Is Ghusl Necessary?

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by


please tell is Ghusl is necessary, if yes then tell tell he Ghusl for a lady after marriage.


Yes, Ghusl is sometimes Fardh i.e. after sexual intercourse, when a woman is pure from Haidh [after her Haidh has stopped] and after having a wet dream etc. The method of Ghusl for both men and women is that firstly fill your mouth with water and gargle, then pass water into your nostrils, thereafter pour water over your entire body. No part or hair of the body should remain dry. For further details on Ghusl refer to the books Ta’leem-ul-Islam and Bahishti Zewar

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15 February 2007

26 Muharram 1428