Washing a limb less than 3 times in ghusal

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Q: I just want to know that during ghusal if we are washing our body parts like, if first we wash our first arm 3 times and then forgetfully we wash our 2nd arm 2 times so is it okay ? Or we have to balance the order?


A: The ghusal will be valid.

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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