What is Najis?

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by


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

Can you provide me with a list of what is najis according to the Hanafi fiqh?


In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

We commend you on your enthusiasm and zeal to learn about the teachings of Islam. Cleanliness is an integral part of Islam and it is half of faith.

It is the duty of every Muslim that he/she is conscious about cleanliness be it with regards to personal hygiene or the environment around him/her.

You may refer to the following books for information on the subject of cleanliness.



You may also visit the Tahaarah section on our website, for various rulings pertaining to cleanliness.


And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best


Mufti Muhammad I.V Patel

Checked and Approved by
Mufti Nabeel Valli

Darul Iftaa Mahmudiyyah

Lusaka, Zambia

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