Mother and Father

This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, where the questions have been answered 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.

Celebrating moulood

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Q: What if I do not celebrate the mawlid but my mother and father celebrate the mawlid. Also my father is a sufi but I only follow Allah and his Prophet Muhammad (sallallahu alaihi wasallam). People from the sufi masjid label me as a wahabi or a salafi. What should I do? They say I… read more »

Purdah from non-mahrams

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Q: 1. I would like to know who is regarded as your mahram and who do you keep pardah from? Are milk brothers and sisters classified as mahrams? What happens if the lady who fed both of them pass away? 2. Is my step brother (both from my mother and father) classified as a mahram… read more »

Fear of wearing niqaab

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Q: I live in America and I really want to wear the niqab but my mother and father say not to because of the atmosphere in America nowadays. What should I do? I mean there is no way that I can wear the niqab with my mother and father telling me not to and they… read more »

Father committing zina with niece

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Q: My father is in a relationship with his brothers daughter (which is haraam). We came to know this two years back…when we confronted him…he left us…he is not ready to leave her…he is committing zina. Last two years he is not in contact with anyone from the family…in these circumstances what is to be… read more »

Sexual relations with my step mother

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Asalamoalaykum, I was reading Fiqh fatwa 16499 about haramat musahara, something I just now learned about, and saw the explanation of Mawlana Zafar regarding a son and step-mother touching with lust and thereby the marriage is broken between the step-mother and father (her husband).  Unfortunately, I have fallen into this situation.  My step-mother and I had… read more »


Answered by Askimam.org

Recently my mother died and we, the family members, wish to do Isaal-e-Sawwab for my mother and father as well. We will appreciate if you kindly answer the below questions: 1. Which forms of Isaal-e-Sawwab are good/better/best ?  2. Can it be done only after someone dies or rather it can be done… read more »