Water falling on one’s undergarments when washing

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: I am a mazoor suffering from urine incontinence. My private part is always soiled with urine. I want to know whenever I wash my private part after urinating, the water falls on my underwear and remember my private part is soiled with urine. Is my underwear pure or impure?


A: If it is water that had fallen on your undergarment, then regard it to be clean.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, 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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