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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.

A two faced person

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Q: What is this signification: Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “A person who is two faced cannot be trustworthy.” (Musnad Ahmad, vol. 2 pg. 289 and pg. 365, Al Adabul Mufrad, Hadith: 313. Also see: Fathul Bari, Hadith: 6058) A: The meaning of the Hadith is that… read more »

Placing a pen over one’s ear

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Q: Hadith no. 4657 in Mishkaat mentions that Nabi (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) told a scribe that ضع القلم على اذنك (place the pen over your ear). Will this be considered to be a sunnat? A: There is kalaam on this hadeeth. On account of the kalaam, one cannot conclusively say that it is sunnat. And… read more »

Fantasizing about actors and actresses

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Q: If you imagine an actor, actress, or singer nude without any sexual feeling and without any sexual attraction. In other words you don’t have any sexual intention or feelings towards them. You don’t have any intention to insult or disrespect them but you think with your mind, how would x actor/actress or singer look… read more »

Authenticity of fasting the six fasts of Shawwaal

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Q: What is the authenticity of sitta Shawwal (the six days fasting after Ramadhaan)? A: The Hadith appears in Muslim Shareef, Tirmizi Shareef and Abu Dawood Shareef and the Hadith is worthy of being practised. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Zakaria Makada Checked & Approved: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo… read more »

Attaining maximum hoors in Jannah

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Q: Are there any particular azkaar that have been mentioned in the hadith to attain maximum number of Hoor al Ain in Jannah? A: Observe taqwa and righteousness, and Allah Ta`ala will fulfil all your desires. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source

Calling a person a kaafir

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Q: Is there a Hadith stating ‘kaafir ko bhi kaafir na kaho’? If so, what exactly does it mean? A: We haven’t come across this hadeeth. In fact, this goes against the Quraan Shareef, since the Quraan Shareef instructs, “Say, ‘O Kaafiroon.’” And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee… read more »