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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.

Self interpretation of the Quraan

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Q: I read somewhere that for example in Tafsir Ibn Kathir, if Ibn Kathir himself has made an interpretation of the Quran we can neither confirm nor deny it since we are humans and we can make mistakes. Is it correct? What about statements of the Sahabah Kiram which they have made? Also what about the… read more »

Doing deliveries for Amazon flex

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Q: I have been doing a self-employed delivery job with amazon known as Flex; Amazon flex has 3 types of delivery: 1. Logistics – normal cardboard boxes but I will never know the contents (but no food and drink items from my knowledge) 2. Prime now – which allows for many items which included electronics… read more »

Flu vaccines

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Q: My question is on the flu vaccination. Is it permissible for Muslims to have this vaccination, the flu jab or the nasal spray? To my knowledge the both contain (porcine) pork gelatine which is haraam. But on the nhs it says religious group leaders such as Muslims say that the vaccine is acceptable. What… read more »

Moulana Qamruz Zamaan Ilahabadi

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Q: Is Moulana Qamruz Zamaan Ilahabadi an authentic shaikh? Can we follow him? A: As far as our knowledge is concerned, we understand him to be an authentic and senior buzurg of our times. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source