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I want to ask that Hindu are najis ul ein(نَجَسٌ – UnClean) ?

Q:

I want to ask that Hindu are najis ul ein(نَجَسٌ – UnClean) ?
Food cooked explicitly by their hand is pak?

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آية Aya 28

يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا إِنَّمَا الْمُشْرِكُونَ نَجَسٌ فَلَا يَقْرَبُوا الْمَسْجِدَ الْحَرَامَ بَعْدَ عَامِهِمْ هَـٰذَا ۚ وَإِنْ خِفْتُمْ عَيْلَةً فَسَوْفَ يُغْنِيكُمُ اللَّهُ مِن فَضْلِهِ إِن شَاءَ ۚ إِنَّ اللَّهَ عَلِيمٌ حَكِيمٌ

وذكر عن عمر بن عبد العزيز في ذلك ما:-
16595- حدثنا عبد الكريم بن أبي عمير قال، حدثني الوليد بن مسلم قال، حدثنا أبو عمرو: أن عمر بن عبد العزيز كتب: ” أنِ امنعوا اليهود والنصارى من دخول مساجد المسلمين “، وأَتْبَعَ في نهيه قولَ الله: (إنما المشركون نجس).

16596- حدثنا ابن وكيع قال، حدثنا ابن فضيل, عن أشعث, عن الحسن: (إنما المشركون نجس)، قال: لا تصافحوهم, فمن صافحَهم فليتوضَّأ.

A:

Salamun Alaykum

Thank you for your query.

Ruling 80. There are ten things that are impure [intrinsically]:(1)

1. urine;

2. faeces;

3. semen;

4. corpse;

5. blood;

6. dog;

7. pig;

8. disbeliever (kāfir);

9. wine;

10. sweat of an excrement-eating animal.

(1) Each of these things is also known as an ‘intrinsic impurity’ (ʿayn al-najāsah).

www.sistani.org/english/book/48/2126/

Ruling 103. A person who does not believe in Allah or in His oneness is impure. Similarly, the following are impure: extremists (ghulāt) (i.e. those who regard one of the Imams (ʿA) as Allah, or say that Allah has immanence (Hulūl) in the Imam (ʿA)),(1) Kharijites (khawārij), and nawāsib (i.e. those who show enmity towards the Imams (ʿA)). The same applies to a person who rejects prophethood or any one of the indispensable aspects of the religion – such as prayers (Salāh) and fasting (Sawm) – if it is in a way that it amounts to refuting Prophet Muhammad (S), albeit in a general manner. As for the People of the Book (ahl al-kitāb) (i.e. Jews, Christians, and Zoroastrians), they are ruled as being pure.

Ruling 104. The entire body of a disbeliever is impure; this includes his hair, nails, and the moisture from his body.

www.sistani.org/english/book/48/2132/

Regarding food cooked by the Hindus or Buddhists, if you are 100% sure that they are touching the food directly then it would be Haraam to eat.

155. A Muslim is allowed to eat the food prepared by a non-Muslim who is not from Ahlul Kitãb [for example, a Hindu or a Buddhist], provided that he does not know or is not sure that the non-Muslim touched the food with wetness; and provided that he does not know or is not sure that the food consists of what is forbidden to him like intoxicating drinks. As for meat, fat and their extracts, there are specific rules that will come later on.

www.sistani.org/english/book/46/2043/

Wassalam,

Syed Haider