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  • Can Tayammum be performed by using manufactured sand?

    can we perform Tayammum using Manufactured sand (used commonly in construction industry in India) ? Manufactured sand is produced from hard granite stone by crushing. The crushed sand is of cubical shape with grounded edges, washed and graded to as a construction material .. More

  • Extent of Wiping Over the Hands in Tayammum

    What is the meaning of hand in Tayammum? Is it only the BACKART of the hand from wrist to the last point of fingers or the WHOLE HAND from wrist to the last point of fingers? If it only means backpart of hand in this case is it needed to wipe space between the fingers? I asked this question before but the answer was not relevent to my question. Plz,.. More

  • Has Chickenpox and People Told Him to Perform Tayammum

    As-salamu alaykum,I have chickenpox and many people say that I shouldn't wash my body and now Im taking tayammum,Some Doctors said that there is nothing wrong in washing even everyday but I've read from a physican that it is better to not wash till 7 days,even a relative told to me that the doctor has said that you shouldn't wash when having chickenpox.Is.. More

  • Intention to Remove Socks Does Not Invalidate Tayammum

    As-Salaam Alaykum. If I make wudhu, put on my socks and later break my wudhu, then I intend to take off the socks but keep them on, can I still wipe over the socks. In other words, does the mere intention of removing the socks disqualify one from wiping over the socks? Jazakallah Khayran .. More

  • Harmed by Cold Water in Istinshaaq Due to Severe Sinusitis

    I have sever sinusitis problem. Using cold water creates headache that I cannot bare. Thus I always use hot water in winter for waduh and shower. However, when I am outside home, it is not possible always to manage hot water, specially when I am at office. Can I perform tayammum in this situation? .. More

  • Absence of shower or bathtub not valid reason for dry ablution

    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

  • Tayammum impermissible if water is available

    I asways pray the Witr because I know that there is an opinion which says that it is obligatory. Once, I had already prayed the Fajr and was walking in a park when I suddenly remembered that I had not prayed the Witr, so I performed Tayammum (dry ablution) outside, asked someone the direction for the prayer [I do not know whether he was Muslim], and.. More

  • Wetting bathroom floor not excuse that allows Tayammum

    Assalaamu alaykum. I workmostly with non-Muslims in an office. During the prayer times, I cannot perform ablution with water in the bathroom as the floor will get wet. I am unable to perform ablution as it is very difficult to find a bathroom where I can perform ablution with water. In the above case, can I perform Tayammum (dry ablution) and perform.. More

  • Replacing ablution with tayammum so as not to be seen by non-Mahram men

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Is tayammum permissible in the following cases? A) 1- If water is available but there is no real/correct privacy for the woman and there is a fear/risk of a non-Mahram (permanently unmarriageable) man to enter and see her while performing ablution while she is not wearing the hijab because she.. More

  • Becoming in a state of Janabah when traveling by bus

    If a person traveling by bus or car slept and woke up to find himself in a state of Janabah (major impurity due to intimate relations, a wet dream, losing consciousness, ...), and it was time for the Fajr (dawn) prayer when the bus stopped before a masjid, what should he do? There was water for Wudhoo’ (ablution) but the number of passengers with.. More

  • The basis is that the earth is pure

    When one falls on the asphalt of the street, whether it is dry or wet, does this render his clothes impure, meaning that he cannot perform the prayers therewith? When one falls on the sidewalk, does this render his clothes impure? What is the Sharee'ah-ruling on the clear fluid that comes out several hours after having sexual intercourse? .. More

  • Tayammum with something other than earth

    Is a prisoner who finds neither water nor earth permitted to wipe over the walls in order to perform Tayammum (dry ablution)? Or is Tayammum valid only with earth? .. More

  • Tayammum not permissible if hair loss from Wudhoo’ feared

    Assalamu alaikumI have a question.I suffer from darndruff, and i have thin hair, and because of that my hair is vulnerable to breakage the problem is when i take wudu, i have to wipe my head with water, and when i do that i see some hair fall out, and when i have to do this 5 times a day, a lot of hair is falling out, so the question is, can i take.. More

  • She left the place of IV injection unwashed in Wudhoo’

    I was planned for an emergency cesarean,so they gave me iv (drips) and an injection in my hand ,and i decided to pray isha before the doctor could begin the while making wudhu i didnt wet a portion of my hand where they have stuck the needle for iv and on the spot where they my wudhu and salah valid or should i repeat my salah.. More

  • Dust must stick to hand to be used in Tayammum

    I have been doing tayyammum on the roof of my wardrobe because it has dust on it. After I do tayyammum here, there are handprints left - but there are spaces of dust between the handprints and between the fingers on the handprints.Is it permissible to do tayyammum on these smaller areas? .. More