Category: Fiqh of Purification


Tayammum is a dry ablution. ... more

How to perform Tayammum?

Tayammum replaces Wudhu or Ghusl and enables a person to do any acts of worship that normally require Wudhu or Ghusl. ... more

How to perform Ghusl?

How to perform Ghusl?

1. Intention, i.e. to perform Ghusl.
2. Basmallah (i.e. to say 'Bismillah' - I begin with the name of Allah).
3. Wash the hands.
4. Wash the private parts with the left hand.
5. Perform the Wudhu:
* Wash the hands three times.
* Rinse the mouth three times.
* Cleanse ...

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Ghusl is washing the whole body with water. ... more


Question: Is a non-Muslim filthy, such that a Muslim must redo his wudhu if he touches one of them? ... more

Means of Purification

As for purification from impurities in general, water and other substances can be used. ... more

Merits of Purification

Merits of Purification

1- Allah, the Exalted, says:

{إِنَّ اللَّـهَ يُحِبُّ التَّوَّابِينَ وَيُحِبُّ الْمُتَطَهِّرِ‌ينَ}

'Translation' {Indeed Allah loves those who continually seek repentance and those who purify themselves} ...

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If a Muslim purifies himself in the manner ordained in the Shari'ah (Islamic Jurisprudential Laws) his Prayers will purify him from sins. ... more

Manners related to answering the call of nature

When a Muslim wants to answer the call of nature there are certain manners one must observe. ... more

Actions which require Wudhu

1. One must have Wudhu for prayers, whether they are obligatory or supererogatory. One must have Wudhu when performing Salatul Jinazah (Funeral Prayer). Allah says:

{يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا إِذَا قُمْتُمْ إِلَى الصَّلَاةِ ...

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Sunan al-Fitrah (Muslim's cleanliness obligations)

Allah has chosen certain practices for His Prophets; Muslims are to follow these as well, they are known as Sunan al-Fitrah, or the Muslim's cleanliness obligations. Basically they comprise natural hygiene. ... more

Circumcision for men

Male circumcision is obligatory for the Muslim male if he is able to do it. ... more

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