Wednesday, 28 March 2012

Masah over stockings and turban

Ibn Mughirah ibn Shu'bah (RA) reported from his father that the Prophet (SAW) made
ablution and wiped over his socks and turban.
[Ahmed18206, Muslim 274, Nisai  107, Abu Dawud  150]

Masah over stockings and sandals

Sayyidina Mughirah ibn Shu'bah (RA) reported that the Prophet (SAW) performed
ablution and wiped his stockings and shoes.
[Abu Dawud  159, Ibn e Majah 559]

Wiping the visible portion

Sayyidina Mughlrah Ibn Shu'bah (RA) said, "I saw the Prophet (SAW) wipe over the top of
the socks
[Abu Dawud  161]

Wiping over and below socks

Sayyidina Mughirah ibn Shu 'bah (RA) said that the Prophet (SAW) wiped  the top
of the socks and their bottom.
 [Abu Dawud  161, Ibn e Majah 550]


 Sayyidina Safwan ibn AssaI (RA) said, “Allah's Messenger (SAW) used to command us
that while we were traveling, we should not remove our socks for three days and three
nights unless we were sexually defiled, but not (to remove them) if we had to answer
nature's call.”
[Ahmed18115, Ibn e Majah 478.Nisai  126]

Travellers and residents wiping over socks

Sayyidina Khuzaymah ibn Thabit (RA) reported that the Prophet (SAW) was asked about
wiping over socks. He said, "It is three days for a traveler and one day for a resident."
[Ahmed21912, Abu Dawud  157]


Shahr  ibn  Hawshab  said  that  when  he  saw  Sayyidina  Jarir ibn  Abdullah  (RA)  perform
ablution and wipe over his socks, he asked him about it and he said that he had seen the
Prophet (SAW) do it. Shahr asked him, "Was it before al‐Ma'idah was revealed, or after?"
He said, “I embraced Islam after the revelation of al‐Ma'idah.”.

Wiping over socks

Sayyidina Hammam ibn Harith (RA) reported that when Sayyidina Jabir bin
Abdullah (RA) performed ablution after he had passed urine, he merely wipe over his
socks (instead of washing his feet). He was asked why he did so, he said, "What prevents
me from it when I observed Allah's Messenger (SAW) do that?" The narrator said,” We
regard this hadith highly because he embraced Islam after the revelation of surah al‐
[Ahmed19189, Bukhari 387, Nisai  118,774, Ibn e Majah 453, Muslim 272]

Leftover of cat

Sayyidah Kabshah bint Ka'b ibn Malik (RA) wife of the son of Sayyidina Abu Qatadah (RA)
narrated," Abu Qatadah visited us and I poured out water in a vessel for ablution he may
make. A cat came and began to drink it. He tilted the vessel for it till she drank her fill. He
saw me looking at him and asked if I was surprised. When I said that I was, he said that
Allah’s Messenger (SAW) had said that it was not impure (or unclean) and it is one of
those that go round us.
[Ahmed22591, 2264]

Leftover of dog

Sayyidina Abu Huraira (RA) reported that the Prophet (SAW) said, "When a dog laps a
vessel wash it seven times, rubbing it with earth the first or the last time. If a cat puts its
mouth into a vessel wash it once."

[Ahmed9516, 9936, Bukhari 172, Muslim 279, Abu Dawud  71, 72, Nisai  83, Muslim 364]

Responding to salaam is makruh for one without ablution

Sayyidina Ibn Umar (RA) narrated that a man greeted the Prophet (SAW) with salaam
while he was passing urine. So, he did not give him a reply.
[Muslim 379, Abu Dawud  16, Nisai  37, Ibn e Majah 353]

Rinse mouth after drinking milk

Sayyidina Ibn Abbas (RA) reported that the Prophet (SAW) drank milk and then asked for
water and rinsed his mouth. He said, “It is greasy”.
[Ahmed1951, 3051, Bukhari 211, 5609, Muslim 358, Abu Dawud  196, Nisai  187, Ibn e
Majah 498]

Ablution with nabidh

 Sayyidina Abdullah ibn Mas'ud (RA) said that Allah's Messenger (SAW) asked him
"What do you have in your skin vessel?" He said that he had nabidh. The Prophet (SAW)
said "Dates are pure and purify water." Then, he performed ablution with it.
[Ahmed4296, Abu Dawud  84, Ibn e Majah 384]


Sayyidina Abn Darda (RA) narrated that the Prophet (SAW) vomitted once and made
ablution thereafter. Later he (Ma'dat ibn Abu TaIhah, a sub‐narrrator) met Sayyidina
Thawban (RA) in a mosque at Damascus and mentioned this event. He said, "He (Abu
Darda) is correct, for, I had poured the water for ablution."

Ablution not necessary after kissing

Sayyidina Urwah reported from Sayyidah Aisha (RA) that she said that Prophet (SAW)
kissed one of his wives and without making (fresh) ablution stood up for  Salah. Urwah
said that he remarked, "Who could that be but you." She laughed.
[Ahmed25824, Abu Dawud , 179, Nisai  170, Ibn e Majah 502]

Sayyidina Qays ibn Talq ibn Ali Hanafi  (RA) reported from his father from the Prophet
(SAW) that he said, "It is but a part of his body." (The narrator is confused whether he
said ‘part’ or ‘no difference in it’.

[Ahmed16295, Ibn e Majah 483, Abu Dawud , 183, Nisai  165]


Abdur Rahman ibn Abu az‐Zinad, reported it from his father, from Urwah from Sayyidah
Busrah (RA) who from the Prophet (SAW) in like manner


Abu Usamah and many others have reported this hadith from Hisham ibn Urwah (RA)
who from his father who from Sayyidah Busrah (RA) and she from the Prophet (SAW).

Ablution is wajib after touching the penis

Sayyidina Hisham ibn Urwah (SAW) narrated that his father reported from Sayyidah
Busrah bint Safwan (RA) that the Prophet (SAW) said, "If anyone touches his penis then
he must not offer salah till he has performed ablution."
 [Ahmed27364, Abu Dawud  181, Nisai  163, Ibn e Majah 479]

Ablution after eating camel flesh

Sayyidina Bara bin Aazib (RA) said that Allah’s Messenger (SAW) was asked about
making ablution after eating camel flesh. He said, “Make ablution after that”. Then he
was asked about mutton. He said, “It is not necessary after that.”
[Ahmed18725,18563, Abu Dawud  184, Ibn e Majah 494]

Ablution does not break on eating what is cooked on fire,

Sayyidina Jabir (RA) said that he was with Allah's Messenger (SAW) once. He visited an
Ansar woman who slaughtered for him a goat and he ate it. Then she brought a plate of
dates from which he ate. He performed ablution for the salah of Dhuhr and prayed it. He
returned and she again brought the remaining meat. He ate of it. Then he offered the
salah of asr but did not perform ablution.
[Ahmed14460, Nisai 185, Abu Dawud 191,192]

Ablution after eating what is cooked on fire

Sayyidina  Abu  Huraira  (RA)  reported  that  Allah's  Messenger  (SAW)  said,  ablution
becomes wajib on eating something cooked on fire, even a piece of qur'ut."
Sayyidina lbn Abbas (RA) asked Sayyidina Abu Huraira (RA), "Shall we make ablution after
consuming oil and using hot water?" So, he said, "Nephew! When you hear a hadith of
the Prophet (RAW) do not cite example for that."
[Ahmed7609, 7679, 9524, Ibn e Majah 485, Muslim 352]


Sayyidina Anas ibn Malik (RA) said that the sahabah of Allah's Messenger (SAW) slept,
then got up and offered salah without making ablution.
[Ahmed13943, Abu Dawud 201, Muslim 376]

Sleep nullifies ablution

Sayyidina Ibn Abbas (RA) narrated that he observed the Prophet (SAW) sleeping while he
was in prostration. He was snoring or taking long breaths. Then he stood up continued to
offer salah. He said, "0 Messenger of Allah!! You had gone to sleep.He replied "Ablution
is wajib for one who sleeps lying down because his joints are relaxed when he lies down."
[Abu Dawud 202]


Sayyidina Abu hurayrah (RA) reported Allah’s Messenger (SAW) as saying , “If one of you
has nullified his ablution then Allah does not accept his salah till he performs ablution”

[ Ahmed8084, Bukhari 135, Muslim 220, Abu Dawud 60]


Sayyidina Abu Huraira (RA) reported that Allah’s Messenger (SAW) said , “ When one of
you is in the mosque and has doubts that he has broken wind then he must not go out till
he has heard a sound or perceives a smell”

[Ahmed9366, Abu Dawud 177]


Sayyidina  Abu  hurayrah  (RA)  reported  that  Allah’s  Messenger(SAW)  said  ,  “It  is  not
necessary to make ablution till one makes a sound or one breaks wind”
[Ahmed9323, 9620 10088, Ibn e Majah 516]


Anas (RA) said that the Prophet (SAW) gouged out their eyes because they had gouged
out the eyes of the camelherd.
[Muslim 1671, Nisai 4043, Abu Dawud 4369]

Urine of animals whose flesh is consumed

Sayyidina Anas (RA) reported that some people of Uraynah came to Madinah but climate
of Madinah did not suit them. So, the Prophet (SAW) sent them to the shed of the camels
of zakah saying, "Drink their milk and urine." But, they killed the Prophet's (SAW) camel‐
grazer and took the camels away, and apostatised from Islam. When they presented to
the  Prophet  (SAW)  he  ordered  that  their  hands  and  feet  on  the  opposite  must  be
severed, and hot iron rods must be rubbed in their eyes.They were then consigned to
[Ahmed14063, 1242, Abu Dawud 4367, Nisai 4031, 4032, Nisai 1501, Muslim 1671, Ibn e
Majah 2578]

Concerning urine of a suckling infant before he eats

Sayyidah Umm Qays bint Mihsan (RA) said that she took her young son who was not yet
weaned to Allah’s messenger (SAW). He passed urine on the Prophet’s garment, so he
called for water and sprinkled it (on his garment).

Emphasis on care while urinating

Sayyidina Ibn Abbas (RA) reported that the Prophet (SAW) passed by two graves. He said,
“Both of them are punished, but not for a great sin. This one, here, was not careful to
avoid drops of urine defiling him. And this other went about slandering people.”

Concerning ocean water which is pure

Safwan inb Sulaym reported on the authority of Sa’eed ibn Salamah of the descendants
of ibn al Azraq that Mughirah ibn Abu burdah Abdad Dar informed him that he heard
Sayyidina  Abu  Hurraira  say  that  a  man  said  to  Allah’s  messenger  (SAW),  “  O then  we
would go thirsty. May we make ablution with sea water?” He said ,” Its water is pure and
its dead are lawful food”

[Ahmed8743, Abu Dawud 83, Nisai 59, Ibn e Majah 386]

Tuesday, 27 March 2012

To urinate in still water is makruh

Sayyidina Abu Huraira (RA) narrated that the Prophet (SAW) said,"None of you must pass
urine in motionless water from which he will make ablution."

[Ahmed8193, Bukhari 239, Muslim 282, Abu Dawud 69]

More on that

Sayyidina Ibn Umar (RA) narrated that the Prophet (SAW) was asked about water in the
desert lands at which birds and wild beasts come frequently. He said, "If the water is as
much as will fill two pitchers then it bears no impurity."

[Ahmed4605, 4803, Abu Dawud 63, 65, Nisai 52]


Sayyidina Abu Sa'eed Khudri (RA) narrated that someone asked, "0 Messenger f
Of Allah! May we make ablution out of the well of Buda'ah?" This was a well into which
Menstrual  cloths,  dead  dogs,  and  stinking  things  were  thrown.  So,  Allah's  Messenger
(SAW) said, Water is pure. Nothing defiles it."
[Ahmed11119, Abu Dawud 66, 77, Nisai 323]

Exemption therein

Sayyidina Abbas (RA) narrated that one of the Prophet's (SAW) wives (RA) bathed from a
large tub. The Prophet (SAW) then intended to perform ablution from it, but she said, "O
Messenger of Allah! I was sexually defiled." He said, "Water is not polluted."
[Ahmed2102, Ibn e Majah 370, Abu Dawud 68, Nisai 324]


Sayyidina Hakam ibn Amr Ghifari (RA) narrated that the Prophet (SAW) disallowed man
to make ablution with the water remaining after a woman has made ablution bath) from
it. Or, he disallowed her left‐over after drinking.

It is disliked to use remaining water after woman's ablution

A man from Bani Ghifar reported that the Prophet (SAW) forbade use of water after a
woman has purified herself from it.

 [Ahmed20680, AD, 82, Ibn e Majah 373, Nisai 342]

Man & Woman making ablution from one vessel

Sayyidina Ibn Abbas,(RA) reported that Sayyidah Maymunah (RA) told him that she and
the Prophet (SAW) had the purification bath from the same vessel.
[Ahmed2686, Bukhari 263, 322, Muslim 322, Nisai 232, Ibn e Majah 377]

The Prophet offered many salah with one ablution

Sayyidina Sulayman ibn Buraida (RA) reported from  his father that the Prophet (SAW)
used  to  perform  ablution  for  every   salah.  When  Makkah was  liberated,  he  offered
several salah with one ablution and wiped over his socks. Sayyidina Umer (RA) said, “You
did something that you never used to do before”. He said. “I did it on purpose”
[Ahmed23027,23034, Muslim 277, Abu Dawud 172, Nisai 133, Ibn e Majah 510]


Sayyidina  Amr  ibn  Aamir  Ansari  (RA)  reported  that  he  heard  Sayyidina  Anas  ibn  Malik
(RA)  say  “The  Prophet  (SAW)  used  to  perform  ablution  for  every  Salah”.  He  asked  ,  “
What  was  your  practice?”  He  said,  “We  let  one  ablution  serve  us  many  salah till  the
ablution was nullified”


It  is  reported  in  a  hadith  of  Sayyidina  Ibn  Umar  (RA)  that  the  Prophet  (SAW)  said  "If
anyone who is in a state of ablution, made a fresh ablution then Allah records for him ten
[Abu Dawud 62, Ibn e Majah 512]

Abution for every salah

Sayyidina Anas (RA) reported that the Prophet (SAW) used to make ablution for every
salah whether he already was in a state of ablution or not.

Makruh to use more water in ablution

Sayyidina Ubayy ibn Ka'b(RA) narrated that the Prophet (SAW) said, "There is adevil for
ablution called Walahan. So, beware of temptations caused about water."
[Ahmed21297, Abu Dawud 547, Ibn e Majah 421]

Ablution with a mudd of water

Sayyidinah  Safinah  (RA)  narrated  that  the  Prophet  (SAW)  performed  ablution  with  a
mudd of water and the purifying bath with a sa’ of water.

What is said after ablution

Sayyidina Umar ibn al‐Khattab (RA) narrated that Allah's Messenger (SAW) said, “ anyone
performs ablution and makes it a perfect ablution and says  (I bear witness that there is
no  God  besides  Allah  who  is  the  One,  Who  has  no  partner  and  I  bear  witness  that
Muhammad  is  His  slave  and  Messenger.  0  Allah!   Cause  me  to  be  among  those  who
repent  and  cause  me  to  be  among  who  purify  themselves),  then  all  eight  doors  of
Paradise are opened for him that he may enter whichever door he chooses.
 [A 17316, 17398, Muslim 234, Abu Dawud 169, 609, Nisai 151, Ibn e Majah 470 ]


Sayyidina Mua’dh ibn Jabal (RA) said ,I observed the Prophet (SAW) wipe his face face
with the edge of his garment after performing ablution.

Using towel after ablution

Sayyidah Aisha (RA) said that Allah's Messenger (SAW) had a cloth with which he dried
his limbs after (having performed) ablution.


Qutaybah reported to us that Abdul Azizi ibn Muhammad also reported in like manner
from Ala, except that Qutaybah repeats the words (This is ribat) three times.

Perfecting ablution

Sayyidina Abu Huraira (RA) narrated that Allah's Messenger (SAW) said, "Shall I not tell
you  of  something  by  which  Allah  erases  sins  and  elevates  ranks?"  They  (the  sahabah)
said,  'Of  course,  0  Messenger  of  Allah!"  He  said,  "To  perfect  ablution  even  in  trying
conditions,  to  go  towards  mosques  very  often  and  to  wait  for  the  next  salah after
offering one. This is ribat (guarding the frontiers)."

[Bukhari 7733,Muslim 251, Nisai 90]

Monday, 26 March 2012

Sprinkling water after ablution .

Sayyidna Abu Huraira (RA) narrated that the Prophet (SAW). said "Jibril came to me and
said: "0 Muhammad! When you perform ablution, sprinkle water."

[Ibn e Majah 463]


Qutaybah and Hannad reported from Abul Ahwas who from Abu Ishaq who from Abd
Khayr on the authority of Sayyidina Ali a hadith similar to Abu Hayyah's hadith, but Abd
Khayr has reported some more words : (When he had fini performing ablution, he took
some of the remaining water in his palm and drank it).
[Nisai 136]

The Prophet's (SAW) ablution

Sayyidina  Abu  Hayyah  (RA)  reported  that  he  observed  Sayyidina  Ali  (RA)  perform
ablution. He washed his both hands thoroughly, rinsed his mouth thrice, snuffed w up his
nostrils thrice, washed his face thrice, washed both arms including elbows thrice, wiped
head  once  and  washed  both  feet  including  ankles.  Then  he  stood  up  and  drank  the
remaining water, saying, "I wished to show you how the Prophet (SAW) performed his
[Abu Dawud 116, Nisai 70]

One who washes some limbs twice and others thrice during ablution

Sayyidina Abdullah ibn Zayd,(RA) narrated that while performing ablution, the Prophet
(SAW) washed his face three times and hands twice. Then he wiped his head and washed
his feet (twice).
[M235, Abu Dawud 118, Nisai 97, 98, Bukhari 185]


Abu Eesa said , “ Waki has also narrated this hadith from Thabit bin Abu Sufyan that he
asked Abu Jafar and got a confirmatory response. He said that Qutaybah and Hannad had
narrated the hadith from Waki on the authority of Thabit”

Washing limbs once, twice or thrice

Sayyidina Thabit ibn Abu Safiyah (RA) narrated that he asked Abu Ja'far if Sayyidina Jabir
(RA); had narrated to him the hadith that the Prophet (RA) performed ablution washing
the limbs once, twice and thrice each. He answered, "Yes."
[Ibn e Majah 4101]

Washing every limb thrice

Sayyidina Ali (RA) said that the Prophet washed each limb during ablution three times.
[Ahmed928, 945, 971, Nisai 8, Abu Dawud 114]

Washing each limb twice

Sayyidina Abu Huraira (RA) said that the Prophet washed the limbs twice during ablution.

Washing each limb only once

Sayyidina  Ibn  Abbas.(RA)  said  that  the  Prophet  (SAW)  washed  each  limb  once  (in

[Abu Dawud 138, Nisai 80, Ibn e Majah 411, Bukhari 157]

Woe to dry ankles

Sayyidina Abu Huraira (RA) narrated that the Prophet (SAW) said, "Woe to the ankles in
the Fire" (if they remain dry after ablution)

[Ahmed24570, 7796, Bukhari 163, Nisai 110, Muslim 140, to 242] 


Sayyidina Mustawrid ibn Shaddad Fihri (RA) said that he observed the Prophet that when
he performed ablution he rubbed his toes with his little finger.

[Ahmed18038, Ibn e Majah 446, AD, 148]


Sayyidina Ibn Abbas (RA) said, "When you make ablution make Khilalof your fingers and
[Ibn e Majah 443]

Intertwine toes

Sayyidina Aasim ibn Laqit ibn Sabirah (R.A) reported on the authority of his father the
Prophet (SAW) said, "When you make ablution run your finger between your toes.”
[Ahmed16381, Bukhari 166. Abu Dawud 2366, Ibn e Majah 407]

Both ears are included with the head

Sayyidna Abu Umamah (RA) narrated that the Prophet (SAW) when he made ablution he
washed his face and both hands three times each and wiped his head, saying, "The ears
are included in the head."

[Abu Dawud 134]

Wiping the ears inside, outside

Sayyidna Ibn Abbas (RA) reported that the Prophet (SAW) wiped his head and his ears
their outsides and insides.
[Bukhari 140, Nisai 101, Ibn e Majah 439]

Fresh water for wiping head

Sayyidina  Abdullah  ibn  Zayd  (RA)  narrated  that  he  observed  Prophet  (SAW)  Perform
ablution. He wiped his head with water that was not residual after washing his hands
(which means that It was fresh water).
[Ahmed16433, 16445, 236, Abu Dawud 120]

Wipe the head once

Sayidah Rubayyi bint Mu’awwidh ibn Afra (RA) narrated that she saw the Prophet (SAW)
performing ablution. He wiped his head front and back, his temples and ears, once.
[Ahmed27086, 27084, Ibn e Majah 440, 441, Abu Dawud 131]

Wiping the head from the back

Sayyidah Rubayyi bint Mu'awwidh ibn Afra (RA) narrated that the Prophet
(SAW) wiped his head twice beginning from the back of his head, and again from its fore,
and his ears, both of them, inside and outside.
[Abu Dawud 126]

Wipe the head from the fore to the end

Sayyidina Abdullah ibn Zayd (RA) narrated that Allah's Messenger (SAW) wiped his head,
leading  both  hands  from  the  fore to the  back  of  the  head  up  to  the  nape  of  his  neck
bringing them back to the fore. Then he washed his feet.

[Bukhari 185, 191, Ibn e Majah 434, Muslim 235, Abu Dawud 100, Nisai 97,98]


Yahya ibn Musa has also heard the hadith from Abdur Razzaq who from Isra'il who from
Aamir ibn Shafiq who from Abu Wa'il who from Sayyidina Othman ibn Affan (RA) that
Prophet (SAW) used to run his fingers through his beard.


This hadith is also reported by Ibn Abu Umar from Sufyan from Saeed ibn Abu Arubah
from Qatadah. He reported from Hasan ibn Bilal who from Ammar who from the Prophet

Intertwine the beard

Sayyidina Hassan Ibn Bilal (RA) said that he saw ammar ibn yasir (RA) perform ablution,
He  ran  his  fingers  through  beard  so  Hassan  (RA)  asked  him,  "Do  you  interwine your
beard?"  Ammar  (RA)  said  ,  "Why  should  I  not  do  it  when  I  did  see  Allah’s  Messenger
(SAW) run fingers through his beard"
[Ibn e Majah 429,430]

Rinse and snuff with one scoop of water

Sayvidna Abdullah ibn Zayd (RA) said that he saw the Prophet (SAW) rinse his mouth and
snuff up water from one palm of the hand.. He dId that three times.
[Ahmed16445, Ibn e Majah 405,434, Nisai  97,98, Abu Dawud 100,118, Bukhari 185,191,
Muslim 235]

To rinse mouth and snuff water up the nostril

Sayyidina  Salamah  ibn  Qays  (RA)  said  that  Allah's  Messenger(SAW)  said,"When   you
make ablution, snuff up water and when you use stone for istinja use an odd number."
[Ahmed19009, Bukhari 161, Nisai 43, Ibn e Majah 406]


Rabah ibn Abdur Rahman ibn Abu Sufyan ibn Huwaytib narrated from his grandmother
daughter of Sa'eed ibn Zayd, from her father from the Prophet (SAW)……. the like of it.

Reciting tasmiyah before perfoming ablution

Rlbah ibn Abdur Rahman ibn Abu Sufyan ibn Huwaytib reported from his grandmother
who  reported  from  her  father  that  Allah's  Messenger  (SAW)  said,  "The  abultion of  a
person is void if he does not begin it with Allah's name."
[Ahmed11371, Ibn e Majah 337, Abu Dawud 102]

On awakening from sleep no one should put his hands in a vessel before  washing them

Sayyidina  Abu  Huraira (RA)  narrated  that  the  Prophet  (SAW)  said,  "When  one  of  you
awakes from sleep of the night, he must not dip his hand in the vessel till he has washed
it two or three times, for, he does not know where his hand was during the night."
[Ahmed8594, 9150, 10502, Bukhari 162, Abu Dawud 103 to 105, Muslim 278, Nisai 1]

Sayyidina Abu Salamah (RA) reported that Zayd ibn Khalid (RA) al‐Juhanni said
that he heard Allah's Messenger (SAW) say, "Were it not that I might distress my Ummah
I would order them to use the siwak before every salah, and I would put off the salah of
isha till one‐third of the night had passed”
He said, "Zayd ibn Khalid had the siwak on his ear as a scribe has a pen over it when he
came to the mosque for his salah. He did not offer salah till he had used the siwak, after
which put it back in the same place."
[Ahmed17045, Abu Dawud 47]

Concerning siwak
Sayyidina Abu Huraira (RA) narrated that Allah's Messenger(SAW) said, "Were it not that
I might distress my ummah, I would order them to use the siwak at every prayer”
[Ahmed7343, Bukhari 887, Nisai 12, Muslim 252, Abu Dawud 46. Ibn e Majah 87]

Passing urine in the bathroom is makruh

Sayyidina Abdullah ibn Mughaffal reported that the Prophet (SAW) said that no one must
urinate in the place where he bathes himself (bathroom), for, evil promptings generally
come from it.

[Ahmed20592, Nisai 36,27 Ibn e Majah 304]

The Prophet went to a distance to relieve himself

Sayyidla Mughirah ibn Shu’bah narrated that he was travelling wiith Allah's
Messenger (SAW) once. When he wanted to relieve hImself, he went away very far off.
[Ahmed15661, Nisai 16, Ibn e Majah 334]

Abstersion with water

Sayyidah Mu’adhah (RA) narrated that Sayyidah Aisha (RA) saId (to the women) that they
shoulll tell their husbands to cleanse themselves with water as she felt ashamed before
them. The Prophet (SAW) used to do that.
[Ahmed24693, Nisai 43]

Things with which it is makruh to make istinja

Sayyidina Abdullah ibn Mas'ud (RA) narrated that Allah's Messenger (SAW) "Do not make
istinja with dung and bone because that is provision of your brethren among jinn."
[Muslim 450]

Abstersion with two stones

Sayyidina Abdullah (RA): said that the Prophet (SAW) went out to relieve himself and said
to him, "Fetch threee stones for me." Abdullah said, "I brought to him two stones and a
piece  of  dung.He  took  the  stones  but  threw  away  the  piece  of  dung,  saying,  "It  is
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[Ahmed4299, Bukhari 156, Nisai 42, Ibn e Majah 314]

Istinja with Stones

Sayyidina  Abdur  Rahman  ibn  Yazid  (RA)  said  that  Sayyidina  Salman  (RA)  was  told,
"Indeed,  your  Prophet  teaches  you  every  thing,  so  much  so  thateven  how  to  relieve
yourself. Salman (RA) said. "Yes! He forbade us to face the qiblah when passing stool or
urine, or to cleanse ourselves with the right hand, or to use dung or bones to cleanse.
[A 23764, 23766, Muslim 262, Abu Dawud 7, Nisai 41,42, Ibn e Majah 316]

Abstersion with right hand disliked

Abdullah  ibn  Abu  Qatadah  (RA)  reported  from  his  father  that  the  Prophet  (SAW)
disallowed them to touch their penis with their right hand.
[Ahmed22628, Bukhari 153, Muslim 267, Nisai 23, 24, Abu Dawud 31]

On raising (or lowering) the lower garment at the lowest level

Sayyidina Anas (RA) said that when Prophet (SAW) wanted to relieve himself did not raise
his lower garment till he was very near the ground.
[Abu Dawud 14]

Concerning exception for that

Abu  Wail  reported  that  Sayyidina  Hudhayfah (RA)  said  that  Allah's  Messenger  (SAW)
came to a midden of the people and passed urine standing. Then he brought water for
him to erform ablution and began to retreat but he called him until he was just behind
him. Then Prophet (SAW) performed ablution and wiped over his socks.

[Ahmed23301, 23405, Bukhari 224, Muslim 273, Nisai 26, 27, Abu Dawud 23, Ibn e Majah
305, 306,455]

Disallowed to pass urine standing

Sayyidah Aisha (RA) said, "If anyone says that the Prophet (RA) passed urine standing up
then do not confirm him because he never passed urine but sitting down.
[Ahmed25653, Nisai 229, Ibn e Majah 307]


Hannad reported from Abdullah who from Ubaydullah ibn Umar who from Muhammad
ibn Yahya ibn Hibban who from his uncle Wasi' ibn Hibban who from Sayyidina Ibn Umar
who  said,  "I  went  up  the  roof  of  Hafsah's house  and  saw  Allah's  Messenger  relieving
himself, His face was towards Syria and back towards the Ka'bah."
[Ahmed4812, 4991, Bukhari 145, 4991, Muslim 266, Abu Dawud 12, Ibn e Majah 322,
Nisai 23]


Ibn Lahi'ah has reported this hadith from Abu Dhubayr who from Jabir who from Abu
'Qatadah that he saw the Prophet (SAW) pass urine standing. Qutaybah told us about it
having been reported it from Ibn Lahi'ah.

Concerning the Exemption from that

Sayyidina  Jabir  ibn  Abdullah (SAW)  said,  "The  Prophet (SAW) forbade us to  pass urine
while facing the qiblah. But, one year before his death, I saw him face the qiblah."
[Ahmed14878, Abu Dawud 13, Ibn e Majah 325]

Concerning disallowance to face the qiblah while relieving oneself

 Sayyidina Abu Ayyub Ansari narrated that Allah's Messenger (SAW) said, "When you go
to the toilet, do not face the qiblah while passing stool or urine nor turn your backs to it,
but turn to the east or west."
Abu Ayyub (RA) said, "When we arrived in Syria, we found their privies built facing qiblah,
so we would turn away from that and would seek Allah's forgiveness."
[Ahmed 23583, 23595, Bukhari 144, 394, Muslim 264, Abu Dawud 9, Nisai 21, 22, Ibn e
Majah 318]

What one says on coming out of the toilet

Sayyidah Aisha narrated that when the Prophet (SAW) came out of the toilet, he said: (0
Allah! I seek Your forgiveness)

[Ahmed5275. Abu Dawud 30, Ibn e Majah 300]


Sayyidina Anas (RA) narrated that when the Prophet went to the toilet, hewould say '0
Allah! I seek refuge in you from impurity and evil deeds’
[Ahmed11947, 11983, Bukhari 142, Muslim 375, Abu Dawud 4, 5 Nisai 19]


Sayyidina Anas (RA) ibn Malik narrated that while going to the privy the Prophet said: (O
Allah I seek refuge in you). Sayyidina Shu'bah (RA) said that at a Abu Salih as‐Saman, said
that at another time he said: (I seek refuge in Allah from evil and the evil‐doers, or, from
impure male jnns and impure female jinns)


Jabir ibn Abdullah (RA) narrated that Allah's Messenger (SAW) said,”They key to paradise
is the salah and the key to the salah is ablution."

Purification is key to Salah

 Sayyidina Ali (RA) narrated that the Prophet (SAW) said, "The key to purified. Its tahrim
(prohibition) is the takbir (saying Allahu Akbar to begin it) a (legality) is the taslim saying
assalaamu alaykum wa rahamatullah to end it."
[Ahmed1006, Abu Dawud 61,618 Ibn e Majah 275]

Merits of Ablution

 Sayyidina  Abu  Huraira  (RA)  reported  that  the  Prophet  (SAW)  said,  "When  a  Muslim
slave", or, "a Believer washes his face while performing ablution then, with the water, or
the last drop of water, all his sins committed with his eyes are washed away. When he
washes his hands then all sins commited with them are washed away with water or the
last drop of water till comes out pure from sins."
 [Ahmed8026, Muslim 244]

Salah without purification is not accepted

 Sayyidina Ibn Umar (RA) narrated that the Prophet (SAW) said, "No Salah is accepted
without  purification  and  no  Sadaqah is  accepted  from  the  proceeds,  of  treacherous
dealing."  Hannad;  in  his  version  has  used  the  word  ‘illa’  (except)  instead  of
’bighair’ (without)
[Ahmed4700, 4969, Muslim 1874, Ibn e Majah 272]