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Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani If one wears ordinary water permeable socks over khufs in order to avoid attention, can one simply wipe over the socks according to the rules of wiping over khufs? Answer: [sent by a subscriber] It is not permissible to do masah on ordinary socks. It is only valid on leather… read more »

Wudu: Wiping Socks

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Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani When wiping either leather of waterproof socks, I find that my hand becomes dry by the time I get to the top of the sock. Is this considered a valid wiping? Answer: Al-Salam alaykum Yes the wiping (masah) is valid. It is Fard? (Compulsory) to wipe over (make mash?)?? on… read more »

Wearing socks under khuffs & wiping on boots

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Answered by Shaykh Ilyas Patel Is it permissible to wear an under layer (i.e. regular socks) under one’s leather socks (khufayn) ? Answer: Imam Ibn Nujaym mentioned in Bahr al Ra’iq, a central reference work in Hanafi fiqh, regarding wearing under socks as follows: “One comes to know the permissibility of masah on leather socks… read more »

How many times do we wipe in wudu?

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Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Whilst performing wudu, how many times do we perform masah. I have been taught one time but a sister has told me that it is three times. I also recently found that in the shafii madhab it is done three times. Answer: Walaikum assalam, It is a confirmed sunna to… read more »

Small holes in khuffs

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Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Salamalaikum. I have a pair of khuffs and I have a very small tear (about the size of a pinhole) though the leather on one of the khuffs. Could you please tell me if it is permissible or not to wipe (do masah) over khuffs even if they have holes… read more »

Can we pray behind those who wipe on socks?

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Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani I usually pray at the prayer room on campus. At the wudu facility, just about everyone does masah on their socks, and despite politely dealing with a few them on the issue, they ignore or argue… There are always several jamaahs being held in the musala for the same prayer… read more »

Procedure for wiping over socks

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Answered by Not Assigned I have a Question regarding wiping over socks, but not to do with the rules of the type of sock etc. If you perform Wudu, completely, then put your socks on, do you have to wipe over them? Whether they are cotton, or leather, or if they satisfy the conditions of… read more »

Can One Perform Masah On Oily Hair?

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Answered by Shaykh Abdurrahman ibn Yusuf Mangera I read somewhere that the Beloved Prophet (peace be upon him) used to put oil in his hair, so much so that his clothes/turban would become oily. Was this olive oil that he used? If one rubs olive oil into the hair and scalp for its healthy benefit,… read more »

Wiping feet directly

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Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Is it permissible to wipe directly over feet (masah over feet) with water with the hand (not over shoes or socks) than wash them? Answer: Walaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray this finds you in the best of health and spirits. There is agreement of the Sunni schools… read more »