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Zamzam for bathing deceased

Fatwaa ID: 348

Question:
السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته

Can ZamZam be used for ghusl of mayyit

جزاكم الله خيرا

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

It is permissible to bathe a deceased with Zamzam water.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
https://askthemufti.us/

06/18/1444 AH – 01/11/2023 CE | AMG3-3429

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين


البناية شرح الهداية (1/366)
ﻻ ﻳﻜﺮﻩ اﻟﻮﺿﻮء ﻭاﻻﻏﺘﺴﺎﻝ ﺑﻤﺎء ﺯﻣﺰﻡ

حاشية الطحطاوي على مراقي الفلاح (1/21)
ﻓﺎﺋﺪﺓ “: ﻳﺠﻮﺯ اﻟﻮﺿﻮء ﻭاﻝﻏﺴﻞ ﺑﻤﺎء ﺯﻣﺰﻡ ﻋﻨﺪﻧﺎ ﻣﻦ ﻏﻴﺮ ﻛﺮاﻫﺔ ﺑﻞ ﺛﻮاﺑﻪ ﺃﻛﺒﺮ ﻭﻓﺼﻞ ﺻﺎﺣﺐ “ﻟﺒﺎﺏ اﻟﻤﻨﺎﺳﻚ” ﺁﺧﺮ اﻟﻜﺘﺎﺏ ﻓﻘﺎﻝ: ﻳﺠﻮﺯ اﻻﻏﺘﺴﺎﻝ ﻭاﻟﺘﻮﺿﺆ ﺑﻤﺎء ﺯﻣﺰﻡ ﺇﻥ ﻛﺎﻥ ﻋﻠﻰ ﻃﻬﺎﺭﺓ ﻟﻠﺘﺒﺮﻙ ﻓﻼ ﻳﻨﺒﻐﻲ ﺃﻥ ﻳﻐﺘﺴﻞ ﺑﻪ ﺟﻨﺐ ﻭﻻ ﻣﺤﺪﺙ ﻭﻻ ﻓﻲ ﻣﻜﺎﻥ ﻧﺠﺲ ﻭﻻ ﻳﺴﺘﻨﺠﻲ ﺑﻪ ﻭﻻ ﻳﺰاﻝ ﺑﻪ ﻧﺠﺎﺳﺔ ﺣﻘﻴﻘﺔ ﻭﻋﻦ ﺑﻌﺾ اﻟﻌﻠﻤﺎء ﺗﺤﺮﻳﻢ ﺫﻟﻚ

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