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Excusable Filth in the Four Madhhabs

Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat answers a series of questions about the excusable amount of filth according to the four madhhabs. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I have a big problem. I suffer from OCD. It’s driving me crazy. I need to know how much filth (najasa) is excusable. I know what the four […]

Must We Use Soil to Clean Dog Saliva, Blood, and Urine?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Is using to soil to clean only done when there are dog impurities? E.g. If I believed that there was an invisible impurity like urine or blood could I just wash it once and leave it on the rack to dry? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, I pray that […]

Removing Rear Hair

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Is it required that one shave the hair between the buttocks? Is that considered pubic hair? Answer: In the name of Allah, Most Merciful. The pubic hair that one is expected to remove refers to the front private areas. As for removing the hair between the buttocks, this is […]

Using a Feather Duster Made with Real Ostrich Feathers

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Is it permissible to use a feather duster made with real ostrich feathers? Are the feathers pure (tahir) in the Hanafi school of jurisprudence (madhhab) if one does not know if the feathers are taken from a live or already slaughtered bird? Answer: In the name of Allah, Most […]

Filth, Carpets and Misgivings

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: I heard there is a fiqhi opinion whereby the sole of shoes, if it were to be in contact with any liquid najasa (filth), will be purified through the friction of the floor with the sole of the shoe. Is this true? I was wearing slippers whose insides were […]