Purification (Page 9)

The sunna is to be covered when performing wudu’, and to avoid uncovering except when there is need–and to limit the uncovering to the extent of the need, both in duration and extent. [Tahtawi/Shurunbulali, Hashiyat Maraqi al-Falah; Ibn `Abidin, Radd al-Muhtar] The Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) expressed this beautifully by saying, “AllahContinue Reading…

This liquid (urine) is considered wadi and not madhi. Wadi is defined as a thick white cloudy secretion that has no smell, and usually follows urination and can sometimes come before it. Whereas madhi is a clear thin secretion that exits in small amounts (f: when having a lustful thoughtContinue Reading…

Zamzam can be used for wudu and ghusl, though it is best that this be done in a state of ritual purity, as this is closest to respecting this blessed water. It is improper to remove filth with it. [See: Ibn Abidin, Radd al-Muhtar; Tahtawi, Hashiyat al-Maraqi] WassalamContinue Reading…