Questions tagged [wudu]

Ablution is a ritual of washing parts of one's body for purification. It is mandatory prior to performing prayers or handling the Qur'an.

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Is it Sunnah to be in an abluted state all the time?

السلام‌عليكم، I want to know whether it Sunnah to be in an abluted state all the time? I mean in a state that one can offer salah. For example, when ablution is invalidated, one immediately renews ...
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Is there a Shi'a based report that Prophet (as) wiped on bare feet?

Depending on how you read the verse of wudhu (5:6 in the Qur'an) you can wash the feet or wipe on them. Sunnis wash the feet as in the 1st reading and wipe on socks in a state of wudhu as in the 2nd ...
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Is pausing my wudu allowed if I have to leave the room and come back while in the middle of wudu?

I was making wudu and all I had left were my arms and feet, but my dad was upset with me and he told me to come down immediately even though I was almost done. When I finished talking to him, I went ...
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Can you wipe on your shoes for wudhu?

I've heard you can wipe on your shoes (like you can on socks) as part of wudhu. If you can what are the conditions?
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What is Tayamum and when is it applicable?

I am a returning Muslim and live in Europe. As day time all namaz happen and I have confusion over how to perform namaz. As I use toilet in office with toilet role and I don’t know any other way to do ...
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Why is it recommended to perform wudu' when one is angry?

I often hear statements like: "Anger is from Satan" And that one should perform wudu' to calm down from anger. I'd like to learn more about this practice therefore here my questions: Does this ...
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Is there a condition to use only toilet tissue for cleaning?

The ahadith mention using water or a minimum of 3 stones (stones=toilet tissue today) and the number should be odd. Scholars state both can be used together even though there is no Hadith where both ...
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Wudu and Coconut Oil In Hair

If I put coconut oil in my hair does that affect my wudu the next time? If it does or does not can you explain. Thanks.
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Is it necessary to take bath before making wudu?

Is it necessary to take bath before making wudu? Is there any authentic hadith? I heard from some people that wudu in in complete without taking bath? Is it True?
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Does one need to perform ablution before handling a Quran on a smartphone?

It seems to be generally accepted that you cannot touch the Quran without ablution. What about a copy of the Quran on the smartphone?
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Socks not covering the ankles

My question is if socks that do not cover the ankles are allowed for men to wear while praying or just wearing them in normall occassions including wuduu or known as ablution. Please answer my ...
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Is wudu valid if baby do urine on our clothes? Or we have to change our clothes and make wudu again? [duplicate]

Does it break wudu if kid/baby make your clothes dirty. and will it change our clothes everytime?
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Does someone seeing my awrah invalidate my wudu?

Salam alaikum, my question is if a person "other than my wife" seeing the "Awrah" of me while I am in wudu. Does this invalidate my wudu?
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Should I listen to my mother who doesn't let me do wudu because I can get sick? [closed]

I'm a teenager (less then 15) and my mom doesn't let me wudu when its Fajr and sometimes other praying times in the winter. Her reason behind this is because I can get sick (as in very sick; I think ...
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Is you wudhu valid if you put on hair gel/spray on your hair after you complete wudhu?

I know that if you have hair gel/hair spray on you, you must get rid of it before you do wudhoo as the water cannot get to your hair. However, if you do wudhoo first and then put on hair gel/hair ...
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Is wudu largely symbolic?

There's some aspects of wudu which seem to indicate it's not literally about purity. E.g. Passing wind is somehow countered by wetting/washing one's face, arms, and feet, and nothing is done about ...
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Is urinating in toilet while standing haram?

I heard that urinating whilst standing is not permissible in Islam, so I left that practice. However I have a little problem when preparing to do wudu. When I urinate while not standing in toilets, I ...
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Requirment for Ghusl after Sexual Intercourse or Masturbation

Is it permissible for a man to preform Wudhu instead of Ghusl in the case of sperm discharge either through masturbation or sex if preforming Ghusl over and over again difficult and can prompt ...
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Why does passing wind break wudo when sneezing does not? And why don't we wash our bottoms after passing wind? [duplicate]

If passing wind brakes wudo then why sneezing does not, as in case of sneeze one lets out filth while in passing wind one does not pass out any. If wudo has to be completed again after passing wind ...
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If sleeping invalidates wudu, why are we encouraged to do wudu before sleeping?

We have the hadith ... Whenever you go to bed perform ablution like that for the prayer ... -- Sahih al-Bukhari 247 (sunnah.com); see also Sahih Muslim 2710 a (sunnah.com) However, sleeping (or, ...
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What to do when there are doubts about wuzu?

I face a lot of doubts about wuzu that my wuzu is broken. I am really frustrated with these doubts. What can I do to save myself from these doubts ?
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Is taking a bath equivalent to performing ghsul or wudhu?

We can perform salah after performing wudhu or ghusl. But if I just take a regular bath without performing wudhu then can I pray salah? Question: What are the obligatory acts of purification required ...
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Should a woman keep her head cover while performing Wudu?

My mother has a question. She was asking that can a woman perform Wudu without the Hijab (or without covering her head) and when she is done with Wudu she can cover her head. She do Wudu alone by ...
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Is doing wudhu whilst in the state of wudhu rewarded?

If I do wudhu for the Fajr prayer and don't break it then for Zuhr do another (fresh) wudhu is this rewarded (as wudhu washes away minor sins) or considered sinful due to wastage of water?
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How to wash feet for Ablution at a workplace? Is Prayer valid without washing feet?

I want to offer prayers regularly but my office infrastructure does not have any wudu (ablution) arrangements. I can't wash my feet and that is my main doubt. Is my prayer valid without washing my ...
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Is it fine to wipe my ears more than once during wudu?

I'm quite careful when making wudu and ghusl. I try to perform every single step perfectly. Actually, while performing ghusl, I was making wudu and while making masah for ears I wiped them more than ...
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Is it fine to use miswak at start of wudhu?

With the help and blessing of Allah, I have started using miswak in wudhu. I use miswak at the start of wudhu. I want to ask that is it fine to use miswak at start of wudhu or I should use it when I ...
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Is it compulsory to wash your feet for ablution when they are clean?

Is it compulsory to wash your feet when they are clean? As In, we take ablution for Zuhr/Dhohr prayers and will be with the socks + shoes then go for 'Asr prayers making ablution but not washing the ...
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Praying during a flight: Which way of purification is correct?

I think my question is somewhat related to:What should be done regarding Salat on a long flight? However I'd like to know what is the most correct choice for the purification during a flight (if one ...
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Is my wudu valid if I saw something nasty?

I was praying isha, after which and going for tahajjud (night prayer) while I checked my mobile for my mother messaged but instagram was open after unlocking my mobile and there was something nasty (...
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What can I do about the long time it takes me to perform ablution?

I have been facing problem in my wudu for a long time. It needs a lot of water and also takes a lot of time. I have tried many times to make it easier, but I often fear whether part of a limb becomes ...
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Permissible to wipe over leather shoes during Wudu?

While doing wudu in my office, it is not convenient to wash my feet with water. With washbasins only, it is quite difficult to lift your feet upto the basin in office wear, not to mention the wet ...
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Can I perform my missed prayers with the same wuzu for obligatory prayers given that I have a medical condition requiring wuzu before each prayer?

I have problem of gas and leukorrhea. I know that I have to make ablution for each prayer when the time of prayer begins. My question is: Can I perform my missed (or qaza) prayers with the same wuzu ...
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After urinating and making wadu a thin line of urine appears; do I need to redo wadu? [duplicate]

After urination and performing wadu, sometimes a thin line of urine arises but it's not enough to form a drop of urine. After cleaning it with a tissue paper, will I make Wadu?
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Can I perform tayammum (dry ablution) instead of wudu in the Canadian winter?

I live in Canada, where in the winter, you can't remove your several layers of clothing to expose your hands and feet to make wudu, even if water is available. Can I perform Tayammum (dry ablution) in ...
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If I look at my own private parts, will my wudu/ghusl be broken? [duplicate]

I once perfomed ghusl while taking a shower. After I came out of the shower, when I was putting my clothes back on, I accidentally looked at my private part. I thought my wudu/ghusl was broken, so I ...
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Can you do masah / wiping on normal cotton socks?

Scholars insist that if you wish to wipe on your socks after doing wudhu by washing your feet you must wipe on leather or Sealskinz socks. Other scholars say any socks are OK such as everyday cotton ...
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Is washing nose, mouth and hands optional in ablution?

Assalamo Alaikum, Is washing nose, mouth and hands (upto wrist) optional in ablution? The method of ablution is mentioned by Allah in Ayat no. 6 of Surah Maida, in which there is no mentioning of ...
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Would touching the private parts of our kids also invalid our wudu'?

As far as I know part of the things that might invalid wudu' is touching oneself on the private parts. As yesterday when i helped my little 3 years old son to sit on the toilet or a pisspot I needed ...
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Can I perform sujud shukr without wudu/ablution?

Assalamu alaikum, Can I perform sujud shukr without wudu/ablution? At any state, and at any time? Jazakallah Khaaier
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Does crying because of a sin break the wudu or invalidate prayer?

If one cries in prayer out of remorse and guilt for a sin that he committed invalidate the prayer or the wudu? I know crying due to worldly affairs invalidates the prayer but what if you cry out of ...
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How is a women in her menses supposed to make dua without making wudu?

I know we have to be purify before making salah and praising Allah swt. But how's a woman supposed to make supplications to Allah swt if she's on her menses and not purify.
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Is it permissible for one who did tayammum (dry ablution) to lead (in prayer)?

Is it permissible for one who did tayammum (dry ablution) to lead (in prayer) one who is in wudu?
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How can I recite the holy Qur'an when I can't keep my ablution?

I have a problem that whenever I make ablutions it breaks within no time due to the winds/hissing sound which comes from my private parts. So please tell me how I can overcome this problem? And also ...
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Can Wudhu Substitute Ghusl?

I'm asking this question for a friend. My friend wanted to pray Namaz but before that he had preformed an impure act. He didn't know at the time but he just preformed the obligatory Wudhu and went on ...
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Do I need to wash every part three times during ablution?

Please someone tell me, should I wash every part three times during ablution such as mouth, nose, forearms etc. Thanks in advance.
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Is istinja' necessary for ablution?

Can someone please tell me that, is istinja' (الإستنجاء) for ablution is necessary or not? Istinja is the Arabic term for cleaning away whatever has been passed from the urethra or anus with water, ...
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If I put on clothes with dry najasah (dry impurities), will my wudu be broken?

For example, let's say I'm wearing fresh clothes and then I perform wudu and offer salah. After I complete my salah, I change my clothes and put on trousers that have traces of dry urine on it. So, ...
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Tahaara and waswas [closed]

Assalamualaykum, I have a problem with severe waswasa. I have urinary incontinence. And I'm scared of touching things. When i go to the toilet and wash my bum and move my hand some water falls on the ...
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Performing wudu correctly

Dear brother Salamualaikum, My question is: when I performing wudu when I pass water over my head ones how does it work the head and hair need to be completely wet or symbolically just pass a wet ...