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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.

Meaning of “murat”

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Q: When I attended maktab madrasah, I always heard about murat and I didn’t understand anything about it and now when I am teaching maktab I keep telling my kids to cover up the eyes. Can I have an explanation and if there are any benefits in covering the eyes? A: Actually, the entire head… read more »

Selling items with animate objects

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Q: Is it permissible to sell products that have animate objects on it? Are animate objects without eyes any different from animate objects with eyes? A: As long as the animate object is not the desired thing in the commodity it is permissible to sell it. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered… read more »

Drawing pictures that resemble humans

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Q: I wanted to ask if all of the following are haraam: 1. Painting an impressionistic drawing of human, meaning a blurr or a silhouette to represent a human but not clearly painting the features. 2. Drawing a human figure with no face with the sole purpose of representing clothes. 3. Drawing cartoons with very… read more »

Putting surmah for a deceased person

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Q: What does it mean when a dead person tears whilst putting surma in their eyes during the ghusl? A: Don’t pay attention to this. Pay attention to how much you cry before Allah Ta`ala. Regarding the practice of applying surma for the deceased, refer to http://muftionline.co.za/node/15820 And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.  … read more »

Wazifah to become rich

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Q: I want to ask a wazifa for wealth and to become rich. A: Read “Yaa Mughni” 1000 times after Esha. Ensure that all your namaaz are performed on time, look after your eyes and don’t get involved in anything that is doubtful, and be honest and truthful at all times. And Allah Ta’ala (الله… read more »