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Obligatory baths (Ghusl) » Things that are unlawful (ḥarām) for a junub

Ruling 354. Five things are unlawful for a junub:

1.
touching the writing of the Qur’an with any part of the body, or the name of Allah in whichever language it may be written; and it is better not to touch the names of Prophets, Imams, and Her Eminence [Fāṭimah] al-Zahrāʾ (peace be upon them) as well;
2. entering Masjid al-Ḥarām and the Mosque of the Prophet (Ṣ), even to the extent of entering from one door and exiting from another;
3. staying in other mosques; and similarly, based on obligatory precaution, staying in the shrines of the Imams (ʿA). However, there is no problem if a junub passes through a mosque; for example, by entering from one door and exiting from another;
4. entering a mosque in order to take something from it; and similarly, based on obligatory precaution, placing something in it even if he does not enter the mosque himself [but places something in it from outside];
5. reciting any of the verses for which sajdah is obligatory. These verses are found in four chapters (surahs) of the Qur’an:
a. Sūrat al-Sajdah (Chapter 32), verse 15;
b. Sūrat Fuṣṣilat (Chapter 41), verse 37;
c. Sūrat al-Najm (Chapter 53), verse 62;
d. Sūrat al-ʿAlaq (Chapter 96), verse 19.
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