Islam is a perfect deen. Part of the perfection of Islam is that together with the general obligations that apply to everyone, many laws are specific to males or females, keeping in mind each one’s specific roles in life, their physiological differences and other unique characteristics. Thus the laws pertaining to males and females differ in many aspects, among which are the postures of salaah, etc. Some of these rulings are briefly discussed hereunder.

Wudhu FAQ (#1)


Q: Is it necessary to wash the area between the sideburns and ears in wudhu?

A: Yes, it is necessary.

Q: Is it necessary to remove rings, earrings, bangles etc. when making wudhu?

A: If water reaches the area beneath the rings, earrings and bangles without removing it, it will not be necessary to remove the rings, earrings and bangles. Otherwise it will be necessary.

Q: Is it necessary to repeat the wudhu if you clip your nails after performing wudhu?

A: No, it is not necessary.

Q: What is the sunnah method of making masah of the head?

A: The sunnah method of making masah of the head is that one passes both wet hands over the entire head once, commencing from the front portion of the head to the back.

Q: Will the wudhu of a woman break by her experiencing the normal whitish/yellowish discharge?

A: All types of discharge experienced by a woman will break the wudhu once it comes out of the private organ. (For a detailed explanation click here)