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Written By: irfny on December 28, 2011 22 Comments

What is istijmaar (lit. cleaning oneself with stones after eliminating urine or stools)? Is it proper istijmaar to clean oneself with tissues and water when on board a plane? What is the proper way to cleanse oneself?

Written By: irfny on December 28, 2011 No Comment

I am usually out at school most of the day and I have to use the bathroom, I can’t just go home to make Istinjah. Should I make Wudu and pray or should I miss the prayer and make it up later?. Praise be to Allaah.

Written By: irfny on December 28, 2011 No Comment

This is quite an embarrassing question which I am finding difficult to ask anyone. Please could you tell me exactly which parts are you supposed to wash when doing istinjaa? Is it sufficient to just wash the orifices or should one wash the whole penis and the areas where one has pubic hair in this […]

Written By: irfny on December 28, 2011 39 Comments

Is it sufficient to use tissue only when cleaning oneself after defecating, or is it essential to use water?. Praise be to Allaah. After relieving oneself, it is obligatory to remove whatever najaasah (impurity) there is in that place, whether it is removed with water or something else, such as stones or paper or tissues, […]

Written By: irfny on December 28, 2011 26 Comments

I have a serious problem when purifying myself from major impurity, because I purify myself with a little water, then I wipe myself sometimes 21 times and sometimes more than that, yet I still see traces, which makes me purify myself again with water. Hence I spend a long time in the washroom in order […]