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  • Issues of Ablution and Ghusl When One Has an Adhesive Tape on His Body Date: 11-5-2020

    I have diabetes and I wear insulin pump, (which is a machine that is connected to the body via a pipe much like an IV, and it automatically delivers insulin to the body all day long and keeps the blood sugar stable) and a continuous glucose monitor, (which is a small sensor also connected to the body which continuously monitors the blood sugar levels)... More

  • Boundaries of the Face to Be Washed in Ablution Date: 3-10-2019

    Assalam Alaikum I posted this question not too long ago but I was referred to other fatwas that do not give my a proper answer. I would like a full response to my questions if possible. My question is about the proper way of washing the face and the head in wudu. When washing the face in wudu am I supposed to wash the hair that is next to my forehead.. More

  • Found Dirt After Ablution But Does Not Know When It Occurred Date: 10-9-2019

    Salam aleikum wa rahmatu Llahi wa barakatu. After I did my wudu I find sometimes the presence of dust or small amount of dirt on the limbs or nails, is my wudu valid? .. More

  • How to Wash the Hands During Wudhoo' Date: 21-7-2019

    Assalamualaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I wanted to ask as I am seeing different things on the issue, regarding wudu, when washing the hands, how is the method of washing the hands during wudu done? One place I read we wash the right hand three times first, then the left hand three times. Another one told me I can wash them both at the same.. More

  • Not Obliged to Peel off Skin of Cracks on Feet Date: 12-5-2019

    Assalamualaykum. I have a question, my feet are a bit cracked and there is some kind of dirt in the crack and this dirt can only be removed by peeling off the skin (i have been doing this frequently), If i am not removing this few dirt is my thaharah valid or not? .. More

  • Putting the Feet in the Water Container During Ablution Date: 25-4-2019

    I dip my feet into a bowl of water when doing wudu. There are small air bubbles in the water that attach to my feet. Does that mean my foot is not washed? As the bubbles may prevent water reaching the skin, if i dip my feet in multiple times can i assume the bubbles aren't in the exact same spot? Also do i still have to wipe between my toes when using.. More

  • Is Washing Sideburns In Ablution Mandatory? Date: 3-12-2018

    Assalaamu AlaikumI have recently noticed that the part to be washed in Wudu includes the sideburns also and the skin between the hair on the sides of the head and the ear and also whatever is above it till just below the hairline.I haven't been washing that part and it might have occured to me on its importance but I don't know why i seemed to ignore.. 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Waswaas about washing hands in ablution Date: 30-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am asking about ablution. When you wash your hands in ablution, can you wash the side of the fingers on the same side as the palm first, then the back of the fingers, then the back of your hand, and then the palm of your hand? This would be considered one washing, is this correct? Maybe some parts will be washed twice, like in between.. More

  • Ears are wiped only once in ablution Date: 6-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. In ablution, when rotating the finger in the ears, I know that it should be done only once, but if you do it twice or thrice in one movement, is this ok? May Allah reward you. .. More

  • Washing peeled cracked nails in ablution Date: 13-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have a problem that disturbs me in my worship, personal life, and family life. This problem relates to ablution. In my fingernails, some of the upper nail layer is peeling. Must water enter under these peels? I have harmed my nails alot. Must water reach only the surface of the nail or also under it? My nail (nailbed) is cracked.. More

  • Tragus (part of ear) is wiped in ablution Date: 2-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Please do not refer to other answers. Should the 'tragus' (adjacent to the face) be washed in ablution? .. More

  • Hair stuck on face preventing water from reaching skin during ablution Date: 1-8-2017

    Someone told me that the presence of small hairs which are stuck in the facial hair or the head, like those that were cut from the beard, can prevent ablution and Ghusl (ritual bath) if they are not removed. He said that since it is impermissible to cut the beard, the hairs becoming obstacles to water will not be excused. Please clarify this matter... More