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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.

Secret Nikaahs

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Q: 1. Is there a difference in nikaah and marriage? 2. Is it permissible to have a nikaah with someone else even when you are married? 3. Is it compulsory to have permission from wife and children (all well grown up) to have nikaah with someone else (due to total / negative and un acceptable… read more »

Secret nikaah

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Q: I have married one and half year ago. I would like to have child, but due to some medical reason my wife cannot conceive. Can I go for second marriage without the consent of my wife? A: If you wish to take a second wife, you may do so. However, you should publicize the… read more »

Marriage and destiny

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Q: I have a question that confuses me often. I have read in the Islamic books that women is created from the left rib of the men and therefore matches are made before a person comes to this world. This means that each man and woman on earth has a match. Then what about the… read more »

Taking a second wife

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Q: Is it permissible for me to take another wife? My wife fell pregnant after 16 years with twins and thereafter a 3rd child. Since then she has been living at her parent’s home which is already 2 years now. I understand that in the initial stages it was very difficult but now they have… read more »

Three talaaqs in anger

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Q: I want to ask about divorce. I have heard that you have to give your wife divorce 3 times in 3 months for it to count is that true. My husband gave me divorce in anger after few hours was back with me saying that it doesn’t count in anger. He didn’t know what… read more »

Getting married to satisfy one’s desires

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Q: Is it permissible to make nikaah just to satisfy one’s natural desires if the man and woman are both ok with the terms? If not can you please explain?  A: This is part of the reason of nikaah, as nikaah will save you from any haraam temptation. For further details refer to And… read more »

What is the kaffarah for a woman/man who has never prayed namaz or missed namaz and now want to find a way to sort out. Also, what are the other special prayers which is once prayed in a lifetime.

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بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم (Fatwa: 428/428/SD=08/1436) (1) In case, the said man and woman are alive then it is mandatory for them to make qaza of all the salah which they have missed. There is no way except offering them. عن أنس بن مالك رضي الله عنه عن النبى صلى الله عليه وسلم قال: من… read more »

What is Islamic viewpoint on rape? Are both the male and female equally behaved in connection with the hadd-e-zina or only male will be punished?

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بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم (Fatwa: 462/435/SN=5/1438)   Adultery and rape, according to Shari’ah, are haram and unlawful. The Holy Quran and Hadith speak about its unlawfulness and evilness in clear cut words. According to Shariah, it is also haram and sinful act to see any strange woman with lust or touch her. It is termed… read more »