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Speaking in the Bathroom

Shaykh Farid Dingle is asked about the permissibility of speaking in a place that is built for relieving oneself such as a bathroom. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. What is the ruling in the Shafi‘i school about speaking beside the sink in a bathroom if one is far from the toilet? Jazak […]

Facing the Qibla When Relieving Oneself: Prohibitively Disliked

Answered by Ustadha Naielah Ackbarali Question: Is facing the Qibla or having your back towards it when relieving yourself prohibitively disliked (makruh tahriman)? This is what I had learned from a teacher from the sub-continent but then another teacher who studied in Syria said that ibn `Abidin in his Hashiyah qualifies it as somewhat disliked […]