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Najis things » 4. Corpse

Ruling 85. The corpse of a human being is impure, as is the carcass of an animal whose blood gushes out, irrespective of whether it died naturally or was killed in a manner that is not instructed by Islamic law. As for fish, as they do not have blood that gushes out, they are pure even if they die in the water.

Ruling 86. Those parts of a corpse or a carcass of an animal [as defined in the previous ruling] that do not contain life – such as wool, fur, fine wool, bones, and teeth – are pure.

Ruling 87. If flesh or something else that contains life is separated from the body of a human being or an animal whose blood gushes out while it is alive, it is impure.

Ruling 88. If small pieces of skin from the lips or other parts of the body are peeled off, in the event that they do not contain life and are easily peeled off, they are pure.

Ruling 89. An egg that comes out of the stomach of a dead hen is pure even if the skin around it has not hardened; however, its exterior must be washed with water.

Ruling 90. If a lamb or a kid dies before it starts to graze, the rennet in its stomach is pure. However, in the event that the rennet is not liquid, the exterior of it that has come into contact with the body of the dead animal must be washed.

Ruling 91. If a person is not certain whether medicine, perfume, oil, wax, or soap that has been imported from a non-Islamic country is impure, it is pure.

Ruling 92. If there is a probability that some meat, fat, or hide has come from an animal that has been killed according to Islamic law, it is pure. However, if it is obtained from a disbeliever or from a Muslim who obtained it from a disbeliever without investigating whether or not it was from an animal that was killed according to Islamic law, then the meat or fat is unlawful to eat but performing prayers with the hide is permitted (jāʾiz). And if it is obtained from a Muslim market or from a Muslim but it is not known whether or not he obtained it from a disbeliever, or there is a probability that he has investigated even though he obtained it from a disbeliever, then in all of these cases, eating the meat or fat is permitted on condition that the Muslim had some discretion over it that is particular to lawful meat, such as selling it for eating.
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