Seeing blood stains on one’s towel after taking a bath

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Q: A person took a bath, when wiping the body with a towel, he saw blood marks on the towel, the blood couldn’t be found anywhere on the body, he then prayed Salah without doing fresh wudhu, is the salah valid? Did he do the right thing? If the prayed Salah isn’t valid does it have to be repeated?


A: If he is more or less clear that the blood is not from his body then the salaah is valid.

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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