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  • Intention to Remove Socks Does Not Invalidate Tayammum Date: 20-10-2019

    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 Date: 26-2-2019

    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 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

  • Tayammum impermissible if water is available Date: 22-8-2017

    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 Date: 15-2-2017

    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 Date: 10-9-2016

    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 Date: 26-8-2015

    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 Date: 25-8-2015

    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 Date: 25-8-2015

    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 Date: 20-6-2015

    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’ Date: 18-5-2015

    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 operation.so 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 injected.is my wudhu and salah valid or should i repeat my salah.. More

  • Dust must stick to hand to be used in Tayammum Date: 20-4-2015

    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

  • Performing Tayammum if one fears missing the prayer while fetching water for purification Date: 7-7-2014

    salamun alaykum.may Allah bless you.dear Sheikh I read in hadith that during battle of khandaq the prophet peace be upon him did not have opportunity to pray asr in its due time till nearly sunset then he performed ablution and prayed it after sunset.how can I reconcile this with scholars statement that if you fear time will be over you have to perform.. More

  • Praying in the Masjid after performing Tayammum for major impurity Date: 6-3-2014

    Dear Sheich, Can I make dry Ablution (Tayammum) for a legal reason (Major impurity, sickness etc) at home and move with it to the Mosque to perform my prays. Under this reason, if I make Ablution (Wudoo) instead of tayammum with the Major impurity to perform my prays is that also valid or not. .. More

  • Tayammum for one who prays Thuhr and ‘Asr together while traveling Date: 28-1-2014

    What is the Sharee‘ah ruling on making Tayammum (dry ablution) for one who prays Thuhr and ‘Asr together while traveling?.. More