Fatwa: # 43390
Category: Purity (Tahaarah)
Date: 8th October 2019


If pus flows onto my clothes will my wuḍū be valid?


Assalamualikum, i have a small wound on my knee.when i was reading namaz very small amount of pus like (one drop) didnt flow from the place but while i was doing sajda it attached to the paijama (pant)cloth.and i didnt know until the namaz has completed and i checked it later.so did my wazu break and i have to perform the namaz again?


In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.  

In principle, if the wound is such that the pus would not flow from its spot on its own, the wuū will be valid. If however, the wound is such that the pus would have flown on its own, then the wuū will be invalid and repeating the alāh (prayer) will be necessary.[i]

In the inquired scenario, the wuū will be intact and repeating the alāh will not be necessary.   

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Abrar Habib

Student - Darul Iftaa

New York City, New York, USA 

Checked and Approved by,

Mufti Ebrahim Desai.





المبسوط للسرخسي (٤٨٣ تقريبا)، ج-١، ص-٧٧، دار النوادر 

 ثم حاصل المذهب أن الدم سال بقوة نفسه حتى انحدر انتقض به الوضوء، وإن لم ينحدر، ولكنه علا فصار أكثر من رأس الجرح لم تنتقض به الطهارة إلا في رواية شاذة عن محمد - رحمه الله تعالى - فإنه إن مسحه قبل أن يسيل فإن كان بحال لو ترك لسال فعليه الوضوء، وإن كان بحال لو تركه لم يسل فلا وضوء عليه لحديث ابن عباس - رضي الله تعالى عنهما - قال في الدم إذ سال عن رأس الجرح فهو حدث، وإلا فلا


فتاوى قاضيخان (٥٩٢)، ج-١، ص-٣٩، قديمي كتب خانة 

 (القيح) والدم والصديد إذا سال من الجرح نقض الوضوء وإن علا وانتفخ ولم يسل لا ينقض الوضوء ولو ألقى عليه تراباً أو رماداً أو مسحه بخرقة ثم وثم إن كان بحال لو تركه يسيل نقض الوضوء وإلا فلا


المحيط البرهاني (٦١٦)، ج-١، ص-١٩٦، إدارة القرآن 

 وإذا عصرت القرحة، فخرح منها شيء كثير، وكانت بحال لو لم يعصرها لا يخرج منها شيء ينتقض الوضوء



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