Holding one’s urge to pass wind in Salaah

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: What should be done if while praying one is not sure if they broke their wudhu due to wind? I often try to hold the wind but I am not sure if
I was able to hold it or if I let it out slowly?


A: If one is sure, then the wudhu and Salaah is broken.

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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