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Main Points From 2nd Al-Mulakhas Al-Fiqh Class

 

Main Points From Al-Mulakhas Al-Fiqh Class

 

Date:- 21/12/13

Lesson no:- 2

 

Things Ritual Impurity (Haddath) Forbids Doing

Deeds Forbidden for One in a State of Minor Ritual Impurity (requires Wudhu) or Major Ritual Impurity (requires ghusl)


  1. Touching the Glorious book of the Quran unless something is used that prevents direct contact (i.e. gloves, cloth etc)
  2. Performing Prayers (Neither Obligatory or Supererogatory Prayers). If one is aware of the ruling and offers prayers intentionally, he/she is regarded as a sinner. But if one is unaware of this ruling then he is not regarded as a sinner yet one’s prayer is still seen as invalid.
  3. Performing Tawaf (Circumambulating the Ka’bah).

 

Deeds Forbidden for One in a State of Major Ritual Impurity (requires ghusl) in Particular

  1. Reciting the Quran is forbidden for the personin a state of major ritual impurity (requires ghusl) the same ruling applies to both menstruating women and women in the state of post-natal bleeding. Yet some scholars, such as Ibn Taymiyyah, maintain that is permissible for a menstruating woman to recite Quran for fear of forgetting it. But it is allowed for the person in a state of major ritual impurity to use the wording of the Quran with no intention of recitation, rather as a way of remembrance and for adhkaars.
  2. Staying at a Masjid is forbidden for the person a state of major ritual impurity (requires ghusl) be it janabah (due to sexual intercourse or seminal discharge), menstruation or postnatal bleeding unless they are just passing through.

 

Etiquettes of Answering Call of Nature

  • Upon Entering the bathroom, it is desirable for a Muslim to say, “In the Name of Allah, I seek refuge with Allah  from all offensive and wicked things (evil deeds and evil spirits)” stepping in with his/her left leg. When leaving it is desirable to step out with the right leg invoking, “I seek Your forgiveness. Praise be to Allah, Who removed harm from me and gave me health”.
  • In case one has to answer the call of the nature out of doors, it is desirable to for one to do so away from people, screening oneself behind a wall, tree, or the like.
  • In addition, while answering the call of nature out of doors, one is forbidden to face or turn one one’s back towards the qiblah. Rather, one should move eastward or westwards to avoid facing the qiblah.
  • Select smooth ground when having to urinate out of doors, so as to avoid being soiled by the scatter of one’s urine.
  • It is not allowed for one to use his right hand to clean/touch one’s stool and urine exits with one’s right hand (use left when cleaning).
  • It is not allowed to answer the call of nature at a public road or at a place used by people as a shelter or in a source of water used by people.
  • One should never enter toilet while having something containing the Name of Allah or any Quranic verses.
  • It is not allowed to speak while answering the call of nature or read Quran.
  • When one finishes answering the call of nature, one must perform istinja (cleaning with water) or istijmar (cleaning with stones, toilet paper, leaves etc).
  • It is better to combine both istinja and istijmar but performing either is sufficient.
  • During istijmar (cleaning with stones, toilet paper, leaves etc) one must them clean them with it three times or more.
  • It is forbidden to use bones or dung for istijmar.

 

 

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