Urine Leakage, Chronic Gas, and Misgivings

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question:  For a while now I have had a problem with urine leakage after going to the bathroom. Usually, this only happens after urinating and the only position that it really leaks out in is while in Sujud.  If I use the washroom right beforehand, this problem makes praying in […]

Taking Far-Fetched Things Into Consideration When Determining Legal Rulings

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Should obscure possibilities be given consideration? For example, if someone creates a video, it is possible that another person takes a snapshot of a frame in the video and makes it into a physical picture. Another example, most well-versed people are adamant that whey does not come from pig, […]

Filth, Carpets and Misgivings

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: I heard there is a fiqhi opinion whereby the sole of shoes, if it were to be in contact with any liquid najasa (filth), will be purified through the friction of the floor with the sole of the shoe. Is this true? I was wearing slippers whose insides were […]

How to Maintain Purity for Prayer With a Non-Excused Urine Dripping Problem

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: I have trouble keeping wudu because of a medical issue resulting in the dribbling of small amounts of urine after going to the bathroom. I end up holding my bladder for the entire afternoon and I pray dhur, asr, and maghrib on the same wudu instead of using the […]

What Should I Do If I Have the Urge to Pass Wind or Relieve Myself During Prayer?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: As sallamu alaikum wa rahmatulahi wa barakatuh I know that if one needs to answer the call of nature during Salah that they must break their Salah and go to the toilet unless the need isn’t too great. However, sometimes I’m doing Wudu or praying Salah and I feel […]

Does a Wet Mop Used on a Bathroom Floor Spread Filth Wherever It is Used?

Answered by Sidi Tabraze Azam Question: Regarding mopping impure floors, most public bathrooms are cleaned by mopping without first removing any filth on the ground. For a public bathroom one uses regularly, one often sees filth on the ground near the toilet and then sees a custodian wipe the entire bathroom floor with a wet […]