• Wiping over the socks is permitted as a substitute in washing the feet when performing wudhu (ablution) for men and women alike, even if the socks are of a thick material other than leather and may have laces.                        For wiping over the socks to be permissible …

  • A serious matter and the two extremes The reality is that it is a very serious matter to call a Muslim Kaafir or to call a Kaafir a Muslim. The Noble Qur’aan has stated regarding calling a Muslim Kaafir:   “O you who have Imaan! When you travel in Allaah’s way, then verify (when people …

  • Question: Can one raise the hands when reciting the supplications after eating food?   Answer: In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful,   In principle there are two types of supplications:   1) Supplications for timely-needs, such as supplicating for the fulfilment of some personal task, for example supplicating to succeed in ones …

  • calculate zakaah

    Zakah is one of the five pillars of Islam and is a duty performed on a regular basis. Zaikai is a contribution paid once a year on savings of two and a half percent. This giving is to “cleanse” your money and possessions from excessive desire for them or greed. The idea is, that by …

  • Q: Does applying eye drops invalidate the fast as eye drops can be tasted in the mouth?A: No, even though the eye drops may be tasted in the mouth.   Q: Does swallowing one’s own saliva whilst fasting break the fast?A: No, irrespective of the amount swallowed. However, it is disliked to deliberately gather one’s …

  • Fasting is a major part of Islam and is amongst its main pillars. Fasting is a way of expressing love and devotion for one’s creator. Prayer (salaah) is an expression of one’s humility; a person stands before his creator, bows before Him, and puts his head on the ground in complete submission and humility.   …

  • The times of the prescribed prayers are 5: The time of fajr (subh) is from the entrance of true dawn until right before sunrise. The time of zuhr is from immediately after midday (zawal) until the time when the shadow of any object is twice its own length, or according to another opinion equivalent to its own …

  • How to Wash Hands

    Faraidh – obligatory Wajibaat – necessary Sunnan – An act done or liked by the prophet   We perform wudhu to carry out tasks which are not permissible in the state of minor impurity and to gain the reward in the hereafter, such as when we are about to pray salah, touch the Quraan, do …

  • The significance of hajj • It’s the 5th pillar of Islam. It’s a command, for those who can afford the expenses. • It’s the sunnah-prophet Muhammad (s.a.w) performed it. • The places of hajj are connected to great prophets: Ibrahim, Ismail, Adam (a.s), Muhammad (s.a.w). • It makes Muslims realise that Islam isn’t a new …

  • The Purification Bath

    Compulsory Bath (Fard Ghusl) Ghusl becomes compulsory when one of the following occur Emission of sperm Sexual Intercourse (even without ejaculation of sperm) Ending of menstruation or postnasal bleed       Recommended Bath – (Nafl Ghusl) Ghusl is recommended in the below scenarios: On Friday (Before Jumu’ah prayer) The Two Eid’s Before entering into …


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