This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, where the questions have been answered 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.
Q: 1. Why has an illegitimate child not been made a beneficiary of the wealth and money of his father, moreover he can’t adopt his name, socially not an individual which other child can be. In spite of him being innocent, why has he been refused with all the bounties a child enjoys? 2. If… read more »
Q: How can we repent if we said bad words to our parents? A: Ask them for forgiveness and also beg Allah Ta’ala to forgive you. Thereafter serve them to the the best of your ability. Serve them to the extent that you create cheer and happiness within their hearts and they become pleased with… read more »
Q: Recently I was going through a fatwa on a website. The scholar said that if a Muslim woman or man insults the Prophet (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam), if they repent their repentance will be accepted but the execution or hanging will still be carried out. But other scholars say that the person will not be… read more »
Q: Is it permissible to not marry citing the reason as having done grave sins in past and fearing that your spouse might find out about it someday and feel betrayed and cheated upon? A: This is against the Sunnah. One should sincerely repent for his past sins and thereafter make nikaah. Through making nikaah,… read more »
Q: I was forced for a marriage, I never wanted to marry this man. So I consumed 120 sleeping pills. Unfortunately I did not die but due to the effect of the medicines I was not fully conscious. Under the influence of medicines my nikaah took place. I do not remember any single event of… read more »