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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.

Income of an events manager

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Q: Is it haram or halal to do events managing business. Event management activities on the request of the customer includes providing fancy decoration, catering, decorating stage, arranging DJ for music. Please also clarify which activity is permissible and which is not. The events include birthday parties, wedding ceremonies, bridal shower (party before wedding), baby… read more »

Attaining closeness to Allah Ta’ala

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Q: Recently alhumdulillah I was blessed with the opportunity of reading the kitaab of Moulana Hakim Akhtar Saheb rahmathullahi alayh titled “life of piety”. In this kitaab moulana discusses the fact that Allah mentions sin before taqwa because curbing ones desires leads to taqwa and if a person has no desires he can never become… read more »

Doubts regarding one’s Imaan

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Q: I suffer from doubts regarding many things. I am constantly remembering jokes and statements I made in the past that may have been statements of kufr. I have recently read about people singing certain songs that may have taken them out of the fold of Islam. Alhamdulillah I do not listen to music anymore…. read more »

Earning through YouTube

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Q: My question is related to earnings from YouTube. YouTube was blocked in Pakistan because of blesphmous content now it is unblocked after launch of local version of YouTube. Now if any anti Islamic video uploaded on it will be removed on demand by government of Pakistan. So suppose if YouTube remove this video but… read more »

Income of a nasheed artist

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Q: Is a nasheed artists earnings halal.He doesnt use music but he does vocals only in his cDs And he gets paid to sing nazams at shows/tours etc…Events A: We have not come across any kitaab showing that this type of an art can be used as a source of income. And Allah Ta’ala (الله… read more »