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Explanation for Hadith of the Well of Buda’ah and its Water (Sunan Abu Dawud 67)


A question was asked about: Sunan Abu Dawud 67–I heard that the people asked the Prophet of Allah (peace be upon him): Water is brought for you from the well of Buda’ah. It is a well in which dead dogs, menstrual cloths and excrement of people are thrown. The Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him) replied: Verily water is pure and is not defiled by anything.

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Muslims enjoy the highest standards of personal hygiene. Purification is part of a Muslim’s faith. We read in the Qur’an what means:

{God loves those who turn to Him, and He loves those who keep themselves clean.} (Al-Baqarah 2:222)
Physical purity is a must in Islam. Physical purity includes the purity of body, clothes and the environment.
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