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Wudhu for washing a child in the toilet?



Nasihah:  A common saying in Arabic:“The height of faith in Allah is that you go out for Salatul Istisqaa’ (Salaah for rain) and carry an umbrella with you. A wonderful feeling it is to know that your Dua has been accepted”


In other words, a person should know that Allah accepts the Dua of his servant. One of the key ingredients for Duas to be accepted is that a person has full faith in Allah that his Dua will be accepted.


Question and Answer:

Q. I would like to know if my wudhu will break if I have to take my 3 yr old son to the toilet and by me having to wash him after he relieves himself.


(Query published as received)



A. Wudhu does not break by washing another in the toilet.


And Allah Knows Best



Mufti Suhail Tarmahomed



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