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How many times does one make Istilaam in Tawaaf?

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Q. AS SALAAMU ALAIKUM Mufti Saib When performing Wajib or Nafil Tawaaf after completing the seventh circuit do I need to make the eight ISTILAM or just 7 ISLILAM JAZAKULLAH A. It is Sunnah to commence and complete the Tawaaf with Istilaam. Hence, after completing the seventh circuit of Tawaaf, one will make Istilaam for… read more »

Does a man have to wear a hat to perform Salaat?

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Q. Does a man have to wear a hat to perform Salaat? A. It was the constant practice of Rasoolullah Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam to peform Salaah with a Head gear (Topee). Hence, it is Sunnah for males to wear a head gear (Topee) whilst performing Salaah. Allah Ta’ala Knows Best Mufti Ismaeel Bassa Source

COVID 19 South Africa – Jumuah Rulings

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Q. In South Africa, gatherings of a 100 people or more are prohibited as of 15 March 2020 until further notice. How should Jumuah be performed in this situation? A. In light of the Covid-19 epidemic in South Africa, Jumuah should be performed in groups not exceeding 100 people. Jumuah may be performed in classrooms,… read more »

Consummation of a Nikah before a Walima

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Q. Salam There is a question. Is Walima allowed before Rukhsati as per shariat? A. Consummation of a Nikah is not a pre-condition for the validity of a Walima. If a Nikah is not consummated and a Walima took place, the Walima will be valid. However, it is Sunnah to consummate a Nikah before a… read more »