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Awrah of slaves

Answered by DarulIftaBirmingham

Answered by: Molana Muhammad Adnan Question: I was recently asked a question to which I had no answer.  I was asked if islam promotes hayya and modesty, then why are slave girls in the time of rasool Allah SAW or umar RA not allowed to wear hijab but walked around bare chested.  Surely this… read more »


Answered by DaruliftaaMW.com

Question: Assalam Walekum, My name is Ayesha and I am a new muslim convert. Ayesha is not my real name but I will be using this name on islamic websites and forums, etc. I wanted to ask you a question about an old habit of mine (before I converted) which was to stay naked or… read more »

Can I Masturbate if it Stops Me From Fornication?

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Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Badat Question: Is Masturbation allowed if it stops me from committing the actual act of zina? Answer: Jazak Allah Khayr/ Thank you for your question. Both fornication and masturbation are sinful, harmful and detrimental to one’s spirituality and physical well being. One should avoid all sin and not try to justify… read more »

Is It Permissible for Women to do I’itikāf at Home?

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Answered by Shaykh Yūsuf Badāt Question Is it permissible for women to do I’itikāf at home? I plan to do I’itikāf in the masjid but my local masjid tells me they have no accommodations for sisters wishing to do I’ikikaf. They have asked me to perform my I’itikāf at home. Answer: بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ… read more »

Zakaat on savings

Answered by Muftionline.co.za

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 »