The Sunnats of Wudhu


Q: What are the sunnats of wudhu?

A: The sunnats of wudhu are as follows:

1. To make niyyah (intention of wudhu).

2. To make miswaak.

3. To recite the tasmiyah (bismillah).

4. To wash the hands up to the wrists.

5. To gargle the mouth.

6. To put water into the nostrils.

7. To make khilaal of the beard.

8. To make khilaal of the fingers and toes.

9. To wash each limb thrice.

10. To make masah of the entire head once.

11. To make masah of the ears.

12. To make wudhu in sequence.

13. To wash each limb, one after the other, without a delay, in such a manner that the limbs do not dry 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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