Impurities on blankets and pillows

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Q: During intimate relations between husband and wife usually they touch each others private parts and the same hands touch the sheets and pillows etc or some impurity falls on bed or pillow or blankets. Do we have to wash the blankets and pillows or is changing pillow covers and blanket covers and sheets sufficient?


A: Washing the area upon which the impurity has come upon is sufficient.

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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