Forgotten Sunnas: The Siwak

by Shaykh Jamir Meah The “Forgotten Sunnas” Series Everything that the Prophet (peaceful prayers and blessings be upon him) did was for our benefit; to teach and guide us to that which is more beneficial in this life and the next. This not only applies to the licit (halal) and illicit (haram), or the ‘big’ […]

What Are the Rewards of Cleaning One’s Home?

Answered by Shaykh Shuaib Ally Question: Assalam alaykum, What are the rewards of cleaning one’s home (either by sweeping, mopping, dusting, or any other means of cleaning)? Answer: Assalam alaykum, I hope that you are well. As far as I can tell, there are no clearly defined rewards specified for this type of activity in the […]

Wudu On A Mountain Top

After a long climb, the group stop by a mountain pool to make ablutions (wudu) and pray Asr, the daily afternoon prayer. What follows is an impromptu lesson from Shaykh Asim Yusuf on how the fiqh rulings on water, impurity and ablution work in practice. Shaykh Asim Yusuf is a co-founder of the Path to […]

Is it Haram to Enter a Mosque After having Eaten Onions and not Cleaned One's Mouth?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam ‘aleykum If someone has eaten onions and enters the mosque without cleaning the teeth is it haram? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you are in the best of health and faith, insha’Allah. It is disliked to enter the mosque when affected by […]

Filthy Water on one’s Clothes

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: If the water that you did istinja with fell on your clothes unclean whist accidentally wiping oneself. It constantly occurs and i cant keep throwing away clothes. Is it alright if i overlook this? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I hope you are in the best […]

Hair Removal Methods: Epilators, Waxing and Creams

Answered by Ustadha Naielah Ackbarali Question: A lot of sisters have asked me about the use of metal on a women’s body. I wanted to know in terms of metal can women use epilators specifically and other products aswell? Answer: The Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) said, “Ten things are from the […]