Category: Jurisprudence and Rulings (Fiqh)
Fatwa#: 40038
Asked Country: United States

Answered Date: Mar 07,2018

Title: Ghusal without soap


Is it allowed  to do ghusul with out soap after having nightfall


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

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

It is not necessary to use soap when making ghusal.

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Huzaifah Deedat

Student Darul Iftaa
Lusaka, Zambia 

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.


منية المصلي وغنية المبتدي (ص: 22) – ت: صلاح ابو الحاج - مركز العلماء للدراسات وتقنية المعلومات

وَأَمَّا فَرَائِضُ الغُسْلِ



وَغُسْلُ سَائِرِ البَدَنِ

وإيْصَالُ المَاءِ إِلَى مَنَابِتِ الشَّعْرِ وَإِنْ كَثُفَ بِالإِجْمَاعِ

وَكَذَا إيْصَالُ المَاءِ إِلَى أَثْنَاءِ اللِّحْيَةِ وَالشَّعْر

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