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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.

Istikhaarah to see one’s future spouse

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Q: How can we perform a istikhara to see with whom Allah Ta’ala has written your name? Who’ll be my spouse I desperately want to know for some issues in our family relationships.  A: Istikhara is a dua through which one seeks goodness from Allah Ta’ala for some thing permissible one wishes to carry out… read more »

Why can men marry more than one woman?

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Q: I want to know why is it that men in Islam can marry more than one woman and have sex with these multiple women but a woman cannot have multiple relationships? A: This is a divine decision. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source

Premarital relationship

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Q: There is a man who is interested in me and we have been seeing each other which we are aware is very wrong. We are eager to make nikah. I am stable in my career but he is younger than me and is just starting out. We have had a meeting with both our parents…. read more »

Polygamous marriage dilemma

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I have a dilemma … I married another woman who I fell in love with, I married her with the justification (to her) and intention (of me) to divorce my first wife as we’ve had some major problems.  After a few months, my first has made strides to improve our… read more »

Ibogaine Treatment

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Mufti, I have diagnosed Bi-polar disorder and depression. I’ve been on and off of meds for the last few years and I can’t manage taking them anymore, things are not getting much better and it’s starting to affect my life very negatively. I’ve had to leave university and stop my studies and now… read more »