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Questions tagged [wudu]

Ablution is a ritual of washing parts of one's body for purification. It is mandatory prior to performing prayers or handling the Qur'an.

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Can Qur'an be touched without wudu?

I was watching TV and a person who was being regarded as scholar said that It's ok to touch Qur'an without wudu.. He quoted an ayah, I guess it was this one; لَّا يَمَسُّهُ إِلَّا الْمُطَهَّرُونَ ...
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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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Can I read Qur'an from a monitor when I don't have wudu?

We don't touch or read Qur'an when we don't have wudu. On the other hand, we can recite it. Which ruling apply to reading Qur'an from a different medium than a printed book? Can we read Qur'an from ...
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Wipe off after wudu

After making wudu, is it allowed to wipe the water off the face and other parts or must simply let the water to dry by itself? What is the sunnah over that?
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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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Is it necessary for ladies to cover their head while performing ablution?

l have heard that during ablution it is necessary for ladies to cover their head otherwise their ablution will not be performed. but i have searched and didn't get any exact hadees related to it.
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Is this hadith about wasting water by ibn Majah authentic?

Do not waste water, even if you perform your ablution on the banks of an abundantly-flowing river -Ibn Majah Is this hadith authentic? if it is not authentic, should Muslims still act on it?
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Can I pause my Wudu' a little?

Nowadays, it is really cold in our country. When I am making Wudu' I was wondering if it is allowed to pause after washing my hands to the elbow to drain them, and get my blouse down, then continue ...
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Would wiping the neck in wudu' be considered makrooh or bid'ah?

All the Ahadith saying to wipe the neck in Wudu are either Da'if (Weak) or Maudoo' (Fabricated). So, would wiping the backside of the neck in Wudu' be considered Makrooh as all the Madhahib say ...
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Is ablution performed correct when a person wear an oil on a head?

I search and in a Quran (Holy Book of Muslims) I find this Ayat. (4:3) "O you who have believed, when you rise to [perform] prayer, wash your faces and your forearms to the elbows and wipe over your ...
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Should a woman keep her head cover while performing Wudu?

My mother has a question. She was asking that can a woman perform Wudu without the Hijab (or without covering her head) and when she is done with Wudu she can cover her head. She do Wudu alone by ...
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Does eating camel's meat break the wudu?

In my area, camel's meat is rare. But at the day of Eid, the camel's meat will be imported and I'll be served with that Insha Allah. I heard a friend saying that eating camel's meat will break wudu. ...
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Which things break the wudu?

I am confused over the fact that roaming in house where kids, mom or sister in law or sometimes guests in your boxers, can break your wudu? I am generally living alone, and mostly want to be ...
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Is it Sunnah to be in an abluted state all the time?

السلام‌عليكم، I want to know whether it Sunnah to be in an abluted state all the time? I mean in a state that one can offer salah. For example, when ablution is invalidated, one immediately renews ...
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Is it allowed in Islam to load Quran into smart phone as pdf or audio format [closed]

Can someone please answer my following questions: -is it allowed to load Quran into smart phone as pdf or audio format? -if loading allowed then is it allow to read or listen Quran from smart phone ...
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If I put on clothes with dry najasah (dry impurities), will my wudu be broken?

For example, let's say I'm wearing fresh clothes and then I perform wudu and offer salah. After I complete my salah, I change my clothes and put on trousers that have traces of dry urine on it. So, ...
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Is it necessary to perform a seperate ablution before every prayer?

I have searched but didn't get any exact hadees related to it that more than one prayer can be offer in one ablution or we have to perform a seperate ablution for every prayer.
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Dripping urine on paints during sneezing

I have a problem that I think most of the women have. During sneezing due to force of sneeze some drops of urine came out on the pants. When I am at home then I change my pants for offer salat but ...
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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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Praying during a flight: Which way of purification is correct?

I think my question is somewhat related to:What should be done regarding Salat on a long flight? However I'd like to know what is the most correct choice for the purification during a flight (if one ...
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Can I perform tayammum (dry ablution) instead of wudu in the Canadian winter?

I live in Canada, where in the winter, you can't remove your several layers of clothing to expose your hands and feet to make wudu, even if water is available. Can I perform Tayammum (dry ablution) in ...
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Does changing clothes break wudu?

Does it break my wudu if: I use a towel and change my clothes? I become completely naked and then wear the fresh clothes?
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Can you do masah / wiping on normal cotton socks?

Scholars insist that if you wish to wipe on your socks after doing wudhu by washing your feet you must wipe on leather or Sealskinz socks. Other scholars say any socks are OK such as everyday cotton ...
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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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Why does the number 3 repeats itself in the Islam?

I've realized that during the Wudu, hands, arms, face, etc are all washed 3 times each one. Also I've noticed that during the Salat, many prayers are repeated 3 times. Also, to divorce, talaq word has ...
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How to act in Mosque in Friday Prayer?

I begin praying in Mosque next Friday (InshaAllah). I never did a prayer in a Mosque (except when i was very young i think) and i need some tips how i should act to not look like a lost person... Can ...
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Does One Repeat Wu'du After the Restroom or Just Wash Up?

When I learned wu'du it included the whole body, including the private parts. It was noted to me at some point that this part of the ablution must be repeated after using the restroom. However, ...
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How is a women in her menses supposed to make dua without making wudu?

I know we have to be purify before making salah and praising Allah swt. But how's a woman supposed to make supplications to Allah swt if she's on her menses and not purify.
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If sleeping invalidates wudu, why are we encouraged to do wudu before sleeping?

We have the hadith ... Whenever you go to bed perform ablution like that for the prayer ... -- Sahih al-Bukhari 247 (sunnah.com); see also Sahih Muslim 2710 a (sunnah.com) However, sleeping (or, ...
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Is washing nose, mouth and hands optional in ablution?

Assalamo Alaikum, Is washing nose, mouth and hands (upto wrist) optional in ablution? The method of ablution is mentioned by Allah in Ayat no. 6 of Surah Maida, in which there is no mentioning of ...
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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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Are you supposed to perform wudu to read the Quran online or Quran digital? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I read Qur’an from a monitor when I don’t have wudu? I'm always on the computer because my job. I want to ask Are you supposed to perform wudu to read the Quran online or ...
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Is wudu largely symbolic?

There's some aspects of wudu which seem to indicate it's not literally about purity. E.g. Passing wind is somehow countered by wetting/washing one's face, arms, and feet, and nothing is done about ...
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Is taking a bath equivalent to performing ghsul or wudhu?

We can perform salah after performing wudhu or ghusl. But if I just take a regular bath without performing wudhu then can I pray salah? Question: What are the obligatory acts of purification required ...
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Is it permissible to re-use the water that has been already used [by myself] for ablution?

At times, I get this feeling that while making ablution / وضو it would be nice if I could collect in a container and use the ablution water a second time [for my ablution], specially seeing that water ...
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Is istinja part of wudu?

I am confused if istinja is part of wudu because one has to perform wudu before performing salah but does this mean they have to perform istinja too? When I search online on how to do wudu, look in ...
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Is my wudu valid if I saw something nasty?

I was praying isha, after which and going for tahajjud (night prayer) while I checked my mobile for my mother messaged but instagram was open after unlocking my mobile and there was something nasty (...
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Can I perform sujud shukr without wudu/ablution?

Assalamu alaikum, Can I perform sujud shukr without wudu/ablution? At any state, and at any time? Jazakallah Khaaier
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Is this hadith authentic? “He who makes wudu… and prays two rak'at, Allah will grant him whatever he may pray for…”

Recently I have found out in some articles about a hadith that says, (I'm quoting it the same way as they are quoted in the articles), Ahmad has on sound authority reported from Abu Darda that the ...
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Is it acceptable to do Wudu in the bathroom? (Shia view)

Toilet space (room) is considered as a dirty place and ordinarily this is a place for nejasah (impurities) (and its space can be polluted due to urine/feces...), on the other hand, making Wudu is ...
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Can we recite the holy Qur'an while travelling, in the office, etc., while wearing footwear?

What I've been advised/known from the past is that without ablution we cannot touch a Qur'an but a Kithaab (correct me if this thought is wrong). If so, what my question is; Can we recite the holy ...
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Not being able to maintain Wudu during Ramadan for Taraweeh prayer

When I don't eat, my body builds up a lot of gas. During Ramadan, I have this problem where I'm not able to maintain my Wudu for Taraweeh later at night. Trying to maintain it is actually bad for my ...
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Do I need to wash every part three times during ablution?

Please someone tell me, should I wash every part three times during ablution such as mouth, nose, forearms etc. Thanks in advance.
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If I wear dirty clothes, then wear clean clothes and do wadu, am I considered pure?

Suppose I wear clothes having dried urine on them then after some time I change the clothes and wear clean clothes and do Wudu. Now, will I be considered pure? If not then what do I have to do? And if ...
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What is the strongest opinion on masah of the neck in the Maliki madhhab?

Some sources write that wiping the neck (masah neck) while performing wudu' in the Maliki madhhab is a makrooh, while others say that it is a Mandub. Which opinion is stronger inside the Maliki ...
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Does touching the urine of an infant invalidate wudu?

I wanted to know if accidentally touching urine invalidates wudu. Can someone throw some light on this for the following three situations: The urine is that of a child that has still not been weaned, ...
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Is urinating in toilet while standing haram?

I heard that urinating whilst standing is not permissible in Islam, so I left that practice. However I have a little problem when preparing to do wudu. When I urinate while not standing in toilets, I ...
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Is there any Hadith describing the prophet wipe ing his neck in Wudu?

Is there any authentic Hadith that describes the Prophet (May Allah's peace and blessings be upon HIm) as wipe ing his neck in wudu?
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Is there any report that our Prophet (ﷺ) prayed more than one Salah with a single wudu?

As the title of my question says: Is there any report that our prophet SAW (PBUH) performed one Wudu' and prayed more than one Salah with it?
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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 (...