1356 fatwas

  • 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

  • Doubts about touching wet impurity on clothes Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. Does my hand become impure if I touch wet impure clothes but am not sure of the exact place of impurity? .. More

  • Wearing dress stained with impurity on wet body Date: 3-1-2018

    If I wear a dress that has impurity on it after bathing and while my body is wet, should I bathe again? If this dress touches other clothes or a bed bedsheet etc. while it is wet, should I wash everything, or just the dress? .. More

  • Reddish discharge after Ghusl from menstruation Date: 2-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. I thought that my menstruation had ended. I woke up in the morning and saw some brown discharge, and after a while I saw white discharge (I think), so I hurriedly wentand took a bath, because I have many missed prayers in the past, when I did not pray with ablution (I suffer from Waswaas [devilish whisperings/obsessive doubts]), so.. More

  • Small amount of dirt on body excused in ablution and Ghusl Date: 2-1-2018

    I want to ask a question about fatwa no. 278056. You said that "some scholars said that a small amount of dirt which is hard to remove is excused". By "hard to remove," do you mean that the process of removing it is hard, like some dirt under one's nails, or do you mean that it is easy to remove but hard to avoid and hard to remember removing it before.. More

  • Maaliki view on purification for one who suffers incontinence Date: 2-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykhs. I read this in a fatwa by you to me: "As for the Maaliki School, they held that the continuous state ofHadath(minor ritual impurity, like the case with incontinence) does not invalidate ablution. This opinion was chosen by Shaykhul-Islaam Ibn Taymiyyah, may Allah have mercy upon him... More