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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.

Relationship between spouses

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Q: How should a wife’s relationship be with her husband? To what extent should she love and respect her husband? I have read somewhere that a man and womans relation should be limited because it harms one’s iman the most. I don’t remember exactly, but it was something like that. In my life I feel like… read more »

Hadith on maintaining family ties

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Q: It is reported in Sahih Muslim #2556 that “The severer would not enter Paradise”. Ibn Umar said that Sufyan (explained it as): “One who severs the tie of kinship would not enter Paradise” I would like to know 2 things from the above hadith: 1. Does the above hadith talk about blood relationship like your… read more »

Can the wife end the marriage?

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Q: My wife said I have no relation with you from now on I’m finishing this married relationship…what is the hukam now? A: She is still in your marriage. She has got no right to end the marriage. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source

Maintaining equality between children

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Q: During a person’s lifetime, if he wishes to give wealth to his children, should he follow the same rules of inheritance that apply after his death? In other words, should a father give his sons and daughters equally while alive or can he give his sons more than his daughters? A: The law of inheritance… read more »