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Wudhu after breastfeeding?

Question and Answer: Q. Does breastfeeding nullify one’s wudhu? (Question published as received) A. Breastfeeding does not invalidate the Wudhu. And Allah Knows Best Mufti Suhail Tarmahomed Jamiatul Ulama (KZN)

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Zodiacal Signs?

Question and Answer: Q. What does Islam say about determining characteristics of people through Zodiacal signs? (Question published as received) A. Zodiacal signs have no basis in Islam. It is a man-made concept that has no significant bearing regarding the characteristics of people. Furthermore, these are tools of fortune tellers …

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Are Uncles Mahrams?

Question and Answer: Q. is the father’s uncle a mahram for one? (Question published as received) A. The father’s paternal and maternal uncles are Mahrams. (al-Fatawa al-Hindiyyah, Vol: 1, Pg: 273) And Allah Knows Best Mufti Suhail Tarmahomed Confirmation: Mufti Ebrahim Desai Jamiatul Ulama (KZN)

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Orphans?

Question and Answer: Q. When is a child considered an orphan, and up until what age, for a boy and for a girl? (Question published as received) A. A child without a father is considered an orphan until the age of puberty. And Allah Knows Best Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo …

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Ladies Race

Question and Answer: Q. Assalamualaikum ……. Is it permissible for a Muslim woman to participate in a ladies only road race like the Spar ladies race which will take place on public roads in the city? (Question published as received) A. Although this event is exclusive to females, it is …

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Pets in Islam?

Question and Answer: Q. My baby son loves animals and I wanted to get him a pet, and I wanted to know what is the proper ruling regarding pets. Can we keep pets? Ie, cat or dog? What about fish, birds, etc? I would like to get a dog or …

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Bathing in the Dead Sea?

Question and Answer: Q. the water of bahrul mayyit, many people use it for cure/ilaaj for certain diseases etc. However just to bathe with it without any sickness, should this be done or not? (Question published as received) A. Some narrations in the books of Tarikh and Tafsir indicate that …

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Washing the hair?

Question and Answer: Q. Respected Mufti saab I have a question pertaining to Ghusl .. If ones hair is long and it gets hard to wash in Winter .. Do one have to wash the whole hair from rot to tip or one should just run ones fingers with the …

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Removing Contact Lenses during Wudhu?

Question and Answer: Q. I sometimes wear clear contact lenses instead of glasses. I don’t remove them when I make Wudhu. I want to know if Wudhu if my Wudhu is valid. (Question published as received) A. Wudhu with contact lenses is valid. Wetting the eye itself is not a …

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Wudhu from changing a diaper?

Question and Answer: Q. Does my Wudhu break when I change my babys nappy? (Question published as received) A. No. The Wudhu does not become invalid by changing your baby’s nappy or diaper. If you do get soiled by any impurity during the process, the soiled area should be washed. …

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