Is Wudu valid for long period.
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Is Wudu valid for long period if I keep it(without sleep, touch women etc... which void wudu), Suppose I made wudu for Zuhar prayar and is it valid untill Azar prayar
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How long wudu valid
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All the schools of thought are absolutely unanimous in their opinion that the following acts invalidate ones wudu or ablution:
- Any release from ones private parts (urine, sexual emission, wet dream release, menses blood for women, stool, wind, etc.)
- Deep sleep
- sexual intercourse
There is no time period for the validity of ones state of wudu in Shariah; provided one did not do any of the above listed three things which invalidate or break ones wudu, one would be considered to be in the state of wudu and eligible to make themselves available for prayer.
Say one performs the wudu for fajr or morning prayers, and does not do anything which would break or invalidate their state of wudu.they are at liberty to offer their dhuhr, asr, magrib and isha prayers in that same state of wudu, if indeed they wish to do so.
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