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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.
Mufti Taha KaraanTaharah

Brazilian Hair Treatment

السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته 1. It is undeniable that this treatment causes the formation …

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FastingInheritance

Qada salah and fast stated in a Will

السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته   1. As a rule, the Shāfiʿī madhhab does not …

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Mufti Abdurragmaan KhanTransaction

Ruling On Retail Forex

السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته   In presenting the ruling on retail forex, a few …

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MarriageMufti Abdurragmaan Khan

Are Hair Extensions Permissible?

السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته   1. Abū Hurayrah raḍiyaLlāhu ‘anhu narrated from the Prophet …

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MarriageMufti Taha Karaan

Secret Nikah

السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته   1. In Islam, when a girl who is of …

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FastingMln Siraaj Girie

Fasting The 6 Days of Shawwāl

السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته   1. Virtue of Fasting the Six Days of Shawwāl …

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FastingMufti Abdurragmaan Khan

The Qunut in Qiyam al-Layl

السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته 1. Qunūt is divided into two types: General Qunūt and …

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Mufti Taha KaraanTransaction

Zakah on an Access Bond

السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته   1. There is no zakāh on the amount available …

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MarriageMufti Abdurragmaan Khan

Performing Nikah in a Masjid

السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته 1. The prevailing opinion among scholars, including those of the …

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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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