Is an Item Filthy If Blood Stains Are Present After Washing It?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: In the past I was not careful about taharah. One day my pad which I used during menstruation got in the washing machine and then in the dryer. I threw away the pad which was still stained red and took a wet cloth and cleaned the dryer. This happened […]

Are Plasma and Serum Filthy (Najis)?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: I am in the medical profession, and I deal with plasma and serum. Plasma is basically blood without the red blood cells, and because the red blood cells make blood red, plasma is yellow. Serum is plasma without clotting factors and is also yellow. Sometimes plasma or serum […]

Holding a Baby During the Prayer

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: I had a question regarding the salah.  When I pray fard salah at home (sometimes praying alone and sometimes as the imam leading my family) my son(9 months old) will grab on to my leg and cry.  During the sitting parts of the salah he will just come […]