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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 […]

Can I Wear Regular Socks After Wiping Over My Khuffs?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum Can I remove my Khuffs after performing wudu with them and wear regular socks to pray? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, No, a person’s ritual ablution (wudu) would not be valid in the case that they remove their footgear (khuffs) after (1) nullifying their ablution and (2) […]

Can I Wash My Feet for Wudu Using a Damp Tissue to Spread the Water on Them?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As salam alaykum, At work it is difficult to wash my feet in the sink. So what I do is do a complete wadhu in the bathroom , come to my desk and using a pinhole in my water bottle, I squirt some water over my feet to the […]

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 […]

Can Slippers Be Used as Khuffs?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum Can slippers be used as khuffs? They’re indoor footwear and never worn outside. Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you are in the best of health and faith, insha’Allah. If the slippers fulfil the conditions of valid footgear (khuffs), then this would […]

Is It Valid To Wipe over Khuffs if They Are Worn over Socks?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalamu Alaikum, Is it valid to wipe over leather khuffs if they’re worn over cotton socks? Answer:Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you are in the best of health and faith, insha’Allah. Yes, it is permitted to wear footgear (khuffs) over a pair of ordinary […]

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 Make Tayammum at Work to Avoid Disturbing Customers by Getting the Floor Wet?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: If water is available but there is no suitable place to make wudu is it permissible to do tayemmun? i.e If i work in a store where the bathroom of the store is broken and I cannot step out of the store that i work at because i […]