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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.

Judging people performing salaah

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Q: I pray in the female prayer room in the university I go to, so there’s usually a lot of people around me praying with me. Unfortunately, my brain keeps focusing on their salah and judging how they pray, instead of focusing on my own salah and my own mistakes. It’s a terrible habit I have… read more »

University student delaying salaah

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Q: I have a few questions; 1. I’m a student at a university in Saudi Arabia. I sometimes have lectures from 3pm- 4pm, when asr time is around 3:20pm. The Muslims around me don’t get up and perform their salah when the prayer is called, they make it up after the lecture is over. So I… read more »

Doubts regarding a leather belt

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Q: I wear a trousers belt, it’s leather. I don’t know what kind of animal skin was used to make this leather belt. I heard that if you wear leather made with pig skin and if you pray salah with it, it wouldn’t be accepted, it’s nearly impossible to tell if the leather is pig skin… read more »

Discharge of females

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Q: If I see white discharge the amount of 1 dirham after performing salah, should I repeat my salaah? What should be considered as najasat, only the white discharge or both white discharge and the wet part around it? A: Yes. Any fluid that comes out from the private area is counted as impure and… read more »

Taking small children to the graveyard

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Q: Kindly confirm whether taking my 5 years old son to the graveyard after Maghrib Salah or Isha Salah is allowed? A: To take small little children outside the house in this way is discouraged. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source

Urine drops during pregnancy

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Q: During prenancy, due to extra pressure on the uterus, it is too difficult to move and urinate. This pressure causes some fluid to be discharged from time to time especially when you try to move or have urine pressure. For namaz and wudhu, do we have to wash the trouser again and again? I… read more »