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: Can I read the Quran without wudhu and without a head scarf? I read Quran from my phone in English transliteration as I cannot read Arabic. A: It is not permissible to recite the Quran in any other language besides Arabic. Hence, you should refrain from reciting the Quran from the English transliteration. And… read more »
Q: I have always known that the fragrance of Jannah will be haraam for a woman that does not wear hijab and that it is compulsory on woman to wear it in Islam. However, I never really let that soak in until very recently when I started wearing the hijab. Nobody has ever ostricized me for… read more »
Q: Nabi (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) used to wear ammamah and it can be any cloth wrapped on head? It is not specific to Indian pagri or Saudi sughra? Like the Arab sughra or like wearing kufi and then placing a cloth on it like what imams of haram wear is sunah? A: Amaamah is not just wrapping… read more »
A month after my mother in law’s death, I dreamt that there was a cyclonic wind outside and I was inside my house striving to close the wooden shutters in our sitting room, in vain. I was panicking at the thought that the shutters’ frame would break and the shutters separate from the wall. I… read more »
Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari, Question: Assalamu alaikum, I wanted to get clarification on the explanation Shaykh Nuh gave on the evidence for hijab. This has been a topic of debate since the hijab ban discussion in France and I’m unclear now on where the requirement comes from. Sh. Nuh writes: ‘There is no other… read more »
Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As salam alaykum, Can I perform wudu with my headscarf on? By that I mean running water over my headscarf instead of running water over my hair? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that this message finds you well, insha’Allah. According to the Hanafi school,… read more »
Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Sometimes I feel strongly about wearing hijab, but what if my husband is no longer attracted to me? Isn’t hijab a concept of modesty? Why do women (generally) in scarves look more attractive these days with perfect makeup and scarf accessories compared to those without? Is Hijab really… read more »