Category: Purity
Fatwa#: 41346
Asked Country: South Africa

Answered Date: Oct 26,2018

Title: Does the breaking of wudhu nullify ghusl


Salam, if I am doing gusl and then wudu breaks then do I have to start gusl again or should I continue with gusl?


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

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

If one is performing ghusl and his/her wudhu breaks, one will continue performing the ghusl and will not have to re-start the ghusl. [1]


And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Muhammad I.V Patel

Student Darul Iftaa
Lusaka, Zambia 

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.

الفتاوى الهندية (1/ 166) [1]

 ( الْفَصْلُ الْأَوَّلُ فِي فَرَائِضِهِ ) وَهِيَ ثَلَاثَةٌ : الْمَضْمَضَةُ ، وَالِاسْتِنْشَاقُ ، وَغَسْلُ جَمِيعِ الْبَدَنِ عَلَى مَا فِي الْمُتُونِ


الأصل المعروف بالمبسوط للشيباني (1/ 63)

أَرَأَيْت رجلا تَوَضَّأ ثمَّ خرج من ذكره بَوْل هَل يجب عَلَيْهِ الْوضُوء قَالَ نعم


أَلا ترى أَنه لَو خرج من دبره ريح أعَاد الْوضُوء


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