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Does Touching One’s Private Part Invalidate Wudu?

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Answered by Shaykh Munawwar Ateeq Rizvi Does wudu become invalidated if one touches their private parts or anus with the inside part of one’s bare hand? The reason I am asking is because in “The Saheefa” prepared by Sheikh Muhammad bin Yahya Ninowy it states “Touching the male and/or female genital organs or anus with… read more »

Language of the Friday Khutbah

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Answered by Saleh Malik Have read Mufti Taqi’s Uthmani’s (available on ) article with the above title, it argues that the Jummah kutbah should be in Arabic and not in any other language. Firstly, I cannot remember the noble Mufti ever giving a reference (although I trust him) when he presents the position of… read more »

Facing away from the Qibla 

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Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani In the Hanafi madhab if I know the exact direction of the Qibla, but purposely pray 10-15 degrees away, is the prayer legally valid? I was under the impression that as long as I was within 90 degrees of the Qibla my prayer could be legally valid, even if I… read more »

Position of Feet: Explained in Detail

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Answered by Shaykh Abdurrahman ibn Yusuf Mangera I follow the hanafi Madhab and therefore was always taught to keep the feet  straight, three finger gap and so on. However recently while praying a brother who I trust said that there is hadith of Mohammed (saw) which states that if you don’t join the feet the… read more »

Eid salah behind someone who gives more takbirs

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Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani how is eid salah prayed behind an imam who does not perform six takbirat al-zawaid in the eid salah. or local imam i performs 12 takbirat…i think its a similar case in the haramayn. what about behind imams of the four madhabs. How does a hanafi follow? Answer: Walaikum assalam… read more »

Fiqh of Funerals and Funeral Prayers

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Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani I have a Q about the funeral prayer. Since its always done in congregation, do we stay silent in each rakah like in fard salah or do we recite on our own as well? Could you please tell me what is the position of hands… do they stay on the… read more »

Firm Resolve in Intention for Prayer

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Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani I’m a bit confused about the fact that we need to have a “firm resolve” as part of our intention for prayer. What does this mean and how can we not have a firm resolve? Also, I read in the Reliance some time back that in the Shafi’i madhab if… read more »

Wiping Over Hijab or Turban

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Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Wiping over normal socks, turbans and hijabs is permitted in the Hanbali school. I know the socks issue is out of the question in Shafii and [Hanafi] schools, but what about turban or hijab? A friend of mine who went to Hajj claims that ‘everyone was doing it’ Is this… read more »

Praying in Pajamas

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Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani I was wondering if it is all right for me to pray my tahajjud and fajr prayers while wearing my pajamas? i am a woman and a sister told me that in the hanafi madhab women are not allowed to pray in any clothing which shows the division between their… read more »