Question : Can a man or a woman in the state of janÄbah recite those verses which obligate prostration?
Answer : It is not permissible for the person in the state of janÄbah to recite the verses of prostration. He may recite the rest of the Quran.
Question : Sometimes when I feel sexual attraction, there is an involuntary discharge of liquid, which may or may not be followed by semen. Will I need to do the ghusl of janÄbah?
Answer : If the semen was released, then ghusl must be performed before offering the prayers. The release of another fluid, such as what may be released during foreplay and sexual urges then ghusl is not required.
Question : If a person performs the ghusl of Friday after the end of Friday with the intention of qadha), does it still count and does it suffice for ablution (wudhu)?
Answer : Making up the Friday ghusl on Saturday compensates the need to perform wudhu.
Question : If one does not have time in the morning to perform Friday Ghusl, can he perform it before Fajr, or even in the evening on Thursday after Maghrib, when it is considered as the night eve of Friday? Does this Ghusl compensate the need to perform Wudhu?
Answer : The ghusl on Friday is not legislated to be performed before Fajr on Friday or after Maghrib on Thursday, and as such will not compensate the requirement to perform Wudhu.
Question : You mentioned that a woman enters the state of janabah when she releases a liquid when she reaches the peak of sexual arousal. Does this include the liquid released during sexual arousal during foreplay? And is it najis?
Answer : The moisture discharged by a woman during foreplay and before reaching the peak of sexual arousal is tahir and does not cause janÄbah.
Question : There is some kind of colorless liquid that is discharged from oneâ€™s penis, which could possibly be semen; what are the signs of semen?
Answer : The signs of semen are sexual excitement, forceful ejaculation and tepidity. If none of these signs is present â€“ for a healthy human â€“ then the discharge will not be considered to be semen. If the man was asleep during the discharge, then the two signs of sexual excitement and forceful ejaculation are sufficient to deem the discharged substance to be semen and najis. For somebody who is ill, such ejaculation with merely sexual excitement will be sufficient to regard it as semen.
Question : Is it sufficient in ghusl to wash the head and then the body once only, or do we need to wash thrice?
Answer : It is sufficient to wash once, starting from the head.
Question : Should the woman performs ghusl after having a wet dream? Is the substance released considered najis like semen?
Answer : If the female releases a liquid when she reaches the peak of sexual arousal, i.e. the orgasm, then based on an obligatory precaution she is considered to be in the state of janÄbah, even if this takes place while she is asleep. The obligatory precaution in this case means that she should perform both the ghusl and wudhu before offering prayers and she should consider the liquid to be najis and purify her clothes and body if they came in contact with it.
Question : If one was unaware that ghusl was necessary because of janÄbah and was ignorant of being ignorant, and offered prayers in a state of janÄbah and later found out its obligation, is it obligatory on him to make up all of those prayers?
Answer : Yes, he should repeat all the prayers that he offered during the state of janÄbah.
Question : If one completes his ghusl only to find that there was a barrier on the skin on a part of his body, can he remove the said barrier and wash the part and consider the ghusl complete? Or is it necessary for him to restart the ghusl from the beginning?
Answer : One can remove the barrier and then wash the area to complete the ghusl, as long as nothing had occurred thus far that would invalidate the tahÄrah, such as the passing of wind or sleeping.
If such a thing has occurred, then the area should be washed as mentioned above and then wudhÅ« should be performed before offering the prayers.
Is the ghusl by way of submergence (irtimasi) correct if one intends to perform it, and cover his entire body gradually?
His ghusl is not correct. It is correct to intend to perform it after he dips his body entirely under water.
Question : Is it permissible during ghusl to fill up the bathtub and to just dip oneâ€™s whole body into it?
Answer : Yes, performing the ghusl in a bathtub by submerging the entire body into water is correct.
Question : When urinating a thick liquid resembling semen exits, without sexual excitement, bodily weakness and such, so I am not sure whether it is semen or not. Will this be considered as semen?
Answer : It is not obligatory to consider it to be semen in the said case.
Question : Does temptation and the feeling of sexual desire towards a woman require ghusl of janÄbah?
Answer : Ghusl does not become obligatory because of this.
Question : Is it necessary to perform wudhÅ« after ghusl if you already included your wudhÅ« in your ghusl by intention?
Answer : The wudhÅ« and the ghusl are two separate actions, and they cannot be combined. However, obligatory ghusls and established recommended ghusls compensate for the requirement of wudhÅ«, without the need for an additional intention.
Question : If during Ghusl of Janabah, you have a little bit more semen coming out, do you have to restart it or can you continue?
Answer : Ghusl should be repeated from the beginning.
Question : If Pre-ejaculatory fluid (also known as preseminal fluid, or Cowpers fluid) is passed with urine or otherwise, Does Ghusl of Janabah become obligatory?
Answer : Ghusl is not obligatory with the release of such a liquid.
Question : Does water have to reach my scalp during ghusl?
Answer : Yes, the water has to reach all the skin, including the skin under the hair of the head and body.
Question : If a thick liquid is discharged during the course of ghusl of janÄbah, should I start ghusl from the beginning or continue with it?
Answer : If the person during the state of janÄbah has urinated before the ghusl, then the release of the discharge does not affect his ghusl. If he did not urinate before performing the ghusl then there are two possibilities:
1. If he is sure that the mentioned released liquid is not associated with any traces of semen, then the ghusl is not affected and he can continue it.
2. If he doubts that it is associated with some traces of semen, then he should restart the ghusl.
Question : Is it obligatory to wash the right side of the body before the left side in ghusl?
Answer : No, it is not necessary.