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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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Ejaculation of precum and totally sperm like substance

There are three different fluids that may create confusion about taharah. Maniy or many المني which is fluid secreted by either male or female at the time of orgasm or climax. It comes from a man in ...
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If I have urine on my clothes but do not know it?

If the person who prayers, doesn’t know that his/her clothes is Najis, and after the Salah figure it out that it was Najis, his/her Salah is considered as a correct Salah (prayer), but it is better to ...
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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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Can I masturbate in a clean way?

No, you have to make Ghusl. The reason is not whether or not the sperm touches the body, but with the fact that an ejaculation happened. If an ejaculation happens, then Ghusl is obligatory. (source)
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How should a female cleanse herself after her menses?

There's a hadith about this: It was narrated from 'Aishah that: Asma asked the Messenger of Allah about bathing after ones's period. He said: "One of you should take her water and lote leaves, and ...
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How should a female cleanse herself after her menses?

Ghusl (bath) is same for sexual impurity or menstruation. Apart from cleaning obvious traces of impurities, the essential parts of ghusl are: Pouring water on the whole body so that no patch remains ...
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Is wall permissible material for tayammum?

Basically there's a consensus that tayammum requires clean earth: ... And if you are ill or on a journey or one of you comes from the place of relieving himself or you have contacted women and find ...
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Does touching semen make you junub?

First of all janabah is the state after emission of semen be it via intercourse (be it legal or illegal), masturbation or a wet dream. And for leaving this state and being able to pray and worship ...
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Is regular bath considered as a valid Ghusl?

Please consider the following two hadiths: عن أم سلمة، قالت: قلت يا رسول الله إني امرأة أشد ضفر رأسي فأنقضه لغسل الجنابة؟ قال: «لا. إنما يكفيك أن تحثي على رأسك ثلاث حثيات ثم تفيضين عليك الماء ...
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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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Is istinja' necessary for ablution?

Praying with najasa on clothes or on najasa First of all, you should know that according the mawsu'a al-fiqhiyya a prayer is invalid if you prayed on a najiss thing or soil or wearing something najiss ...
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Do wet dreams invalidate the fast in Ramadan?

In The Name of Allah, The Most Beneficent, The Most Merciful. Wet dreams during the day in Ramadan does not invalidate the fast because it is not intentional. The Qur'an says (interpretation of the ...
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Is the Buda'ah well Hadith in which dead animals, filth was thrown accurate?

All perfect praise be to Allah As a general rule about water, as explained in other answers on this site, it is well known that water is considered pure until or unless some impurity alters its color/...
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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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Why does The Reliance of the Traveller highlight 216 liters of water in the context of impurities?

What is a qullah? First of all you should know that a qullah is basically a big vessel (search via google القلة). One could ask himself whether these vessels have been fabricated everywhere with the ...
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Is there a Shi'a based report that Prophet (as) wiped on bare feet?

Shias use hadiths from Imam Baqir (علیه السلام) and Imam Sadiq (علیه اسلام) to support their position. To quote a Shia source: (باب) * (صفة الوضوء) * 1 - علي بن إبراهيم، عن محمد بن عيسى، عن يونس بن ...
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How to perform Ghusl? And is my ghusl valid?

For a valid ghusl you only need to cover the obligatory requirements. Which are as follows: intention, pouring water over all the body, wetting all the skin and every hair - areas which are usually ...
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Can clean sea water be used for wudu?

When discussing the interpretation and rulings of shari'a on verse (5:96) in his tafssir imam al-Qurtobi quoted the known hadith saying: "lts water is pure, and its dead creatures are halal.&...
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Is ghusl or bath required if you have erection without sexual thoughts or masturbation?

No it isn't required by default. In this context ghusl is only required if you have intercourse or an ejaculation (intercourse, wet dream, masturbation etc.). For further information refer to my ...
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Accidentally saw someone veilless

Seeing something does not invalidate wudu, unless it is accompanied with discharge. Reference: https://www.islamweb.net/en/article/162737/does-seeing-others-awrah-invalidate-ones-ablution
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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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Sperm after wet dream and having doubt

The ejaculation is among the reasons for the obligation to perform ghusl. Having a wet dream is rather a reason for expecting an ejaculation (in case it was found we'd be talking about a nocturnal ...
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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 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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Should a woman pray when she has discharge?

Adding to Faqirah's answer, here's a hadith from Sahih al-Bukhari, Book of Menstrual Periods: Narrated `Aisha: Fatima bint Abi Hubaish said to Allah's Messenger (ﷺ), "O Allah's Messenger (ﷺ)! I ...
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Should a woman pray when she has discharge?

All Praise to Allah Subhanahu wa Taala and blessings on Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him His family and companions Narrated Fatimah daughter of AbuHubaysh: Urwah ibn az-Zubayr reported from ...
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