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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.

Investment that accrues interest

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Q: I am investing with a group but the investment attracts 3% interest. I know interest is haram. If the investment makes a profit and my share is given to me, can I reject the 3% of my profit which stands out as the interest to make my profit halaal? A: The safer way will be… read more »

Is Durood Shareef classified as zikr?

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Q: Can durood shareef be classified as zikr of Allah? Also, what has more importance, reciting durood shareef or praying nawafil? A: It is also a type of zikr because Allah Ta`ala has commanded the recitation of durood shareef. Both must be done, and times must be programmed, some time for durood, some time for… read more »

Taking a false oath

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Q: On the demand of my mother in law, I had to give 10 tolas of gold before marriage but I arranged for 7 tola and for rest, I was not financially strong so I made artificial gold bangles so that our marriage should not be affected. At that time I thought of making real… read more »

Which istighfaar is best to read?

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Q: Which one is better, reciting Astagfurullah min kulli zambin wa atubu ilai 1000 times or reciting just Astagfurullah 3000 times? A: Whatever is said with the heart and soul is better. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source