Q&A Library for Taharrah & Purity

# Title Post date
1 Taking a Ghusl after conducting an internal Wed 16 Sep 2015

Is it necessary for a woman to take Ghusl after visiting a gynaecologist that has conducted an internal?

By conducting an internal Ghusl does not become obligatory.

2 One remembers having a wet dream but there isn't any wetness Wed 16 Sep 2015

If a person remembers a wet dream but finds no wetness, will Ghusl be compulsory?

Ghusl will not be compulsory.

3 Does emission of semen necessitate Ghusl Fri 20 May 2016

I experience evil thoughts and thereafter find a particular type of discharge that has emitted. Does such a discharge necessitate Ghusl or only Wudhu?
1.The first type of discharge is ‘semen’ which is referred to as ‘Mani’ in the terminology of Fuqaha. This is a white thick fluid that is discharged at the time of ejaculation or at the time of nocturnal
emission.
2. The second type is ‘pre-coital fluid’ which is referred to as ‘Mazi’ in the terminology of Fuqaha. This is a white, thin, sticky fluid that is released when a man is aroused either during foreplay with

4 Ghusl remaining incomplete Sun 09 Sep 2018

Question:

If ever you made Ghusl, and UNKNOWINGLY you didn't wash a certain part properly or a few strands of your hair was left dry then obviously your Salaah wouldn't be accepted. I want to know that, would you still be punished because you didn't know and with long, thick hair its so difficult to wash. Therefore, would you still be punished if you thought you did your Ghusl properly but actually you didn't?

Answer:

5 Pig skin leather Thu 13 Sep 2018

Question:

How does one identify pig skin leather as it is not permissible to use.

Answer:

terms of Sharī’ah, it is impermissible to use any such item that is made from pig skin.

6 Masah on socks Wed 17 Oct 2018

Question:

At the place I read salaah too much jik is used on the floor so my toes are reacting, I have sensitive skin.

The darul ifta azadvil advised me to get leather socks.

However I had doubt urine was on the leather sock so I washed it, after whudu I opened the leather sock and my cottom sock underneath was slightly wet, I returned to the shop.

The shop keeper said water would enter by the zip and stiches on the bottom so he cannot replace the leather sock since a new one would give me the same problem namely water would enter from the zip.

7 Doubts with regard to impurities Wed 17 Oct 2018

Question:

8 Wudhu being nullified by sleeping on a chair Sat 02 Mar 2019

Question: 

if a person sleeps sitting in a car, leaning against the seat, what will be the state of his Wudhu? Will a reclining plane seat be the same? 

Answer: 
If a person whilst reclining against something falls asleep then there can be one of two scenarios;
The first scenario is that he sleeps with his butt remaining on the ground/chair. In this particular scenario there are two views according to the Ahnaaf;
9 Ruling pertaining to a person carrying a urine bag Sat 02 Mar 2019

Question: 

My friend’s mama was
diagnosed with bowel cancer and had surgery last week. What they did was they
redirected the intestine so that the waste does not leave his body via the
normal exit but instead via his stomach into a bag. This bag will be with him
possibly for the rest of his life. All wind and stools will pass via the stoma
into the attached bag(he'll have no control over when & how often). He had
an ileostomy where the small bowel (small intestine) is diverted through an

10 Ghusl to anewborn child Sat 02 Mar 2019

Question: 

when a baby is born
before giving the azaan should the baby be given just a normal bath or ghusl if
a ghusl what method should be used .
11 Girl reciting Qur'an for memorisation during Haidh Mon 04 Mar 2019

Question: 

Is it permissible for a girl memorising Qur'an Sharif to continue with Dhor whilst experiencing her menstrual cycle? if not, is there any other alternative? Can she listen to Qur'an being recited on a recording? 

Answer: 
12 Continuous female discharge Mon 04 Mar 2019

Question: 

if a woman
experiences discharge all the time would she need to make a new wudhu at the start of each Salaah also would she need to change the underwear? 
13 Wet dreams Tue 05 Mar 2019

Question: 

If one has a wet
dream and nothing comes out then does one need to have a gusl bath similarly if
maybe during the day that one or two drops comes out then should one have a
14 Dental veneers Wed 06 Mar 2019

Question: 

Are teeth vaneer
permitted in islam for cosmetic purposes?

The concern that i have is will wudu and gusal be valid with these tooth
modifications.

15 Female discharge Wed 06 Mar 2019

Question: 

If a woman's
discharge is genrally slightly yellow throughout the month, will she regard
herself as paak at the end of her haidh when she sees this discharge? 
16 Protecting Ihraam from urine drops Thu 07 Mar 2019

Question: 

I am madhoor from
urine drops

Insha Allah i will be
performing umrah. 

I usually put a tissue
in my underwear to prevent my clothes getting soiled and change it before
salaah

During umrah i cant
wear underpants so what can be done or what is the ruling because my urine
drops will soil the ihram? 

17 writing and touching the Qur'an during Haidh Tue 17 Sep 2019

Question: 

Is it lawful for
females studying Qur'aan to handle the Kitaab: Qur'aan made Easy during Haidh?
What about writing words of Qur'aan?


Answer: 

18 Tayammum with sand, painted surfaces, using part of the hand Tue 17 Sep 2019

Question: 

When doing Tayammum,
is it permisssble to remove ALL of the soil when dusting your hands before
wiping or do we need to leave a small amount on the hands? If we need to leave
some amount, how much amount?

Can we do Tayammum
with bricks that have paint and cement on them?

19 water reaching the skin under the beard Wed 02 Oct 2019

Question: 

I
would like to know regarding Fardh Ghusl; how can a person really be sure/ be
20 Khuff opening up Wed 02 Oct 2019

Question: 

If
21 Ghusl of the deceased Wed 02 Oct 2019

Question: 

I am part
of my local burial committee and want to know if the following method of Ghusal
for the Mayat is correct. I placed a ??? on things that some of our members do
but I don’t think it is correct



Ghusal for a Male Adult



Place the body on the table

Remove the clothes

???Wash the hands of the Mayat

???Rinse the entire body once

Lift the body 3 times and press the stomach

22 Masah on boots, Conditions for a Khuff Wed 02 Oct 2019

Question: 

Is Masah on
long boots that cover the ankles permissible if not why?

What are the conditions for something to be classified as a Khuf or Jowrab? 


Answer: 

23 Factors that necessitate Ghusl Sat 05 Oct 2019

Question: 

I
would like to know regarding the following:

24 Removing impurities from one's skin Sat 05 Oct 2019

Question: 

Kindly
explain in detail how to purify impurity from ones skin.



25 Menses cycle Mon 07 Oct 2019

Question: 

A woman has her habitual monthly cycle from the 16th of the
month to the 20th. 

In June she bled from the 16th to the 20th. 

In July the bleeding started on the 11th and has not stopped
up to now, the 15th of August. 

What (which days/dates) will be considered as her haidh
period for July and August?


26 Ghusl due to inserting dilators Mon 07 Oct 2019

Question: 

I have been
told by the doctors to use vaginal dilators after having surgery to open my
hymen. I was referred for an examination under anesthetic as it was painful for
anything to penetrate, so intercourse had become impossible. After surgery I
found out my hymen had not broken so the surgeons slit it for which reason I
now have to use vaginal dilators to help stretch the hymen to make

27 Quran on a mobile phone Tue 29 Oct 2019

Question: 


Is it permissible to read Qur'an on a mobile phone without Wudhu

Answer: 
One should be in a state of Wudhu when holding or touching the screen of the Quraan app when opened.

AND ALLAH TA’ALA ALONE IN HIS INFINITE KNOWLEDGE KNOWS BEST
ANSWERED BY: Mufti Mohammed Desai 
28 Woman having relations with husband after bleeding has stopped, but habit not yet complete Tue 29 Oct 2019

Question: 

If a woman's
habit is 8 days, but she stops bleeding after 6 days, is she allowed to resume
relations with her husband after having a bath, or should she wait till the 8th
day and then only resume relations?


Answer: 

29 Extent of the effects of Najaasat Tue 29 Oct 2019

Question: 

1.I
want to know when does the domino effect of impure items stop?

30 Intimacy during Haidh Sat 23 Nov 2019

Question: 

Is it
permissible for the couple to play with each other , touch etc when the wife is
on her haiz . 

Note : no
penetration or touching of the wife’s private parts 

Only over
the clothing . 

Satisfying
each other without actual intercourse . 

31 Ma'zoor due to emergence of wind Tue 26 Nov 2019

Question: 

Due to my
sickness, i am unable to control nor can i feel the passing of wind. I
sometimes hear the sound, sometimes it's a definite wind sound but other times
i can't tell if it's my stomach or wind. I sometimes smell an odour (but
sometimes due to my uncertainty, I think I'm fabricating the smell) . There are
few instances when I can definitely feel the wind by the contracting of my
stomach muscles.

32 Doubts of urine dripping Wed 27 Nov 2019

Question: 

At times I
experience urine dripping, it happens randomly. Most of the time I feel
something leaked but I'm not sure 100% if urine did leak, or if its wind from
the front. This happens in Salaat and out of Salaat. For safety I repeat my
wudhu, change my clothes and repeat my Salaat. At times this happens few times a
day, this makes my life very miserable and I get depressed. 


33 Method of clipping and disposing of nails Tue 21 Jan 2020

Question: 

What
method of cutting nails in sunnah.


If anyone throws cut nails into the dustbin or pathway of the house, is this a sin?


Answer: 

34 Impurity falling into milk and other liquids Tue 21 Jan 2020

Question: 

1.A few
drops of blood fell in my BOTTLE of milk. Is the milk napaak although there was
no real change to the taste of the milk?

2. And will
the ruling differ if the milk is in larger quantity like maybe a huge
container. And what about a glass of milk

3. what
about an impurity falling in a huge tank of oil? what is the ruling?

35 Washing piercings during Ghusl Tue 21 Jan 2020

Question: 

What is the Hukm of piercings during Ghusl? Must water go through the holes or not? 
Similarly, if a person has something stuck in between their teeth, what is the Hukm of Ghusl? 

Answer: 
36 Compulsion of Wudhu on removing the loop Tue 21 Jan 2020

Question: 

A lady
underwent an internal examination to remove the loop. Will her ghusul break or
just her wudhu? Please advise. 


Answer: 

In the enquired case, only the wudhu will be nullified. (Ahsanul Fataawa Vol. 2 Pg. 20) 

37 Making Wudhu with a Mudd Wed 01 Jul 2020

Question: 

1]When making Wudhu with a Mudd, when one washes ones arms,someone said that if you scoop once the you just have to rub the 2nd and 3rd time. You don't have to take new water to wash the arms thrice. Is this correct? Or does one have to take new water each time?

38 Removing impurity after a wet dream Wed 01 Jul 2020

Question: 

When u have a wet dream how do u wash your clothes that it messed? 


Answer: 

39 Wudhu when giving Ghusl to the deceased, Giving Ghusl to the deceased during Haidh Wed 01 Jul 2020

Question: 

1. What is the ruling regarding Wudhu when giving Ghusl to the deceased? Is there any difference of opinion amongst the Hanafi Jurists? 

2. Can a woman experiencing her monthly menstrual cycle give Ghusl to a deceased? 


Answer: 

1. Wudhu is Sunnah when giving Ghusal to a deceased. We did not find any difference of opinion with regards to this Mas’ala amongst the Hanafi jurists.i

40 Food contamination Thu 02 Jul 2020

Question: 

Please advise me how to deal with the current situation I am facing. (Not sure if I am just making things unnecessarily more difficult for myself as I don’t know the rules applicable to such situations).

41 Hand sanitizer Sun 05 Jul 2020

Question: 

In light of the spread of the Coronavirus in the U.K and other countries, I would be grateful if you can guide us regarding the following matters:

The N.H.S is advising one to regularly wash ones hands with soap, and use hand sanitizers when possible. In light of this, and considering the different products available on the market, the following queries have arisen.

1. A) If soap and hand sanitizers contain alcohol, will the use of these products be permissible? 

42 Wudhu for Quran application Mon 06 Jul 2020

Question: 

Kindly advise if one require wudhu if using a qurran app for recital.

I normally use the Qamar app Quran or the 13line quraan dual page app.


Answer: 

43 Giving Ghusl to a Mayyit in the state of Haidh Tue 07 Jul 2020

Question: 

Is it permissible for a woman in Haidh/Nifaas to give Ghusal to the Mayyit and sit by the Mayyit?

Does this even include a mother,daughter or sister of the Mayyit?


Answer: 

44 Does wetness on one's underwear invalidate Salaat? Tue 07 Jul 2020

Question: 

I slept with wet underwear. When I woke up I still find it wet. I didn't recall any wet dream. I thought it was water. I made Wudhu, went to the Masjid and led Salaah. After coming back from the Masjid, I started having doubts as to whether it was semen or not. Is the Namaaz valid. If not what should I do to compensate for the Salaah of the Muqtadiis? 


Answer: 

45 Stool going directly into bag without any control Tue 07 Jul 2020

Question: 

46 Is Wudhu permissible from a water tank that has changed colour and taste? Tue 07 Jul 2020

Question: 

A person has a water tank in his yard. The taste and smell of the water has changed. Is it permissible to make Wudhu with such water? 


Answer: 

In the enquired case, it will be allowed to perform Wudhu & Ghusl from such water which smells and tastes differently as long as the water is pure and watery.i

AND ALLAH TA'AALA ALONE IN HIS INFINITE KNOWLEDGE KNOWS BEST

47 Vaginal discharge Tue 07 Jul 2020

Question: 

Please provide a detailed answer with Regards to vaginal discharge, whether wudhu breaks or not and whether it is napak or not. 


Answer: 

48 Method of removing the moustache Sat 12 Sep 2020
Question: 

49 Clear discharge of a woman Sat 12 Sep 2020

Question: 

Does plain white and an almost clear colour discharge of a woman break her wudhu?  


Answer: 

Normal white and clear vaginal discharge that appears on the outer vaginal wall is similar to perspiration. If this is what you are referring to, then this is paak and it does not nullify Wudhu i. 

AND ALLAH TA’AALA ALONE IN HIS INFINITE KNOWLEDGE KNOWS BEST

50 Snake skin Sun 13 Sep 2020

Question: 

Is it permissible to do دباغت from snake skin ? As a عبارت from فتح القدير shows it will not become pure to use after دباغت .

قَوْلُهُ وَكُلُّ إهَابٍ دُبِغَ فَقَدْ طَهُرَ) يَتَنَاوَلُ كُلَّ جِلْدٍ يَحْتَمِلُ الدِّبَاغَةَ لَا مَا لَا يَحْتَمِلُهُ، فَلَا يَطْهُرُ جِلْدُ الْحَيَّةِ وَالْفَأْرَةِ بِهِ كَاللَّحْمِ) 

Is this the preferred view in the madhab or not ?


Answer: 

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