Dried up impurity on one’s carpet

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Q: On my house carpet, sperm and urine has been on the carpet, however it has dried up and there’s no trace left. Does the impurity from this area of the carpet transfer to people who step on the carpet? If not, what if someone with wet feet steps on the area. Also, does impurity transfer when it is wet or damp?


A: No.

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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