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The Believer Is the Mirror of the Believer

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani presents five lessons we can take from the hadith, “The believer is the mirror of the believer,” and how to realize this in our lives. It is a great blessing of Allah Most High that He has granted us the means of turning to Him on a daily basis with our obligatory […]

Meeting College Bursary Requirements

Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat clarifies rulings on accepting college bursaries. I wanted to ask a question about money that I gained from college. My college gives bursaries to eligible students which comes to £20. I was eligible for such bursary. Now when the winter months started to come, I had to find a way to pray […]

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 […]

Uncertainty Ruining my Prayers

Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat gives advice on how to deal with uncertainty about wudu and purity when one has chronic gas troubles. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I know that Prophet, blessings and peace be upon him, said that in case of doubt, wudu doesn’t break unless one hears the sounds or finds […]

Dried White Substance in One’s Underwear

Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat is asked about finding dried white substance or discharge in one’s underwear after prayer and how to deal with this. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. What should one do in the event when one finds dried white substance in one’s underwear? There have been numerous occasions when I have […]

Hastening Fajr before Sunrise (Hanafi)

Ustadh Tabraze Azam gives advice on being pressed for time to pray fajr and how best to pray them in their time if one only has a few minutes. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I was praying fajr Salah with my brother as the imam. We didn’t have much time left till […]

Wiping over Socks – 24 Hour Clock

Ustadh Tabraze Azam is asked about wiping over socks, how and when the validity timeframe resets, and what states affect this. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. If after doing wudu, you intend to wipe over your socks (masah) later that day, but miss a salah, does your 24 hour masah clock begin […]

Prayer and Tayammum in Unclean Spaces

Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat is asked about performing tayammum and prayer in spaces that are visibly unclean or known to be. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. If salah is prayed on dry earth or grass on which animals have urinated or excreted will it be valid according to the four Imams? Answer: Wa […]

Invalid Wudu Due to Feeling of Urine

Ustadh Tabraze Azam is asked about wudu, what invalidates it, feelings of having urinated, and the excusable amount of filth. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I don’t know if this is the right place to ask questions, but I’m just going to try. I often get the feeling that maybe some urine […]

Invalid Ghusl, Prayer, and the Fast

Shaykh Abdul Rahim Reasat is asked about the conditions of a valid ghusl and if not having a valid ghusl invalidates the fast. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I got my first period when I was around ten years old. I was told that I would have to take a bath once […]