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 wish to ask about women observing purdah in a joint family system. I got married three months ago in a joint family system. Before marriage, Allah Subhanahu Wa Ta’ala , blessed me and I was able to follow sharia rules strictly in my father’s home. We have no television at home, we only went… read more »
Q: I have clear and also yellowish discharge on a daily basis. I may begin my period in 4/5 days. I’m getting yellowish discharge – but this is, as I said, normal for me. However, I’m also getting lower abdomen pain. Like a twinging feeling – it seems a little similar to cramps. I’m not… read more »
Q: Can women read magrib followed by Isha individually in muzdalifah? Also can men do the same or is it mandatory to offer in jamaat? A: Yes Men should perform the maghrib and esha salaah in jamaat. However, if any person performed the maghrib and esha salaah alone, the salaah will be valid. He should repent… read more »
Q: I would like to know what is feminism and how do we protect ourselves from it? A: Our understanding of feminism is talking about women’s rights. When people generally speak about women’s rights today they confuse themselves by saying that they should be equal in all respects. Whereas the Qur’aan Shareef says that men… read more »
Q: I have read that if a women feels mazi then her wudhu is not invalidate unless the mazi completely or even abit comes out to the visable part of the labia minora. They said this appears to be the case because the jurists have stated that a woman only needs to wash the visable… read more »
Q: Is it permissible for a women to remove her sideburns? A: Yes, if it seems more masculine. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best. وفي تبيين المحارم إزالة الشعر من الوجه حرام إلا إذا نبت للمرأة لحية أو شوارب فلا تحرم إزالته بل تستحب اهـ، وفي التتارخانية عن المضمرات: ولا بأس بأخذ الحاجبين وشعر… read more »
Q: Is a madrasah jalsa allowed for men and women to sit in one open hall with no segregation and photos taken of the children performing? A: This is not permissible. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by: Mufti Zakaria Makada Checked & Approved: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source