This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, where the questions have been answered 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.

Student loans

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Q: Six years ago I applied and received a student loan from Iqraa Trust. At this point in time I was not aware that majority of their funds received is Interest money from financial institutions. My questions are: 1. Have I committed a sin by accepting the student loan without knowing it is interest? 2…. read more »

Anal sex

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Q: I have made a terrible mistake. I had sex with my wife from behind three times. I took an oath from Allah not to do it and still did it knowing it’s wrong. I am very ashamed. Please tell me what to do as soon as possible. If I have to do kaffarah and… read more »

Wazifa for a pious spouse

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Q: My question is regarding my marriage. I am 32 years old. I have done Masters degree in computer science. In the past I have worked for few companies but right now I am not working anywhere or I can say, at present I am jobless. Apart from it the financial condition of my family… read more »

Diners card

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Q: Regarding the diners card, which many people take out to get access to airport lounges across the world. The cost is R695 per year. According to the website: Airport lounge entrances are part of 15 complimentary visits, provided R12 000 spend is met on your account in the quarter of your visit. A quarter… read more »

Stray thoughts

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Q: I was reading salaah and just as I completed a thought occurred to me how people could claim to be God. I wondered how it was so easy for them to have uttered “I am God” while wondering I fear I might have subconsciously uttered those words due to lack of paying attention to… read more »

Marital problems

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Q: I hope you are fine Insha Allah. My question is about my husband. I have three kids and Alhamdulilah 7 years of marriage. I am a muslim Alhamdulilah, my husband also belongs to muslim family. After marriage I have come to know that he doesn’t like Islam. Whnever I talk related to islam he… read more »