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.
Q: I am a Muslim Alhamdu;illah and I try to learn about Islam whenever possible and read the translation of the Holy Quran and believe in the Oneness of Allah Almighty, the prophecy of Hazrat Muhammad (sallallahu alaihi wasallam) being the last prophet of Allah Almighty. I also have a belief that the Torah, Injeel… read more »
Q: After completing my Alimah studies in’sha’Allah, I really want to become a Ruqya therapist. I have been afflicted with sihr myself, but Alhamdulillah with the grace of Allah Ta’ala, I got cured by a trusted raqi. I really want to become a raqi. I feel that there’s not enough female raqis and I’ve been… read more »
Q: I want to pursue a career that is more or entirely Islamically alligned but my parents want me to pursue architecture in which I have little to no interest especially as it is not Islamically beneficial (except obeying my parents). I can convince my parents and they will accept but they will not accept… read more »
Q: I had a big discussion about hurmat musaharat with a scholor of the Shafi school of thought. There exists absolutely different opinions about this issue. Would you be kind enough to provide us all Quraan aayat and ahaadith with English translations on the basis of which the Hanafi scholars give fatwa for hurmat musaharat. Secondly,… read more »
Q: My child went to live in England forever to study and work. If he returns home, would he be musaafir? The city where he lived before is always his watne Aslî or is England now his watn Asli? A: When he has left home forever then that means he has forsaken his residence. So… read more »
Q: I study in a co university. Yesterday was my first class. A guy came and sat next to me. He seem to know nothing about using the computer and kept asking me questions. Is it permissible to help na mahram regarding studies with no impure intentions? Also, he was sitting really close to me…. read more »
Q: “Any type of knowledge which is uncertain (whether it be a Hadith or anything else) cannot be used as a source nor for declaring anything haram or farz.” And the biggest proof for this are the following verses of the Quraan: (1) Sūrah al-Anՙām, v.143–148: In these verses, Allah severely condemns the mushriks for… read more »