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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.

Explaining hijaab to a non-Muslim

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Q: What do I say to a non Muslim if they ask why has Allah ordered you to wear hijab and how come men don’t if they don’t understand that Allah orders us and we follow? A: What is the need for entering into dialogue with people who do not understand basic things. The same question… read more »

Women’s clothing

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Q: My father complained about this for so long that I would rather ask a person who knows these things. He always says that everything is haraam and wrong in our religion. I wear hijab and long skirt everyday. My dad has complained to me for a long time about a couple of my friends… read more »

Fear of wearing hijaab in public

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Q: I’m scared of wearing my hijab in public now. I have never been forced to wear it, and I loved wearing it for the past 6 years and still do alhumdullilah. However, there are high risks of attacks on hijabi girls. There are more and more attacks happening and my fear is growing. I am… read more »

Becoming an actor

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Q: Is film acting allowed in Islam. For women it is clear, they do gunah because they are not in hijab. But what about the men who play different roles in the drama serials. Are they not doing gunah. Please explain this matter. A: Photography and filming is totally haraam and impermissible for both men… read more »