Bath for Ladies on Fridays

Q: I would like to know if the following hadith also applies to ladies: Narrated Abu Said Al-Khudri (Radi-Allahu ‘anhu): The Prophet (Sallallahu ‘Alaihi Wa Sallam) said, “Ghusl (taking a bath) on Friday is compulsory for every Muslim reaching the age of puberty.” Bukhari Vol. 1 : No. 817 A: According to the Hanafi jurist […]

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Bath after Internal Examination

Q: I’d like to know whether a woman needs to take a ghusal bath after visiting her gynaecologist and having an internal scan done? Is it ok if she just makes wudhu in order to read her salaah or will she have to take a full ghusal bath? A: Your query refers. After an internal […]

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Men Shaving Chest

Q: Is trimming or shaving of chest hair allowed for Muslim men? A: It is permissible for men to shave or trim the hair on the chest. However, it is preferred not to do so, as some Books of Fiqh mention. In other words, if one does it there is no sin at all.

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Bleeding in the Clean Period

Q: A female’s cycle can begin early or later every month. What I’d like to know is, if she got her menses for 15 days last month (shafiee) and her menses started 3 days earlier this month (it falls within the 15 days of purity) does she take it as istihaadah or as a new […]

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White Discharge and Ghusl

Q: In the morning when I wake and I found a stain of dry white substance/dry white spot of fluid on my clothes not due to desire of sex, orgasm, and with no other sexual feelings. Is ghusl (bath) fardh (compulsory)? If after I urinate a thick white discharge falls on the clothes is wudhu […]

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Making Wudhu in Menstruation

Q: Can women make Wudhu in menstruation? I have heard that menstruating women, after listening to each athaan, should make Wudhu and sit on the prayer mat and do zikr? Is it true? A: It is permissible for a woman to make Wudhu and sit on her musalla (prayer mat) to make zikr during haiz […]

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Wudhu and Washing Child

Q: If you have wudhu and you wash your child (6 years old) after he/she passes stool is your wudhu broken? A: According to the Hanafi Mathab one’s wudhu will not break. According to the Shafi Mathab touching one’s own private part or the private part  of another will break wudhu. (Al Muhathab 1:24) Mufti […]

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Trousers on Toilet Floor

Q: If a person’s trousers falls on the dry toilet floor, will that cloth become najis (impure)? Is Salaah (prayer) in that clothes valid? A: The trousers will not be najis (impure) and salaah will be valid with it, as long as no impurity is actually noticed on the garment And Allah knows best. Mufti […]

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Discharge During Pregnancy

Q: 1. When you are pregnant and discharge a lot for no reason without being aroused, is there a need to have a ghusl (bath) before performing every prayer? 2. And if you feel like you leaking urine but it might be discharge, you just so paranoid, is it necessary to take Whudu again? A: […]

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Method of Bathing

Q: What is the proper process for Ghusl (bath)? I read different things everywhere and have no idea what the correct way is now. Even the niyas (intentions) are different. A: The Sunnah method of taking a bath is as follows: 1. Wash both hands up to the wrists thrice.2. Thereafter wash off any impurity […]

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