Q & A Wudu' and Purity

Q & A: “Supplicating in the shower…”

SUPPLICATING IN THE SHOWER Q. Du`a’ while in the shower. A. Normally, a bathroom is not a place of supplication, i.e. a location where one makes the intention to visit and perform intentional pleas and supplications and neither is it a place where the required mood of reverence and humility for that is induced. Nevertheless, … Continue reading

Q & A Wudu' and Purity

Q & A: “Standing and urinating…”

STANDING AND URINATING Q. Salam *** brother asked is it permitted to stand and urinate? Ws A.             In the Hanafi School, it is somewhat disliked to stand and urinate as discussed in Imam Ibn `Abidin’s Radd al-Muhtar: “His statement: (and if he stands and urinates) due to the discouragement of doing it based on … Continue reading

Q & A Wudu' and Purity

Q & A: “Wudu and tooth fillings…”

  WUDU‘ AND TOOTH FULFILLING Q. Tooth Fillings and wudu/ghusl. A. Firstly, it is permitted to have tooth fillings especially if there is a need. Secondly, wudu’ will be valid with fillings and they do not have to be removed as this would be in most cases extremely difficult to do. “And Muhammad [ibn al-Hasan … Continue reading

Q & A Wudu' and Purity

Q & A: “Wudu and sleep…”

WUDU‘ AND SLEEP Q. When does wudu break sleeping? A. A few points need clarifying here. Contrary to misconceptions, sleeping itself is not something that invalidates wudu’[1]but with other conditions can invalidate it, e.g. if a person sleeps such that h/her limbs are fully relaxed so there is no way of being certain whether gas … Continue reading