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Is It Permissible for a Woman to Grow Long Nails and Shape Them?

Answered by Saira Abubakr Question: Assalamu alaikum warahamathullahi va barakathuhu Is it permissible for a woman to grow her nails and shape it just to make her fingers look longer and not in any other intention of showing off? Answer: Walaikum salaam wa RahmatuAllah, It is permissible, per se, for a man or a woman […]

Does Profuse Bleeding Invalidate Wudu in the Maliki School?

Answered by Shaykh Rami Nsour Question: I understand that in  the Maliki school only profuse bleeding invalidates the Wudu. My question is if donating blood or a blood test is considered profuse bleeding and does it invalidate the Wudu? Answer: According to the Maliki school of law, bleeding does not invalidate wudu, regardless of the […]

Swallowing Mucus and Saliva in the Maliki School

Answered by Shaykh Rami Nsour Question: Is it permissible to swallow saliva and mucous in the Maliki School? Answer: Mucous and saliva are pure (tahir) and therefore you can swallow them. While one is fasting though, it is mentioned that to swallow mucous disliked but not break the fast according to the relied upon (mu’tamad) […]

Determining When One is a Traveler and Resident in the Maliki School

Answered by Shaykh Rami Nsour Question: Assalamu alaykum, I am currently living in a town 60km from Fes. On August 1 I will be moving out of the house I am in and moving my things to Rabat, but I will be traveling for about 3 weeks (and will be staying less than 15 days […]

What to Do If Menses End During Ramadan in Maliki School

Answered by Shaykh Rami Nsour Question: According to the Maliki Madhab, during Ramadan, if a female believes she is at the end of her monthly menses can she take ghusl and make intention to fast prior to fajr? What does she do if she still has her menses after waking up later in the day, […]

Letting Garments Hang Below Your Ankles in the Maliki School

Answered by Shaykh Rami Nsour Question: Is it permissible to let your garment below your ankles according to the Maliki madhab. Answer: If a man wears his garment below his ankles out of pride, then there is no doubt that this is prohibited. If he does not intend that, which is the case for most […]

The Eid Takbirs in the Maliki School

Answered by Shaykh Rami Nsour Question: Can you clarify the Maliki ruling on the Takbirs for the two Eids? Answer: According to the Maliki school, the Eid prayer has seven takbirs in the first unit (rak’ah) and six in the second. The hands will be raised only for the first takbir in the first rak’ah. […]

The Maliki View on Pictures of Humans and Animals

Answered by Shaykh Rami Nsour Question: Assalaamu alaikum, I hope this reaches everybody in a state of spiritual wellness. I read some of the previous post on SeekersGuidance and noticed that children should be discouraged from drawing humans and animals. I have read in other sources that Imam Malik interpreted the commonly cited hadiths to […]

The Ruling on Selling Dogs in the Maliki School

Answered by Shaykh Rami Nsour Question: I bought a dog a while back, but now my parents want me to get rid of it. I heard that money from selling a dog is haram. Is this the Maliki view? Answer: According to the Maliki madhab, and other madhabs, it is forbidden to sell a dog. […]

Eating Foods With Dye Made From Insects in the Maliki School

Answered by Shaykh Rami Nsour Question: Assalamu alaikum, Is it permissible to consume food that contains carmine (e120) in the Malaki madhab? Carmine is a crimson pigment derived from the pulverized bodies of cochineal insects. It is used for coloring. Answer: Eating insects according to the Maliki school is permissible but that is with a […]