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Purifying A Leather Wallet


How do I purify a leather wallet?


If the leather wallet is such that the water does not soak through it or it is not permeable to water, then it can be purified by merely washing it. Alternatively, if it is permeable and the najaasah soaks through it, then it can be purified by washing it three times and squeezing out all the water each time. When squeezing out the water the third time, it should be squeezed hard so that it stops dripping water. However, if it cannot be squeezed then it can be purified by washing it three times and drying it between each wash.   

Checked and Approved By:

Mufti Muhammed Saeed Motara Saheb D.B.


الْجِلْدُ الْمَدْبُوغُ إذَا أَصَابَتْهُ نَجَاسَةٌ إنْ كَانَ صُلْبًا لَا يُنَشِّفُ النَّجَاسَةَ لِصَلَابَتِهِ يَطْهُرُ بِالْغُسْلِ فِي قَوْلِهِمْ ‌وَإِنْ ‌كَانَ ‌يُنَشِّفُ ‌النَّجَاسَةَ إنْ أَمْكَنَ عَصْرُهُ يُغْسَلُ ثَلَاثًا وَيُعْصَرُ فِي كُلِّ مَرَّةٍ فَيَطْهُرُ وَإِنْ كَانَ لَا يُمْكِنُ عَصْرُهُ عِنْدَ أَبِي يُوسُفَ يُغْسَلُ ثَلَاثًا وَيُجَفَّفُ فِي كُلِّ مَرَّةٍ. كَذَا فِي فَتَاوَى قَاضِي خَانْ.
(الفتاوي الهندية ج1 ص43)

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