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I would like to know how many times do we have to wash the najees clothes.

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I would like to know how many times do we have to wash the najees clothes(clothes used during intercourse or menturation). Please guide me in the path of islam and sunna.


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Wash clothes impure sexual

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Fiqh-us-Sunnah Fiqh 1.13

Purifying the body and clothes

If the clothes or body are contaminated with impurities, it is obligatory to wash them with water until they are cleansed of the impurities. This is especially the case if the impurity is visible, such as blood. If there are some stains that remain after washing which would be extremely difficult to remove, they can be overlooked. If the impurity is not visible, such as urine, it is sufficient to wash it one time. Asma bint Abu Bakr related that a woman came to the Prophet (saws) and said, "Our clothes are contaminated with menstrual blood. What should we do about this?" He (saws) said, "Scrape it, rub it with water, pour water over it and then pray in it."

This is related by al-Bukhari and Muslim.


If clothes are touched by impurities like blood, urine, sexual discharge, etc., it would be sufficient to thoroughly wash the clothes in water even only once to purify them of their impurities.


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