Category Archives: Taharah


Removing Pubic Hair & Burying It

Question: Is it compulsory for one to shave his or her pubic hair and bury it in the earth?

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Impure Water: The Difference between a Small and Large Quantity

Question: Salaam. What renders water impure when in small quantity or large/flowing etc. JazakAllah Kahir. Country: United Kingdom Answer: Wa alaykum salam wa rahmatuLlahi wa barakatuHu, In Mughni al-Muhtaj v. 1, p. 50, Khatib Shirbini mentioned that if a large … Continue reading

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On Keeping the Beard

Question: Salam I’ve had people recently asking me the ruling for shaving the beard in accordance to my understanding all four schools of thoughts had a consensus that shaving is haram however I have read recently that the relied-upon position … Continue reading

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Clarification on removing the taste of najasah

Question: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, In “Reliance of the Traveler” in the section “Washing away filth”, the sheikh (rahimuhu Allah) says: “But if it is a substance (with discernible characteristics, i.e. najasa ‘ayniyya) it is obligatory to remove … Continue reading

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Using a Bone Tasbih

Question: Salaam ya shaykh, Would a camel bone tasbeeh be najasa if moist?

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‘A’ishah’s Hadith on Kissing, For Wudu’ or Fasting?

Question: Assalamu’alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuhu, Dear Shafii Fiqh Team, I have a question regarding the quality of the following hadits: عَنْ عَائِشَةَ , أَنَّهَا بَلَغَهَا قَوْلُ ابْنِ عُمَرَ: فِي الْقُبْلَةِ الْوُضُوءُ , فَقَالَتْ: كَانَ رَسُول اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيْه وَسَلَّمَ «يُقَبِّلُ … Continue reading

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Wudu and the Qur’an on an E-Reader

Question: As Salaamu alaikum, I recently purchased an e-reader for reading books, including the Quran.  But it occurred to me that I sometimes will not have wudu while carrying it.  How should one treat the Quran in electronic format? Country: … Continue reading

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Purifying From Pre-ejaculatory Fluid at Work

Question: Assalamualaikum, it is my understanding that one must do ghusl (obligatory bath) if one secretes semen. But ghusl is not required for pre-cum. Still one must change the article of clothing? If this is the case, then what if … Continue reading

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The Issue of wiping over a cast

  Question: assalam. I had a fall last weekend and fractured my lower arm bone,and doctor prescribed “cement” over the injured arm for next 5 weeks. Water cannot run over that part of my arm. How do I validate wudhu? … Continue reading

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Do braces prevent the validity of ghusl

Question: Asslamu alaikum, recently I have put dental braces on my teeth with clips glued to my teeth. Is my obligatory ghusl valid with this?

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