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Is Breast Milk ritually impure?

Would Allah allow you to feed your baby something impure? Milk is not among the things that break wudu': Which things break the wudu? In verse (16:66) milk was declared as pure: ... We give you drink ...
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Is it haram to purposely touch a dog?

بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم It won’t be counted as a haram (forbidden) act. In truth, it is not haram to touch dogs, but Islam emphasizes in order to preventing form being Najis (impure). Since as you ...
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Would touching the private parts of our kids also invalid our wudu'?

There is considerable debate whether touching your own private parts breaks wudu, the ruling heavily depends on madhhab. As for shafii fiqh, "reliance of the traveler" (unless I'm mistaken, this is ...
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What items are considered najis in fiqh?

Section e14.1 of the Shafi'i fiqh book The Reliance of the Traveller (p. 95) by Ahmad ibn Naqib al-Misri (translated by Nuh Ha Mim Keller) lists the following as filth (najasa): urine; ...
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What items are considered najis in fiqh?

*يَـأَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ ءَامَنُواْ إِذَا قُمْتُمْ إِلَى الصَّلوةِ فاغْسِلُواْ وُجُوهَكُمْ وَأَيْدِيَكُمْ إِلَى الْمَرَافِقِ وَامْسَحُواْ بِرُؤُوسِكُمْ وَأَرْجُلَكُمْ إِلَى الْكَعْبَينِ “O you who ...
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What evidences are there for considering leather of pig najis?

Their argument seems to be that: Pigs are strictly forbidden and impure according to the Quran: أو لحم خنزير فإنه رجس or the flesh of swine - for indeed it is impure — Quran 6:145 ...
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Ritual impurity in pants

If you can't get this off even by washing, you have done enough effort to clean your pants! And therefore you can consider it as tahir! The majority of scholars from the Maliki, Shafi'i and Hanbali ...
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How can I clean bathroom tiles which may have semen on them?

First of all you should know that some scholars consider semen (many) as (ritually) clean (tahir) so washing it and wasting water for this propose doesn't make sense at all (see for example islamqa #...
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What are the consequences of offering obligatory prayer while unaware of being in a state of impurity?

The short answer is as Laconic said: If you prayed your prayers without noticing that you have ejaculated you should re-do all of them, after performing ghusl (having a bath or shower) once you found ...
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Is it haram to purposely touch a dog?

There's nothing wrong with touching and playing with a dog. They are pure animals and no need for purifying yourself afterward. It's a cultural stigma that has made dogs into filthy animals and it's ...
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Are Dogs Impure?

This saying has no basis neither in Quran nor Sunna. It might be an overdraw interpretation of ahadith which prohibit eating their meat (Sahih Muslim 1 2 which considers them as part of as-siba-a ...
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Are Dogs Impure?

Yes they are, because of that the Prophet ordered us to clean a vessel which has been licked by a dog, seven times the first with soil. Muslim (279) narrated that Abu Hurayrah (may Allaah be ...
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How and when is it allowed to treat najasah on items -without water-?

Washing is the primary method of purifying an item that has been soiled by filth. However the following are alternate 'concessions' which are valid in the Hanafi madhab, the second and fourth are also ...
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If stains/traces of madhiy remain on garment after sprinkling water over it, does it matter?

Water is regarded in fiqh as having the attribute to be tahir: clean Moreover it is regarded as tahir mutahhir طاهر مُطَهِّر meaning it is clean طاهر (by itself) and cleaning مُطَهِّر (anything ...
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Is it haram to purposely touch a dog?

It is said that every act of kindness towards any living thing is rewarded. A dog is also included. Also many say that there was one an old person in a desert with a dog and it was really hot. When ...
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Is pork head on planned mosque spot really a problem?

It is haram (forbidden) to eat pork, as pig flesh is considered impure (najasat). Forbidden to you is... the flesh of swine... -- Qur'an 5:3 O Muhammad tell them: I did not find in what has been ...
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Is it acceptable to do Wudu in the bathroom? (Shia view)

Performing Wudhu in the space of toilet is not deemed as a haram (forbidden) practice and as a result it is a permissible practice. Solely, it would be Makruh (Makruh means it is better not to do, but ...
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Airport dogs checking our bags

I keep saying that tahara and najasa have only a tangential connection to cleanness, hygiene, dirtiness and impurity. They primarily are ritual necessities! Usually the dogs at airports don't sniff ...
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Is it halal to use shampoo containing hydrolyzed collagen?

Pig-derived collagen would be impure (najis). Consider consulting the manufacturer, as your shampoo may not be derived from pigs. In the following fatwa, the hydrolyzation process was considered an ...
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What dirty (but ritually clean) surfaces can you pray on?

First of all note that in fiqh: dirty is no synonym of najis and tahir is no synonym of clean. Najis is what Allah considers najis you a nurse or doctor may clean your wounds with alcohol, but Alcohol ...
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Do i have to wash the undergarment?

You only need to wash the parts where there is a urine stain and then once it's washed, you can pray Alqama and Aswad reported: أَنَّ رَجُلاً، نَزَلَ بِعَائِشَةَ فَأَصْبَحَ يَغْسِلُ ثَوْبَهُ ...
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is pus and blood najis

Note that blood and pus are considered as najis (ritually unclean)by most scholars (See for example What items are considered najis in fiqh?). Ibn Taymiyyah is among those few who considered at least ...
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Do I need to take bath if my baby boy urinated on me?

You need to thoroughly wash the contaminated area with water. You do not need to perform ghusl or wudu just because of this. The matters which invalidate wudu are mentioned here. While ghusl is ...
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Do i have to wash the undergarment?

All scholars are in consensus that urine is najis (ritually impure). So to wear clothes that you know of them having got in contact with urine (See also about the case if you prayed this way without ...
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Washing cloths after a wet dream or getting conatminated with sperm by some other means

Alqama and Aswad reported: أَنَّ رَجُلاً، نَزَلَ بِعَائِشَةَ فَأَصْبَحَ يَغْسِلُ ثَوْبَهُ فَقَالَتْ عَائِشَةُ إِنَّمَا كَانَ يُجْزِئُكَ إِنْ رَأَيْتَهُ أَنْ تَغْسِلَ مَكَانَهُ فَإِنْ لَمْ تَرَ ...
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Washing cloths after a wet dream or getting conatminated with sperm by some other means

If you consider sperm as najis then washing it out is sufficient as you don't need to wash the whole piece of cloth this is the view of abu Hanifa and one opinion of imam Ahmad while imam Malik said ...
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Praying when in doubt about clothes

Your Salat is correct unless you remember that it was certainly not clean after a while...
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Will my pure clothes become impure by washing them in a washing machine with impure clothes?

SeekersHub describes two opposite opinions on this matter: They become pure: A machine will rinse the laundry multiple times after washing it with detergent. Those who hold that the clothes are ...
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Is smelling impure things (like pig) haram?

Please, see here for instance for a sum up of the different kind of impurities in Islam: Dead animals (direct contact and consuming) Impure animals (same thing) Blood Impure products of the human ...
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Does a Muslim woman with urinary incontinence need to change her pad before each prayer?

The general rule is that one's garments should be pure for Prayer to be offered in them. In case they are soiled with urine they should be washed with water. Since in this case ablution lasts from ...
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