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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.

Ghusal after masturbation

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Q: Do you have to shower after masturbating? A: It is not permissible for one to take pleasure from one’s body through masturbation. If one had committed this sin, then one should sincerely repent to Allah Ta’ala and make a firm resolve that one will not repeat this sin in the future. Ghusl will be… read more »

Love marriages

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Q: Is love marriage Haraam? If one got married through a love marriage, will the marriage be valid? A: All premarital relationships are haraam in Islam. If the boy and girl got married after getting involved in a love relationship, then despite the wrongs they had committed prior to nikaah, the nikaah will be valid. However they… read more »

Hadith question

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Q: When the hadith mentions about how a person’s prayer isn’t accepted for 40 days if they eat or drink anything haram, does it mean their dua isn’t accepted or their salaah isn’t accepted for 40 days? What is “prayer” being referred to here? And whichever one it means, does this mean you’re stuck with… read more »

How to stay away from zina

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  Dear sir Assalamualaikum, i pray almost 5 times prayer everyday.i always make people understand that zina and other sins are strongly prohibited by Allah. But i dont understamd how could i commited zina last 2 months 6-7 times.i always afraid the punishment of Allah.i controlled myself many times from doing sins.but at… read more »

Breaking an oath intentionally.

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Assalamu Alaykum, I have two questions.   1. In my past, I remember two times when i have said Wallahi but then broke it intentionally. One time my mum made me say wallahi if I haven’t done a certain sin, and I said wallahi even though I had done it because I… read more »

Plucking the eyebrows

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I have plucked my eyebrows before and now I know it’s not allowed, what do I do? Answer Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuhu It is not permissible for one to pluck one’s eyebrows. Consider the following Hadeeth: … read more »