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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.

Authenticity of the dua for Rajab and Shabaan

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Q: I would like to know whether reciting the following famous Dua is Sunnah/Permissible/Bidah: اللَّهُمَّ بَارِكْ لَنَا فِي رَجَبٍ وَشَعْبَانَ، وَبَلِّغْنَا شَهْرَ رَمَضَانَ Is there a strong command or a sign of permission from Rasulullah Sallallahu Alaihi Wa Sallam regarding the recitation of this Dua in the months of Rajab and Shabaan? A: It is… read more »

Wearing one shoe and walking

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Q: What is the explanation of this hadith: Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “None of you should walk in one shoe. Remove both or wear both” (Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 5856 and Sahih Muslim, Hadith: 2097). A: The hadeeth meaning is apparent. Obviously it does not appear right with… read more »

Evil eye

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Q: What is nazer-e-bad and what is the best treatment and solution for this problem? A: Generally, it is translated as the evil eye. This is possible and it does happen, generally when someone is enamoured with some person’s performance, beauty and possession etc. It is recommended in the hadeeth that when you see something… read more »

Exchanging of gifts on the occasion of nikaah

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Q: I heard from the honorable Ulama a hadith regarding nikah. Nabi Muhammad (صلى الله عليه وسلم) said:  أعظم النكاح بركةً أيسره مؤنةً The most blessed nikah is the one which carries less expense. So in this hadith Nabi (sallallahu alaihi wasallam) encouraged the ummah to spend the least on the occasion of nikah. I… read more »

Cursing one’s children

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Q: Can you please give a detail masala about this hadith: “Jabir (radhiyallahu anhu) reported: The Messenger of Allah (sallallahu alaihi wasallam) said, “Do not invoke curses on yourself or on your children or on your possessions lest you should happen to do it at a moment when the supplications are accepted, and your prayer… read more »

Best durood to recite

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Q: Does reciting Durood “Allahumma salli ala Sayyidina Muhammad wa’ala aali Sayyidina Muhammad wa baarik wa sallim” and “Wa sallallaahu alan Nabiyyil Ummiy” have the same virtues? I have the intention of recting durood 1000 times a day. Which one is more beneficial? A: The words that are recorded in the hadeeth have a special… read more »

Sixteen sayyid amal

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Q: I have heard about an amal called 16 Sayyid in which we have to make only one dua as the main target for 16 months and we have to pray every prayer compulsary on the 16th of every Islamic month and have to fast on that day. Many people claim that on doing so… read more »

Three types of knowledge

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Q: According to the following narration, can you explain the different type of knowledge? Sayyiduna Abdullah ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) says: “Knowledge is of three types; the clear book [Quraan], an established Sunnah, and saying ‘I do not know’.” A: This is reported in Abu Dawood Shareef. One are those verses of the Quraan Shareef… read more »