The Sunnats of Wudhu

Q: What are the sunnats of wudhu?

A: The sunnats of wudhu are as follows:

1.      Niyyat(intention)

2.      Making miswaak

3.      To recite tasmiyah

4.      Washing the hands upto the wrists

5.      To gargle the mouth

6.      Putting water into the nostrils

7.      Making khilaal of the beard

8.      Making khilaal of the fingers and toes

9.      To wash each limb thrice

10.  To make masah of the entire head

11.  To make masah of the ears

12.  To make wudhu in sequence

13.  Washing of each limb one after the other without a delay, so that no limb dries up before the wudhu is completed.

وسننه البداية بالنية وبالتسمية وبغسل اليدين الى الرسغين…والسواك…وغسل الفم بمياه المبالغة فيهما لغير الصائم وتخليل اللحية والأصابع وتثليث الغسل ومسح كل رأسه مرة وأذنيه بمائه والترتيب والولاء (تنوير الأبصار مع رد المحتار ج1 ص102-122)

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)


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