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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.

Fantasizing about the opposite gender

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Q:   1. I am confused about the types of zina. I am aware that looking at a male, whether it’s a picture or physically, is considered as zina. Also, fantasizing about a male is zina. But, is fantasizing about an imaginary male also a zina? 2. When people read romance novels, they get aroused, and… read more »


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Q: After urinating, when rinsing the private area with a hand shower, the pressure of the water is satisfying. Sometimes, I get really aroused, which follows a discharge. Is this counted as masturbation? Do I have to perform ghusl?  A: Avoid this. This is also a type of masturbation. If it is mani that is discharged then… read more »

Difference between mani and mazi

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Q: If a man thinks about some sexual thing and then his private part becomes wet with some substance, does ghusal (bath) become farz or not? What is difference between mani and mazi? A: Mani comes out with force and mazi does not come out with force, rather it comes out slowly and gradually. Though… read more »

Female dishcarge

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Q: Recently a sister contacted me regarding a very delicate masla, however i have no knowledge regarding the answer and therefore have forwarded it on to you. Please could you help me with the answer as the sister is very desperate and is fighting with her nafs. There are 3 very embarrassing problems. Please forgive… read more »

Ghusal becoming waajib with penetration

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Q: If man’s private part did not fully enter a woman’s vagina and the woman doesn’t release mani but the man’s sperm flushed out, so in that situation does ghusl become waajib on the woman? A: If to some extent there was penetration then ghusl is waajib on both of them. And Allah Ta’ala (الله… read more »

Cleaning impurities from clothing

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Q: We have a washerman, who after cleaning the clothes with detergent uses hodees (small water ponds to store water) to wash them completely. He uses 3 or 4 such hodees such that after putting clothes in one, he puts them in the other to remove the remains of the detergent… Will it suffice to… read more »