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Multiple Intercourse

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As salamalay kum Brother In Islam I got married recently and want to know if taking a bath "GHUSUL" is compulsory between two intercourse.


Jazak Allah..... 

Dear brother ! I`m recently married and please reply me early. My Question is that i heard from people that , if i did intercourse with my wife then for second intercourse may be after a hour or 3 hours do i have to take GUSUL(bath). Is it true. Please reply me early as i got marriage recently.

Thank you

allah hafiz 


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Multiple Intercourse

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Fiqh-us-Sunnah Fiqh 1.41a

Abu Sa'eed reported that the Prophet (saws) said, "If one has intercourse with his wife and wants to repeat the act, he should perform ablution."

Related by Muslim, Tirmidhi, Abu Dawood and Ibn Maajah.


In light of the above guidance of the Messenger of Allah (saws), one need not perform the ghusl between two intercourses, but rather performing an ablution (wudu) would suffice.


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Your Brother in Islam,





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