March 18, 2023 1 min

Can I Lead My Wife in Prayer if I Pray Sitting on a Chair?

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question Due to a knee issue, I pray sitting, i.e., I stand for takbir and qiyam, and sit on a chair for sujood and al-taihiyaat. In this case, can I lead my wife as imaam for salah? She prays normal, Alhamdulillah. Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful […]
March 16, 2023 1 min

Does the Usage of Self-Catheterization To Pass Urine Invalidate the Fast?

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question I am required to self-catheterize every other day, which involves a tube being inserted through the front passage right into the bladder to allow my urethra to stay open and pass urine. Does this procedure invalidate the fast, and can it be done while I’m fasting during Ramadan? Answer […]
March 8, 2023 3 mins

Does My Sick Mother-in-Law Have to Move In with Us?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question I’m currently pregnant with my first baby, and a situation has arisen where my mother-in-law’s OCD has become worse. She is on medication, and we have tried to get her into Islamic therapy. However, this is quite expensive. It’s come to the point that my husband, who has two […]
March 2, 2023 4 mins

How Should a Paralyzed Patient Pray?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question  I have a condition that renders me motionless and effectively paralyzed for long periods of time. Consequently, I regularly find myself unable to perform ablution or dry ablution, and other times I am unable to face the Qibla during prayer. Do I have to make up all these prayers, […]