(22) CHAPTER. If a person observing Saum (fast) gets up in the morning in the state of Janaba* [will his Saum (fast) be valid?
1925, 1926. Narrated ‘Aishah and Umm Salama: At times, Allah’s Messenger, peace be upon him, used to get up in the morning in the state of Janaba after having sexual relations with his wives. He would then take a bath and observe Saum (fast). Marwan said to Abdur Rahman, “I swear by Allah that you tell Abu Hurairah that [the Prophet, peace be upon him, used to be Junub (in state of Janaba) till the dawn, would then take a bath and observe Saum (fast)].”
*The state of a person after having sexual intercourse with his wife or after having a sexual discharge in a wet dream. A person in such a state should perform Ghusl (i.e. have a bath) or do Tayammum, if a bath is not possible.