Fatwa: # 14918
Category: Daily
Country: South Africa
Date: 27th February 2007


Is my salaah valid under the requirements of salaah in terms of being totally clean and paak.



I have a bit of a problem. There is a liquid that comes out of my private part(male) it is not urine and it does not come out with a force. It is clear in colour and a bit jelly. Do i have to make ghusl and if not is my clothes napaak(impure) and will it be neccesary for me to change my clothes.also if not then at what point will my clothes become totally napaak, and be neccesary for me to change them or wash it.

Is my salaah valid under the requirements of salaah in terms of being totally clean and paak.


In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful

Assalaamu `alaykum waRahmatullahi Wabarakatoh

The liquid described by you is mazi, which comes out generally when one is aroused. Mazi is impure. It only breaks ones wudhu. Ghusal is not necessary. It is necessary to wash the private parts and the soiled portion of the undergarment. If the soiled portion of mazi on the body or on the undergarment is equivalent to the hollow of ones palm, the salah will not be discharged.

And Allah knows best


Mufti Ebrahim Desai
Darul Iftaa

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