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The Five Circumstances which Wudu Becomes Obligatory

The Five Circumstances which Wudu Becomes Obligatory

As mentioned earlier, performing the wudu is always a recommendable deed, but it becomes obligatory (wajib) in certain circumstances. There are five circumstances under which wudu becomes obligatory; and whenever a Muslim finds himself in any one these circumstances, he must do wudu. The five circumstances are as follows:- 1. For obligatory prayers, e.g., the five daily prayers. Wudu is not wajib for sunnat (recommended) prayers; but as the prayers whether ... Read More »

The Ten Things that Invalidate wudu

The Ten Things that Invalidate wudu

The Ten Things that Invalidate wudu After having done the wudu once, for how long can a person be considered to be in the state of ritual purity? Is a Muslim required to do a separate wudu for each of his prayers, or is one wudu sufficient for the whole day? Once a person has done wudu, he can consider himself in the state of ritual purity until one of ... Read More »

The Ten Conditions for the Validity of Wudu(ablution)

The Ten Conditions for the Validity of Wudu(ablution)

The performance of wudu depends on certain condi­tions which are known in Islamic laws as “the conditions for the validity of wudu”. These conditions are ten in number: three are related to the water, three to the person; and four to the act of wudu itself. i. The Water 1. The water must be mutlaq. “Mutlaq” means pure or unmixed; in the present context, it refers to the liquid which ... Read More »

The six Recommendable Acts of Wudu (ABLUTION)

The six Recommendable Acts of Wudu (ABLUTION)

Recommendable acts of Wudu What you read above was concerning the obligatory (wajib) acts of wudu. Now we shall describe the acts which are recommendable (mustahab, sunnat) during the wudu. 1. Washing the hands two time before washing the face. 2. Gargling three times before washing the face. 3. Rinsing the nose three times before washing the face. 4. While washing the face and the fore-arms, it is recommended to ... Read More »

The Four main stages of Performing Wudu (1)

The Four main stages of Performing Wudu (1)

  The manner of performing wudu as explained below is based on the Qur’an and the authentic sunnah of the holy Prophet as narrated by his Ahlu ‘l-bayt and his most reliable companions. The relevant verse of the Qur’an and the ahadith will be discussed in section J.Wudu is done in the following four stages : 1. Washing the face After doing the niyyat [Intention], pour water over the face ... Read More »

The Four main stages of Performing Wudu

The Four main stages of Performing Wudu

The manner of performing wudu as explained below is based on the Qur’an and the authentic sunnah of the holy Prophet as narrated by his Ahlu ‘l-bayt and his most reliable companions. The relevant verse of the Qur’an and the ahadith will be discussed in section J.Wudu is done in the following four stages : 1. Washing the face After doing the niyyat [Intention], pour water over the face from ... Read More »