Hajj and Umra (Shafii)

July 27, 2022 3 mins

How Can I Perform ‘Umra While I Suffer from Chronic Flatulence?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question I have a question about a person with chronic flatulence. How can he perform ‘Umra? Similarly, how would one go about performing the Tawaf, kissing the Hajr Al-Aswad, or the Sa’i between Safa and Marwa? Then while in the Prophet’s (Allah bless him and give him peace) mosque, how […]
July 3, 2022 4 mins

Is It Permissible to Enter Online Contests or Giveaways?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question  Is it permissible to enter online contests or giveaways? How about contests or giveaways where the entry is free? What about contests or giveaways such as writing contests? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate. May Allah guide us to that which pleases Him, forgive […]
June 2, 2022 3 mins

Can One Complete a Hajj at Home, and Not Visit the Holy Lands?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question  I was sitting in the company of two women speaking. The one lady said that her brother had sent her a ticket to London. She then said that she had to postpone her trip due to the travel ban on Saudi Arabia. So, the friend said to her why […]
November 7, 2020 2 mins

Can I File My Nails During the Ten Days of Dhul Hijjah?

Question: Can I file my nails during the ten days? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, Cutting one’s nails whilst one is in a state of major ritual impurity (janaba), or during a menstrual period or lochia, is improper and sub-optimal. The same ruling would appear to be applicable to filing one’s nails. The wisdom in avoiding […]