Faraaidh (obligations) in ghusal

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Q: What is the obligaition of the gusul (bath). Please explain it.


A: There are 3 faraaidh (obligations) in ghusl:

1. Wash the entire body from head to toe.
2. Gargle the mouth.
3. Put water into the nostrils.

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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