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Wudu On A Mountain Top

After a long climb, the group stop by a mountain pool to make ablutions (wudu) and pray Asr, the daily afternoon prayer. What follows is an impromptu lesson from Shaykh Asim Yusuf on how the fiqh rulings on water, impurity and ablution work in practice. Shaykh Asim Yusuf is a co-founder of the Path to […]

Does Accidentaly Consuming Alcohol Invalidate Ritual Ablution (wudu’)?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalam ‘aleykum, What happens if you accidentally consume alcohol? Do you have to renew your wudu? Answer: walaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, I pray this finds you in the best of health and spirits. Consuming the haram–such as alcoholic beverages–does not invalidate one’s ritual ablution (wudu’). If done deliberately or […]

The Effect of Filth on Ritual Ablution and Praying When Time is Exiting

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalamu aleykum. [1] If I get a another person’s or animal’s blood, urine, or feces on my body, will that break my wudu? [2] What if you see that you have one minute left before the current prayer time is over. You are in a state of wudu but […]

Does Contact With Impurities Make a Ritual Bath Obligatory or Affect Our Ability to Pray?

Answered by Sidi Tabraze Azam Question: Are there any impurities that touch a person’s skin which then makes ghusl obligatory? And are there any impurities that come on a person’s clothes with which one cannot pray salah? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray you are in the best of health and faith. […]