What do the scholars and muftis of the mighty Shari’ah say regarding this matter: is it necessary to perform wudū for the prayer etc. after performing the obligatory ritual bath [ghusl]?

Questioner: Younis from UK


بسم اللہ الرحمن الرحیم
الجواب بعون الملک الوھاب اللھم ھدایۃ الحق والصواب

There is no need to perform wudū after obligatory ghusl, as long as there is no invalidator [nāqid] of wudū found in between performing ghusl and praying, this is because during ghusl, water is poured over the whole body, which includes those limbs that are obligatory to wash in wudū, therefore, one can pray without performing fresh wudū after obligatory ghusl.

واللہ تعالی اعلم ورسولہ اعلم صلی اللہ علیہ وآلہ وسلم
کتبہ ابو الحسن محمد قاسم ضیاء قادری

Answered by Mufti Qasim Zia al-Qadri

Translated by Zameer Ahmed

Read the original Urdu answer here – [Q-ID0271] Must I perform wudu after having a ghusl bath?

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