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.
Q: I want to talk to Allah. I have decided to commit suicide but I want to explain Him why I have decided so. A: You cannot decide over the decision of Allah. He has already decided that this is perpetually haraam and forbidden. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by: Mufti… read more »
Q: Is partaking meals permissible in a home where the the inheritance was not divided among the heirs which is a very common scenario in almost every home. If it is not permissible then one would perhaps not go to any of his relatives, friends home? What is the sharee ruling regarding it and would… read more »
Q: Are the following animals Halaal to consume in the Hanafi Madhab: 1. Gerbil 2. Guinea Pig 3. Squiril 3. Peacock 4. Stork 5. Hadeda 6. Owl 7. Buffalo 8. Zebra A: Zebra, Buffalo, and peacock are halaal. Birds that attack with their claws and mainly eat filth are haraam. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى)… read more »
Q: There is a bank here which is offering me personal loan. I was not interested in taking that because it is haram as they will get more money in return of the money they gave me. However the bank showed me a stamp of their personal loan option from the sharia council. So can… read more »
Q: I would like to know about halal and haram incomes. Alhumdulillah I have a full time job. I have undertaken a second job working in hospitals on a casual basis for the basis of saving for hajj, investing in a business and paying off my mortgage (riba based unfortunately). I have chosen to work… read more »