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ab·lu·tion

(ab-lū'shŭn),
An act of washing or bathing.
[L. ablutio, washing off, cleansing]

ablution

Cleansing, bathing; no longer used in a medical context.

ab·lu·tion

(ă-blū'shŭn)
Washing of one's body or part of it.
[L. ablutio, washing off, cleansing]

ab·lu·tion

(ă-blū'shŭn)
An act of washing or bathing.
[L. ablutio, washing off, cleansing]
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All day, millions of pilgrims have queued for hours to perform ablutions.I do not know if my prayers were accepted but I am satisfied after going into the water," said Narendranath Chakraborty, a 72-year-old man from Calcutta, 700 kilometers east of Allahabad.
Summary: Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Jan 14 (ANI): Scores of devotees from across the country refused to perform sacred ablutions in Gomti river on the occasion of Makar Sankranti here on Monday due to the presence of toxins in the water.
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The protesters said that KWSB was not supplying water to their areas and due to an acute shortage they could not even perform ablutions.
Summary: Grade 6 student Faiz Mohammed is spreading awareness on water wastage during ablutions (wudu) at the mosque.
The Muslim worshippers had been using a temporary porta cabin structure as a mosque that had limited facilities for ablutions.
The Holy Prophet (peace be upon him) asked all Muslims not to waste water even if they were performing ablutions from a running stream.
They wake up red faced and still groggy, before taking twice as long as usual to do their ablutions. Then there's the
Quba Mosque is located on the outskirts of Madina, where the prophet used to go to Cuba Mosque every Saturday, "The Prophet used to go to the Mosque of Quba every Saturday (sometimes) walking and (sometimes) riding," Ibn 'Umar (may Allah be pleased with him) said narrated by Abdullah bin Dinar.Among many prestigious characteristics of Quba Mosque, Prophet Muhammed said: "Whoever makes ablutions in this house and offers one prayer therein, will be rewarded the equivalent of one Umrah." Many interpretations say that the following verse was said in reference to Quba Mosque: "A mosque founded on righteousness from the first day is more worthy for you to stand in.
Post ablutions water analysis revealed that water treatment is required as an integral part of the proposed system due to health reasons.
Les enqueteurs de la surete de daira de Damous, wilaya de Tipasa, viennent de resoudre une enigmatique affaire de vol, dont la scene du crime n'est autre que la salle des ablutions de la mosquee de la ville.
The guest was allegedly using the water dispenser inside the reception hall for making ablutions for the evening prayer.