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.

Women’s Salaah

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Q: I read in your book that women’s clothes during salaah can’t reveal her body shape. My salaah dress is not tight, however when I go to ruku you can see the shape of the knees, going to sajda – shape of back, in jalsah – shape of knees again as I sit, etc. so… read more »

Dream Interpretation

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  I did salaatul istikhara for seven days to know if i shoud marry mr. A. i had a dream on the sixth night, i dreamt of a girl preparing herself for her wedding but is was not me. I was in the same room with her sitting besides the watching her dressing up… read more »

The Age for a Head Scarf

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A grade 2 daughter who is attending a public school and the school does not allow her to wear a head scarve. Please advise until what age can it be allowed for her not to wear the head scarve. Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salamu… read more »

Advising one’s mother

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Q: My mother doesn’t obey the rules of purda properly. She uses hijaab but after reaching school where she works she takes off the hijaab and wears a scarf. In this situation what should I do to get it right and what does Islam say? A: Gently correct her. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows… read more »