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All the Ahadith saying to wipe the neck in wudu are either Da'if (Weak) or Maudoo' (Fabricated). So, would wiping the neck in wudu' be considered makrooh as all the Madhahib say except for the Hanafiyah, or would it be considered Bid'ah because the Prophet (May Allah's Peace and blessings be upon Him) never was described doing such in authentic Ahadith, so because it has no strong foundation, would it be considered Bid'ah? what have the scholars said on this?

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Are you talking about the neck or nape behind the neck ( Raqabah)? –  Abdullah Dec 28 '12 at 17:26
    
@Abdullah I mean the behind of the neck. –  Mujahid مجاهد Dec 28 '12 at 19:33
    
Okay, It is highly disputed among Hanafiyah themselves. Would be nice to see some answers. –  Abdullah Dec 28 '12 at 20:25
    
The core question here, in a more generic form, could be: "Is it makrooh, bid'ah or haram to do an action that has only been prescribed in weak or fabricated Hadiths?" The instance you're describing is an example of such a case. –  Hosam Aly Dec 29 '12 at 5:52
    
I haven't heard regarding wiping the neck during the Wudu in any authentic source. –  السید____علی May 1 at 8:38

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