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  • Wudhoo’ is valid when the intention precedes washing the face Date: 25-8-2015

    I was browsing through the fatwas related to acts of worship and I read about the intention in Wudhoo’ (ablution). Since I was young, I used to make my intention at the beginning of Wudhoo’ when I wash my hands. Recently, I knew that the intention for Wudhoo’ must be made when I wash the face, not the hands. Does this mean that all my past prayers.. More

  • Sequence in washing the body parts in Wudhoo’ Date: 25-8-2015

    I followed an incorrect sequence in washing the body parts in the Wudhoo' (ablution); I did this for a long time. It was as follows: washing the hands thrice, rinsing the mouth and sniffing water in the nose thrice, washing the face thrice, wiping the head and ears only one time, washing the hands up to the elbows thrice, and finally, washing the feet... More

  • Purity of the garment is not a prerequisite for Wudhoo’ Date: 25-8-2015

    I am a young man who suffers from frequent discharge of pre-ejaculatory fluid which mostly comes out whenever I sleep. Therefore, I never perform the prayer in my sleepwear. I know that performing Wudhoo’ (ablution) before sleeping is recommended, but the question is: Am I permitted to perform Wudhoo’ for this purpose in my sleepwear? May Allaah.. More

  • Performed Wudhoo’ and prayed while a black spot was on his foot Date: 25-8-2015

    Once I performed Wudhoo’ (ablution) for prayer and when I was drying my foot before starting the prayer, there was a black spot at the tip of my toe on my toenail from the outside. It was as small as a lentil in size. I tried to remove it with my hand but did not exert my utmost and it was not removed. I thought it was a spot of blood under the skin.. More

  • Running wet fingers between the toes is a recommended act in Wudhoo’ Date: 25-8-2015

    How should I run my fingers between my toes in Wudhoo’ (ablution)? I experience hardship in doing so as a result of compulsive doubts, since the spaces between the toes are very narrow. Is it enough to let water run over them along with separating them to make sure that water passes between them? .. More

  • Long fingernails and soundness of Wudhoo’ Date: 25-8-2015

    I used my left hand to wash myself after relieving myself, and my fingernails were long. Having performed many prayers later, I found the smell of excrement in my fingernails. I do not know if there were indeed remains of excrement under my fingernails or if it was just the smell. What should I do? .. More

  • It suffices to wipe head from front to back in Wudhoo’ Date: 25-7-2015

    Asalamu 'alaykum....(1) Is it sufficient to wipe the head from front to back only (not from back to front again) while doing wudu? (2) Is there any problem to wash the feet with the both hands simultaneously while doing wudu? .. More

  • Wasteful use of water in ablution is disliked Date: 27-4-2015

    As-salaamu 3laikum, The taps which we have in our house have to be turned on and off manually. When wiping the head and ears in ablution, can you wet your hand, turn the tap off and then wipe, or should you leave the tap running? And when you are washing the other parts in wudu, should you leave the tap running or not? As it is difficult to turn the.. More

  • Presence of solid objects between teeth in ablution and Ghusl Date: 9-4-2015

    As salaamu alaykum,You said in a fatwa that even according to those who are of the view that it is oblifatory to wash mouth in wudhu and ghusl, the presence of solif things between tooth or in the caves of tooth that would prevent water does not matter, and merely the slightest movement of water in the mouth id enough, while in the below referances.. More

  • Not obligatory to remove ear wax in Wudhoo’ or Ghusl Date: 1-4-2015

    Asalumu alaikumIs it obligatory to remove earwax form ear for ghusl or wudu? Jazakallah khair .. More

  • Hardened mucus prevents water from entering nose during Wudhoo’ Date: 23-2-2015

    Assalumu alaikum Do i have to remove dried hard mucus from my nose everytime i do my wudu to inhale and exhale water into nose? Jazakallah khair .. More

  • How much of the inner nose should be washed in ablution Date: 16-2-2015

    Assalumu alaikum When washing your nose in ghusl or wudu how far does the water have to reach? Does water just have to enter the nose? It says in your article on ghusl To wash nose up to the soft bone What is the soft bone is it the cartilage part or hard part approximately in the center of the nose? Jazakallah khair .. More

  • Wudhoo’ with dental veneers is valid Date: 14-2-2015

    Salam would wudu still be valid if one has veneers on their teeth as I have heard that when rinsing the mouth during wudu, it is only compulsory that the water touches the soft fleshy parts of the mouth and so veneers covering the teeth would not invalidate wudu? jzk .. More

  • Rinsing mouth during Wudhoo’ is achieved by the slightest movement of water in the mouth Date: 21-12-2014

    Most of the time during the day I have white coating on my tongue unless I clean it by brushing it with tooth powder. I'm not sure when I do wudu if this coating is a barrier and is stopping the water to touch the tongue. Even if i do brush some of it off there is still some left at the back of the tongue which is hard for me to brush, as it makes me.. More

  • Intention is a condition for the validity of Wudhoo' Date: 7-11-2014

    Assalam aleykum. My question is, where does the idea come from that one must have an intention to preform ablution for it to be valid? What is the proof? Thank you. P.S. -------------------- Because of the idea of intention i now must to redo many past prayers which are turn out to be invalid. But i would like to understand why first. I have asked this.. More