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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.

Marrying one’s cousin

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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

Basis of choosing a spouse

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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 »

Marrying one’s first cousin

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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 »

Repenting for one’s past sins

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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 »