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What is the obligatory amount of the head that should be wiped?

The obligatory amount includes a part of the head which is from the Yafūkh (above the head) till the forehead and it is al-Iḥtiyat al-Mustahab that the length of the area wiped, amounts to the length of one finger and its width should be that of three closed ...

Is it permissible to touch the verses of Qur'an or the holy name of God, whether in Qur'an or other books? What is the ruling for touching the words of supplications in al-Sahifah al-Sajadiyah or Mafatih al-Jinan?

Touching the verses of Qur'an or the holy name of God in Qur'an, is not permissible without Ṭaharah. But there is no objection in touching those in any book other than Qur'an. Touching supplications also does not require Ṭaharah. ...

How is the Shar’i and correct Wuḍū performed?

It is obligatory to begin Wuḍū with the intention of proximity to the sublime God. Thereafter washing the face, lengthwise, from the beginning of the hairline till below the chin and across, equivalent to the amount of space between the thumb and middle finger when open, it is ...

Is it correct to wipe one's feet over shoes or socks?

Wiping the feet in Wuḍū must only be done over the bare skin of the feet and wiping over any kind of shoe, sock, sandal and the like is not permissible and if it is done for any reason except Taqiyyah or necessity, Wuḍū is invalid. ...

Does Ghusl of Ziyarah suffice in place of Wuḍū?

The Istiḥbab of Ghusl of Ziyarat of the Imams (peace be upon them) is not proved for us thus it should be performed with the intention of Rajāʾ and it does not suffice in place of Wuḍū. ...

What are the necessities of Ghusl al-Janabah or any other obligatory Ghusl?

In Ghusl al-Janabah it is obligation to have the intention of proximity, thereafter washing the entire head and neck followed by the rest of the body, in any order, and it is not obligatory to begin with washing the right side if the body then the left, even ...

Due to ignorance and the prevalence of non- religious conditions, over a period of ten years an individual had performed obligatory Ghusl without observing its sequence and later came to know that sequence in Ghusl is obligatory, what is the ruling for all their past Ghusl?

For the authenticity of Ghusl, the known sequence - first the right followed by the left side of the body - is not a condition, even if the dedication of the body in respect to the head and neck is incorrect. All cases in which it becomes known ...

What should one do if while performing Ghusl, one of the causes of ghusl occurs, such as touching a dead body or becoming Junub?

If the cause for the second Ghusl, is the same as the cause if the first, the Ghusl must be performed again, for example while performing Ghusl for Janabah one becomes Junub again. However if the cause of the second Ghusl is different to that of the first, ...