I've been having a huge problem lately. I change my clothes for every salat, take 1 or 2 showers a day, and spend 20 minutes in the washroom cleaning myself. I feel that I have to be extremely clean for salat, EXTREMELY! I have to do the laundry 3 times a week. I am almost 13 years old. I know I am not doing good at all, but I'd just like to know how clean you really have to ve for salat? What should I do?
Beware beware brother. This is one of the common tricks of the shaitan with which he tries to cause distress to the believing men and women.
Allah says: "Allah intends for you ease and does not intend for you hardship" (2:185)
While cleanliness and wudu is important, we must be careful not to go to extremes with it.
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