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Giving ghusl to elderly father

Fatwaa ID: 462


Mufti sb

I had a personal question

As my father suffering from paralysis and brain stroke

So Weekly i need to give him gusul

So to give bath i need to remove clothes and give bath

So in this condition is it necessary to cover the satar of my father while bathing

Waiting for your reply

Jazakallah khair

In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.

May Allaah Ta’aala make it easy for you and him and grant him shifaa. May Allaah Ta’aala reward you abundantly for serving your father.

The satar/’awrah must be covered at all times unless necessary. We advise that when you bathe him, you should place a towel or cloth on that portion and wash from beneath it without looking. When necessary to look, you may uncover then.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين


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