Hadith Archives - IslamQA

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.

Black Friday

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Q: Can a muslim have a Black Friday sale?  A: As far as Black Friday is concerned, it should be understood that it is a business and shopping event which the kuffaar promote. Though this is not a kuffaar celebration, it is among the prominent annual events which the kuffaar advertise and promote to boost sales and… read more »


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Q: What are the conditions of eunuchs in Islam in view of the Holy Qur’an and Hadith if they trust whole heartedly and fulfill such as Kalima, Salaat, Fast, Zakaat, Hajj, etc.?  A: To castrate is not permissible. They should make taubah for this. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti… read more »

Hareesah dish

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Q: Is this Hadith true,”Hareesa dish was liked by Nabi (sallallahu alaihi wasallam) and it gives power of 40 men? A: We do not know of it giving the power of 40 men, but it was something that was recommended. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) … read more »

Musjid open day and Heritage Day

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Q: On the 24th of September, which is heritage day, many masaajid have open days in which they allow non-Muslims (men and women) to enter the musjid. Please explain whether it should be encouraged or not? A: Our heritage is Islam, the Qur’aan, and the Hadith. Hence, we will follow our heritage. The kuffaar have… read more »