This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, where the questions have been answered 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.

Mistakenly dropping the Quraan

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Q: I have disrespected Quran many times. Most of the time it is unintentionally. But it happens many times. Such as today, I was reading Quran keeping it over two pillows and while reciting, it suddenly dropped down and touched my feet. My eyes were closed because I was reciting from memory. Many times the… read more »

Urinating in the shower

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Q: 1. Is there any karaahat or prohibition in urinating in the shower drain before ghusal or if need be during ghusal and restarting wudhu? 2. Does it cause wahm? 3. What about saliva mixing with impurities from janaabat etc? A: You should rather urinate in a place which is meant for it. If urine… read more »

Wearing a wig

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Q: My husband lost all his hair to the point where he is bald. His not even 30 yet. However he wants to use a weave on his own head so it looks like he has hair. As far as I’m aware it’s not allowed in Islam as it uses glue and wig. However my… read more »

Making dua for something during salaah

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Q: I came across that if I pray for something during my salah, my salah becomes invalid. I have done this many times such as, I prayed ya Allah! My wudu shouldn’t break or ya Allah! Give me concentration..does my salah become invalid?  A: No. Don’t do this. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered… read more »