From the Fatwa Department
Q. Can a man go about looking for a wife himself via internet and talks to her on the mobile for marriage purposes? In marriage what questions can a man and a lady ask each other?
Q: Does a mouth full of babies vomit make your clothing napaak?
Q: Is there a time frame for separation in marriage?
Q: I’m getting married soon, and I would like to know what are the prerequisites for a Walimah to take place? Does the Nikah have to be physically consummated? What period of time should there be between the Nikah and the Walimah? Will the Nikah and Walimah be invalid if the marriage isn’t physically consummated?
Q: How does a pregnant lady make Salah?
Q: What is the ruling on mystery boxes? For example, if I buy a box for R100, but the items inside may be worth more or less?
Q: I would like to know if Halal nail polish is permissible to use and will the wudhu be valid whilst wearing the polish?
Q: Is it permissible to sell cigarettes at a service station?
Q: Is sleeping with your legs facing qibla permissible?
Q: Can a brother give Zakat to his sister or Sadaqah would be more preferable
Q: If a man marries a woman who has not sat for her Iddah, will the Nikah be valid?
Q: We read our Fajr salah, just the Fardh, a few minutes before sunrise... After Salam, we realised that there are still a few minutes remaining till sunrise to perform our 2 rakaats of Sunnah Muakkadah... Should we perform the Sunnah in this time?
Are you allowed to play a game on an agreement that the losers will buy the winners something, like a prize?
Q: I would like to know the Islamic ruling with regard to smoking marijuana (cannabis/weed/dagga/zol, etc.)
Q: Until what age should a brother and sister share the same room?
Q: Is it permissible to use a braai stand at a public place, if one puts foil or a grill mat over the griddle?