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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.

Opening a hair salon for men

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Q: My brother wants to run a gents salon business. Is this business halaal? If not, can you please mentioned what is haraam? A: If the work will not entail anything haraam, such as trimming or shaving beards, cutting women’s hair, cutting the hair in different lengths etc. then it will be permissible. And Allah… read more »

Hadith regarding the Khawaarij

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Q: Can you please explain this hadith (2nd last hadith of Bukhari): Is this talking about Qaris from Egypt like Abdul Basit? What does this hadith mean? Narrated Abu Sa`id Al-Khudri: The Prophet (ﷺ) said, “There will emerge from the East some people who will recite the Qur’an but it will not exceed their throats and… read more »

Female going to a salon for waxing

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Q: I am getting married in two weeks inshallah. I ask for your duas of barakah and happiness inshallah. I suffer from polycystic ovarian syndrome. My main issue is high testosterone in my body. Medication helps but does little to control excessive hair growth. Most woman have hair on their legs, however with pcos it… read more »