Is My Prayer Invalidated by Swallowing My Saliva Back?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum If my saliva happens to exit my mouth and lands on my lips and then that saliva happens to enter my mouth again during the prayer, then is my prayer nullified if I swallow that saliva? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, No, your prayer is not invalidated […]

Am I Allowed to Swallow My Saliva When There Is Blood in It?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum I have been seeing white/yellow substances in my saliva ever since the bleeding in my wound stopped. Am I allowed to swallow my saliva? If my saliva is impure, how do I purify everything? Have all my prayer been invalid if I have been swallowing this saliva? […]

My Dog Used to Play With My Shoes. What Should I Do Regarding Their Purity?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: 1. For many years I lived with my parents who have a dog. Our dog would often times playfully take our shoes in her mouth. I can’t remember which of my shoes she did this with. What should I do? 2. When I visit my parents, can I follow […]

Comments on the Recent ‘Dogs Are Not Impure’ Article – Mufti Musa Furber

I have been asked several times about the recent article titled ‘Dogs are not impure,’ says prominent Islamic scholar. I have not seen the television show or the fatwa mentioned in the article so I can comment only on the article itself. The bulk of my reading over the past two months has been about dogs,1 so […]