Should I Repeat My Past Prayers Because I Was Not Following a Sunni School of Law?

Answered by Shaykh Umer Mian Question: Assalam’aleykum I was following an understanding of Islam outside of the four sunni schools of law. Now I am following the hanafi school. Do I need to repeat my past prayers? I was also wiping over normal socks for wudu. Answer: Wa alaikum as-salam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu As […]

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 […]

Prayer and Wudu Wearing Shoes

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: I have seen people in KSA praying with wearing their Shoes. I checked with some people and they said that it is in Hadith. Please confirm if it is allowed to pray wearing shoes. What about the Wudu wearing shoes? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray […]

Rules Regarding Wiping Over Khuffs (Footgear)

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Is it permissible for one to wash his feet only, and after that to wear the leather socks and then to perform wudu wiping over the leather socks? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam, I pray that you are well, insha’Allah. Yes, it would be permitted to wash your feet and […]

Questions Regarding Wiping Over Khuffs (Leather Socks)

Answered by Sidi Tabraze Azam Question: I have a few questions about the use of khuffs: 1.If one makes wudu and puts on khuffs and then wishes to renew their wudu (having not nullified their original wudu), can you wipe the khuffs or do you have to wash the feet? 2.If you still have your […]

Following a Madhab, Wiping Over Socks, and Tasbeeh After Prayer

Answered by Sidi Faraz A. Khan Question: Alsalamu alaykum, 1. When one is looking for answers, do they have to be based according to a madhhab? Would simply seeking an answer that is based on the sunna suffice? 2. When one is wiping over socks do they have to be thick socks , ensuring that […]