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Mutahhirat » 9. Removal of intrinsic impurity (ʿayn al-najāsah) → ← Mutahhirat » 7. Islam

Mutahhirat » 8. Subsequence (tabaʿiyyah)

Ruling 208. Subsequence means that an impure object becomes pure by means of the purity of another object.

Ruling 209. If wine turns into vinegar, its container also becomes pure up to the level where the wine reached at the time of fermentation; and any piece of cloth or object that is usually placed on top of it also becomes pure if it had become impure by the wine. However, if the outside of the container had become impure by the wine, the obligatory precaution is that after the wine has turned into vinegar, the outside of the container must be avoided [i.e. it is ruled as being impure].

Ruling 210. The child of a disbeliever becomes pure by subsequence in two cases:

1.
if a disbeliever becomes a Muslim, his child follows him in becoming pure. The same applies if the child’s paternal grandfather, mother, or paternal grandmother becomes a Muslim. However, ruling the child as being pure in this case is conditional upon the child being with the person who has newly become a Muslim and upon the child being under his guardianship; furthermore, a disbeliever who is a closer relative than the person who has newly become a Muslim must not be with the child;
2. if a disbeliever is captured by a Muslim, the disbeliever’s child becomes pure if his father or one of his grandparents is not with the child.

In both cases, in the event that the child is mumayyiz, his becoming pure by subsequence is conditional upon the child not expressing disbelief (kufr).

Ruling 211. The plank or stone on which a corpse is given ghusl, and the cloth with which the private parts of a corpse are covered, and the hands of the person who gives ghusl – all of these things that are washed with the corpse become pure once the ghusl is complete.

Ruling 212. With regard to someone who washes an object to make it pure, after that object has become pure, his hands – which were washed along with the object – also become pure.

Ruling 213. If clothing or something similar is washed with qalīl water and is wrung to a normal extent so that the water with which it was washed separates from it, the water that remains in it is pure.

Ruling 214. With regard to an impure utensil that is washed with qalīl water, after the water with which it was washed separates from it, the small amount of water that remains in it is pure.
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