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Purity and Judging Pigskin

Ustadh Farid Dingle gives guidance on prayer and items made of pigskin. I have been using a leather wallet and recently found out that it is made of pig skin leather. I have performed some prayers while this wallet was in my pocket. Will I have to repeat such prayers?  Jazakum Allah khayr. The Short […]

Does Touching Pigskin Break Wudu? (Maliki)

Answered by Shaykh Rami Nsour Question: Assalamu Alaykum, Concerning shoes with pig leather: if you have to touch the shoe to take the outer cover off, would that break your wudu? It is quite difficult to find shoes without pigskin and I’m going a little OCD about this. What should I do? Answer: Wa alaykum […]

Does Touching a Pigskin Item Invalidate My Prayer?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalamu alaikum, Is my prayer invalidated if, during a congregational prayer, the pigskin jacket of someone praying next to me touches my clothes or skin? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you are in the best of health and faith, insha’Allah. No, your prayer will […]

What Should I Do With Boots Made of Pigskin?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: I recently purchased a pair of expensive boots made of pig leather. I didn’t know that at the time of purchase. What should I do with them? Answer: assalamu `alaykum It would not be permitted to wear such boots. Generally, animal hides are rendered pure through the tanning process […]

Is Pigskin Permissible as Clothing?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As Salaam Alaikum, Is it permissible to wear clothing made from pig’s skin such as jeans, jackets, or to carry a pigskin handbag? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that this finds you in the best of health and spirits, insha’Allah. No, it is not […]