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Purification (Wuduu)

How to do Wudu?

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The miraculous water of Zamzam

EVERY Muslim is aware of the miracle of Zamzam and how it came into being. Prophet Ibrahim عليه السلام surely did not know the wisdom behind leaving his wife and his only son in a deserted valley without plants or water. Nor did Hajar, may Allah have mercy on her, know that Allah had a special reward in store for her …

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The Superiority of Wudu

. Wudu is the key to prayer: 1. عَلِىٍّ رضى الله عنه قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ -صلى الله عليه وسلم- « مِفْتَاحُ الصَّلاَةِ الطُّهُورُ وَتَحْرِيمُهَا التَّكْبِيرُ وَتَحْلِيلُهَا التَّسْلِيمُ. Ali (May Allah be pleased with him) narrated that Allah’s Messenger (صلى الله عليه و سلم) said: “The key to prayer is purification and its sacredness begins with the Takbir and its …

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Go between your Fingers and Toes in Wudu

عَنِ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ أَنَّ رَسُولَ الله  -صلى الله عليه وسلم- قَالَ : إِذَا تَوَضَّأْتَ فَخَلِّلْ بَيْنَ أَصَابِعِ يَدَيْكَ وَرِجْلَيْكَ Ibn Abbas (may Allah be pleased with him) narrated Allah’s Messenger (peace and blessings be upon him) said: When performing Wudu go between the fingers of your hands and the toes on your feet.[At-Tirmithi in Jami’ (# 39)] Benefits for the subject: Imam …

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Women’s Hair and Ablution

When a woman needs to take a bath for purification, she is often troubled if her hair is very long, particularly if the time at her disposal is short. This leads to some problems. Some communities believe a woman must have her hair short or long at all the time. Let us first of all clarify that there is no …

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Ghusl: The correct method to purify

Allah has obligated cleanliness in Islam; in fact Allah loves those who purify themselves. Allah says in the Qur’an: “And they ask you about menstruation. Say, “It is harm, so keep away from wives during menstruation. And do not approach them until they are pure. And when they have purified themselves, then come to them from where Allah has ordained …

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Ghusl

What makes Ghusl Fard? On five occasions the Ghusl is Fard. 1) Release of sperm with pleasure. If jumped from a higher place or lifted heavier stuff which caused sperm to discharge, Ghusl is not wajib but will break the Wazoo. 2) Wet dream with semen discharge. 3) When ever the tip of man’s private part (mushroom) enters woman’s private …

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Standing and Urinating in Islam – Cleanliness in Islam

It has become a common practice in many parts of the world for men to stand and urinate. The presence of urinals in almost every male bathroom has not only taught, but also encouraged people to stand up while relieving themselves. What does Islam say about this behavior? First of all, we must remember that our ability to digest food …

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