Category: Prayer
Fatwa#: 22911
Asked Country: South Africa

Answered Date: Oct 23,2012

Title: Salah without ghusl after masturbating


Concerning Fatwah #22910 , if a person masturbates and doesnt perform ghusl, what about his Salaah after a couple of days ? Will they be accepted ? Thanks and jazakallah


In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

 As-salāmu ‘alaykumwa-rahmatullāhiwa-barakātuh.


If a person masturbates, his Salah will not be accepted until he performs Ghusl.


The difference between Fasts and Salah from this aspect is that one of the pre-requisites of Salah is tahaarah(bodily purity). This is not a pre-requisite of fasting.[1]


And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best


Checked and Concurred by,
Abdul Azīm bin AbdurRahman,

Ismail Desai.


[1]لابد لصحة الصلاة من سبعة وعشرين شيئا: الطهارة من الحدث

(نورالايضاح، ص50، المكتبةالعصرية)

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