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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.

Acupuncture and massaging the satr area

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Q: 1. Is it permissible to do Acupuncture and massage therapy to treat illness? 2. If the needles have to be put in the stomach, back, legs, etc. in the area between the navel and knees,w ill it be permissible? 3. Sometimes these pressure points are massaged instead of using needles. Will this be permissible?… read more »

Intimacy between spouses

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Q: I was looking for a kitaab on sexual relations like what is permissible and what is not but I haven’t been able to find clarity on the following: 1) Is your spouse allowed to finger you whilst you’re on your haidh 2) Do you only make ghusal after his sexual organ enters your body… read more »

Pubic hair removal for women

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Q: What are the rulings of pubic hair removal for women in Islam and from where is it obligatory? A: The hair from below the navel must be removed and the hair around the private areas. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source

Looking at the satr of the deceased

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Q: Can a son see the satr of his deceased father? The reason is that there was soo much mess because of Diarrhoea, the person had to look and wipe because the initial wiping was just smearing the faeces in different places. This is for a specific case only, not for all cases. A: To look at… read more »