Validity of Ghusl if hair is in a bun

In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer If the womans’ hair is braided or is in a bun then ghusl will be valid as long as one is certain that the water reaches the roots of the hair. (Maraqi ...

Post natal bleeding

Post natal bleeding In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer The discharge of blood after the birth of a child or after a miscarriage is known as Nifas. The Prophet of Allah Sallallahu Alahi W...

Sleeping on dry semen

Is it lawful to sleep on dry semen? In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful. A person may sleep on dry semen; although it is better that a person sleeps where it is clean. However if any substance/particl...

Major impurities

Major Impurities In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer An object rendered impure by a solid impurity shall be washed until the body of the solid impurity has been removed.  If after thoroug...

Types of ghusls

Are there different kinds of ghusls? In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful. Ghusl can be classified in to two types (1) Compulsory (a) Ghusl is compulsory should one have a discharge of mani (sperm) owi...

Mazuur and Hajj

I have made intention to do haj this year but have a health problem - I experience small discharge/drops of urine after passing water which is slow and can happen anything up two hours after passing water.  This means I ...

Waterproof mascara

Waterproof mascara In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer As the mascara is waterproof it is necessary to remove it before commencing wudhu.  This is because it is compulsory to wash every p...

Mehndi and validity of wudhu

Mehndi and validity of wudhu In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer Mehdi when applied on the hands or hair only gives it a colour and does not put a thick layer over them; therefore it does...

Virtues of Miswaak

In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer The Prophet of Allah Sallallahu Alahi Wasalam has laid down great importance on the use of the miswaak. The records of our Prophet Sallallahu Alahi Was...

Smoking break wudhu

I heard some person saying that smoking breaks wudhu. I dont think this is true, because I visited Islamic countries and people smoke and then they just walk into the mosque and start praying. My question is according to...