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Using Water only for Istinja

Q: When making istinja (cleaning private parts after using the toilet) for my toddler daughter, is it sufficient for me to throw water and wipe her with toilet paper or is it necessary for me to use my hands to wash her? Does the same rule apply for me as an adult?A:...

Questions Regarding the Washroom

Question: Assalamualaikum. I had a few questions concerning the rules of the toilet (washroom). Is it permissible to use toilet paper to perform Istinjaa? What should one do if his/her toilet is facing the Qiblah or facing away from the Qiblah? Also: when one makes...

Toilet Paper as an Alternative to Water

Q: Can tissue paper be used as an alternative of water for istinjaa? That is to clean the specific areas while using toilet. If yes, then is there any specific method to be followed, or just clean until we get natural satisfaction? Please confirm in all of the...

Incontinence and Wudhu

Q: When I am done with toilet, after sometime some drops come out of my private part. What can I do?A. After finishing in the toilet, place tissue or toilet paper over the private part. After some time when the drops come out onto the tissue, go back to the toilet,...

Dealing with Dripping Urine

Q: Here is my situation: After I urinate and clean myself with water, when I get up a few droplets of urine come out, even if I sit and wait till I urinate completely and wash thoroughly. What should I do in this case as urine is impure, it makes very uncomfortable?A....

Chronic Discharge of Urine and Wudu Validity 

Answered by Not Assigned If someone suffers from an illness, which makes it difficult for them to keep their wudu (small amounts of urine exiting their body unnoticed), and this person intends to pray while at college, how would they do this? Answer: In the name of...

Cleansing after using the toilet

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Please could you tell me if it valid for a male to wipe themselves thoroughly using toilet paper instead of using water, after they have used the toilet?  will they be clean if the use just toilet paper? Answer: Walaikum assalam, It is...