Washing off urine from one’s hand

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Q: When I go to the bathroom, one drop of urine is sprinkled on the hand while passing urine. I washed my hand with water without soap. Is it permissible to perform Salaah and can recite Qur’an or else should I bath again?


A: Yes, you do not have to use soap. Merely using water will suffice.

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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