Speaking in the Bathroom

Shaykh Farid Dingle is asked about the permissibility of speaking in a place that is built for relieving oneself such as a bathroom. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. What is the ruling in the Shafi‘i school about speaking beside the sink in a bathroom if one is far from the toilet? Jazak […]

How Can I Achieve a State of Purity Despite a Lack of Time and How Should I My Make up My Prayers?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalamu alaykum. I have in staying in a state of purity. I am always in a hurry to get out of the bathroom. This leads be to be impure. How can I remember to slow down? Since my purity is not on point, I am missing a lot of […]

Is Performing Wudu in the Bathroom Disliked? [Shafi’i]

Answered by Shaykh Shuaib Ally Question: Assalam alaikum, In my parents home we have two bathrooms. One of these has a British toilet and the other has both a British and Pakistani style toilet. Some of my family members have stated that it is disliked to do wudu in the bathroom in this scenario. Is […]

Can I Perform a Tayamum to Remove My Major Ritual Impurity If I Find Water but No Proper Bathroom?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question:As salaamu alaykum, I was in need of ghusl at a place where water and sink was available but no facility for a proper ghusl. I know that tayamum can be done when there is no water but I had water. I just did not have a place to pour […]

Is It Permissible to Enter a Public Bathroom Whilst Carrying Islamic Material in a Closed Bag?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalamu ‘alaykum, Is it permissible to enter a public bathroom whilst carrying islamic material in a closed bag? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you are in the best of health and faith, insha’Allah. It is best to avoid when reasonably possible as the […]

How Can I Avoid To Spread Impurities?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As salaam alaykum One of the children urinated on a mat outside the bathroom. I believe I saw a small area of dampness on the actual carpet near where the large amount of impurity was (2mm in diameter). When I went later to examine it I could not see […]

Avoiding Impurities When Using the Bathroom

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: I have an issue regarding purity and prayers. I work, and wear business clothes. I worry that if I go to the toilet there may be unseen splashes from flushing, or that my trousers will touch the floor and picking up some impurity. Things are not as clean as […]