Waswasas from urinating in the bathroom

Fatwa ID: 02370

Answered by: Ustadha Amatullah

Question:

Assalaamalaikum,
I have read that if someone urinates in the shower area, he or she suffers from waswasas. Is this true?
JazakAllah

Answer

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

The following has come in a hadith:

Narrated by Abdullah ibn Mugaffal Radiallahu Anhu that the Prophet Sallallahu Alahi Wasalam prohibited that a man should urinate in his bathing area. And he said: "It will only cause insinuations (waswasas)."

(Jaami’ Tirmizi, Chapter 17, ‘What has come regarding the Detestability of Urinating in the Bathing Area,Hadith 21)

Based on the proof stated above, it is best to refrain from urinating in the bathroom. (Durre Mandhuud p.126 v.1)

Only Allah Knows Best

Written by Ustadha Amatullah

Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah

Darul Ifta Birmingham

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