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Umrah Tawaf Violations & Penalties

Bismi Llahir Rahmanir Rahim by Naielah Ackbarali The umrah ṭawāf is a pillar (rukn) of the umrah, meaning that it is obligatory to perform. The details of the ṭawāf were discussed at length in our FREE course: Umra For Women. Obligatory (Fard) Elements of...

What can one use to remove body hair?

Question: What can one use to remove body hair? Answer: Bismi Llahir Rahmanir Rahim Assalamu alaykum wa rahmatuLlahi wa barakatuhu The Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) said, “Ten things are from the natural disposition: trimming the mustache, lengthening...

Permissible or not

Assalamu Alaikum I am following Shafi Madhab. So I would like to know the answers in the point of Shafi Madhab view. It is prohibited to intimacy between the navel to the knees when the wife is in menses. But I came to knew that it is permissible to enjoy or rub...

Upper body exposed in Ihraam

Asalam alikom. I have doing Umrah and I completed the tawaf and after I prayed 2 rakats in Ibrahim station, but I saw Black stone was not busy, so I tried to kiss it, and it got busy there suddenly. I kissed it but my upper ihram disappeared from nearby the black...

The gruesome punishment of the inhabitants of Jahannam

How sound is the Hadith in Sunan Tirmidhi (2587) wherein Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said that a person will be grilled by the fire until his upper lip is folded up reaching the middle of his head? Also explain regarding the strength of the chain, ‘Darraj reporting from Abul Haytham’

What Must Men Cover in Prayer? (Hanbali Fiqh)

Q: As a man, how much of my body must I cover in prayer?A: From the conditions of prayer is covering the ‘awrah.  Grown men and boys ages 10 and older must cover what is between, and not including, the navel and the knees. A child from 7-10 years must cover their...

Female ‘Awrah in Prayer (Hanbali Fiqh)

Q: What is the 'awrah of a female in prayer?A: The 'awrah is considered that which must be covered of the body. The minimum that must be covered for girls ages 7 to puberty for prayer to be valid, is everything between the navel and the knees.Women, the age of puberty...