Wiping over turban without excuse in Wudoo’

Question 81: Is it permissible for a person who has no legal excuse, i.e. injury, disease, and so on, and prefers to wipe over his turban to wipe over it?

Answer: All praise be to Allaah Alone, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger, and his family and Companions!

It is permissible for the person who performs Wudoo’ to wipe over the apparent parts of his head and hair, and then complete the wiping over his turban if he wore the turban while in a state of Tahaarah (ritual purity). A non-traveler may do this for one day and night while a traveler may do it for three days and nights, like the case of wiping over Khuffs (leather socks). This is because the Prophet (peace be upon him) did this… read more here.

Performing Wudoo’ inside the bathroom, and Wiping over leather socks

Question 76: Please advise and give us a Fatwaa’ (legal opinion) concerning the following: 

First: is it permissible to perform Wudoo’ (ablution) and Ghusl (ritual bath) in the bathroom, given that there are faucets available outside the bathroom? 

Second: What is the ruling on wiping over leather socks? Can it be performed while a person is wearing shoes, or just over the socks? Please advise, and many thanks to you!

Answer: All praise be to Allaah Alone, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger, and his family and Companions!

First, if one is able to perform Wudoo’ outside the bathroom, it is better, while taking care to pronounce Tasmiyah (saying, “Bismillaah [In the Name of Allaah]”) in the beginning. Otherwise, a person may perform Wudoo’ inside the bathroom while protecting themselves from being soiled with Najaasah (ritual impurity)… read more here.