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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.

Wearing colourful scarfs

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Q: Is it permissible for woman in parda to wear another type of cloth except only black. Example wearing a pink kimar and black veil.  A: It is permissible. However, this should be done in the house. When she is in public the shar`ee requirement is that the outer cloth must be as unattractive as… read more »

Every inhabitant of Jannah will see Allah Ta’ala

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I remember hearing that not every person of Jannah will see Allah Ta’ala, only people who are in the highest level will get this opportunity. Is this correct?   Answer The Hadiths regarding seeing Allah Ta’ala in Jannah are general and do not differentiate. Sayyiduna Suhayb (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)… read more »

Du’a when removing the garments

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Is it true that we should recite the following when removing our clothes: bismillahi ladhi la ilaha ilahu  بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الَّذِي لَا إِلَهَ إِلَّا هُوَ Answer Sayyiduna Anas (radiyallahu’anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said: ‘When a Muslim recites the following before removing his clothing, it will serve as a veil between him [his naked body]… read more »

Ruling and Meaning of Hijab

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Can you please clarify the meaning and ruling of Ḥijāb for women? Is it just a cultural practice or is it an Islamic practice? Answer بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم To observe the Hijāb is necessary as Allāh Almighty clearly instructs in the Qurʾān (33: 59): “O Prophet, tell your wives and your daughters and the… read more »