Whenever i do vudu, and start prayer, it feels like i get pressure in my stomach,
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Asalamoeliqum Brother, lately i`ve been having problem with my prayers. whenever i do vudu, and start prayer, it feels like i get pressure in my stomach, and get a urge to realase gas. I have often broken my prayer and did vudu again, but the minute i start praying again, it happens again. i dont realse the gas, i do control it. but the fact its their make be believe that my prayers will be not accept. What should i do? i think its a medical problem with me of having gas that often. please tell me, as long as i am not realising it, can i still pray? thankyou
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Sahih Al-Bukhari Hadith 1.139 Narrated by Abbas bin Tamim
My uncle asked Allah's Messenger (saws) about a person who imagined to have passed wind during the prayer. Allah' s Messenger (saws) replied: "He should not leave his prayers unless he hears sound or smells something."
Al-Tirmidhi Hadith 310 Narrated by Abu Hurayrah
Allah's Messenger (saws) said: No ablution is necessary except in the case of sound (of wind), or the foul smell (of wind).
From the moment one raises their hand and declares the takbeer to signal the start of ones prayer until the time one declares the two tasleems to signal the end of prayer, one will be considered in the state of prayer. If one simply has a doubt that one might have passed wind, one should not act on ones doubt but rather continue their prayer.
If one is absolutely convinced that one has released wind, through its sound or its foul smell, then and only then should one break their prayer, re-do the wudu, and offer the prayer again.
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