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Cleanliness (Tahaarah)

Should a woman take a Ghusl after visiting the gynecologist?

Question:  Should a woman make Ghusal after a checkup at the gynecologist?  Answer:  Ghusl will not be necessary if an internal is done. However, the Wudhu will become invalid by this procedure. Similarly, the fast will become invalid if the woman is fasting. If she had underwent an external checkup, …

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Do I have to take a Bath (Ghusl) if a dog touches me?

Question: A Family member asked me if her dog’s saliva got onto her clothes and Hands. Does she have to make ghusl?   I said yes. Apparently, she checked many sites and read that she doesnt have to take a bath she must just wash out the saliva. I said to …

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I use a patch for contraception. Is my Ghusl valid?

Question: As a form of contraception I am on a “patch”, which is changed every week and the fourth week is a “no patch week”, I would like to know is my Ghusl accepted when I do make it over the patch?   Answer: Since contraception is not a necessity, …

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Is Salaah with urine on the garment valid?

Question: Is Salaah with urine on the garment valid? Answer: Any Najasah (filth) on the clothes should immediately be removed. (Tatarkhaniyyah). However, if one read Salah with urine on the body or clothes then the ruling is as follows:

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The Sunnah method of using the Miswaak

Question: I would like to know if there is any specific manner to use a Miswaak? For example the right first or the left. The top first or the bottom. By specific I mean Sunnah manner. Answer: Allamah Ibn Aabideen Shaami (Rahimahullah) has discussed the method of using the Miswaak* …

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Does kissing the wife invalidate Wudhu?

Question: If I & my wife are in Wudhu, and if we kiss each other does the Wudhu is broken, Do we have to make Wudhu again?  Answer: According to the Hanafi Madh-hab, The husband and wife kissing each other does not invalidate the Wudhu unless impure substances were emitted …

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Wiping (making Masah) on a bandage

Question: I have a deep cut on my left hand and need to keep my hand in a bandage for a few days. Can I make massah on the bandage when I make wudu? Answer: When making Wudhu, you may make Masah on the bandage if removing the bandage is …

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