1356 fatwas

  • Doubts about Purity Date: 15-2-2018

    Assalamu Alaikum,If someone deliberately leaves a room which contains some impurities knowing it will be cleaned in a way that is not Islamic which might potentially spread the impurities, would they have to repent and clean the whole room since they left deliberately or just the same places they knew the impurities were in before?Thank you .. More

  • Doubts about the Transfer of Impurity from a Dry Place to Another Date: 8-2-2018

    As-Salamu Alaykum.I know that impurity is not transferred if there is no dampness. But does this rule also apply to the smell of the impurity? For example if one touches dry urine while his hand is also dry but after that he notice a decent smell of urine on his hand. I am often in doubt about my hands smelling after touching something where it seems.. More

  • Wiping over the Hair Covered by Oil Date: 22-1-2018

    Assalamu Alaikum, as I have severe hairfall, I have started application of Vit E oil, 1 thick tsp of oil extracted from 3 broken Vit E capsules. I apply it both on the scalp and a bit of hairnear it and it's like thick gel in texture. I have been asked to apply it overnight and rinse in the morning, preferably without shampoo. Will this application.. More

  • No Harm in Using Cupboards that were used to Store Alcohol Date: 11-1-2018

    Asalamu alaykum, cann one use a storage cupboard which was previously used for storing alcohol bottles. .. More

  • Prophet's command to use Siwaak before prayer Date: 3-1-2018

    Abu Hurayrah, may Allah be pleased with him, reported: "The Messenger of Allah, sallallahu ʻalayhi wa sallam,said, "Had I not thought it difficult for my community, I would have commanded them to use the Miswaak (tooth stick) before every prayer.'' [Al-Bukhaari and Muslim]. What is the understanding of the Messenger's words: "I would have commanded"? .. More

  • Suffering inconsistent wind incontinence Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. I suffer from IBS (irritatory bowel syndrome) which means that I pass more wind than what is considered normal. My problem is that I struggle to hold wind and often pass it, and on bad days I pass wind as often as every half an hour. Sometimes, on bad days, I struggle to pray two units of prayer without passing wind. I know that there.. More

  • Entering toilet does not break ablution Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. Please, we have a toilet in our rooms; does entering the toilet break our ablution even without doing anything? For example, if I want to take something or put something in the toilet and I have ablution, does it break it? And can we perform ablution in the toilet by saying Bismillaah (in the name of Allah) in our mind? May Allah.. More

  • Touching wet dog hair Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. My parents, who are disbelievers, have a dog, and it is very hard for me to keep myself clean from it. I follow the opinion of the Hanbali mathhab that the fur is impure and that I can clean it with soap. However, today his fur touched me while it was wet, and some of it came on my arms. For some reason, I forgot to wash this immediately... More

  • Cleaning impurity on car upholstery Date: 3-1-2018

    A huge amount of impure stagnant water from a pit on the road splashed inside my car, leaving the car upholstery wet, now what am I to do given that the upholstery inside the car cannot be washed as it would damage other stuff in the car, so how am I to purify it? .. More

  • Siwaak prescribed before every prayer Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Shaykh, I have a question about the Miswaak (tooth stick). I read a hadith that says that your prayer will be multiplied by 70 if you use a Miswaak before it. So my question regarding this is: if I pray two units of prayer of the Sunnah before the Fajr (or any prayer) and then two units of prayer of.. More

  • 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