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Wudhu breaking with a drop of urine


  1. Someone told me that if only a drop of urine comes out you still have your wudu because a drop is less than a penny (coin), is this true?
  2. All impurity which is less than 3 to 5 centimetres in diameter is excused. I am sure two drops of urine on your clothes will not make a circle which is more than 3 centimetres, is that true?


A: This is incorrect. The wudhu will immediately break.

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 MuftiOnline.co.za, 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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