Hanafi Fiqh

OCD and waswasa

Selamun aleykum,

I have Problems with waswasa in many regards, I would be ver thankful if you could tackle 3 scenarios which happen to me daily:

1. Washing Hands after washing body in Ghusl:

In Ghusl we should wash our body 3 times (sunnah). Before that we shall remove any najasa. I do that, but when washing off the najasa, water splashes back on my body. I normaly wash my hands after every of the 3 body washings thereafter. But When washing my hands water splashes back on my body. When washibg the seccond time I will again touch this water which splashed back and even if I then wash my hands again, water will splash again which I will then touch again and after the 3 washings I therfore always doubt the purity of my hands and body. So my question is, are my hands concidered clean after washing my body once even when touching splashes of impure water, or am I right with suspecting them to be dirty thereafter? Then how to ebd this endless cicle of water splashing?

2. Istinja is very difficult for me because I can’t do it on my toilet because the toilet water will always spash up on me. So I do Istinja in the shower. But now, after washing any filth from the 2 parts away, the water whish washes away the najasa rubs down my legs and splashes on me and I have to then also wash my legs and feet. When doing this at the end, I have to step on the water again which collects on the floor because the drain is at the end of the Bathtub and the water doesn’t flow away directly but needs some time. This leads to my feet getting dirty again. I don’t see traces of najasa but K know that this water on the floor is from washkbg away filth so there has to be najasa in it. Also when washing my legs and feet, again water spladhes from the leg I wash to the other abd when I then wash this leg water splashes to the other again. This seems like an endless cicle. Please help me with this

3. Opening Takbir:

When saying my opening takbir I often mispronounce and have to try many times until I can start Salah. I know one should ignore such waswasa, but when I try to convince myself after saying it, that it was correct, I still mostly have some doubt wether to break or keep on. Now the problem: Doubting wether to keep on Salah or break it, breaks Salah in on itself. So even If I convince myself that It was pronunced alright after mentally arguing with myself, I will still have to start anew because I was not firm in my intention to end Salah and had doubt wether I will keep on or break and start anew. But Sheytan will always try to give me these doubts. How should I tackle this, if this on itself breaks the Salah. Also even worse: This has led to me never vekng sure, when saying my Opebing Takbir, If I will be able to pronounce it correctly and start my prayer which means my intention is not firm and even if then I pronounce it correctly, it will be like a suprise for me that I got it on the first try which means I was never firm in my intention to start Salah when saying it.

Please give me some advise in these matters. I know this can’t be right and you have helped me in the past so I hope you can now too.

Jazkallahlu Khairan

Hanafi Fiqh

Spreading impurities with a wet sponge

Assalamu alaikum I have 2 issues that are bothering me. I have outlined them, and questions at the end.

1) my mum used to wipe the toilet with a wet sponge, and urine and faeces would go on the sponge as we have siblings who are not yet trained. She then used this same wet sponge (without washing it) to wipe the entire bath (even the outside of it) and walls which transfers the urine and faeces impurity as it was still visible on the sponge and the sponge is wet. The bath and walls has not been rinsed with water since then, especially not the outside of the bath as this would make water go everywhere.

2) We have a bathtub with a shower. My mum used to fill the bath for my 6 year old sister who would urinate in the bath, making the water and anywhere in the bath that touched this water, impure. She doesn’t rinse the bath after this. she just put water on a sponge and wipe the entire bath which just spreads the impurity as she is not actually pouring any water.

My overall concern is that she doesn:t pour water over any impurities, just spreads them instead. She also would clean the walls with the same sponge, making the walls impure too. I am certain she does this as I’ve seen it with my own eyes.

– Q1: Does this mean that the bath and walls are impure as she spread impurity onto them, and did not rinse them?
– Q2: when I use the bath do I become impure too? As my body is wet and I am in the impure bath.
– Q3: if so, how can I purify myself and the bath?

Please can you give reasonings for your answer. May Allah reward you with goodness.

Hanafi Fiqh

Clarification on Purificatory Bath and Regular Discharge


As salamualykum wa rahmatuhali wabarakatuhu!

1) Can you please give a step by step guide for the ghusl required after menstruation and janaba separately. Also, please do mention the duas (if any) according to the hanafi fiqh.

I have heard many different methods some requiring to read dua and others don’t, I m really confused now and if i did the ghusl wrong would i have the repeat the prayers (even if i used that methods for years?) Please help.

2) I have a very steady flow of white fluid everyday(except for menstruation days). Considering the fact that it breaks the wudu makes it really difficult for me to refresh wudu for every prayer.(i would have to refresh it every 2- 3 hrs) when i m traveling/working can i just pray without refreshing my wudu?

3) After the wudu is performed, i have this sensation of air passing by from the front happens almost every time after wudu. would it be considered under the same ruling as passing gas? I have heard that shaitan pulls a string which causes these sensations/ little bubbles coming out from front and behind. so it should be ignored. can you please shed some light on this.

Jazakumullah Khairan

confused muslimah