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Chapter 08 - Taking Ghusl (Bath) and the Precepts Regarding Sexual Impurity.
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Chapter 8: Taking Ghusl (Bath) and the Precepts Regarding Sexual Impurity
94. Narrated Abu Sa'id Al-Khudri
said: "The water (of the Ghusl is due to the water (of sexual emission)”.
[Reported by Muslim and its Asl (origin) is in Al-Bukhari].  It means after seminal discharge, taking of bath is essential and obligatory. This Hadith is linked only with 'night discharge' and not with coition. Most of the religious scholars believe in it. Ubai bin K'ab said that in the early period of Islam, in case of coition, taking of bath was not obligatory until the seminal discharge happened, but afterwards this order was abrogated. Some of the research scholars have reported the consensus of Muslims on this issue that as soon as coition is started, taking of Ghusl (bath) becomes obligatory, whether seminal discharge occurs or not.
95. Narrated Abu Huraira
said that, "If one of you sits between her legs (of a woman) and penetrates her, Ghusl (bath) is obligatory."
And Muslim added: "Even if he does not ejaculate." It means that with the start of coitus, taking of Ghusl (bath) becomes obligatory. This Hadith cancels the previous one, if linked with coition.
96. Narrated Umm Salama
, the wife of Abu Talha
said, "O Allah’s Messenger!
Allah is not ashamed of the truth. Is a Ghusl (bath) compulsory for a woman when she has a sexual dream."
replied, "Yes! When she sees signs of liquid."
[Agreed upon.] Her name is Ar-Rumaisa' or Al-Ghumaisa' bint Milha’n, Anas bin Malik's mother. She was among the virtuous Sahabiyat. She was married to Malik bin An-Nasr, then she became a Muslim and invited him to Islam, but he became angry and went to Sham where he died. She was then proposed to by Abu Talha while still a Mushrik, but she made a condition that he should become a Muslim, so he became one and married her. She died during the caliphate of' Uthman.
 As men, women also have “wet dreams”, so taking bath is obligatory for them too.
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97. Narrated Anas
said about the precept of a woman having ejaculation during sleep like a man, "She should take a Ghusl (bath)".
Added Muslim: Umm Salama
said, "Does this happen (to a woman)?" He
said, "Yes, otherwise where does the resemblance (of a child to its mother) come from)?"
 It means that women also have seminal discharge otherwise how a child can take after the mother? Resemblance of children to their parents is on account of potency of semen.
98. Narrated 'Aisha
used to take a bath from four things; after sexual intercourse, on Fridays, after extracting blood from his body and after washing a dead body.
[Reported by Abu Da’ud and Ibn Khuzaima graded it Sahih (sound)]  Among all these four, taking bath after coition is Fard (obligatory), on Friday is Sunna (the way of noble Prophet ) and the rest of the two are Mustahab (desirable). Ahadith regarding obligation of Friday bath are more authentic, therefore, those are to be followed.
99. Narrated Abu Huraira
, regarding the story of Thumama bin Utha’l
when he embraced Islam: The Prophet
ordered him to take a bath.
[Narrated by Abdur- Razzaq and its origin is in Al-Bukhari and Muslim]. Thumama bin Utha’l was from Banu Hanifa and the chief of Al-Yamama people. He went to perform 'Umrah while still a Mushrik and was captured by some horsemen of the Prophet . They brought him to Al-Madina and tied him to one of the mosque's pillars. The Prophet released him after three days. He then became a devoted Muslim and stood firm, during the Ridda (apostasy) days, against his people who were cheated by Musailima Al-Kadhdhab.
 When a non-Muslim embraces Islam, it is obligatory for him to take a bath. Abu Da’ud reported that the noble Prophet ordered Thumama to take a bath, when he embraced Islam.
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100. Narrated Abu Sa'id Al-Khudri
said, "Taking a bath on Friday is a must for every adult".
[Reported by As-Sab'a
]. Bukhari, Muslim, Abu Da’ud, Tirmidhi, Nasa’i, Ibn Majah and Musnad Ahmad.
101. Narrated Samura
said, "Whoever performs ablution on Friday has done a good thing and he who takes bath, taking bath is better (for him)."
[Reported by Al-Khamsa
and At-Tirmidhi graded it Hasan (fair)]
 Samura bin Jundub is a well-known Sahabi nicknamed Abu .Abdullah. He was a Fazari and an ally of the Ansar. He was also one of the memorizers who narrated many Ahadith. He settled at Basra and was very harsh against Al-Haruriya. He died rewards the end of the year 59 H.
 Abu Da’ud, Tirmidhi, Nasa’i, Ibn Majah and Musnad Ahmad
102. Narrated 'Ali
used to teach us the Quran except when he was in a state of sexual impurity
[Reported by Ahmad and Al-Arba’a·. This is the version of At-Tirmidhi who graded it Hasan (fair). And Ibn Hibban graded it Sahih (sound)].  From this Hadith and from others it is proved that reading of noble Quran by a person needing post-coition Ghusl (bath) is not right.
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103. Narrated Abu Sa'id Al-Khudri
said, "If one of you has sexual intercourse with his wife, and wishes to repeat he should perform ablution between them."
[Reported by Muslim.]
Al-Hakim added: "Ablution makes one active for repeating (the sexual act)."
used to sleep in the state of sexual impurity without touching water
[Reported by Al-Arba 'a. This Hadith is defective.]  This ablution is desirable and not essential, it also brings about a pleasure and freshness in mood. It is reported that if the noble Prophet to his different wives in one night, he used to take a Ghusl (bath) after going to each of them. It is also reported that he performed ablution in between and sometimes he did not. So, in this matter one can choose any mode.
 It means that before going to sleep, ablution is not essential for a Junubi (a man in the post-discharge state). There is a Hadith from Bukhari regarding this issue that the noble Prophet used to perform ablution before eating, drinking or sleeping. Therefore, it is better to follow the way of the noble Prophet though it is merely preferable.
104. Narrated 'Aisha
Whenever Allah's Messenger
took Ghusl (bath) after sexual intercourse, he would begin by washing his hands, then pour water with his right hand on his left hand and wash his sexual organ. He would then perform ablution, then take some water and run his fingers through the roots of his hair. Then he would pour three handfuls on his head, then pour water over the rest of his body and subsequently wash his feet.
[Agreed upon and this version is of Muslim]. Narrated Maimuna
poured water over his private parts and washed them with his left hand. He then struck his hand against the earth. In another version: 'He rubbed it on the earth.' And in the last of this version: “Then I brought him a towel
but he returned it and kept wiping off the water with his hand.”
[Agreed upon].  The issue of drying the limbs after performing ablution is discretionary, therefore, it depends on the choice whether to dry or not.
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105. Narrated Umm Salama
I said, "O Messenger of Allah, I am a woman with tightly plaited hair on my head; should I undo it for taking a bath from sexual intercourse?
"In another version is: "from menstruation?" He
said, "No, it is enough for you to throw three handfuls of water on your head".
[Reported by Muslim.] This Hadith makes it clear that for a menstruating woman and Junubi (a man in the post-discharge state) it is not essential to unravel the hair. There is another Hadith from 'Aisha , in which untying of hair is reported. Both the Ahadith are for different occasions.
106. Narrated 'Aisha
said, "I do not permit a woman in menstrual condition or anyone in a state of sexual impurity to (enter) the mosque".
[Reported by Abu Da'ud and Ibn Khuzaima graded it Sahih (sound)] A menstruating woman is not allowed to enter a mosque and circumambulate the Sacred Ka'ba. She should not pray or fast in this period. Prayers of this period are pardoned but she must fast later on. Reading and touching the noble Quran is also prohibited. She should also not recite a complete verse of Quran at a time. Remembrance of Allah is allowed to her. She can participate in invocation upon Allah with other Muslims. She is allowed to go to the place of Eid prayers.
 It means that a menstruating woman and a man in post-discharge state is not allowed to stay in a mosque but passing through is allowed. If somebody gets discharged as a result of wet dream during a sleep in a mosque, it is essential for him to go out. This is unanimously agreed upon.
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107. Narrated 'Aisha
I and Allah's Messenger
took a Ghusl (bath) due to sexual impurity from the same vessel and our hands alternated into it.
[Agreed upon.] Ibn Hibban added "and (our hands) met."
108. Narrated Abu Huraira
said, "There is sexual impurity under every hair, so wash the hair and cleanse the skin."
[Reported by Abu Da'ud and At-Tirmidhi who both graded it Da'if (weak); and in the version of Ahmad, a similar Hadith is narrated by 'Aisha , and in the chain is one narrator who is Majhul (unknown)].  We come to know by this Hadith that it is obligatory to wash the whole body after having a sexual intercourse except rinsing of mouth and putting water in the nose because these two are controversial. Source: A b d u r r a h m a n.org
Chapter 08 - Taking Ghusl (Bath) and the Precepts Regarding Sexual Impurity.