n IFE PsychologIA : An International Journal - Ritual bath in Islam () : religious psychotherapy

Volume 21, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1117-1421



is a major ablution as opposed to wudu which is a minor ablution. In Islamic laws, is considered an act of worship; it is an act of purifying oneself from the ritual impurity () caused by sexual intercourse, discharge of semen or blood, and by touching the dead body. The ritual bath given to a dead Muslim before burial is also known as .

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