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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.

Intention when making qadha salaah

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Q: Regarding qadha salaah (missed prayers): What is the full intention to make before one performs a qadha salaah (Note: the intention for ample salaah missed not just a single salaah). I am fearful that if my intention is incorrect my qadha salaah wont be accepted. Many books have the intention for only missing one… read more »

Reciting dua-e-qunoot as a dua

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Q: Can dua qunoot be recited anytime after or before any prayers or reciting of Quran Shareef or it is only restricted to witr prayers?  A: It should be read in the witr. It can be read as a dua at any other time. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti… read more »

Dying in a place of sin

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Q: I have a strange question I would like to ask. This is a completely hypothetical question. If a Muslim, with the right aqeedah, prayed his prayers and was a good Muslim, for some reason one day decided to go to a place of haram activity, such as a club, or in an extreme example,… read more »

Conditional divorce

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Q: I want to ask about conditional divorce. My wife and I had many fights for the reason that she used to check my phone and usually fighting with me for many issues, e.g. my contact list messeges from my students, etc. I was sick and tired of these fights because it had been a… read more »