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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.

Speaking to a non-mahram man

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Q: I have a question. Basically I used to talk to my far relative and we had the thought of getting married but by the will of Allah that didn’t happen, but before that we was friends for 10 years. He’d give me Islamic knowledge and everything, but then I met someone else and he… read more »

Giving the wife mahr

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Q: When my father proposed to my mother, he dedicated Surah Al-Imran, which he memorized off heart, as her “Mahr” (dowry). And when my husband proposed to me, my father told him that he would have to memorize a Surah of the Quran as my mahr. The wedding will not go on unless I’ve received… read more »

Talaaq before consummation

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Q: My nikkah took place in august and it was decided that rukhsati will be done in December when the members of both families will gather up, as siblings from both the families were settled abroad. No specific date was fixed even though my mother asked my mother in law a couple of times after… read more »

Speaking to non-mahrams

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Q: 1. Is a widow whose husband has passed away allowed to speak to a non-mahram who has come for taziyat, if there is no fear of Fitnah? 2. Is there any sin if a widow speaks to a non-mahram whilst in iddah? A: 1. The non-Mahram should be avoided at all times, whether he… read more »

Is it compulsory for women to wear the niqaab?

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Q: Is it compulsory for a woman to wear a niqaab or is it optional? A: It is compulsory for a woman to cover her entire body including her hair (with the exception of her hands till her wrists) before all non-mahrams. For further details refer to and And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى)… read more »

Can a girl marry her foster brother?

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Q: My question is my sister who is in love with her khala’s son but the problem in their marriage is that once she was crying in childhood so her khala made her drink milk from her own, so we consulted many Maulanas. They rejected their marriage. So we then approached to Jamie (bhatkal) they… read more »