Must I Use Soap in Order to Remove Impurities?

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question: Assalamu alaykum Must I use soap in order to remove impurities from my body? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate You should wash the area affected by the urine. You do not need to use soap nor hot water to remove it. “One does […]

How Can I Clean My Hands to Feed My Baby While Performing Umra?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum How can I clean my hands to feed my baby during my Umra if I can’t find unscented soap? Answer: Wa alaykum assalam wa rahmat Allah, Whilst in a state of pilgrim sanctity (ihram), you can clean your hands with that which is unscented and fulfils the […]

Is It Permissible to Use a Soap With Cow Urine in It?

Answered by Shaykh Umer Mian Question: Assalam alaikum, We have a new brand of ayurvedic soap in India which has cow fat and cow urine in its ingredients in addition to other herbs. Is it permissible to use it ? Answer: Wa alaikum as-salam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu It is stated in the relied-upon Hanafi […]

Can I Perform the Ablution (Wudu) or the Ritual Bath (Ghusl) With Water Mixed With Soap?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam ‘aleykum, Can I perform the ablution or the ritual bath (Ghusl) with water mixed with soap? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that this message finds you well, insha’Allah. You can only perform the ablution (wudu) or the ritual bath (ghusl) with water. Allah […]

Is It Problematic to Use Soap During the Ritual Bath (Ghusl)?

Answered by SeekersHub Answers Service Question: Assalam’aleykum, 1. Can i just check that if by “confirmed” we mean Sunnah Muakadah? 2. If someone washes their body with water, and then rubs and washes off soap, does this fulfill the washing and rubbing required for the ghusl? 3.If a shower is kept on whilst doing the […]

A Guide for Consuming Various Meats, Foods, Alcohol, Animal By-Product Ingredients, and Cosmetics

Answered by Shaykh Ilyas Patel Questions: 1. Is it permissible to eat foods with ingredients that come from animals that are not butchered in a halal manner (i.e. Kosher gelatin, mono and diglycerides, whey, etc.)? 2. Is it permissible to use products like soap, face wash, lotions, etc., which also contain animal by-products from an […]