How Can I Pray When Unable to Stop the Bleeding of My Finger?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalamu aleykum, I was washing and accidentally cut my finger and got a rift. It was bleeding and I tried to wash it and stop the bleeding with a tissue. It got stopped a little but when I tried to wash the blood from the cut and the area […]

When Do I Make Wudu When I Have a Chronic Excuse?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: I am a person who has a problem of constant breakdown of wudu. So, due to this reason I perform the wudu once when the time of prayer begins and pray as much as I want till the end of prayer time. At the time when my wudu breaks […]

How Do Pray With Chronic Nosebleeds?

Answered by Ustadha Shaista Maqbool Question: I was performing wudu for isha prayers when my nose started bleeding heavily, so I stopped and waited until it stopped bleeding. Please tell me what one should do in a situation like this. My nose often bleeds due to allergy and the doctor told me to lie down […]

Praying in Clothes Affected by Urine Dripping Problem

Answered by  Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: If some one dribble urine and has no control over it, can he pray in the same clothes or is his namaaz valid ? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you are well, insha’Allah. The excused amount of liquid filth, in the Hanafi school, […]

How Do I Pray When Liquid Constantly Leaks from My Private Parts?

Answered by Tabraze Azam Question: Asalamualikum. What is the ruling on someone who has seminal fluid or a sticky watery liquid coming out of private part almost all the time? Is this person considered mazur? I’m worried because I pray 5 times and it’s becoming difficult to concentrate. Please help me brother, I  have heard […]

What Means Should a Woman With Dysfunctional Vaginal Bleeding (Istihada) Take to Stop the Bleeding Prior to Prayer?

Answered by Sidi Tabraze Azam Question: Must the women in state of istihada take any means to stop the bleeding prior to praying? Answer: Wa alaykum assalaam wa rahmatullah wa barakatuh Sidi, The prayer as an excused (ma’dhur) person is performed out of necessity; therefore, we try to use whatever means we reasonably can to […]

The Fiqh of Chronic Excuses and Ablution

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Could you please detail the fiqh of chronic excuses and ablution? Answer:  If someone has a chronic excuse (`udhr) such as being unable to stop intermittent drops of urine, or one whose bowels have become loose, should: 1) perform wudu at the time of every fard prayer and 2) […]