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Iddat for Adultery

Question: Could you please verify the following and tell me it is true? One should also remember that there is no waiting period (idda) in the unfortunate event of a woman committing adultery and fornication. It is stated in al-Fatawa al-Hindiyya: “A waiting period (idda) is not necessary upon a …

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Can step-children marry each other

  Nasihah (Advice): A sudden glance   Jareer Bin Abdullah Radhiyallahu Anhu reports: “I asked Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam about the sudden glance (that is cast on the face of a non-Mahram). He commanded me to turn my eyes away.” (Muslim)   __________________________________________   Question and Answer:   A woman …

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Fasting while pregnant

Laqit Bin Sabirah Radhiyallahu Anhu narrates: “I asked: “O Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam)! Tell me about ablution.” He said: “Perform a complete ablution, pass water between the fingers, and be particular in sniffing water into the nose, unless you are fasting.” (Tirmidhi)   The above Hadith cautions a fasting person …

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I Don’t Trust him Going to the Gym

Question: Assalaamu alaikum Respected Ulama I am married for 5 months to a boy I’ve known from before. I have very severe trust issues especially when my husband goes to the gym. He has a habit of not lowering his gaze and I get scared that he’ll notice other women. …

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Can a women recite quran during Haidh

Is it permissible for women to recite the Quran or memorise it from the ipad or phone during her Periods? Answer In the Name of Allāh, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. In principle, a woman in haid (menstruation) is not permitted to recite the Qur’ān …

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Islamic verdict on Contraception and Birth control in general?

What is the Islamic verdict on contraception and birth control in general? Is it only permissible at times of need? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. First of all, it should be known that, one of the main aims of …

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Mahr Query.

Question I have a question with regards to the value of the mehr which should be stated for the nikaah: Eg. If I purchase an item of jewelry for R20 000, but the actual gold value of the item  is only R10 000 (in terms of the item weight multiplied …

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Talaaq via SMS, Whatsapp

  Nasihah (Advice): Divorce – undertaken seriously or in jest   Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam said that marriage and divorce are treated seriously whether it was undertaken seriously or in jest. (Abu Dawood)   ______________________________________   Question and Answer:   Is a Talaaq via sms, whatsapp, etc. valid?   …

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Regarding the Ghusl of women and washing the hair

Question This question is regarding the ghusl of women and washing the hair, I am aware that if a woman has a plait in her hair then it is necessary for the roots to be washed, without opening the plait, is ghusl still counted if the plait is left dry …

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