Sunnats and Aadaab of the Toilet

August, 2012

  • 30 August

    Sunnats and Aadaab of the Toilet – Part 1

    1.       One should cover his head and feet before entering the toilet. عن حبيب بن صالح رحمه الله قال كان رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم إذا دخل الخلاء لبس حذاءه وغطّى رأسه . ( السنن الكبرى للبيهقى 1/96) Hazrat Habeeb ibn Saalih (Rahmatullahi Alaih) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi …

September, 2012

  • 6 September

    Sunnats and Aadaab of the Toilet – Part 2

    1. One should remove one’s lower garment at the time when one draws close to the ground so that the least amount of time is spent with the satr exposed. عن ابن عمر رضى الله عنه قال كان النبى صلى الله عليه و سلم اذا اراد الحاجة لا يرفع ثوبه …

  • 13 September

    Sunnats and Aadaab of the Toilet-Part 3

    1. One should sit and relieve oneself. It is makrooh for one to relieve oneself in the standing position. عن عائشة رضى الله عنها قالت من حدثكم ان النبى صلى الله عليه و سلم كان يبول قائما فلا تصدقوه ما كان يبول الا قاعدا (ترمذى 1/9) Hazrat Aaisha (Radhiyallahu anha) …

  • 20 September

    Sunnats and Aadaab of the Toilet-Part 4

    1. One should wait for a few minutes after relieving himself to allow the remaining droplets of urine to come out. امَا نفس الاستبراء حتى يطمئن قلبه بزوال الرشح فهو فرض و هو المراد بالوجوب ولذا قال الشرنبلالى يلزم الرجل الاستبراء حتى يزول اثر البول و يطمئن قلبه. و قال …

  • 27 September

    Q: Is it permissible for one to read newspapers, magazines or other literature in the toilet?

    A: It is makrooh for one to read newspapers, magazines or other literature in the toilet. ان هذه الحشوش محتضرة. (ابو داود 1/3) ولا يطيل القعود على البول و الغائط. (الهندية 1/50) Answered by: Mufti Zakaria Makada Checked & Approved: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

  • 27 September

    Q: Can one use the urinals available in public toilets to relieve oneself?

    A: One should not use the urinals to relieve oneself, instead one should sit and relieve himself in a secluded area. (وكذا يكره)…  و ان يبول قائما لما ورد من النهى عنه. (شامى 1/344) Answered by: Mufti Zakaria Makada Checked & Approved: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

  • 27 September

    Q: Is it permissible for one to suffice on using toilet paper for istinjaa?

    A: One should not suffice on toilet paper, instead one should also use water. (بنحو حجر)مما هو عين طاهرة قالعة لا قيمة لها كمدر (منق)لانه المقصود فيختار الابلغ والاسلم عن التلويث ولا يتقيد باقبال و ادبار شتاء و صيفا (وليس العدد) ثلاثا (بمسنون فيه) بل مستحب والغسل بالماء الى ان …

  • 27 September

    Q: Is it permissible to speak while relieving oneself in the toilet.

    A: It is makrooh to speak while relieving oneself. )  وكذا يكره)…( قوله و التكلم عليهما) اى على البول و الغائط. (شامى 1/343) Answered by: Mufti Zakaria Makada Checked & Approved: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

  • 27 September

    Q: Is it better for one to relieve himself using the western toilet (high pan) or eastern toilet (low pan)?

    A: It is sunnat to relieve oneself in a squatting position, and the squatting position is possible using the eastern pan. If one is forced to use the high pan, then he should ensure he saves himself from the urine splashes. عن ابن عمر رضى الله عنه قال كان النبى …