Safety From Drowning When Travelling By Sea

When travelling by sea, one should recite the following two verses. If one recites these verses, Allah Ta‘ala will save one from drowning: بِسْمِ اللَّهِ مَجْرِىهَا وَمُرْسٰهَا إِنَّ رَبِّي لَغَفُورٌ رَّحِيمٌ وَمَا قَدَرُوا اللَّهَ حَقَّ قَدْرِهِ وَالْأَرْضُ جَمِيعًا قَبْضَتُهُ يَوْمَ الْقِيَامَةِ وَالسَّمٰوٰتُ مَطْوِيّٰتٌ بِيَمِينِهِ سُبْحٰنَهُ وَتَعٰلٰى عَمَّا يُشْرِكُونَ عن الحسين …

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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.

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Sunnats and Aadaab of Ghusl- Part 1

1. Bath in such a place where no one can see you. It is better to perform ghusl with the satr area covered. However, if one is in an enclosed area (e.g. bathroom) and one performs ghusl without the satr covered, it will be permissible. عن يعلى أن رسول الله …

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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 …

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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) …

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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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