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A year back something impure like alcohol fell on my slippers when I went to some place. Now I don’t remember whether after coming back I washed it or not or later I washed it. I don’t remember whether I kept the slipper unwashed or washed in my cupboard. Though after that I have washed it a lot of times but I can’t remember whether that time I had washed it and kept it in my cupboard. Now my other shoes were also kept in there with these and I can’t seem to remember whether I kept them inside washed or not. Will my other shoes be impure or will the cupboard be impure as the shoes might have touched. I’m feeling very distressed please help.

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Q: A year back something impure like alcohol fell on my slippers when I went to some place. Now I don’t remember whether after coming back I washed it or not or later I washed it. I don’t remember whether I kept the slipper unwashed or washed in my cupboard. Though after that I have washed it a lot of times but I can’t remember whether that time I had washed it and kept it in my cupboard. Now my other shoes were also kept in there with these and I can’t seem to remember whether I kept them inside washed or not. Will my other shoes be impure or will the cupboard be impure as the shoes might have touched. I’m feeling very distressed please help.

Bismillaah

A: Do not pay attention to these doubts. Everything is pure.

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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