Wiping over Thick Socks

Ustadh Salman Younas clarifies the meaning of thick socks or khuff, their conditions, wiping over them, and the rulings on this.   Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. Can you please give a detailed answer with proofs and references of why doing masah on thick socks (not leather khuffs) are permitted, such as […]

Is It Valid to Pray Behind an Imam Who Is Holding a Microphone in His Hand?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As salam alaykum, My Imam raises the microphone to his mouth when he says takbirs, recites surah and says salam. Also he keeps holding his microphone when he moves into prostration. Is it valid to pray behind him? Also some imams no doubt wipe over their socks. To what […]

Is It Permissible to Wipe Khuffs With Socks Underneath? (Shafi’i School)

Answered by Ustadh Shuaib Ally Question: As salam alaikum, At a recent course on Shafi’i fiqh we were told that it is categorically not permissible to wipe over khuffs if we arewearing socks underneath them. Can you clarify this? Answer: wa `alaykum assalam It is permissible in the Shafi’i school to wear normal, everyday socks […]

Can I Wipe over These Socks Found Online?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As salamu ‘alaykum, I have found this product online, and wanted to ask if it really qualifies as a khuff to be worn inside the normal shoes? You can see it for yourself by clicking the link below. Wudhu / Mozah (Muslim prayer) Socks Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa […]

Prayer and Wudu Wearing Shoes

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: I have seen people in KSA praying with wearing their Shoes. I checked with some people and they said that it is in Hadith. Please confirm if it is allowed to pray wearing shoes. What about the Wudu wearing shoes? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray […]

Wiping over Knitted Socks During Ablution (Wudu)

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Can we perform wudu with warm, knitted socks? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you are in the best of health and faith, insha’Allah. It would be permitted to wipe over thick or heavy wollen socks that have the meaning of valid footgear (khuffs), yet […]

Questions Regarding Wiping Over Khuffs (Leather Socks)

Answered by Sidi Tabraze Azam Question: I have a few questions about the use of khuffs: 1.If one makes wudu and puts on khuffs and then wishes to renew their wudu (having not nullified their original wudu), can you wipe the khuffs or do you have to wash the feet? 2.If you still have your […]

Can I Wear The Footgear At Anytime After Performing Ablution?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Regarding wiping over the footgear, can one wear the footgear at anytime after performing ablution in order to subsequently wipe on them? Answer: In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful One may wipe on footgear (leather socks or other types of equivalent footgear) any time after performing […]