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Muharram Niaz


Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 October 2015 16:37


Assalaamu ‘alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuhu

Respected Ulama

As the month of Muharram has dawned upon us once again, one notices that many Muslims engage in a lot of weird practices such as, for example: buying apples and preparing milkshake and going to a specific place (designated for this purpose) to offer ‘Muharram niaz’. They go there, offer the apples and milkshake and sometimes another type of sweet dish as well... and then make du‘aa. Some other strange practices are also engaged in. Many people also take vows during the year, with the intention that if they achieve their desire, they will go to this place in Muharram and offer niaz.

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Jaadoo and it's Treatment


Last Updated on Saturday, 10 October 2015 15:34

Correspondence of Hazrat Moulana Yunus Patel Saheb (rahimahullah)


As Salaamu ‘alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakaatuh

Respected Maulana,

I always felt very strongly against people visiting ‘aamils and becoming obsessed in following different treatments when it comes to them having jinn/sihr problems. I feel that the sunnah offers the perfect prescription, with the ‘Quls’ and other masnoon du‘aas. However, due to being affected by witchcraft by my in-laws, I too was encouraged to visit some ‘aamils and ended up going for different treatments and feel worse than when I started. Moreover, I was told that since my in-laws are the cause, I should keep away from them but I think this may hurt my husband’s feelings.

Would appreciate Maulana’s guidance please.

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Qurbaani FAQ


Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 September 2015 16:38

Q: A woman does not have enough cash to purchase a qurbaani animal. She does, however, have jewellery that equals the nisaab in value. Will qurbaani be waajib on this woman?

A: Qurbaani will be waajib upon her.

Q: Is it permissible for a woman to slaughter her own qurbaani animal?

A: It is permissible for a woman to slaughter her own qurbaani animal provided she does not appear before such men from whom sharee‘ah has instructed her to maintain purdah.

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Wudhu FAQ (#1)


Last Updated on Thursday, 03 September 2015 16:26

Q: Is it necessary to wash the area between the sideburns and ears in wudhu?

A: Yes, it is necessary.

Q: Is it necessary to remove rings, earrings, bangles etc. when making wudhu?

A: If water reaches the area beneath the rings, earrings and bangles without removing it, it will not be necessary to remove the rings, earrings and bangles. Otherwise it will be necessary.

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Girls Going on Excursion


Last Updated on Monday, 31 August 2015 14:08


Assalaamu ‘alaikum

Is it advisable for young girls (grade 12) to go on an overnight excursion? The place is less than 78km so the parents and certain teachers feel it is no problem. Certain male parents want to accompany them which will be a means of them seeing the other girls. 


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