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DARUL IFTAA – LIMBE, MALAWI

  ABOUT DARUL IFTAA – LIMBE, MALAWI The Darul Iftaa (Institute of Islamic Jurisprudence) is a non-profit organisation established to address contemporary issues and provide balanced solutions to the challenges of the Ummah in all aspects of life whilst preserving, protecting and upholding the Shariah (Islamic Legal Code) in accords …

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MUFTI EBRAHIM DESAI

  Foreword by  Mufti Ebrahim Desai [Hafidhahullah] Principal & Founder – Darul Iftaa Mahmudiyyah, Sherwood – Durban Director of askimam.org | daruliftaa.net | idealwoman.org | tasawwuf.daralmahmood.org ___________ ﷽ The world is thirsty for guidance on the straight path (siratul mustaqeem) which is described as the moderate path which is between extremism and …

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MOULANA ABDUL HAMID

  Foreword by  Moulana Abdul Hamid Is’haq [Hafidhahullah] Principal & Founder – Madrasah Arabia Islamia; Darul Uloom Azaadville  Senior Khalifa of Hazrat Moulana Shah Hakeem Muhammad Akhtar Sahib RA ___________ ﷽ Hamidaw wa Musallien wa Musallima Tawakkulan Alallaah ……… On the opening of Darul Iftaa, Limbe – Malawi This is great …

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Mufti Ahmed Khanpuri

  مفتی احمد خانپوری صاحب (حفظہ اللہ) _____ ﷽ مدرسہ جامعہ اسلامیہ، لمبی (ملاوی) میں عزیز مفتی صفوان سلمہ الرحمن نے دار الافتاء شروع کیا ہے، اللہ تعالی اس سلسلہ میں خیروبرکت مقدر فرماکر سلف صالحین کے طرز پر اخلاص واستقامت کے ساتھ پورے جزم واحتیاط سے اس بابرکت خدمت …

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MEMORY FOAM PRAYER MAT

Question: Assalamu alaykum Some of the Arab countries are producing a prayer mat made of memory foam, called “sajjada dhakiyya.” Would sujud on such a prayer mat be valid, as it feels similar to a cushion or mattress? Jazakumulla khayra Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the …

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IS PLAYING FANTASY FOOTBALL FOR MONEY EQUIVALENT TO GAMBLING?

Question: Is Playing Fantasy Football for money equallant to gambling? Fantasy Football involves selecting players (on basis of stats , institution, taking account  ability of a player to perform better against a certain type of football the opposite side plays etc.) and get points on basis of the player’s performance. …

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PERMING/CURLING EYELASHES AND RELAXING HAIR

Question: Is it permissible for a woman to have a treatment whereby they perm/Curl the eyelashes, similarly how they relax the hair to make it straight or perm the hair. This is not permanent but only temporary. Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu …

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PLACING A PATIENT UNDER DNR (DO NOT RESUSCITATE)

Question: Salaams Mufti Saheb: I have questions regarding hospital treatment and whether the below stated are akin to suicide: Is it OK for someone NOW to write down on a health will that they want to deny certain treatments that may be more harmful than beneficial such as chemotherapy, life …

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WHAT IS MY ZAKAT AMOUNT FOR THE PAST 14 YEARS?

Question: Somebody has 330 grams gold 24 carat 14 years they have not given zakaat. Please if you could work it out in Malawi Kwacha. Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. The Zakat due for the 330 grams of gold …

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FAMOUS DUAA AFTER THE KHATAM OF QUR’AAN

Question: Salams, The duaa which is usually recited at the end of the khatam of Qur’an and written at the end of the 13 line Qur’an, is it authentic? I recently heard its unauthentic. Please verify, shukran. Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu …

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