah a child specialist very soon..29 yr old.. My father want me to maary with his nephew who is labortary technetion n works in lab… I personally don’t want to marry him because I want that sm1 should be of my rank at least other wise my friends… read more »
Q: I’m really worried and need advice on the matter of first cousin marriages. 1. What is the Islamic view on the matter? Should I be worried about the research online which says the chances of having a kid born with some kind of disability increases with first cousin marriages. 2. Could you please give… read more »
Q: I have a personally sensitive issue. When I was a teenager, I engaged in inappropriate sexual touching with a few girls one of whom was my cousin while she was sleeping. Now that I’m an adult and a bit wiser, I feel terribly guilty. I have apologized to my cousin but without telling her… read more »