Questions tagged [taharah]

Taharah is purity in English. Wudu provides Taharah from Hadath Al Asghar (small impurity), and Ghusul provides Taharah from Hadath Al Akbar (major impurity).

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Does dripping urine break Wudu?

Sometimes after you have finished urinating, it may happen that you drip in your pants right after you perform Wudu or before you go for prayer. So I wonder if it breaks the Wudu; what about the ...
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Is istinja' necessary for ablution?

Can someone please tell me that, is istinja' (الإستنجاء) for ablution is necessary or not? Istinja is the Arabic term for cleaning away whatever has been passed from the urethra or anus with water, ...
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What kind of pets can I keep in my house?

Islam considers cleanliness very important, and keeping some kind of pets can sometimes be a burden in terms of cleanliness. This looks like a contradiction to me. Is there a law about keeping pets? ...
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Ejaculation of precum and totally sperm like substance

I have two questions: When i become sexually active or thinks something about sex, i see some transparent fluid (precum) coming out of my penis. Do i have to perform gusl after that and wash my ...
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Correct Way of Shaving Pubic Hair

Assalaamualaikum , we have seen some hadiths on the importance of shaving pubic hair , but what is the right way of doing it? Is it ok if it is cut short with scissors? Narrated By Abu Huraira : I ...
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How to purify a carpet if I don't remember were the impurity is?

Assalamualikum my question is that my carpet became impure of a specific impurity but after the impurity dried i dont remember which spot on the carpet is impure what do i have to do now?
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Tahaara and waswas [closed]

Assalamualaykum, I have a problem with severe waswasa. I have urinary incontinence. And I'm scared of touching things. When i go to the toilet and wash my bum and move my hand some water falls on the ...
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Can a woman during menses read the Quran without touching it, or read it from an electronic device?

I know that during a girl's period she is not allowed to touch the Quran. Can she read Quran without touching it, like reciting, or reading from the PC's screen, or mobile?
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Do wet dreams invalidate the fast in Ramadan?

I feel a little embarrassed to ask this. I woke up and realized that I had a wet dream and I needed to perform ghusl (released semen). I did not have enough time to do ghusl so I prayed fajr (without ...
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Getting rid of ants and insect Islamic way?

In summer days my house inhabits a lot of ants.I searched for a anti insect drug but they told me that there is no drug that gets rid of ants without killing. I don't want to make a sin what do I ...
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How does a Muslim regain taharah after using a western style toilet?

Compared to indian style toilets, western toilets are comfortable but cleanliness-wise, worst because using it involves the resting of thighs on the commode which is mostly unclean. Though after use, ...
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Do I need ghusl after after leaking from my penis when being affectionate with my wife?

I'm married. I have noticed that sometimes drops come out of my penis like transparent water when I hug my wife or kiss her. Do I have to take a bath after this or my clothes become unclean?
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Does the “three times” count still apply if we use “detergent”?

I know (In Hanafi school of law or Madhab), I need to wash clothes three times to make them clean(pure). But the rule doesn't say anything about using detergent or chemicals, which can effectively ...
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How to properly clean carpet from Najasah?

I have a nephew younger than two-year-old and a grandfather older than seventy five. It sometimes happens that they can't hold their bladder and dirty the carpet. It is not easy to roll the carpet ...
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Would touching the private parts of our kids also invalid our wudu'?

As far as I know part of the things that might invalid wudu' is touching oneself on the private parts. As yesterday when i helped my little 3 years old son to sit on the toilet or a pisspot I needed ...
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Ritual impurity in pants

I have mud on my pants but it does not get off even after washing. These are just stains. Is this considered najs and can I be able to pray salah wearing these pants?
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How should a female cleanse herself after her menses?

After having their monthly menstruation, females must purify and cleanse themselves. But how do they do this? I get that they must instantly have a shower, but is there a specific way to do it, or any ...
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Will my pure clothes become impure by washing them in a washing machine with impure clothes?

I wash all my clothes and bedsheets together, whether pure or impure, in a washing machine. Will all pure clothes become impure?
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What dirty (but ritually clean) surfaces can you pray on?

Someone may think that mud or dirt is not permitted but you can pray on that I understand. Why is this and what other "dirty" surfaces can you pray on which a non-Muslim would think of? You are not ...
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Would it be considered a valid Ghusl if I had a bit instant adhesive stuck near thumb nail while taking Ghusl and it is still there after the Ghusl?

I was fixing my broken specs with an instant adhesive (super glue) and a bit of it got stuck near my hand's thumb-nail and finger-nail. I tried to remove it while taking Ghusl but it didn't get ...
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Can I pray Salah in clothes that have touched dried urine?

Assalamu Alaikum. I have a question that really needs to be answered. I'm 15 years of age don't usually pray Astaghfirullah and sometimes wet the bed. I don't completely wet it, just a little. This ...
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Is it haram to purposely touch a dog?

Let's say a Muslim wants to touch, pet, and play with a cute dog. They intend to purify themselves afterwards, even if they have to do it several times a day. Some people say this is haram because it ...
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Is regular bath considered as a valid Ghusl?

For long time I thought that taking a normal bath while passing water over the all body is accepted as a valid Ghusl. But I became doubtful last days after reading some informations on the Internet. ...
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Is wall permissible material for tayammum?

I was taught that a wall or any place that has the capability to acquire dirt can be used for tayammum but after going through this answer on What are the materials used for tayammum? which prohibits ...
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Is my prayer valid given that I wore pants which were dirtied by water splashed onto them by a passing car? [duplicate]

It was raining. and I was walking on a road when a car and splashed dirty water on my pants. The part over which water split is from my toe up to knee. My pants were fully wet as a result. The ...
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Does touching semen make you junub?

If someone became junub, then he made ghusl without washing his trousers, but then he washes the trousers after the ghusl. Does touching the maniy (semen) in this case make you junub, thus requiring ...
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What are the materials used for tayammum?

What are the materials used for tayammum? Some days I use powder instead of earth, is that valid?
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Is it mandatory to wash hair after having sex?

i know that after sexual intercourse it is necessary to wash full body, but does that always include washing hair as well? can we sometimes avoid making our hair wet and only wash the body?
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If I apply oil on my hair then is my ablution valid or not?

If I apply oil on my hair then is my ablution valid or not? I've searched this from 3 to 4 days but I can't find a proper answer which satisfy me.
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Is tissue paper sufficient for the toilet?

If you are used to using water and tissue to clean it is very hard to use only tissue and feel clean. However it would depend on how solid is your output as more solidity would be less need for water ...
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About pre ejaculation fluid

I am 29 years old man.Not married. For many days I m getting problem with pre - ejaculation fluid. Everyday my penis erect before urinating or it was already erected when I get up early morning to ...
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I keep fantasizing about my future wife resulting in the release of mazi and it touching my clothes. Can I offer my prayers in this state?

I have my soon to be wife in Pakistan and we talk on Skype while I'm in USA. She is very Islamic and we never had any bad conversation or anything that we are not allowed to speak about before ...
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How to attain full purity? Please see details

Assalamoalaikum. I have a question in my mind from past few days. The question is that after having sexual intercourse or, say, after masturbating one does ghusl to attain purity. But what if some ...
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Can clean sea water be used for wudu?

In Quran 5:6 Allah sbwtl states regarding wudu from Yusuf Ali's translation: "O ye who believe! when ye prepare for prayer, wash your faces, and your hands (and arms) to the elbows; Rub your heads (...
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Washing cloths after a wet dream or getting conatminated with sperm by some other means

Can I just wash the part of cloth which is contaminated with sperm after a wet dream and then pray or do I need to wash the whole cloth?
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Do I have to repray Isha due to constant flatulence?

I have this problem of constant gas. I read online that if you have this then you do one wudu per prayer. But sometimes really late at night it can go away. I am not sure specifically what time it ...
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If I have urine on my clothes but do not know it?

Now suppose I have some urine or some drops of urine on my cloth. But I do not know it and am not aware of it. Now, I go and perform my salat. Now, will my salah be ok? Or does it become qada?
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Is wudu valid after intercourse?

Asalamualykum Can I still pray after having intercourse even after doing wudu? I am a married man but not sure if I require a full shower/bath. Thanks
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Haven’t purified sperm on bed for a year [duplicate]

I have masturbated by myself without anyone knowing and it has gone in my mums bed and I did this a year ago but now I’m more healthy and religious, but I haven’t washed the bed or purified it for a ...
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Discharge during urination after ejaculation

Asalamalaykum everyone I am having an issue, basically what happened is that I masturbasted, and I thought all the semen had been released, so I urinated to make sure that there was no semen in the ...
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Is there a condition to use only toilet tissue for cleaning?

The ahadith mention using water or a minimum of 3 stones (stones=toilet tissue today) and the number should be odd. Scholars state both can be used together even though there is no Hadith where both ...
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Can we supplicate to Allah without wudu/ablution?

Can we supplicate to Allah without wudu/ablution, at any place, at any time?
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Is it permissable to pray after intercourse?

Is it necessary to take full bath or shower after engaging in intercourse (or even a love bite and a smooch)?