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Leaving an area the size of a coin dry

I have read an hadith in Abu dawood that the prophet(saw) saw a man praying but there was a spot as big as the size of a dirham coin on his leg and he commanded him to go and do wudu and pray a again.I read on a website that the implication of this is that”whoever...

Women’s dress in prayer

Assalamu alaikum, in Pakistan women wear traditional shalwar kameez. It consists of a knee length shirt with baggy trousers. I used to wear it covering my feet with socks and head and upper body with a scarf. I have heard from an imam that that is not sufficient and...

Are feet considered awrah in the Hanafi madhab?

السلام علیکم ورحمة الله وبركاته Mufti Sahab, I have always read (and followed the opinion) that feet (upto ankles) are not considered awrah for women in the Hanafi madhab, but recently came across a fatwa which states otherwise. Here is the link for that fatwa:...

Virtue of the 15th of Sha’baan

Question  السلام عليكم و رحمة الله و بركاته Mufti shb what is the fadhilat of fasting on the 15th of shaaban and what happens on the night of shaaban and how should  one do amaal on 15th shaaban? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most...

Wudhu Socks

Question Salaams Mufty Saab what type of socks we can do maasa on? And can we do maasa on normal socks which are knee length Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. For the permissibility of...

WuduGear Ultra Thin Wudhu Socks

Question As salaamu alaykum wr wb Dear respected Mufti Saheb, Firstly, I would like to say Jazakallah for your assistance in previously validating masah to be permissible on our Wudu Gear socks, which has so far helped tens of thousands of Muslims in the US and Canada...

The complete narration regarding if someone insults you, do not retaliate

Please can you mention the entire narration which is answered here Sayyiduna Jabir ibn Sulaym (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “…If any person reviles or insults you for something which he finds in you then do not insult him with what you know of him, for he will bear the evil consequences of it.” …

Straightening the Rows in Prayer (Hanbali Fiqh)

Q: How should we line up in prayer? Foot to foot or shoulder to shoulder? Is there another way?A: After the Iqamah is called, it is recommended for the Imam to straighten the rows, lining up both the shoulders and ankles of those in the row, by saying “Straighten the...

Person without beard etc. leading Salaat.

Question: What is the fatwa on a person without beard / tie / pants over ankles / barehead / bad tajweed, etc? Do I have to pray over my salaat? Answer: Although performing Salaah behind such people who are clean-shaven, barehead and with their pants over their ankles...