Tag Archives: Sunnats and Aadaab

June, 2020

  • 1 June

    The Faraaidh of Ghusal

    There are three faraaidh of ghusal: 1) Gargling the mouth in such a way that water reaches everywhere. 2) Inserting water into the nose upto the soft bone. 3) Pouring water over the entire body.

February, 2020

  • 21 February

    Using the Western toilet (high pan) or Eastern toilet (low pan) when relieving oneself

    Q: Is it better for one to relieve oneself using the Western toilet (high pan) or Eastern toilet (low pan)? A: It is sunnah for one to relieve oneself in a squatting posture, and the squatting posture is possible using the Eastern pan. If one is forced to use the …

  • 21 February

    Speaking while relieving oneself in the toilet

    Q: Is it permissible to speak while relieving oneself in the toilet. A: It is makrooh to speak while relieving oneself, except if there is a need to speak. )  وكذا يكره)…( قوله و التكلم عليهما) اى على البول و الغائط. (شامى 1/343) عن ابن عمر رضي الله عنهما أن رجلا …

  • 21 February

    Sufficing on toilet paper for istinjaa

    Q: Is it permissible for one to suffice on using toilet paper for istinjaa? A: In cleaning stool, tissue paper will not be sufficient. One has to use water. (وأركانه) أربعة شخص (مستنج و) شيء (مستنجى به) كماء وحجر (و) نجس (خارج) من أحد السبيلين وكذا لو أصابه من خارج …

  • 21 February

    Using the urinals to relieve oneself

    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. ويكره أن يبول قائما أو مضطجعا أو متجردا عن ثوبه من غير عذر فإن كان بعذر …

  • 21 February

    Reading literature or using one’s phone while in the toilet

    Q: Is it permissible for one to read literature such as newspapers and magazines, or use his phone to chat, browse the net, etc. while in the toilet? A: The toilet is a place where one relieves oneself, hence it is undesirable for one to use his phone or read …

  • 20 February

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Relieving Oneself – Part 4

    1. Exit the toilet with the right foot and thank Allah Ta’ala for allowing the waste to leave your body and for blessing you with good health. The manner of thanking Allah Ta’ala is to recite the following dua upon leaving the toilet after relieving yourself: غُفْرَانَكَ اَلْحَمْدُ لِلّٰهِ الَّذِيْ …

  • 19 February

    Making Masah of the Head with New Water

      Q: Is it sunnah to take new water for making masah of the head or can one make masah with the water that remains on the hands after washing the hands? A: It is not sunnah to take new water for making masah of the head. One should make …

  • 18 February

    Washing a Partially Amputated Hand

    Q: If a person’s hand is amputated below the elbow, does he have to wash the remaining portion of his hand till the elbow in wudhu? A: He will have to wash the remaining portion of his hand which is below the elbow, including the elbow. (قوله ولو قطع الخ) …

  • 17 February

    Removing the Ointment from Wounds or Cracks

      Q: Is it necessary to remove ointment from wounds or cracks in the feet or hands at the time of wudhu? A: If passing water over the wounds or cracks will be harmful (or delay the process of healing), it will not be necessary to remove the ointment. Making …

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