Wiping over Thick Socks

Ustadh Salman Younas clarifies the meaning of thick socks or khuff, their conditions, wiping over them, and the rulings on this.   Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. Can you please give a detailed answer with proofs and references of why doing masah on thick socks (not leather khuffs) are permitted, such as […]

Wiping over Socks – 24 Hour Clock

Ustadh Tabraze Azam is asked about wiping over socks, how and when the validity timeframe resets, and what states affect this. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. If after doing wudu, you intend to wipe over your socks (masah) later that day, but miss a salah, does your 24 hour masah clock begin […]

I Wiped Over My Boots but Then Removed Them. Does My Prayer Count?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum I performed wudu wiping over my boots because I was going out. I later found a prayer room and removed my boots. I was wearing socks. Does my prayer count since I wiped over my boots and not my socks? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, If […]

Can I Wipe over These Socks Found Online?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As salamu ‘alaykum, I have found this product online, and wanted to ask if it really qualifies as a khuff to be worn inside the normal shoes? You can see it for yourself by clicking the link below. Wudhu / Mozah (Muslim prayer) Socks Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa […]

Is It Permitted to Wipe Over Thick Socks?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalaam Alaykum, What are the ranges of opinions for wiping over socks for wudhu? I have heard on one end that you need leather socks and on the other end that any type of sock is okay (even with some holes). Understanding these opinions will help me in my […]

Wiping over Knitted Socks During Ablution (Wudu)

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Can we perform wudu with warm, knitted socks? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you are in the best of health and faith, insha’Allah. It would be permitted to wipe over thick or heavy wollen socks that have the meaning of valid footgear (khuffs), yet […]

Can I Wipe Over My Footgear (Khuffs) If There Is a Tear In Them?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: asalam u alaykum On my khuffs the zippper doesnt work but the button works.  Will i be allowed to make masah and what if the button opens will i have to wash my feet again or can i just close the button and make masah?  Even with the button closed there […]

The Ruling Of Wiping Over Footgear (Khuffs)

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: What is the ruling of wiping over footgear? Is it disliked to do so if one can wash his feet? Which of the two acts is more preferable? Answer: In the Name of Allah, Most Merciful and Compassionate May Allah’s blessings and peace be upon His Messenger Muhammad, his […]