Ustadha Shaista Maqbool

June 11, 2014 1 min

How to Differentiate Between Maniy and Madhy for a Woman?

Answered by Ustadha Shaista Maqbool Question I am a woman. How can I differentiate between madhi and mani?  I am always confused about when ghusl is obligatory. Answer Maniy in women (female ejaculation) or orgasm is when sexual fluid exits the private parts at the peak of sexual excitement, with sexual fulfillment and pleasure, and […]
February 26, 2013 2 mins

Rules Regarding Ghusl and Wet Dreams for Men and Women

Answered by Ustadha Shaista Maqbool Question I have learned that if a woman who has reached puberty has an erotic dream and sees some discharge afterward, she has to make ghusl. If she sees discharge alone without remembering a dream, she would also have to take a full bath (ghusl). But if she remembers only […]
January 17, 2013 1 min

Is It Obligatory to Do Ghusl After Continual Exiting of Sexual Fluids?

Answered by Ustadha Shaista Maqbool Question I understand that if one has an orgasm, a ghusl is required each time something exits from one’s private parts after intimate relations. However, because it is normal for most women to have discharge all day long even without any relations, how does one know whether what is coming […]
December 14, 2012 1 min

Fantasizing about the Opposite Sex

Answered by Ustadha Shaista Maqbool Question I am a Muslim girl who would like to know if it is allowed according to the Hanafi school to daydream/fantasize about a boy you like. Answer No, it is not permissible to think daydream, or fantasize about anything unlawful. Just as physical acts are to be accounted for, […]
November 13, 2012 0 mins

Is It Permissible to Use Pills to Stop Menstrual Bleeding?

Answered by Ustadha Shaista Maqbool Question I have been keeping all my fasts before my periods started.  On the first day of my period, I took a pill that delays the periods so I don’t have to miss my fasts. It worked and they stopped so I started keeping my fasts again.  Have I done […]
September 30, 2012 2 mins

Sura Nisaa Verse 137: Doubts, Hypocrisy, and True Faith

Answered by Ustadha Shaista Maqbool Question There’s a part in Surah Nisa that was translated as “God will not forgive or guide to the right path those who first believe, then disbelieve, again believe and disbelieve, and then increase their disbelief.” What does this mean and how does this relate to people with doubts? How […]
August 2, 2012 1 min

How Do Women Place Their Feet in Prostration?

Answered by Ustadha Shaista Maqbool Question I am confused about whether my toes should be pointing towards the Qibla during sajda. I have been told two things: My feet should be off to the right both while in prostration and while sitting. I have also been told that my toes should be pointing to the […]