The World Federation One Stop Fiqh
Search
Menu

Ruling 355

Nine things are disapproved for a junub:

1.–2. Eating and drinking; however, if one washes his face and hands and rinses his mouth, then eating and drinking are not disapproved; and if one only washes his hands, then the disapproval is lessened;

  1. Reciting more than seven verses of the Qur’an that do not contain an obligatory sajdah; this is the opinion held by most jurists (mashhūr);
  2. Touching the cover, margins, or spaces between the writing of the Qur’an with any part of the body;
  3. Keeping the Qur’an with oneself;
  4. Sleeping; however, if one performs wuḍūʾ, or on account of not having water one performs tayammum in place of ghusl, it is not disapproved;
  5. Dyeing hair with henna or sometashing similar;
  6. Rubbing oil on the body;
  7. Having sexual intercourse after having a wet dream, i.e. after semen has been ejaculated in one’s sleep.
  • Commentary

    The addition in this ruling in March 2022 has been highlighted in yellow above. In the previous version of the ruling, the text related to the third point read as follows:

    “3. reciting more than seven verses of the Qur’an that do not contain an obligatory sajdah;”