Fatwa: # 41346
Category: Purity
Country: South Africa
Date: 26th October 2018


Does the breaking of wudhu nullify ghusl


Salam, if I am doing gusl and then wudu breaks then do I have to start gusl again or should I continue with gusl?


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

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

If one is performing ghusl and his/her wudhu breaks, one will continue performing the ghusl and will not have to re-start the ghusl. [1]

See Fatwa #2911 also.

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Muhammad I.V Patel

Student Darul Iftaa
Lusaka, Zambia 

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.


[1] الفتاوى الهندية (1/ 166

 ( الْفَصْلُ الْأَوَّلُ فِي فَرَائِضِهِ ) وَهِيَ ثَلَاثَةٌ : الْمَضْمَضَةُ ، وَالِاسْتِنْشَاقُ ، وَغَسْلُ جَمِيعِ الْبَدَنِ عَلَى مَا فِي الْمُتُونِ


الأصل المعروف بالمبسوط للشيباني (1/ 63)

أَرَأَيْت رجلا تَوَضَّأ ثمَّ خرج من ذكره بَوْل هَل يجب عَلَيْهِ الْوضُوء قَالَ نعم

أَلا ترى أَنه لَو خرج من دبره ريح أعَاد الْوضُوء

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