Modesty Archives - IslamQA

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.

Zakaat on savings

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Q: My question is related to zakat. If a divorced women with one dependant child is not working, and has a saving for her daughter’s university education, does zakat apply on that amount of savings? Is this woman, who has no support, liable to pay zakat? A: In the first place it is the worst thing… read more »

Choosing between university or madrasah

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Q: A girl has an option of choosing University or Madrasah. Which one should she choose?  A: The path of taqwa is the best. One can never imagine there being any level of taqwa, shame, and modesty in a university environment. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) … read more »

Can Non-Muslims visit the masjid?

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Assalamu alaikum w.b  Hope you are well. Kindly answer the following query: what is the ruling with non-Muslims of all genders coming on a visit to the masjid? Are there any restrictions bearing in mind they will also be coming into the jamat Khana. Your quick response will be greatly appreciated. Jazakallahu… read more »