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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.

Working in a mixed environment

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Q: If a person is working in a non mixed environment, all his needs are being met. Is it permissible for him to take a job in a office where there is both genders working freely and he will have to communicate with the opposite gender, in the name of progress? Also a person is… read more »

Books on etiquette’s for students

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Q: Can you please guide me on how to be the highest quality student in deen? I read Etiquette for students and would like to know all the advises and any other english books/bayans/etc. that I can study. A: There is a section in Fazaa’il-e-A`maal. You may see there. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows… read more »

Women going to non-Muslim female doctors

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Q: I dont understand – you say that a female should go to a female doctor, yet you firmly discourage especially females to study – isnt this double standards? Please explain. A: If you wish to understand then you have women that are practising from their homes with all pardah requirements. You also have non-Muslim… read more »

Is Islam a violent religion?

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Q: I am a non-Muslim trying to understand Islam more. Here are my questions: 1. With Islamophobia rising worldwide, there is a deeply ingrained perception that Islam as a religion is inherently violent. Is Islam violent? 2. Given the rise of groups like ISIS. In your perspective, how can we address Islamophobia in countries where… read more »

Keeping aloof from people

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Q: I have social anxiety that has been growing since the past year ever since I moved to this new country as a student. The nature of my research-based program also “allows” me to work just by myself without having to go through daily social interactions, and besides I’ve never really felt comfortable hanging around… read more »

Becoming a financial advisor

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Q: I have a question regarding a job as a financial advisor. Is it permissible to be a financial advisor or haram if I am working in a financial institute and NOT the banking sector. I was studying financial advisor mutual fund, when I heard that working as a fianancial advisor in any sector is… read more »