Doubts in loosing my wudhu

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I have had two laporoscopies and the air pumped into my belly has left me have a problem of bubbles of wind.  Sometimes I will make up to about 4 wudhu before I can stand on Musala and as soon as I ruku it feels like bubbles of air is coming out. i don't actually fowl that smell. it sounds like an imaginary one or i feel when i think of it. I was told to make fresh wudhu everytime make my namaaz. if this is correct will it apply to ability to read my Quran after namaaz. Please help me as this has bothered over years.


In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful.  




From the question you have sent me it seems as though you are having doubts on whether your wudhu has broken or not.


The ruling is as follows: if one is certain that he has passed wind through the anus then it will be necessary to repeat the wudhu. However if one has a doubt of whether he had passed wind or not then his wudhu will still be considered intact.


(Fatawa Hindiyyah p.8 v.1)


There is a principle in Islamic jurisprudence which is:


“Certainty is not lifted by a doubt.” (Al Ashbah Wan Nadhair p.60)


Therefore if one is doubtful and uncertain of breaking his wudhu then such a doubt will not invalidate one’s wudhu, as the certainty of wudhu will not be lifted by the doubt of breaking his wudhu.


If for arguments sake we assume that you are in fact passing wind and you find it difficult to keep your wudhu for so long which will enable you to pray at least the fardh of the Salah then you according to the Islamic law will be considered as a Mazuur. 


A person who due to some illness, etc… continuously remains in the state of impurity, being unable to remain in the state of purity long enough to perform Salaah is called a Ma’zoor.


 One will become a Ma’zoor only if the state of impurity lasts for one complete duration of a Salah time. If throughout this time, blood, urine or any other impurities flowed or dripped continuously, not enabling one to make wudhu and perform the Fardh Salah with purity, then one will be known as a Ma’zoor. The time will be reckoned from the Salah time immediately following the Salah time in which the illness etc… happened.


During this time if the illness stopped long enough to enable one to make the faraaidh of wudhu (face, arms etc…) and just the Fardh Salah, then one will not be considered a Ma’zoor.


After qualifying as a Ma’zoor, one will remain a Ma’zoor as long as the bleeding, discharge etc… does not stop for one full Salah time.  


Upon becoming a Ma’zoor, it is not necessary for the bleeding to be continous in the succeeding Salah times, it will suffice if the bleeding was for just a moment for one to be continue to be considered a Ma’zoor.


A Ma’zoor shall make Wudhu for every Fardh Salah. The wudhu of a Ma’zoor remains valid for the duration of the Salah time and all the factors which break wudhu besides the factor responsible for making one Ma’zoor, will nullify the wudhu of a Ma’zoor. (Ahsanul Fatawa p.77 v.2 & Fatawa Darul Uloom Deoband p.298 v.1)


Only Allah Knows Best


Mohammed Tosir Miah


Darul Ifta Birmingham

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