Sunnats and Aadaab

November, 2012

  • 1 November

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Wudhu – Part 4

    1. Make masah of the nape by using the back part of the fingers. (Masah will not be made of the neck).[1]  عن ابن عمر أن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم قال من توضأ ومسح بيديه على عنقه وقي الغل يوم القيامة. (تلخيص الحبير 1/136) Hadhrat Abdullah Ibn Umar (Radhiallahu …

October, 2012

  • 18 October

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Wudhu- Part 3

    1. One should make khilaal of the beard. Khilaal of the beard should be made by passing wet fingers through the beard from the bottom (i.e. from beneath the chin). Khilaal is Sunnah for the one whose beard is thick and the skin beneath the hair is not visible. If the …

  • 11 October

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Wudhu-Part 2

    1. One should gargle the mouth thrice by taking three handfuls of water with the right hand. One should gargle thoroughly allowing the water to reach all the parts of the mouth. وهيب عن عمرو عن أبيه شهدت عمرو بن أبي حسن سأل عبد الله بن زيد عن وضوء النبي …

  • 4 October

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Wudhu-Part 1

    1. One should sit on a raised place facing the qiblah.[1] عن عبد خير عن علي رضي الله عنه أنه أتي بكرسي فقعد عليه ثم دعا بتور فيه ماء فكفأ على يديه ثلاثا. (نسائي 1/27) Hadhrat Abd Khair reports that a chair was brought to Hadhrat Ali (Radhiyallahu Anhu).  He thereafter …

September, 2012

  • 27 September

    Q: Is it better for one to relieve himself using the western toilet (high pan) or eastern toilet (low pan)?

    A: It is sunnat to relieve oneself in a squatting position, and the squatting position is possible using the eastern pan. If one is forced to use the high pan, then he should ensure he saves himself from the urine splashes. عن ابن عمر رضى الله عنه قال كان النبى …

  • 27 September

    Q: Is it permissible to speak while relieving oneself in the toilet.

    A: It is makrooh to speak while relieving oneself. )  وكذا يكره)…( قوله و التكلم عليهما) اى على البول و الغائط. (شامى 1/343)  Answered by: Mufti Zakaria Makada Checked & Approved: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

  • 27 September

    Q: Is it permissible for one to suffice on using toilet paper for istinjaa?

    A: One should not suffice on toilet paper, instead one should also use water.  (بنحو حجر)مما هو عين طاهرة قالعة لا قيمة لها كمدر (منق)لانه المقصود فيختار الابلغ والاسلم عن التلويث ولا يتقيد باقبال و ادبار شتاء و صيفا (وليس العدد) ثلاثا (بمسنون فيه) بل مستحب) والغسل بالماء الى ان …

  • 27 September

    Q: Can one use the urinals available in public toilets to relieve oneself?

    A: One should not use the urinals to relieve oneself, instead one should sit and relieve himself in a secluded area. (وكذا يكره)…  و ان يبول قائما لما ورد من النهى عنه. (شامى 1/344) Answered by: Mufti Zakaria Makada Checked & Approved: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

  • 27 September

    Q: Is it permissible for one to read newspapers, magazines or other literature in the toilet?

    A: It is makrooh for one to read newspapers, magazines or other literature in the toilet. ان هذه الحشوش محتضرة. (ابو داود 1/3) ولا يطيل القعود على البول و الغائط. (الهندية 1/50) Answered by: Mufti Zakaria Makada Checked & Approved: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

  • 20 September

    Sunnats and Aadaab of the Toilet-Part 4

      1.      One should wait for a few minutes after relieving himself to allow the remaining droplets of urine to come out. امَا نفس الاستبراء حتى يطمئن قلبه بزوال الرشح فهو فرض و هو المراد بالوجوب ولذا قال الشرنبلالى يلزم الرجل الاستبراء حتى يزول اثر البول و يطمئن قلبه. و …