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This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, where the questions have been answered 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.

Being in contact with a na-mahram

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Q: I used to talk to my cousin form 7 years. We love each other so we want to marry now. The girl’s dad is ready but her mom is not because her mom does not talk to my mom for many years. Please make an easy way for me. Please give me things to read. A: Speaking or having any… read more »

 I have $100,000 in my retirement fund. I cannot withdraw any amount from this find until the next 10 years. If for some reason I withdraw, I will get $80,000 after penalty. On what amount do I have to pay zakah either $100,000 or $80,000?

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Q: I have $100,000 in my retirement fund. I cannot withdraw any amount from this find until the next 10 years. If for some reason I withdraw, I will get $80,000 after penalty. On what amount do I have to pay zakah either $100,000 or $80,000? A: Since you have invested the hundred thousand with your own… read more »

 I want you to tell me some waizfa so that I can become namzi. In … I used to offer prayer and recite tasbeeh, but since I came to … I hardly offer prayer. Please I am really worried. Every night I promise myself to pray but during the day I don’t end up praying. Please give me some dua?

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Q: I want you to tell me some waizfa so that I can become namzi. In … I used to offer prayer and recite tasbeeh, but since I came to … I hardly offer prayer. Please I am really worried. Every night I promise myself to pray but during the day I don’t end up praying. Please give me some dua? A: Namaaz is… read more »

Thinking of a na-mahram girl

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Q: I used to like a girl when I was 9 years old and now I am 15. So still I like that girl and her thoughts just make me cry. So the question is that is this haraam? If yes, what can I do to forget? A: Yes this is haraam. Make sincere tawbah to Allah Ta’ala for… read more »

The correct avenue of Zakaat

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Q: Can zakat-ul-maal be spent on musjid expenses, neighbours, people of other faiths, fi sabillillah when there are poor Muslims, orphans, reverts with no means to feed or pay for health expenses in the global Muslim ummah? Can zakaat funds be used to purchase a Lamborghini or a Honda for a Duke or Prince of London under the clause ‘ mending… read more »

The word “Firqatin” in Surah Tawbah

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Q: I would like to know how to read the word “Firqatin” in Surah Tawbah (9:122). Is the Raa read full mouth or empty mouth and is there other ways of reciting it in the other Turuq of Hafs? I’ve heard the word being recited by many Qurraa’ (Shaykh Mahmood Khaleel Al-Husary, Shaykh Muhammad Siddeeq  Al-Minshawi, and Shaykh Mishaary Raashid Al-Afaasy) with full mouth. And… read more »

Why is there no Bismillah before Surah Tawbah?

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Q: Why is there no Bismillah in the beginning of Surah Taubah? A: The Sahaabah–e-Kiraam had placed the surahs in the sequence they had learnt from Rasul-e-Paak (sallallahu alaihi wa sallam). When they came to Surah Taubah they had no evidence to show that it was an independent Surah. However, when they examined the contents they found… read more »

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