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Ghusl after Sex

I would like to know .Now days it is very cold not enough heat in the room .

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I would like to know .Now days it is very cold not enough heat in the room . My Question is .After having sex can i "Not take a shower or make Ghusl after " only just washing privet parts and make Tahorat for pray before morning pray is enough .the reason i am asking is i dont have the oportunity to make Ghusl in my room and we dont have a bath shower. Please advise me the best answer . thank you.

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Ghusl after intercourse but not shower available

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Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 5 Surah Maidah verse 6:

6       O ye who believe! When ye prepare for prayer wash your faces and your hands (and arms) to the elbows; rub your heads (with water); and (wash) your feet to the ankles.  If ye are in a state of ceremonial impurity (sexual intercourse), bathe your whole body.  But if ye are ill or on a journey, or one of you cometh from offices of nature, or ye have been in contact with women (sexual intercourse), and ye find no water then take for yourselves clean sand or earth and rub therewith your faces and hands.  Allah doth not wish to place you in a difficulty but to make you clean and to complete His favor to you that ye may be grateful.

Being in the state of ceremonial purity is an absolute pre-condition before one can make themselves available for prayer.  If one happens to be in the state of 'janaba' or ceremonial impurity after sexual intercourse, and water is available, it would become absolutely obligatory upon the person to purify themselves with a 'ghusl' or full bath/shower before they can make themselves available for prayer. 

The mere washing of one's private parts and performing the 'wudu' without taking a 'ghusl' or full bath would not suffice to purify oneself from their state of 'janaba' or ceremonial impurity; and a prayer offerred in the state of ceremonial impurity would not be acceptable to Allah Subhanah. 

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