Can I Wear the Same Clothes I Was Wearing Before Performing a Ghusl (Ritual Bath)?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum Can I wear the same clothes I was wearing before performing a ghusl (ritual bath)? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, Yes, you can wear the same clothes, namely, the clothes you became ritually impure in, after the bath. But you should remove any filth first before […]

My Husband Wants Marital Relations Every Day, and Washing My Hair So Often Makes It Fall Out. What Do I Do?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam alaykum, I used to pray before I got married, and even performed tahajjud daily. However, my husband wants to make love daily, and I am unable to wash my hair every day because my hair falls out. I cannot say no to him, but I want to […]

Do I Have to Remove My Earrings to Perform a Valid Wudu or Ghusl?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalamu alaykum What is the ruling regarding taking ablution while wearing earrings? Do I have to take my earrings out? Is it same for ghusl? Answer:  Walaikum assalam, I hope you’re doing well, insha’Allah. You don’t need to take off your earrings for a valid ritual washing (wudu). For […]

Do I Have to Use a Sink to Perform a Ritual Bath If My Shower Doesn’t Work? [Shafi’i]

Answered by Shaykh Salim Ahmad Mauladdawila Question: Assalamu alaykum My shower doesn’t work. However, I still have access to my kitchen sink. Due to having access to that source of water, I put some towels down on the floor and perform the ritual bath using the sink. Can I perform a tayammum instead? Answer:  Wa’leykum […]

How Deep Should I Watch My Ear During the Ritual Bath (Ghusl)?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum 1. How deep should I watch my ear in ghusl? 2. I often think that sperm has exited my private parts after perforing a ghusl despite knowing that, in fact, it didn’t happen. Are my prayers valid? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, 1. During the ritual bath […]

How Should I Achieve Ritual Purity When Going to the Bathroom Is Dangerous? [Shafi’i]

Answered by Shaykh Salim Ahmad Mauladdawila Question: Assalamu alaykum The ceiling directly above my bathtub is leaking and may collapse at any moment. What should I do if I am in a state of major impurity in this case? Answer: Bismillah al-Rahman al-Rahim If the person person cannot find another (bath)room to use (family, friend, […]

Is Having a Regular Shower After an Intention Enough for Performing a Valid Ritual Bath According to the Shafi’i School?

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, Is having a regular shower after an intention enough for performing a valid ritual bath according to the Shafi’i school? Answer: Wa alaykum salam The Fard or compulsory ghusl have two integrals. 1. Intention 2. Washing the entire body including, hair, the scalp and nails, with unrestricted […]

Do I Have to Repeat All the Prayers for Which I Didn’t Wash My Nose During the Ritual Bath?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As salam alaikum For years I have performed the ritual bath (ghusl) during fasting without washing the inside of my nose. Do I have to repeat all my prayers prayed in this way? Answer:Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, The Shafi`i school deems the bath (ghusl) of somebody who does not wash […]

Does the Ritual Bath Differ for One Who Died in a State of Major Ritual Impurity?

Question: When a person dies, is it necessary for their family to inform those performing the ritual bath if he/she died in a state of major ritual impurity? Such as a woman who was menstruating or someone who died between having intercourse and ritual bath?  Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, No, if a person dies in a […]