Apr 24, 2013

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Will the splashes of water render the remaining water in the bucket impure while bathing

Will the splashes of water render the remaining water in the bucket impure while bathing

Question:

assalam-o-alaikum,

mufti saheb

my problem is that whenever i used to bath,i feel that some spray of water after rolling from body and bouncing from floor, falls in the water of bucket,and i used to change water again and again leading to waste of water,and difficulty also,please suggest…..when the water in bucket really becomes impure????and many more doubts…plz also pray for me…i m really very worried….jazakallah

Answer:

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

Respected Sister

1.      In principle, if the density of the water remains unchanged the water will remain pure, hence it will be permissible to continue making Ghusl with that water.[1]  However if either of the two qualities from the three qualities[2] of the water  change, it will not be permissible to utilize that water for Ghusal.

2.      If waswas’s (Whispers and thoughts) occur you should over look them and continue with your Ghusal.

And Allah Ta’ala knows best      
Mufti Luqman Hansrot
Fatwa Dept.

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[1] (Bahishti Zewar, Altaf and Sons, Vol 1, Pg 46)

[2] The three qualities of the water consist of the taste, smell and colour.

 

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