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"Wadu" or "Taking Bath" which comes first for making oneself purified.

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Assalamualikum, Brother could you explain "while taking a shower" our Prophet (pbuh) did "Wadu" My question is He did wadu 

1.BEFOR or AFTER shower?

2.Is it necessary to hide your private parts before taking bath.
related to an answer for: Is it necessary to do wadu after bath?
asked May 7, 2012 by S A B E R (1,374 points)
edited May 14, 2012 by admin

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Praise be to Allah.

Wadu comes first before "taking bath" for purification.

Bath for purification of one self is called "Ghusal". A brief summary of the requirements for the Ghusl follow:

  1. First, the Muslim should make their intentions for purification, then wash the private parts with left hands
  2. Then make wudu like the wudu done for prayer, then pour water on his right side, then the left side.
  3. Then water should be poured on his head, covering the entire body with water.
  4. Then you can perform your normal bathing of Shampoo, soap, etc

It is also reported in the sunnah that the washing the feet should be delayed until the end of the ghusl.

As is reported on the authority of A'ishah (May Allah be pleased with her) who said that the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) when performing ghusl from janaba used to wash his hands, then wash his private parts with his left hand. After that he performed wudu like that for prayer. Next he took some water and ran his fingers in the roots of his hair until he used three handfuls of water on his head. He would then go on pouring water on the rest of his body and wash his legs. (It was reported by Muslim #479.) In the narration of Al-Bukhari it states that he (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) then turned aside and washed his legs.

And Allah knows the best

answered May 7, 2012 by Tanveer (2,870 points)
selected May 7, 2012 by S A B E R
Thank, brother Tanveer, JazakAllah Khair.
some people say it is undesirable to do wudhu right after ghusl, and you do not have to do wudhu after taking a shower, is this true? if it is true, how can you not do wudhu after shower as you had the shower with no clothes n at all?