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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.

Framing photos for people

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Q: I work as a picture framer. Sometimes I receive photos of people for framing. Occasionally, Hindus bring bhagwaans for framing. Christians bring pictures of Jesus and Jews bring things of their religion. What should I do in these situations? A: You should refrain from framing these types of pictures for people. If the picture… read more »

Zakaat on savings

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Q: My question is related to zakat. If a divorced women with one dependant child is not working, and has a saving for her daughter’s university education, does zakat apply on that amount of savings? Is this woman, who has no support, liable to pay zakat? A: In the first place it is the worst thing… read more »

Fear of committing kufr

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Q: I am getting married and I am worried about Imaan and kufr. Since I heard that nikah will be nullified if one of the two did kufr, what precautions should one take? Is it kufr to like kuffaar daily life ways? E.g. If someone wears kuffar clothes like pants and shirt, if we praise… read more »

Crying out of love for Allah

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Q: If you get tears when you think positively about Allah or you get tears out love for Allah, is that good thing or sign of iman? I know people get tears when they fear Allah, what about when you get tears when you love Allah? A: It is a good thing. It is a sign of… read more »