After menstrual when we do ablution do we have to cover our body with clothes while bathing or not?
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Assalaamualaikum, Sorry to trouble you, Me zahirkauser i am from A.P i hv a doubt in our relation each and everyone they say one one thing about ablution i am very much confused, after seeing yr site with the help of one of muslim brother i am very much happy with your Q & A, and also i am very much thankful to you for expressing such a great way about Islaam.
And what i want to ask you is sorry to ask u this pl forgive me if i am wrong, since i wanted to know the right way of doing ablution (Gusul) i am asking you pl mail me seperatly to my mail id which i have given to you,
And my Question is, After menstrual when we do ablution do we have to cover our body with clothes while bathing or not, what is the way to do, first we have to clean our private parts then we have do wudu it means we have to wear clothes while doing wudu pl mention to me about this, if we are wear clothes then how do we clean ourself, in my house our elders they say first we have to take baath then while doing baath we have to wear clothes then after doing wudu we have to pour the water three times right side, and left side again for legs tree times and finally on head what is this prositure i couldn`t understand. I request you , pl clearly explain to me about this make me understand so that i will be very thankful to you, pl save me from shrik, pl help me. pl mail only to my personnal id about this, i want this to be secret. If at all i am wrong in asking this Question pl forgive me once again. Thanking you a lot. Khuda hafiz
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Gusl after Menstruation
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Your Question: After menstrual when we do ablution do we have to cover our body with clothes while bathing or not?
If a person is doing ghusl or taking a bath in the privacy and confinement of ones own bathroom; there is absolutely no need to cover ones body with clothes or anything else.
Your Question: what is the way to do (ghusl)?
The Sunnah and proper way to do ghusl or purify oneself after sexual intercourse or menstruation (of women); is to first make an intention in heart that one intends to purify himself/herself. Then say, Bismillah, and wash the private parts thoroughly, preferably with soap, etc. Then do the wudu (ablution) as one would do at the time of prayer. And then, finally, take a full bath and pour water all over the body, making sure no part remains dry.
The above was the Way the Messenger of Allah (saws) himself used to do ghusl or take the full bath to purify himself, and that is what he (saws) taught the believers.
Your Question: first we have to clean our private parts then we have do wudu it means we have to wear clothes while doing wudu pl mention to me about this, if we are wear clothes then how do we clean ourself
There is absolutely no basis for wearing clothes, if one is taking the bath or doing ghusl in the privacy of ones bathroom.
Your Question: in my house our elders they say first we have to take baath then while doing baath we have to wear clothes then after doing wudu we have to pour the water three times right side, and left side again for legs tree times and finally on head what is this prositure i couldn`t understand. I request you , pl clearly explain to me about this.
We have already explained above the Sunnah of the Messenger of Allah (saws) in doing ghusl; and no one purified himself or herself better than the Prophet of Allah (saws).
The custom or ritual of pouring the water three times on the right, left, and legs, and head have absolutely no basis or authority from the teachings of the Messenger of Allah (saws). One may pour water even only once, or may pour it a hundred times there is no limit or number specified. The important thing is to do the ghusl in the manner taught by the Prophet of Allah (saws) and pour the water over ones body so that no part of the body remains dry!
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