RECENT FATAWA

BREASTFEEDING USING HORMONAL TABLETS

Question: Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakaatuh A female friend who is unable to have children is thinking of adopting a child under the age of 2. She wants to take hormonal tablets in order to produce milk and feed the child and in turn the child can become her …

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ETIQUETTE’S OF ASKING QUESTIONS

Question: What is the correct way to address you when asking a question? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. When addressing your question to a reliable reputable Allah-fearing Scholar/Mufti, the following etiquette’s should be adhered to: The question should be …

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THROWING SANITARY PADS

Question: Are you allowed to throw away sanitary pads used in periods? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. It is advisable to dispose off used sanitary pads by burying them.[1] If that is not possible, then one may dispose off …

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FAJR SUNNATS WHILST JAMAAT HAS COMMENCED

Question: what should I do if I did not perform my Fajr Sunnats and upon reaching the Masjid, the congregational Salaat commenced? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Ideally a person should perform the Sunnats at home. [1] If for …

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THE NIQAB AND ITS OBLIGATION IN THE HANAFI MADHHAB

  THE NIQAB AND ITS OBLIGATION IN THE HANAFI MADHHAB By Mufti Husain Kadodia بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, Most Merciful. Our discussion will entail the following: Introduction The juristic definition of shahwah(desire) The Hanafi stance 3.1 Types of gazes and their respective rulings …

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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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