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COVID 19 South Africa – Taraweeh Rulings

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...

Are men and women allowed to wear platinum rings?

Q. Are men and women allowed to wear platinum rings? A. In principle, a man is allowed to wear silver rings only (Shaami 6/359) that weigh less than one Mithqal (approximately 4.374 g) (Shaami 6/361). Hence, it is not permissible for a man to wear rings made from...

Ruling on exposing awrah for massage or cupping

Assalaamu alaikum wa rahmatullah wa barakatuhu, My question is from the point of view of being the therapist and being the patient… If one has the intention to learn manual massage & dry cupping therapy to be able to assist others in pain relief, relaxation,...

Taraweeh Salaah for women

Assalam O Alaikum , I  would like to know the significance of Taraweeh during the blessed month of Ramadan. Is there a difference between the way Taraweeh is offered by men and women? Could you please elaborate on how a woman should  perform Taraweeh prayer  to attain...

What colour clothing should be worn by women?

Message: As Salaamu Alaikum . Is there a hadith on wearing Black clothes alone??? I noticed that it is preferred colour for the ‘Salafi’, however it isn’t stated in the Quran but was this a Sunnah practice of the wives of the Prophet (phuh)? Wa Alaikum As Salaam There...

Ruling on Islamic fund raisers

Message: What is the ruling on having Islamic fund raising dinners where men and women mix freely and eat together? Assalaamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah, الجواب و بالله التوفيق Having Islamic fund raising dinners is permissible. However, the free mixing of men and women...