Is it considered to be masturbation – istimna – for either a husband or a wife to read a story which brings about erection and ejaculation?
Shaking hands with the opposite gender
I heard from a friend, who follows the Hanafi school of law, that when a man shakes hands with a woman his ablution – wudu – is nullified. Is this true?
Dua and Ziyarat
My question concerns the prayers of supplication – du’a – such as Du’a Kumayl, and paying homage – ziyarat – for example the Ziyarat of Imams that we read daily. Who compiled these, from where were th...