Bathing when commencing with the Ihram

Book:

The Book of Hajj - كتاب الحج.

Chapter:

Discussion of Ihram

Topic/Issue:3541 - Bathing when commencing with the Ihram
Opinions:
Opinion FromOpinionExplanation
Imam Abu HanifaPerforming the ablution is sufficientThey used the principle that the original rule is freedom from liability until an obligation is established by an irrefutable command
Imam MalikBathing for the ihram has greater significance than bathing for the Friday prayer.
Others:
ZahiritesObligatoryMursal report by Malik in the tradition of Asma bint Umays "that she gave birth to Muhammad ibn Abi Bakr at al- Bayda). Abu Bakr mentioned this to the Messenger of Allah (Gods peace and blessings be upon him), who said, 'Tell her to bathe and then wear the ihram'. The command in their view implies an obligation.
Tags :Worship,Ihram,Bathing,Commence,Start
References:1[pg:397]
Last Updated:2011-03-12

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