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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.

Signs of the end of time in the bible

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Q: I just heard that this year 3 super moons appeared and “The third Supermoon of the year is evidence of the biblical end times approaching because it coincides with the Spring Equinox and the Jewish holiday of Purim, a Christian evangelist has claimed.” Is this true? And are end times signs in the bible… read more »

Sending durood upon Mahdi (radhiyallahu anhu)

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Q: I heard someone send durood upon Mahdi (radhiyallahu anhu). Is it permissible to send durood upon Mahdi (radhiyallahu anhu) or anyone else after sending durood upon Nabi (sallallahu alaihi wasallam)? A: Durood shareef is an exclusive right of Nabi (sallallahu alaihi wa sallam). And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti… read more »

Signs of Mahdi

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I would like to know the authentic signs of Imam mahdi. One of the kazzab shakeel bin Haneef (laa-nuthallah alaihi) is blaimed himself as a refered mahdi in our India. Answer In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Some of… read more »

Imam Mahdi will be a regular person

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A Scholar who doesn’t cite any source mentioned that Al Mahdi will be a regular person. When he discovers he is the Mahdi, Allah Ta’ala will rectify him. He will be a regular person who sinned etc. Is this true?   Answer Imam Ibn Majah, Imam Ahmad, Imam Abu Ya’la and other Muhaddithun have recorded… read more »

Tyrant rulers will rule before Al Mahdi (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

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Is this narration authentic? سيكون من بعدي خلفاء، ومن بعد الخلفاء أمراء، ومن بعد الأمراء ملوك، ومن بعد الملوك جبابرة، ثم يخرج رجل من أهل بيتي يملأ الأرض عدلا كما ملئت جورا، ثم يؤمر القحطاني فوالذي بعثني بالحق ما هو دونه   Answer Imam Tabarani (rahimahullah) has recorded this Hadith. ‘Allamah Haythami (rahimahullah) says, ‘There… read more »