males and females

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COVID 19 South Africa – Taraweeh Rulings

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Q. How should Taraweeh Salaah be performed in Ramadaan with the lockdown restrictions in South Africa? A. The performance of 20 Rakaats Taraweeh Salaah is an emphasised Sunnah (Sunnah Muakkadah) for both males and females during the month of Ramadaan. Given the current circumstance of the COVID-19 lockdown restrictions in South Africa, men should perform… read more »

What is the ruling for non-Mahram males and females (marriageable kins) shaking each others hands?

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Q. Many Muslims shake hands with non-Mahram males and females at family gatherings, offices, workplaces, on Eid’s, Jumuah’s etc. Is it permissible to shake hands with non-Mahram males and females? A. It is not permissible for non-Mahram (stranger) males and females to ‘shake hands’ with one another. Rasooullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “It is better… read more »