Boiling Zam Zam water

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Q: In may 2016 we went to umra from their we brought the Holy zam zam water. Till Ramadan we used it and the remaining half bottle we kept. Now I opened to use and finish the water. I saw some tiny particles like sand not bacteria in the water. Shall we boiled the water and use it?


A: There is no need to boil the water.

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


Answered by:

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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