Month: September 2017

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Removing earrings for wudu

Question: Do we require to remove earrings or ear studs before ghusl or wudhu to ensure water pass through the ear piercing (hole) or to ensure water touch the ear

Touching Quran without wudu

Question: Is it allowed for a Muslim to grab Mushaf without having previously done the ablution? What is the ruling on grabbing the translated Quran? What happens when the translation

​Talking while making wudu

Question: Can we talk whilst making wudu? Zaynab El-Kateb: Yes, you can talk if needed. Sheikh Ibn Uthaymeen said although it is allowed, it is better not to talk during

​Wudu and dyed hair

Question: What is the ruling on validity of wudu if I wipe on coloured/highlighted/tinted hair? Also, is it allowed to tint hair? Zaynab El-Kateb: Coloring the hair does not affect

​Making tayammum while traveling if there is not enough water

Question: Can we make tayammum and pray when we have some drinking water (enough to make wudu) in a journey? What is the ruling when that water is not sufficient

Washing children with the right hand

Question: Can we wash the private part of an infant with right hand (she is still unable to stand on her own)? Zaynab El-Kateb: We should not use our right

​The ruling on making up prayers missed intentionally

Question: I missed some Fajr and Isha prayers due to sleep. Also, sometimes I thought I was on my period, so I stopped praying, but later I realized it was

Combining prayers due to a medical visit

Question: I have to take my son for a dental appointment about 1 hr away from my house. I have to go before asr prayer starts and will have to

​Uncovered part while praying

Question: What does a sister do if whilst praying the neck becomes uncovered but she doesn’t realize until after completing the salah? Does she repeat the prayer?   Zaynab El-Kateb:

Making dua in sujud

Question: Is there any difference in opinion regarding the permissibility of making dua in Sujud. If so, then is it enough to say subhana rabbiyal a’ala one time or should