Tag: Wudūʿ and Ṭahārah

The Etiquette of Relieving Oneself

Our noble brother Ḥasan al-Ṣumāli goes through the various obligatory and disliked acts associated with the manners of relieving oneself. Some of the beneficial points that he brings are: The authentic du ͑ā (supplication) for entering the toilet begins with the Basmala The Scholar’s comments regarding entering the toilet with the left foot Distancing yourself from the people and covering ones ͑awrah Do not face the Qiblah or have your back to the Qiblah whilst going to the toilet The permissibility of using toilet paper when performing Instinjā The permissibility of urinating...

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Toilet Etiquette

One should always move and hide away from others when relieving oneself.   1. Entering: As an added note, the Prophet (ﷺ) said, “To put a barrier that will prevent the jinn from seeing the ʿawrah of the sons of Ādam, let any one of you say ‘Bismillāh’ when entering the toilet.”1 One should enter the toilet with the left foot first2 and say whilst entering: “Allāhumma innī aʿūdhu-bika min al-khubuthi wa-al-khabāʾith.”3 [O Allāh, verily I seek refuge in you from all evil things. It could also mean, O Allāh, verily I seek refuge in you from the male and female jinns.4 It is known that the...

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