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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.

Purdah with non-Muslim women

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Q: Should I make purdah with non-Muslim women? May I request the proof, if the answer is yes? A: Yes. In Surah Ahzaab, Allah Ta`ala says: لَّا جُنَاحَ عَلَيْهِنَّ فِي ءَابَآئِهِنَّ وَلَآ أَبْنَآئِهِنَّ وَلَآ إِخْوَٰنِهِنَّ وَلَآ أَبْنَآءِ إِخْوَٰنِهِنَّ وَلَآ أَبْنَآءِ أَخَوَٰتِهِنَّ وَلَا نِسَآئِهِنَّ وَلَا مَا مَلَكَتْ أَيْمَـٰنُهُنَّ And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered… read more »

Woman visiting the grave of her parents

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Q: Can a woman go to the graveyard to visit the grave of her parents? Not often, just once in a while and that too in complete purdah? A: It is incorrect. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source

Visiting one’s fiances house

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Q: Is it against hayaa for a girl, who observes complete sharee purdah, to visit her fiance’s house in his presence even if she intends to meet her mother in law, who is her father’s big sister? If the girl feels shahwat in her heart and gets bad thoughts in her mind will it be permissible… read more »

Working as a fitness trainer

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Q: I own a gym and I am also a qualified fitness trainer. I have kept my facility segregated i.e. I have different timings for ladies and gents. However, people frequently ask me why I have kept it segregated. What should I tell them? Also, I have a question regarding training my clients. Someone contacted… read more »