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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.

Old woman wearing niqaab

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Q: Someone wants to wear the niqaab for long time but keeps getting put off. She is 60 years old. Is it compulsory for her to wear niqaab. She does wear cloak and scarf. A: It is compulsory upon her to make pardah from all non mahram men. Hence, she should wear the niqaab before… read more »

Woman swimming in the beach

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Q: Is it permissible for a female to swim in the beach? I keep on my scarf and abaya and make sure there is no people around. A: It is illogical to say that there is nobody around the beach. You cannot restrict the movement of people. So how can a Muslim woman think of… read more »

Marital problems

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Q: I need advice for a girl. Basically she got pressurised into marrying this guy. She didnt really want to get married to him but anyway she married him to make her father happy. Anyway, shes been married a month and she says that she is not attracted to him at all. I think people… read more »