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Obligatory baths (Ghusl) » Things that are disapproved (makrūh) for a junub

Ruling 355. Nine things are disapproved for a junub:

1.–2.
eating and drinking; however, if one washes his face and hands and rinses his mouth, then eating and drinking are not disapproved; and if one only washes his hands, then the disapproval is lessened;

3.
reciting more than seven verses of the Qur’an that do not contain an obligatory sajdah;

4.
touching the cover, margins, or spaces between the writing of the Qur’an with any part of the body;

5.
keeping the Qur’an with oneself;

6.
sleeping; however, if one performs wuḍūʾ, or on account of not having water one performs tayammum in place of ghusl, it is not disapproved;

7.
dyeing hair with henna or something similar;

8.
rubbing oil on the body;

9.
having sexual intercourse after having a wet dream, i.e. after semen has been ejaculated in one’s sleep.
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