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  • Wiping over socks if one doubts having taken them off Date: 9-7-2017

    If I want to wipe over my socks for ablution and I do not remember whether I have taken them off and then put them back on, should I take my socks off and perform ablution to be on the safe side, or should I apply the rule that says that 'doubt does not break certainty'? And if we are allowed to apply this rule, what do we apply it to, and how do we.. More

  • Wiping over socks for one who doubts discharge of urine during ablution Date: 20-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is it permissible for someone who often has drops of urine coming out after the ablution to then wipe over their socks and keep them on without removing them until the next ablution and wipe over them even if during the previous ablution, a drop of urine came out? I am asking this question because I used to wipe over them normally,.. More

  • Conditions for wiping over socks in purification Date: 27-3-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have now been working in Saudi Arabia for the past three years, but I noticed a major difference of opinion between people in performing ablution. The natives (Arab community) perform ablution on their socks (masah) by citing that there exists a fatwa for such act. However, most of the Asian people (India, Pakistan) do not agree.. More

  • Performing prayer after wiping on socks worn while in a state of ritual impurity Date: 9-10-2014

    Assalam alaykum, if omeone made mistakes and offered some fard salah without having wiped correctly over the socks, is the salah valid or she has to make them up? the mistake made was that the person was ignorant at that time that one must have had wudu when one put on the socks to be able to wipe over it in ablution. also, the person isnt really sure.. More

  • A traveler wiped over his socks and then resided Date: 26-1-2014

    A person was traveling and he wiped over his socks. Two days later he returned home at the time of the Maghrib prayer while wiping was still valid. Should he perform the prayer with the wiping of travel or should he wipe anew? May Allaah Reward you. .. More

  • Does ablution become invalid soon after the wiping period is over? Date: 20-1-2014

    Does ablution become invalid upon removing the Khuff (leather socks) or socks during the validity period for wiping over them, or should only the feet be washed? .. More

  • Ruling on wiping over socks after removing them Date: 3-1-2014

    assalamu 'alaykum 1) a person wears socks after doing wudu (in which they washed the feet) and later on wudu broke, so they did the wudu again (this time wiping ove the socks, not washing feet), this is permissible for them to do, in sha Allaah. However, if u took the socks off (AFTER doing the wudu in which u WIPED over the socks, not washed the feet),.. More

  • Muslim jurists’ opinions on wiping over torn leather socks Date: 7-4-2013

    I was wearing socks believing that they covered all my feet. I was surprised, after finishing prayer, to find that there was a hole in my sock the size of a fingerprint. My question is, were those prayers valid? Should I make up for them? May Allaah reward you... More

  • Ruling on wiping over thin socks Date: 2-4-2013

    essalemoe 3laikoum shaykh, Can we do mash on thin socks and how do we do mash on socks? Is the kayfiyyah from beginning of toes to the height of ankles and are the fingers of our hand spread or tight while doing this? May Allah reward you for your efforts, amin. salem .. More

  • Wiping over socks after putting soft paper in them Date: 10-11-2012

    One does wudoo, puts socks on, and breaks his wudoo. He then puts tissue/soft paper in his socks, and does wudoo again, wiping over his socks. Will his wudoo be accepted? Jazak Allaaho khayr.. More

  • When the period of wiping over the socks begins Date: 4-4-2012

    Please clarify to me when does the period of wiping over the socks begin? .. More

  • Wiping over socks and shoes Date: 18-6-2009

    What should I do if I performed wudo while wearing socks and later on that day I put on shoes? Do I have to remove my shoes to conduct wudo or is enough to just wipe over the shoes? .. More

  • Wiping over socks wet by one's sweat Date: 27-7-2006

    Assalamu Alaykum I would like to know whether I can wipe my socks when doing wudu while my feet are sweaty and the socks are fairly moist due to the sweat. Is the sweat on the feet regarded as najas? Assalamu Alaykum.. More

  • One can only wipe over the socks if he wears them whilst in a state of purity Date: 25-3-2006

    I want to ask about wiping over the socks. If I take off my socks and then my ablution is invalidated, and I wear them again after a while, so when I want to perform ablution again, can I wipe over them, or I am obliged to wash my feet and then wipe over them the next time I perform ablution? .. More

  • Wiping over the socks Date: 24-8-2004

    I have a question regarding the wiping over socks during the ablution. Allaah commands the believers in the Qur'aan [5:6] to wash the feet. So how can we wipe over socks instead of washing the feet? I also read a opinion of Mufti who says that wiping over socks is allowed only for socks made of leather. He says in that article that wiping over socks.. More