Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Question: Assalamu alaykum

Does looking at the reflection of one’s nakedness break wudu?

Answer:  ​Walaikum assalam,

I pray this finds you in the best of health and spirits.

No, neither looking at one’s nakedness (awra)—such as one’s private parts—nor looking at its reflection break wudu.

Wudu is only broken by specific things—such as the exiting of filth, flowing blood or pus, sleeping lying down, . Please find related answers in the SeekersHub Answers – www.SeekersGuidance.org).

And Allah is the giver of success and facilitation.

[Shaykh] Faraz Rabbani

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani is a scholar and researcher of Islamic law and Executive Director of SeekersHub Global After ten years overseas, Shaykh Faraz returned to Canada in the Summer of 2007. In May 2008 he founded SeekersHub Global to deal with the urgent need to spread Islamic knowledge—both online and on the ground—in a reliable, relevant, inspiring, and accessible manner. He has been repeatedly listed as one of the world’s 500 most influential Muslims (The Muslim500).

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