Leftovers from the Ritual Purification
Leftovers from the Ritual Purification


The Book of Ritual Purification (Tahara) - كتاب الطهارة من الحدث.


The Kinds of Water Used

Topic/Issue:35 - Leftovers from the Ritual Purification -- أسآر الطهر
Opinion FromOpinionExplanation
Malik, Shafi and HanafiIt is pure and purifying (can be used for ablution).Based on many traditions that Prophet used to wash away major ritual impurities along with his wives using the same utensil. For instance, the hadith of Aisha

There is no distinction between bathing at the same time or bathing with surplus left by other.
AhmadIt is NOT permitted even if they commence at the same timePerhaps the only tradition that reached them was of hadith of Al-Ghifari and hence they made analogy for a man, from the case of the women
Ibn HazmWoman can use the leftover of a man, but not vice versa. Both can do together.Based on the hadith of Al-Ghifari and Aisha
They can't use each other's leftovers, but can share one bucket of water (start at same time).
  • Conflicting narrations, one forbidding, one allowing.
  • Conflict of reconciling the narrations.
Evidences :1 - Sahih Muslim [# 629] [Hide/Show]
Tags :Worship,Purification, Tahara, Wudu', Ablution, Water, Impurity
See Also:Purification with Water
References:1[pg:29-30] [Hide/Show]
Last Updated:2010-04-16

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