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Is Ghusl Valid If I Wash My Mouth More Than Three Times?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalamu Alaykum. Would my Ghusl be valid if I rinse my mouth or nose more than three times intentionally for a specific reason? Is there a strict rule that we must only rinse our mouth or nose three times? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, Your ritual bath (ghusl) […]

How Should I Perform the Ritual Bath After Homosexual Acts and During Ramadan?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum 1) Should a man inserting the tip of the penis in other man’s anus perform a ghusl? 2) Is the ghusl obligatory even if both were wearing clothes? 3) Is this ghusl the same as the ghusl of janaba? 4) Is it valid to fast in a state […]

Can I Wear the Same Clothes I Was Wearing Before Performing a Ghusl (Ritual Bath)?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum Can I wear the same clothes I was wearing before performing a ghusl (ritual bath)? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, Yes, you can wear the same clothes, namely, the clothes you became ritually impure in, after the bath. But you should remove any filth first before […]

Do I Have to Use a Sink to Perform a Ritual Bath If My Shower Doesn’t Work? [Shafi’i]

Answered by Shaykh Salim Ahmad Mauladdawila Question: Assalamu alaykum My shower doesn’t work. However, I still have access to my kitchen sink. Due to having access to that source of water, I put some towels down on the floor and perform the ritual bath using the sink. Can I perform a tayammum instead? Answer:  Wa’leykum […]

Does the Ritual Bath Differ for One Who Died in a State of Major Ritual Impurity?

  Question: When a person dies, is it necessary for their family to inform those performing the ritual bath if he/she died in a state of major ritual impurity? Such as a woman who was menstruating or someone who died between having intercourse and ritual bath?  Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, No, if a person […]

Do I Need to Perform a Ritual Bath After Wetting My Bed With Urine During My Sleep?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalamu alaykum, Do I need to perform a ritual bath after wetting my bed with urine during my sleep? How can I know if sperm has also exited? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, No, you do not have to perform a ritual bath (ghusl) after wetting the bed. […]

Is It Enough to Put a Limb Under Running Water to Have It Washed in Order to Complete Wudu or a Ritual Bath?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum, 1. During wudu if I place my face under running/flowing tap water have I washed my face thoroughly or do I have to wash it three separate times? 2. If for ghusl I follow all the steps from beginning up until wudu and after that I only […]

Is It Really Possible to Perform a Ritual Bath in One Minute?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As salam alaykum, A scholar said that ghusl (ritual bath) can be done in one minute. I was wondering how that was possible if someone has bad memory and is prone to misgivings? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, Removing the state of major ritual impurity (janaba) is straightforward. […]

How Can I Perform a Valid Ritual Bath in a Reasonable Amount of Time?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam ‘aleykum My biggest problem is compulsory ghusl, taking me about an hour, due to do the removal and spread of impurity. I can’t make myself accept that I am not spreading impurity everywhere on my body rather than performing a valid ritual bath. How should I go about […]

Do I Need to Renew My Ritual Purity After Touching Filth?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaikum, If one was to touch sperm after he completed his ghusl, would this require another ghusl or can he simply wash the affected area? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that this message finds you well, insha’Allah. Touching filth does not necessitate a […]