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.

Wiping over socks that are transparent or have holes in them

Question 79:  What is the ruling on wiping over socks that are transparent or have holes in them?

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

It is permissible to wipe over them in Wudoo’ (ablution) instead of washing the feet if they are put on while in a state of Tahaarah (ritual purity), unless the holes are bigger than is ordinarily acceptable, or the socks are so transparent that the feet are almost bare and reveal the color of skin beneath them… read more here.

Can one wipe over the socks due to cold for one day and a night without taking off the socks?

Question 78:  Is it permissible to wipe over the socks when it is too cold without taking them off for a day and a night?

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

It is permissible to wipe over the socks if they are thick enough that they do not reveal the skin and cover the parts required to be washed during Wudoo’ (ablution). A resident is permitted to wipe over the socks for a night and day, while a traveler is permitted to do so for three days and nights. This time is calculated starting from wiping after the occurrence of ceremonial impurity… 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.