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Is There Fasting Expiation for Accidentally Swallowing Water?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum Today I was in the bath and swallowed water while fasting. I involuntary swallowed it. Because of this will I have to do perform the fasting expiation? The reason I ask about expiation is because I waited even though I knew I might involuntary swallow. Answer: Assalamu […]

Is the Fast Invalidated by Water Entering the Ears?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum Is the fast invalidated by water entering the ears? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, No, the fast is not invalidated by water entering the ears because they aren’t considered to be a valid point of entry into the body. The exception, however, would be in the […]

Is Pool Water Filthy? (Video)

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalamu alaykum Is Pool Water Filthy? Answer:  Wa’leykum Salam, Here is a video answer by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani to this question: Shaykh Faraz Rabbani is a scholar and researcher of Islamic law and Executive Director of SeekersHub Global After ten years overseas, Shaykh Faraz returned to Canada in the […]

Is It Enough to Put a Limb Under Running Water to Have It Washed in Order to Complete Wudu or a Ritual Bath?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum, 1. During wudu if I place my face under running/flowing tap water have I washed my face thoroughly or do I have to wash it three separate times? 2. If for ghusl I follow all the steps from beginning up until wudu and after that I only […]

How Can Muslims Become More Effective Community Members?

How can Muslims be effective community members? Is it possible to step outside the framework and associated pitfalls of identity politics? How can Muslims be more grounded in communities where they live? These are some of the questions Dr. Ingrid Mattson asks and then answers by providing an alternative framework with five key areas that Muslims can focus […]

Can I Perform the Ablution (Wudu) or the Ritual Bath (Ghusl) With Water Mixed With Soap?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam ‘aleykum, Can I perform the ablution or the ritual bath (Ghusl) with water mixed with soap? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that this message finds you well, insha’Allah. You can only perform the ablution (wudu) or the ritual bath (ghusl) with water. Allah […]

​Are Toilet Seats Considered Impure (Najis)?​

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalam’aleykum Are toilet seats considered impure (najis) ? If it’s wet and my clothes are touched, are my clothes considered impure ? Answer: ​In the Name of Allah, the Merciful and Compassionate ​ ​Walaikum assalam, I pray this finds you in the best of health and spirits. ​ ​Toilet […]

Can I Wash My Feet by Immersing Them in a Bowl of Water for Wudu?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam ‘aleykum, Is my wudu valid if I wash my feet by immersing them in a bowl of water? Is the water left in the bowl considered “used” after that? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you are in the best of health and […]

Is It Problematic to Use Soap During the Ritual Bath (Ghusl)?

Answered by SeekersHub Answers Service Question: Assalam’aleykum, 1. Can i just check that if by “confirmed” we mean Sunnah Muakadah? 2. If someone washes their body with water, and then rubs and washes off soap, does this fulfill the washing and rubbing required for the ghusl? 3.If a shower is kept on whilst doing the […]

How Many Liters of Water Is Considered Sunna to Use for the Ritual Bath?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam ‘aleykum.  How many liters is a sa’ of water? How many liters of water is considered sunna for women to use for the ritual bath? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that this message finds you well, insha’Allah. The measure of water that the […]