RECENT FATAWA

THE SIX FASTS OF SHAWWAAL EQUAL TO ONE YEAR

THE SIX FASTS OF SHAWWAAL EQUAL TO ONE YEAR Abu Ayyub Al-Ansaari Radhiyallahu Anhu reported Allah’s Messenger Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam as saying: “The person who fasts in Ramadhaan and follows it with six fasts in Shawwaal is like a person who kept fast throughout the year.* (Sahih Muslim, Page 570, …

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OFFERING CONDOLENCES ON FIRST EID

Question: Assalaamu Alaikum Kindly enlighten us with regards to meeting the family of the deceased on their first eid. It is a norm in our community that on the first eid of the family after a member of the family has passed away, the family do not show any happiness …

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PERIOD HAS EXTENDED FROM 6 TO 14 DAYS

Question: Assalamalaikum, Recently due to some severe acne and allergic problems due to birth control pills, specialist asked me to use I U D. Due to that my periods has extended from 6 to 14 days. So the extra 4 days will be considered as Haidh or should I start …

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BLEEDING ENDING PRIOR TO NORMAL HABIT

Question: ASalaamualaikum, My regular menstruation period is usually 6 days with some spotting on occasion. In between my blood flow had stopped on day 4, and I had sexual relations with my husband thinking my period had ended. There was no blood on my husband after intercourse nor from me. …

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DOUBT IN BREASTFEEDING

Question:    AOA, I have a cousin whose daughter is now engaged to her nephew. Once his nephew’s mother was seriously ill, her nephew was infant that time. She was looking after the boy when he was crying a lot. She says her mother in law told her to feed the …

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QUR’AAN KHATAM FOR THE DECEASED

Question: Assalamu alaykum Today on whatsapp we have family groups where many information is passed on easily. One of the things discussed is making eesale sawab for the deceased eg reading a quraan khatam for a family deceased where the paras are distributed amongst those that are willing to read …

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WAS THE FIRST TALAQ EVER VALID

Question: Asslm….plse advise on the ruling a couple have been divorced from 2010 (one Talaq given only) she did her Iddat accordingly thereafter but since then they were seeing each other intimately until 2014 with no reconcilliation to be made. He wants marry again and the new wife to be …

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CAN I MAKE DUAA TO ALLAH TO MAKE HER MY WIFE

Question: I love a girl and she love me too. We both wanna get married. And also we spoke to our family, but they didn’t accept us. And she told me that she won’t marry me without her family’s permit, which mean she can’t leave her family. Therefore, is it …

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READING MISSED TARAWEEH AFTER WITR

Question: Asalamu Alaykum, If one misses a few rakahs of taraweeh, and then he prays witr with the jammah in the masjid. Can he make those rakahs of taraweeh up after the witr, on his own? I know that taraweeh is not waajib in the first place. But I would …

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WALK HER DOWN THE AISLE FOR HER MARRIAGE

Question: Assalaam Alaikum, I am a revert of eight years and my first wife, of 31years a non Muslim, passed away ten years ago. My middle daughter, a non Muslim, has asked me to walk her down the isle for her first marriage. I am now married to a Muslim …

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