Stains of Filth and Prayer.

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum For some odd reasons the urge for me to pass gas usually arrives only during prayer time which makes it quite difficult to pray for me during the day. The gas stains my pants a bit. Can I pray with the stains? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, […]

Doubts about Cleanliness

Shaykh Salman Younas is asked if minute amounts of filth affect ritual purity. I prayed my salah and after I came to washroom I found a drop of urine to the size of an ant, so I just soaked my hand with water and rubbed it gently, and did not squeeze that, and the stain […]

OCD Causing Hardship with Impurities

Ustadh Salman Younas advises on how to deal with impurities when suffering from OCD. I have been struggling with OCD for the past few years. It’s mainly obsessive thoughts about impurities (najas).  I have read that certain things that are considered najis in the Hanafi madhab aren’t najas in, for example, the Maliki maddhab. My […]

Excusable Filth in the Four Madhhabs

Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat answers a series of questions about the excusable amount of filth according to the four madhhabs. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I have a big problem. I suffer from OCD. It’s driving me crazy. I need to know how much filth (najasa) is excusable. I know what the four […]

When Does a Transfer of Filth Occur?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum Some scholars say that if a dry impurity is touched upon by wet hands then it transfers even if the traces can not be seen but the Hanafi school says it does not transfer. Could you provide me an evidence regarding this? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa […]

How to Avoid to Spread Filth When Washing My Hands?

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, 1. When washing my hands that have najasah on them, does the water that splashes from my hands onto the sides of the sink become dirty or remain clean? 2. One opinion says that madhi (pre-ejeculate) is impure, but is then considered Pure when mixed with mani […]

Can Filth Transfer from Cloth to Cloth?

Is wearing dry unclean cloth on clean cloth will turn that clean cloth unclean? Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam

How Is Filth Transferred?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalamu alaykum How is filth transferred from clothes to clothes or from clothes to sofas? Answer:  Walaikum assalam, I hope you’re doing well, insha’Allah. (1) The area affected by filth is washed till the removable traces of the filth itself are removed. (2) If dripping wet filth comes into […]

Does Filth Touching the Skin Render a Ghusl Invalid?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum 1) If a person during a ghusl washes his arm but while washing the rest of body some filth touches his arm and he does not wash arm again. Is his ghusl valid? 2) If the above mentioned person performs a wudu after some days will his […]

What Are the Things Deemed Filthy in the Hanafi School?

Answered by SeekersHub Answers Service Question: Assalam aleykum What are the things deemed fitlhy in the Hanafi school? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you are in the best of health and faith, insha’Allah. Filth (najasa) is of two types: heavy and light. Heavy filth includes the following: -spilled blood, […]