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A home for you in your search for guidance. We are here to serve you and the broader community on matters relating to every facet of Islamic life. The Fatwa Department plays a vital role within the organisation and society at large, especially in the Western Cape.
FastingMln Siraaj Girie
Fasting The 6 Days of Shawwāl
FastingMufti Abdurragmaan Khan
The Qunut in Qiyam al-Layl
Mufti Taha KaraanTransaction
Zakah on an Access Bond
MarriageMufti Abdurragmaan Khan
Performing Nikah in a Masjid
ChildrenMarriage

Stepfather and Rights of Biological Father

السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته   1. When a man marries a woman who already …

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Mufti Abdurragmaan KhanTransaction

Selling Property to a Church

السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته   1. There is a consensus that it is not …

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FastingMufti Abdurragmaan Khan

An Explanation on Fitrah and Fidyah calculation

السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته 1. The Ḥanafī School is the only school that permits …

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ChildrenMufti Taha Karaan

Rights of Custody

السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته   1. The rights to the custody of a child …

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Mufti Abdurragmaan KhanSalaah

The Cast, Tayammum and Repeating Salah

 السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته   1. The Shafi’i school’s stance regarding the above query …

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InheritanceMufti Taha Karaan

Inheritance of land expropriation compensation

السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته   1. Compensation for land expropriation forms part of the …

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FastingMufti Abdurragmaan Khan

Can I Break a Qada Fast?

السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته   1. Once someone has made the intention for an …

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MarriageMufti Taha Karaan

Shaping eyebrows & eyelash extensions

السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته   1. Opinions differ around the permissibility of removing part …

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AqidahMufti Abdurragmaan Khan

Circumcision for a New Muslim

السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته   Circumcision is not a prerequisite for an individual to …

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ChildrenMarriage

Ruling on Vasectomy

السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته   The Shari’ah prohibits any medication or procedure that results …

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