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THE COMPLETE PURIFICATORY BATH (GHUSL)  

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The complete purificatory bath (ghusl)

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In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful

THE COMPLETE PURIFICATORY BATH (GHUSL)

 

Obligatory

Confirmed Sunna

Recommended

Slightly Disliked

Throughout

 

 

Cover your nakedness, to the extent reasonably possible

Facing the direction of prayer & invocating if naked

Wasting water. (Excessive waste of water, is prohibitively disliked and sinful.)

Beginning

 

Begin with the name of Allah and formulate the intention whilst washing the hands up to the wrists

 

 

 

 

Wash the impurity from one’s body

 

 

 

 

Wash the private parts

 

 

 

 

Perform a complete ritual ablution with all its sunna acts

 

 

 

Wash the entire body making sure that the water reaches all parts of the body.

It is obligatory to wash the mouth and nose.

Wash three times and rub the body the first time. (Note that washing the entire body once counts as one washing.)

Start each time by pouring water onto the head, followed by the the right shoulder, then the left shoulder, and rub the body.

 

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