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Ruling 634

In the course of explaining recommended ghusls, jurists have mentioned many other ghusls, including:

  1. The ghuslfor each of the odd nights of the month of Ramadan, the ghusl for each of the last ten nights of the month of Ramadan, and another ghuslat the end of the 23rd night of the month of Ramadan;
  2. The ghuslfor the 24th of Dhū al-Ḥijjah;80
  3. The ghuslfor the Eid of Nawrūz,8115th of Shaʿbān,82 9th of Rabīʿ al-Awwal,83 17th of Rabīʿ al-Awwal,84 and the 25th day of Dhū al-Qaʿdah;85
  4. The ghuslfor a woman who has used fragrance for other than her husband;
  5. The ghuslfor someone who slept while intoxicated;
  6. The ghuslfor someone who went to see a hanging and actually saw it; however, if he happened to see it by chance, or he had no choice but to see it, or, for example, he had gone to give evidence and saw it, then in these cases, this ghuslis not recommended;
  7. The ghuslfor the visitation (ziyārah) of the Infallibles (maʿṣūmīn) from near or far.

It is worth noting, however, that the recommendation for these ghusls is not established, and someone who wants to perform them must do so with the intention of rajāʾ.

80 The day of Mubāhalah.
81 The day of the spring equinox.
82 The birthday of the Twelfth Holy Imam (ʿA).
83 Eid al‑Zahrāʾ (ʿA).
84 The birthday of Prophet Muḥammad (Ṣ) and Imam Jaʿfar al‑Ṣādiq (ʿA).
85 The day of Dahw al‑Arḍ.