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Is the dirt found in the corner of the eye napaak

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Q:

1- Is the liquid substance which collects in the corner of the eye in the mornings and resembles pus najis?

2- If the liquid substance is not najis, I have the following question: I searched wikipedia and it says in some eye diseases the liquid also contains pus. What if we are not sure that we have the mentioned diseases or we are not sure that this liquid contains pus?

Bismillaah

A:

1. No. It is not napaak.

2. If there is pain in the eye which is caused through an infection and thereafter water comes out, then in this case the water will be napaak.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.

( لا ) ينقضه ( مس ذكر ) لكن يغسل يده ندبا ( وامرأة ) وأمرد لكن يندب للخروج من الخلاف لا سيما للإمام لكن بشرط عدم لزوم ارتكاب مكروه مذهبه ( كما ) لا ينقض ( لو خرج من أذنه ) ونحوها كعينه وثديه ( قيح ) ونحوه كصديد وماء سرة وعين ( لا بوجع وإن ) خرج ( به ) أي بوجع ( نقض ) لأنه دليل الجرح (الدر المختار 1/147)

وما ليس بحدث ليس بنجس بكسر الجيم فيلزم من انتفاء كونه حدثا انتفاء كونه نجسا (شرح الوقاية 1/ 69)

فتاوى محمودية 8/ 136

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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