Obligation of Minor Ablution for one involved in a major impurity
Obligation of Minor Ablution for one involved in a major impurity

Book:

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

Chapter:

Acts for which Purification is Stipulated

Topic/Issue:52 - Obligation of Minor Ablution for one involved in a major impurity --
Opinions:
Opinion FromOpinionExplanation
MajorityIt is obligated but not recommendedThe narration from Umar bin Khattab contains recommendation and not obligation due its incompatibility with the obligation of purification when the intention is to go to sleep, as purification has been prescribed in the law for solemn occasions (rituals) like prayers.
They also argued based on the tradition of Aisha and of Ibn Abbas
Similarly, these jurist hold that ablution is only recommended for eating and drinking when one is in major impurity. Similarly its only recommended when one wishes to repeat intercourse.
Others:
ZahiritesIt is obligatoryBased on the narration from Umar bin Khattab
Evidences :Hadith of Umar, 2 - Sunan Abi Dawud [# 228], Hadith of Ibn Abbas [Hide/Show]
References:1,2,3
Last Updated:2010-05-09

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