How Do We Purify Filthy Grout in Between Smooth Tiles?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As salamu alaikum. In Sh. Faraz Khan’s commentary of Ascent to Felicity, he mentions when cleaning an impurity, when you  purify smooth tiles by wiping, the grout in between is not purified merely by wiping because it is rough and not smooth.  Given this, my question is: in a […]

Stains Remain on Clothing After Washing It

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: If there is still a small amount of impurity on the clothing despite using a jug of water, is it considered clean? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you are well, insha’Allah. If the filth is visible, one would need to remove the body […]

Are My Pants and Washing Machine Filthy?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: I have a question regarding purity. I had dog feces on the bottom of my shoes and in an attempt to remove the feces with an object, it broke and my finger came in contact with the bottom of my shoe. Regardless of whether or not my finger touched […]

How Do I Wash My Clothes Properly to Ensure That Filth Doesn’t Spread?

Answered by Ustadha Sulma Badrudduja Question: Can u please tell me what is the proper way of washing clothes? some clothes contain no impurity , while some clothes contain splashes of urine or impure water,i I give all my clothes to my maid to wash them and after that i wash each cloth three time […]

Can One Pray in Clothing from Which an Impure Substance has Just been Removed?

Answered by Tabraze Azam Question: I recently heard that the Prophet Muhammad, SAS, went to the mosque in the same clothes he had relations with his wife in (but A’isha (RAD) had cleaned the dirty spots off them) and one would be able to see the water spots on The Prophet’s clothes when he was […]

Household Cats & Rulings Related to Purity and Filth

Answered by Ustadha Umm Ihsan Question: We recently adopted a a cat and I have a few questions in regards to the purity of a house cat. I was hoping that a clear ruling can be given to me as to what is filthy and what is not. I am also worried about it using […]