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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.

The practice of joint waleemahs

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Q: In today’s times, we find the practice of a joint waleemah prevalent where the expenses of the waleemah are shared between the boy’s and girl’s party. Is this a Sunnah practice? In the Hadith of Tirmizi Shareef, it is mentioned that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam) married Hazrat Safiyyah (Radhiyallahu Anha) during a Jihaad expedition. When… read more »

The law of nafeer-e-aam in jihaad

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Q: 1. When will Jihaad be “Fardh Ayn”(obligatory on every Muslim)? 2. What is the meaning of “Fardh Ayn”? 3. What is the purpose of Jihaad? A: 1. When there is one ameerul-mumineen and he declares nafeer-e-aam. 2. The command is compulsory on every individual. 3. I`laa-e-kalimatillah. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.  … read more »

Going out in jamaat

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Q: Is there any proof to show that a person should go out in jamaat for three days, forty days and for an Aalim to go out for one year? Also, is mastoorat jamaat proven and can a person use the hadeeth of jihaad where Nabi (sallallahu alaihi wasallam) went with few ladies to treat… read more »

Jihaad and respect for women

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Q: These are the few questions I have in mind: 1. Why does Islam have the concept of Jihad? Is it necessary? 2. Are Islamic Laws compatible in today’s world? Why? 3. Does Islam disrespect women? A: 1. A Muslim cannot ask these types of questions. All he needs to knows is that is this… read more »

Is giving into ones desires shirk?

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Is giving into ones desires shirk? I’m trying to understand this verse. Does that mean when we know something is wrong, yet we still do it its shirk, is this a major or minor form of shirk? أَفَرَأَيْتَ مَنِ اتَّخَذَ إِلَٰهَهُ هَوَاهُ وَأَضَلَّهُ اللَّهُ عَلَىٰ عِلْمٍ وَخَتَمَ عَلَىٰ سَمْعِهِ وَقَلْبِهِ… read more »

A common misconception

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Asalamualakum. I spend a lot of time in Tabligh. However sometimes a few Tablighis quote hadith in the context of Jihaad Fi Sabilillah and apply it to Tabligh. Is this permissible as some people say that the Jihaad of today is Da’wah and going out for Tableegh? Answer In the… read more »

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