1391 fatwas

  • Washing or wiping over spot that prevents water from reaching skin Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. Some scholars have said that if there is a spot on the skin that is difficult to remove in ablution and Ghusl (ritual bath), the ruling is the same as that for a splint, meaning that you wipe over the spot. Other scholars have said that you can just wash it and that that is enough. If you follow the first view for Ghusl and the second.. More

  • Absence of shower or bathtub not valid reason for dry ablution Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. I hope you are in the best of health and faith. I have a question. My father and I work together; we have our own business. It is located quite far away from our home. My dad suffers from back aches due to an injury which he suffered a while ago. My dad and I stay over at our business for three days due to this. My question is: I.. More

  • Whether ashes from burning impurity is impure Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. My question is regarding ashes after burning an impure thing: are the ashes of an impure thing (for example, a piece of paper contaminated by pig gelatine or alcohol) impure, or has it become pure through being burned? And my second question is: if a person's name is Abdul-Khaaliq or Mohammad and he carries an ID card with his.. More

  • Brownish discharge after menstruation Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am really confused about my period. I normally see a brownish discharge the first 1-2 days of my menstruation; then, for 4-5 days, I see blood. On the 6th, 7th, 8th days, I see a small amount of (thick) brownish color on my pad every few hours, but it does not soak my pad and only stays on the surface. On the 9th and 10th days (and.. More

  • Clearing confusion regarding vaginal discharge Date: 3-1-2018

    Sorry, I wrote this query, but with the wrong email. Please answer me on this email: Assalaamu alaykum. I am confused about your ruling on female discharge during her days of purity. In fatwa No. 358021, you said, "You do not have to wash it. You only need to perform ablution." Then, in fatwa No. 825309, you said, "Whenever the discharge exits from.. More

  • Ghusl with glue that is hard to remove on the body Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have a question regarding glue and Ghusl (ritual shower). I went to the hospital due to my heart condition, and they left a machine on my body for 3 days. It has left glue on my body that is not coming off unless I rub it hard, to the point that the skin starts bleeding. I would like to know whether my Ghusl is valid, because it.. More

  • All substances are pure in principle Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is hexane halal? It is used in the production of many cooking oils as a solvent. Could you please verify this? This is really important since oil is an essential food used in everything. May Allah reward you. .. More

  • Obligatory acts of Ghusl in Hanafi School Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. My question is: what are the obligatory acts of Ghusl (ritual bath) according to the Hanafi School of Thought? May Allah reward you. .. More

  • Prayer for person suffering urine incontinence most of the time Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have a problem with urine leakage. My state of purity lasts only a limited period of time (it starts from 30 minutes after relieving myself and ends approximately one hour after that). My question is about this specific situation: sometimes I unwillingly fall asleep for a few hours and miss a prayer. When I wake up, the current.. More

  • Washing hands and blowing nose thrice upon waking up Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. I read that when waking up from sleep, a person must wash his hands thrice and sniff water up into his nose and blow it out thrice. Is this to be done before ablution (making the entire thing washing the hands and nose six times altogether, including the washing off the hands and nose during ablution), or is it a part of ablution?.. More

  • Studying in college that requires shaving the beard Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. May Allah reward you. I am in my second year in college studying nursing. As for the policy of the college, male nursing students are required to shave their beard. I tried talking with my teachers and the dean to ask for a consideration, but to no avail. I have consulted many knowledgeable Islamic teachers and shaykhs, and most if.. More

  • Several counts of intercourse require one Ghusl only Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am a sunni Muslim. I do not follow a Mathhab (School of Thought), and I do not know if I have to follow a Mathhab, and if I had to, I would not know which one I should follow. My family is from Palestine originally, but I live in the US. I heard that I have to follow the Mathhab which the people follow where I live. Most Muslims.. More

  • Finding fluff on hair after performing Ghusl Date: 3-1-2018

    After performing Ghusl (ritual bath), I was drying my hair and noticed some fluff in my hair, which I may have gotten from my pillow or somewhere; I am not sure. Did this block water from reaching that part of my hair? .. More

  • Mathi inside private parts does not render vaginal discharges impure Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. If a woman has Mathi (pre-seminal discharge) and she cleans her private parts like she would in Istinjaa’ (cleaning with water), but later in the day, she experiences normal vaginal discharge (which is pure), would the pure discharge mix with the Mathi residues present inside her privates (the inside of the privates that cannot.. More

  • Purifying garment from mixed stain of pre-seminal fluid and semen Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum! Say that after having a wet dream, I find that there are also some spots of Mathi (pre-ejaculate), and I am sure about it being Mathi on dried semen in the cloth - I know that semen is pure and that sprinkling water over cloth having Mathi makes it pure - but does this also apply to my case, in which there is some dried semen and.. More