Using fresh water for Masah

QUESTION: Is it necessary to take fresh water for Masah? ANSWER: The Fuqaha state that it will be necessary to take fresh water for every Masah and it will not be permissible to make Masah on the leather socks with the left-over water from Masah of the Head [Re:...

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Reciting Durood, Istighfaar and Duas during menses

QUESTION: Can we recite various Durood, Istighfaar and Duas while menstruating? ANSWER: A lady is permitted to recite all forms of Durood, Istighfaar and Duas during her menstrual cycle. [Re:Kitaab-un-Nawaazil Vol:3 Pg:182-183/Pg:186-187] قال في الدر المختار: ولا بأس...

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Haa’idha giving Ghusl to deceased

QUESTION: Is it permissible for a woman in Haidh/menses to be assisting with Ghusl? ANSWER: Our view is that a female in a state of Haidh should not participate in the Ghusl of the deceased. واختلفوا في اخراج الحائض والنفساء من عنده (نور الايضاح) عن إبراهيم قال كانوا...

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Method of Tayammum

QUESTION: Can Tayammum be made with one hand at a time,or is it necessary to strike both hands on the ground simultaneously? ANSWER: The Masnoon method of making Tayammum is to strike both hands on the earth or a brick. If the stone or brick happens to be small (in...

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Intimacy during Haidh

QUESTION: 1. If an individual succumbs to his Nafs and has relations during Haidh - is Taubah sufficient? 2. Is it Fardh to give charity after the above sin. If yes, what is the stipulated amount? 3. If one is limited on finances will a verbal Taubah or any amount of...

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Females in Nifaas emerging from their rooms

QUESTION: What is the ruling in Shariah regarding Nifaas as opposed to the Indian custom where a lady in Nifaas cannot leave her house and should stay secluded in a room because she is Napaak? Also, will she be allowed to attend a Walimah? ANSWER: There is no...

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