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How Can I Avoid To Spread Impurities?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As salaam alaykum One of the children urinated on a mat outside the bathroom. I believe I saw a small area of dampness on the actual carpet near where the large amount of impurity was (2mm in diameter). When I went later to examine it I could not see […]

How Do I Strengthen My Faith and Truly Repent?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question:1) How can one be firm in faith? What causes faith not to stay firm in the heart? 2) I know we have to repent immediately for sins but my repentance is not sincere as there is no strong remorse, so how can I truly repent? Please help me. […]

Doubts Regarding the Authenticity of the Qur’an: I Really Need Help

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Since the end of Ramadan, I try to maintain good habits that I took during Ramadan. My belief in the Quran was so high a that time but now I am overwhelmed with doubts regarding its authenticity. I’m always trying to pray the best way but I have to […]

What Can I Do About Drops of Urine During Wudu?

Answered by SeekersGuidance Answers Service Question: After finishing cleaning my private parts, I remain in that position for 2 minutes in the event of any drops of urine still spilling. Sometimes, part way through my wudu, I notice a drop at the tip of the penis. Can you please clarify what one has to do […]

Thoughts of Disbelief While Being Delirious

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam ‘aleykum, At one point in my life I became delirious and at that point I had a thought that Allah does not exist and that the purpose of Prayer is to gain control over the mind. Immediately after I asked Allah for forgiveness. Is this considered to be […]

A Reader on Ritual Purity, Urine Leakage and Misgivings

‘Verily this religion is ease, and none make this religion difficult except that it overwhelms them.’ [Bukhari] Drops of urine during prayer: simply misgivings? Key Principles Relating to Certainty, Doubt, and Baseless Misgivings (waswasa) Checking Clothing for Drops of Urine Praying in Clothes Affected by Urine Dripping Problem Urine Leakage, Chronic Gas, and Misgivings How […]

Possible Residual Impurities from Dog Saliva or Marital Relations; Should I Wash Everything?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As salaamu Alaikum waramatullahi wabarakatu 1. My inlaws have dogs in their house and because of this I hardly visit them like I should. When they come to visit, I end up cleaning the floor, beddings and any seating they used. Do I need to do this cleaning? Is […]

Wet Fingers Inside the Body While Washing the Private Parts and Fasts

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalamu aleikum, I always thought to enter a state of purity one must clean the anal area completely and that would require using wet fingers inside the anus. I think many of my fasts were invalidated due to water entering my body through this channel. What should I do […]

Checking Clothing for Drops of Urine

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam aleikum. Sometimes when I have doubt that urine or pre-ejaculate fluid may have come out, I check my clothes to confirm. Sometimes it’s clean and sometimes it’s not. Once, as I was exiting the shower I felt maybe something came out and as I was putting my clothes […]

Tormented by Thoughts of Disbelief

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalāmu’alaykum When I first got close to Islam, words cannot even describe how I felt…I was crying in my prayer…It was just beautiful. But now I get waswasa about shirk. For example, someone will say “look at the weather today, it’s so miserable”, and then I will say “I know.” […]