How Do I Pray When Liquid Constantly Leaks from My Private Parts?

Answered by Tabraze Azam Question: Asalamualikum. What is the ruling on someone who has seminal fluid or a sticky watery liquid coming out of private part almost all the time? Is this person considered mazur? I’m worried because I pray 5 times and it’s becoming difficult to concentrate. Please help me brother, I  have heard […]

The Legal Rulings on Chewing Tobacco and Smoking Cigarettes

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: I have a habit of taking snuff in the mouth, another name is naswar. (1) Do you have to do wudhu again,if you take it or just rinse your mouth to do prayers,its partially made from tobacco and you know that sand you make to plaster a wall […]

How Does One Determine if Blood is Flowing in the Nose?

Answered by Sidi Tabraze Azam Question: If one notices blood whilst rinsing one’s nose with water or on a tissue after cleaning one’s nose, how does one determine if blood is flowing in the nose or not? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I hope you are in the best of health and […]

What is the Proper Way to Wash One’s Beard During Wudu?

Answered by Sidi Tabraze Azam Question: At the masjid, I have sometimes seen bearded people do the following in wudu: After washing the face 3 times, splash some water on the beard on both sides and the chin (making a total of 3 ‘splashings’) I asked the imam about this and he didn’t see anything […]

A Little Fiqh on Controlling One’s Anger

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Can you please give some advice on how I can control my anger? Answer: In the name of Allah, the inspirer of truth. All praise is to Allah, Most Merciful and Compassionate, and all blessings and peace to our Master Muhammad, his family, companions, and those who follow them. […]

Nosebleed & Nullification of Ablution

Answered by Ustadha Umm Ihsan Question: I am a Hanafi and recently I have been suffering from nosebleeds.  I wanted to know to what extent does blood from a nose bleed break my ablution (wudu). For example if I put a tissue in my nose and see slight blood, will this break my wudu?  Also […]

Noticing Sexual Fluid After the Ritual Bath

Answered by Sidi Abdullah Anik Misra Question: According to the Hanafi school, if a female has sexual intercourse with her husband and after her ghusl she notices a wetness/liquid exiting her female orifice and this may last for a number of hours after intercourse, does this necessitate the repetition of ghusl? Waiting for this to […]

Cleaning After the Exiting of Gas

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Scientifically, gas released is actually an aerosol (liquid droplets suspended in a gas). According to the Hanafi school, are these liquid droplets considered part of the gas and thus pure, or are they considered a liquid exiting from one’s rear private part and thus impure? Does one have to […]

Could You Please List All the Nullifiers of Ablution According to the Hanafi school?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question : Could you please list all the nullifiers of ablution according to the Hanafi school? What about touching non-mahram women directly? Answer : It is stated in Gifts of Guidance (‘al-Hadiyya al-`Ala’iyya), of Allama Ala’ al-Din Abidin: Ritual ablution (wudu) is nullified by: 1. Anything that exits from the […]

The Fiqh of Chronic Excuses and Ablution

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Could you please detail the fiqh of chronic excuses and ablution? Answer:  If someone has a chronic excuse (`udhr) such as being unable to stop intermittent drops of urine, or one whose bowels have become loose, should: 1) perform wudu at the time of every fard prayer and 2) […]