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Can I wipe over my hijab? (Hanbali Fiqh)

Q: Assalamu Alaykum Dear Sheikh , when a women wipes over the scarf how does she wash her ears . Cause the ears are inside the scarf.A: Wa ‘alaykum al-salam. It is permitted to wipe over the head scarf that is fashioned around the head and neck that is difficult to...

Reserving One’s Seat In The Masjid

Question: What is the ruling regarding reserving one’s position in the front saff between 2 Salahs with one’s scarf, hat or any other item? Answer: Assalamu Alaikum, The Masjid is the house of Allah and is open to all Muslims who come for Salaah. Whoever comes first...

Washing one’s head after a hair falls out

Q: While adjusting my scarf, I pulled a hair. It felt like it broke or got uprooted. Do I need to wash my head and scarf? A: No.And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by:Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Original Source Link

Performing salaah with one’s scarf hanging

Q: In salaah, for a person to wear his scarf hanging is makrooh. Similarly to wear ones jacket without the arms in the sleeves such that the sleeves hang down.Does this also apply outside of salaah? A: No.And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by:Mufti...

Performing salaah with a thin scarf

Q:1. When I tie a scarf around my head to pray, it sometimes moves or my hair can be seen through the material or my shoulder or neck can be seen through as it is slightly (not very) see through because of this I feel my prayer has been invalidated. Is this true? I of...

Scarf coming in one’s mouth while fasting

Q: Frequently, when going in sajdah, the fabric of my headscarf or the prayer mat ends up on my lips or in my mouth. This is an issue when I’m fasting. I don’t know if anything like microfibers or small hairs have entered my mouth. Today this happened during salah but...

Old woman wearing niqaab

Q: Someone wants to wear the niqaab for long time but keeps getting put off. She is 60 years old. Is it compulsory for her to wear niqaab. She does wear cloak and scarf.A: It is compulsory upon her to make pardah from all non mahram men. Hence, she should wear the...

Woman swimming in the beach

Q: Is it permissible for a female to swim in the beach? I keep on my scarf and abaya and make sure there is no people around.A: It is illogical to say that there is nobody around the beach. You cannot restrict the movement of people. So how can a Muslim woman think of...

Imaam covering his face with a scarf

Q: Can the Imaam make a juma khutbah and perform the salaah with his scarf covering his face so much so that only his nose is exposed. When he goes into ruku the scarf hangs down both sides onto the ground. A: The namaaz will be valid, but it is not appropriate for...

Marital problems

Q: I need advice for a girl. Basically she got pressurised into marrying this guy. She didnt really want to get married to him but anyway she married him to make her father happy. Anyway, shes been married a month and she says that she is not attracted to him at all....