is it ok to pray when I smoke?
then, how about smoke when I pray?
--- In Nasrudin@yahoogroups.com, Muhannad Salhi <muhannadsalhi@...> wrote:
> One hot afternoon, during the month of Ramadan, a young man came up to
> Nasrudin to ask his advice.
> "Tell me Mulla, if while performing my ablutions before prayer I
> accidentally swallow some water, would you say I broke my fast?"
> "No, no, I would say if your intention is pure, you should be okay," replied
> "Well, then Mulla," the man began, "what if I accidentally... accidentally,
> swallowed some juice?"
> "Juice??!!" asked Nasrudin, a little surprised, "accidentally swallowed some
> juice?? well... then... I would have to say if it was an accident, then God
> is most forgiving and if your intention is pure..."
> "Okay then," the man interrupted, "what if I was running to perform my
> ablutions so I don't miss the noon prayers you know, and I accidentally
> tripped, and accidentally, I... accidentally, swallowed some juice, a few
> skewers of kabab, a piece or two of chicken, a loaf of bread, some rice, a
> bit of salad, and accidentally... accidentally... a few pieces of baklawa,
> would you say that I had broken my fast??"
> "Noooooooooooooooooooo," replied Nasrudin resolutely, "I would say that you
> had just finished having your lunch!"
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