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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.

Will Jews and Christians go to Jannah?

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Q: My question is will Jews and Christians go to jannah, even though Jews believe Prophet Uzair to be the son of God and Christians believe Prophet Jesus to be the son of God? A: Jannah is reserved for those whose imaan is right. The Jews and Christians are polytheists and mushriks, and mushriks cannot… read more »

Songs with words of kufr

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Q: In songs some words are kufur words (example rab will forget) so if you listen or spell that word, what is the hukum in islam? A: These words must never be brought to the tongue. These people should renew their imaan and recite the kalimah in abundance. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best…. read more »

Going to sangomas

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Q: I am a black South African born Muslim. I have a problem with my mother. She goes to those sangoma (witchcraft) ladies and this lady has led her to believe that we are out to kill her. She sprinkles the house with the water of that woman. Recently she went to fetch my late… read more »

Consuming haraam

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Q: If a person were to consume haraam food eg. a chocolate without any doubt or without knowledge that it contains haraam, would a person’s imaan be weakened? Similarly eating take aways. A: If a person is not cautious about halaal and haraam and without making the necessary enquiries and investigation eats from any take… read more »

The harms of reading novels

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Q: Many people read fictional novels as a pastime. What is the ruling regarding this? Why is it impermissible? Please explain in detail. A: It is a known and proven fact that the type of literature a person comes into contact with plays an important role in shaping the mindset of a person and influencing… read more »

How to increase one’s Imaan

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Q: Can you tell me some ways to increase my iman? A: Sit in the company of pious mahsaayikh and ulama and read the kitaabs that they will recommend, like Fazaa’il-e-A`maal, Fazaa’il-e-Sadaqaat etc. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source

Masturbation and watching pornography

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Q: I’d like to know regarding the harms of mastabation and watching pornography. Please kindly provide Ahadith of the Prophet صلّى الله عليه وسلم. A: Shame and modesty is an integral branch of imaan. This type of behaviour is totally against modesty. Hence, a person who is behaving in this manner breaks an important branch… read more »