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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.

Keeping the name Isa Muhammad

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Q: I’m going to have a son in June inshallah. My husband and I were researching on naming nomenclature. My husbands name is Mohammed Jaan Qureshi. We are thinking of naming our son – Isa Mohammed Qureshi. Can you please let me now if according to Islamic and Sunnah way, is it appropriate to name… read more »

Interest money for bank charges

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as salaamualaikum recently I discovered that in a lawyers practice there are three accounts business account-this is used for daily running of the practice trust account-this is used to hold clients’ money charges account-interest from the trust is paid her the bank charges for the business and… read more »


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About menstruation and spotting   I normally have irregular cycles which vary in length(of clean days) . The flow lasts for 5 days and then 2 days of stained discharge (upon istinja only ,not on pad).So I make ghusul after 7 days when the discharge is completely white.Normally I don’t have… read more »


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Assalaamu Alaykum Mufti Saheb, There are many eCommerce sites like amazon which is offering No Cost EMI wherein no Interest is charged to the customer but it is charged to the vendor(amazon). However, recently RBI(Reserve Bank of India) has passed a rule stating that No Cost EMI is not legal and the Banks needs… read more »


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Asalaamu alaykum I would like to enquire if the following duas are authentic and can be read for one to become a calm n cool person in general. Or is there anything else one can read in abundance. I do however read astaghfirullah in abundance but I’m looking for something to make me… read more »

Masail regarding giving zakaat to orphanage?

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السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته   May Allah swt reward you all in ahsan way for the propogation of deen with this site.I myself learnt alot from past 12 yrs this site and Alhamdulillah now an alimah and teaching . I would like to know details and masails regarding giving zakaat… read more »

People of the book

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Asalamualaykum, I understand there are several groups of people that are considered “people of the book”, but I’m confused as to why we consider them as such. All prophets and messengers were Muslim as well the the people who followed them. If the people of those original scriptures (Torah, Injeel, etc.) were Muslim, why… read more »