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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.
ChildrenMufti Taha Karaan
Rights of Custody
Mufti Abdurragmaan KhanSalaah
The Cast, Tayammum and Repeating Salah
InheritanceMufti Taha Karaan
Inheritance of land expropriation compensation
FastingMufti Abdurragmaan Khan
Intending a Qada Fast
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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ChildrenMufti Taha Karaan

Can I play Video Games?

السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته   1. While a moderate amount of playing games might …

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MarriageMufti Abdurragmaan Khan

Is the area beneath the chin awrah for a female?

السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته   There is an agreement among the four schools that …

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InheritanceMufti Taha Karaan

Inheritance of a house

السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته   In terms of inheritance under the Sharīʿah, all the …

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HalalMufti Abdurragmaan Khan

Can I take Dutch medicines?

السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته   It is still being determined at this point whether …

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Mln Siraaj GirieNikah and Talaq

Are marriages terminated by 1 Talaq or 3 Talaqs?

السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته   In an Islamic marriage, the husband possesses three ṭalāqs …

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ChildrenMufti Abdurragmaan Khan

Authority of Name giving

السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته   It is preferable and desirable for both parents to …

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MarriageMln Yusuf Karaan

Ownership of assets acquired during marriage

السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته   When a couple is married by Muslim rites only, …

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