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Does blood make clothes impure

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If any impurity, including blood, were to touch one’s clothes or body, the simple washing of that part of the body or clothes where the impurity has touched would suffice to make it pure; one need not wash the full garment or take a full bath of purification.


If for any reason blood was pouring forth from one’s body, and one has tried their best to stop or contain its flow….the prayer of such a person would still be considered valid.

Said al-Hassan narrated that: "The Muslims still prayed even while wounded." (Related by al-Bukhari.)  He also reported that "Ibn 'Umar squeezed a pimple until it bled, but he did not renew his ablution.  Ibn Abi 'Uqiyy spat blood and continued his prayer. 'Umar ibn al-Khattab prayed while blood was flowing from him. 'Ibbad ibn Bishr was hit with an arrow while praying, but continued his prayers." (Related by Abu Dawud, Ibn Khuzaimah, and al-Bukhari.)


Al-Muwatta Hadith 2.52

Yahya related from Malik from Abd ar Rahman ibn al-Mujabbar that he saw Salim ibn Abdullah (r.a.) with blood running from his nose so that his fingers were all coloured red. Then he rubbed it and prayed without doing wudu.


Al-Muwatta Hadith 2.51

Yahya related that Abd ar-Rahman ibn Harmala al-Aslami said,  "I saw Said ibn al-Musayyab (r.a.) with his nose bleeding and blood poured out of it so that his fingers were all red from the blood coming out of his nose, and he prayed without doing wudu."


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