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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.

Woman wearing a saree

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Q: 1. Is it permissible for a Muslim woman to wear a saree in a Muslim country provided that she covers all the parts of her body properly. 2. If her husband wants her to wear a saree and he gets upset if she doesn’t do so, will it be permisssible for her to wear… read more »

Walking on fire on Aashuraa

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Q: Some people walk on fire on Aashuraa. Is it permissible? A: This is a Hindu practice. It has got nothing to do with Islam. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source

Keeping a company name “OM”

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Q: Our society name starts with OM which is a Hindu word for beginning any work. Will it be shirk if I have to write a check with that name? A: Try your best to avoid this. If these words are symbols of Hinduism and have shirki connotations then obviously it will amount to shirk,… read more »

Concern for non-Muslim daughter

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Q: I was a Hindu and have two daughters. After the death of my husband, I married a Muslim man. My younger daughter and I accepted Islam. My elder daughter is now eighteen years old and has not accepted Islam. My husband and elder daughter do not have a healthy relationship as a father and… read more »

Adulterer marrying a chaste woman

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Q: I’m a 26 year old Muslim man. I committed zina multiple times with a Hindu female friend after which I felt guilty and asked Allah for forgiveness. I stayed away from zina after that. Now my parents are searching for a good and practicising Muslim girl for my marriage but I am not sure… read more »