Find answers to your Islamic questions by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.
Q: I have just recently become baaligh. I have been performing all my salaah and have not missed any. However, I used to make “wudhu” while showering. One day, I realised that sometimes while showering I did not wash my face and make masah (faraaidh of wudhu). I cannot recall how many salaahs I have… read more »
Q: Doran-e-ghusal agar hawa kharij hojaye to kiya ghusal ho jata he? Ya ghusal ko dobara se shuroo karna parta he? A: Ghusal e janaabat to hojaaiga. Lekin reeh khaarij hone ke bad agar wudu ke aazaa jin ka dhona farz he wudu me, un ko nahi dhoya aur sar ka masah nahi kiya, to… read more »
Q: Can someone do masah on socks while doing wudhu for salaah? A: Making masah on cotton socks is not valid. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source
Q: The place where I live is a very cold place so the imam of the mosque always wears normal socks and does masah on the socks. Is it better to pray behind him without doubting or pray behind him and repeat the namaz make jamaat at home with one’s family members? Which option do… read more »
Q: A patient is admitted to hospital but not in a serious condition and is mobile. However the patient is given a drip and plaster is used to cover the drip. What is the rule regarding wudhu? A: If he is mobile, he should make wudu and perform masah over the area where the drip… read more »
Q: 1. Does one have to use all five fingers including the thumb to make masah on leather socks? 2. What is the sunnat method of making masah on leather socks, how many fingers of each hand should be used for masah? A: 1. It is preferable. 2. Use all five fingers and start wiping… read more »
Q: When doing masah in wudhu, should masah be done on the full head (no part should be left out) or part of the head? A: The fardh amount is quarter of the head. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source