November 29, 2022 2 mins

How Could I Discern Sperm from Urine?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question  I often find moisture in bed. How could I discern sperm from urine? Is stickiness the only requirement, or are there other factors? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate. May Allah alleviate our difficulties and guide us to that which is pleasing to Him. […]
November 20, 2022 2 mins

What Are the Conditions for Non-leather Socks to Be Used for Wiping (Masah)?

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch  Question My question is regarding the conditions for socks to be used for masah in wudu. One of the conditions is that it can be walked in. What does this mean – walking over carpets or sand or rocks? Should it be for one Farsaq? What is the modern equivalent […]
November 20, 2022 2 mins

How to Distinguish between Menstruation and Istihadha’ after Seeing Blood Spot...

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question A girl got pregnant, missed her period, and did not see any blood until two weeks later. That blood is mostly spotting and goes on for about 20 days. She considered the spotting as menstrual and did not pray for the maximum time of a period. Was that correct? […]
November 18, 2022 2 mins

Can One Wash Impure Clothing in a Sink Filled with Water?

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question Do handwashing clothes become pure if one fills a sink with water and then puts the clothes in it to wash? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate The clothing does become pure if washed in a basin of water. [Ibn ‘Abidin, Radd al-Muhtar] Even […]