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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.

Making a nazar (vow)

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Q: Can anyone keep a nazr like this that I will slaughter a goat, will give sadqah etc if my some ill relative is cured or on a time of any calamity etc? A: Yes. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Zakaria Makada Checked & Approved: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo… read more »

Stunning animals before slaughter

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Q: Can you please tell me what is the ruling for stunning. The process adopted in Uk and other countries. Is it permissable to eat that meat because they say it is halaal. Someone asked this question from the UK. A: The animal should not be stunned, however if the animal was stunned and before… read more »


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Q: I would like to ask a question about aqeeqa. Can a Muslim do his son’s aqeeqah with one sheep? Is permissible in Islam? Is it mandatory in islam that for the aqeeqa of a boy, two sheep and a girl one sheep. If some one did his son’s aqeeqa with one sheep then what must he do? A: It is mustahab… read more »

Machine cut chickens

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Q: Is it okay for someone of the Hanafi fiqh to eat machine cut chicken? I have heard various different opinions and wanted to clarify. A: If the machine cut chickens were slaughtered according to the Shar’ee procedure of slaughter, it will be Halaal. Refer to And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Zakaria… read more »

My goats got stolen

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Q: I have been rearing goats since 1992.I bought just two goats in 1992 and then they became 75 in 2013. I used to slaughter a male goat in the name of Allah after every 15 to 20 days. I sold many goats on every Eid. I enjoyed doing this business because it was the first business of our holy… read more »

Halaal meat

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Q: I am living in Abu Dhabi. I love to eat meat mutton and beef especially liver and heart. Whenever I go to buy meat, I find it in three types, i) Pakistani, ii) Indian, iii) Australian. Here I am confused, which one is Halasl meat? A: We do not supervise these food outlets you are referring to. Hence, we are… read more »