How To Perform Wudu: Before a person start prayer (Salah) he/she should purify themselves. This purification process called as Wudu or ablution. Here we can discuss about how to make wudu? Before getting to know this steps navigate blow.
Wudu or ablution is the process of cleaning yourself before Salah. It is mandatory for offering Salah (prayer). It is the steps to clean hands, face and feet step by step procedure.
Wudu is described in different verses in Quran here are some following verses which tells about purifications and below you can check steps for how to perform wudu.
يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا إِذَا قُمْتُمْ إِلَى الصَّلَاةِ فَاغْسِلُوا وُجُوهَكُمْ وَأَيْدِيَكُمْ إِلَى الْمَرَافِقِ وَامْسَحُوا بِرُءُوسِكُمْ وَأَرْجُلَكُمْ إِلَى الْكَعْبَيْنِ ۚ وَإِن كُنتُمْ جُنُبًا فَاطَّهَّرُوا ۚ وَإِن كُنتُم مَّرْضَىٰ أَوْ عَلَىٰ سَفَرٍ أَوْ جَاءَ أَحَدٌ مِّنكُم مِّنَ الْغَائِطِ أَوْ لَامَسْتُمُ النِّسَاءَ فَلَمْ تَجِدُوا مَاءً فَتَيَمَّمُوا صَعِيدًا طَيِّبًا فَامْسَحُوا بِوُجُوهِكُمْ وَأَيْدِيكُم مِّنْهُ ۚ مَا يُرِيدُ اللَّهُ لِيَجْعَلَ عَلَيْكُم مِّنْ حَرَجٍ وَلَٰكِن يُرِيدُ لِيُطَهِّرَكُمْ وَلِيُتِمَّ نِعْمَتَهُ عَلَيْكُمْ لَعَلَّكُمْ تَشْكُرُونَ
O you who have believed, when you rise to [perform] prayer, wash your faces and your forearms to the elbows and wipe over your heads and wash your feet to the ankles. And if you are in a state of janabah, then purify yourselves. But if you are ill or on a journey or one of you comes from the place of relieving himself or you have contacted women and do not find water, then seek clean earth and wipe over your faces and hands with it. Allah does not intend to make difficulty for you, but He intends to purify you and complete His favor upon you that you may be grateful. [Glorius Quran 5:6]
يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا لَا تَقْرَبُوا الصَّلَاةَ وَأَنتُمْ سُكَارَىٰ حَتَّىٰ تَعْلَمُوا مَا تَقُولُونَ وَلَا جُنُبًا إِلَّا عَابِرِي سَبِيلٍ حَتَّىٰ تَغْتَسِلُوا ۚ وَإِن كُنتُم مَّرْضَىٰ أَوْ عَلَىٰ سَفَرٍ أَوْ جَاءَ أَحَدٌ مِّنكُم مِّنَ الْغَائِطِ أَوْ لَامَسْتُمُ النِّسَاءَ فَلَمْ تَجِدُوا مَاءً فَتَيَمَّمُوا صَعِيدًا طَيِّبًا فَامْسَحُوا بِوُجُوهِكُمْ وَأَيْدِيكُمْ ۗ إِنَّ اللَّهَ كَانَ عَفُوًّا غَفُورًا
O you who have believed, do not approach prayer while you are intoxicated until you know what you are saying or in a state of janabah, except those passing through [a place of prayer], until you have washed [your whole body]. And if you are ill or on a journey or one of you comes from the place of relieving himself or you have contacted women and find no water, then seek clean earth and wipe over your faces and your hands [with it]. Indeed, Allah is ever Pardoning and Forgiving. [Glorius Quran 4:43]
So many peoples are confused in performing wudu so here are the step by step procedure for how to perform wudu.
Make Intention: Before starting wudu one first make Niyah (intention) in heart that you are going to make wudu and begin by saying “Bismillah” (In the Name of ALLAH).
Wash both Hands: Wash both hands up to the wrist three times thoroughly start with Right hand, and make sure that water should reach between fingers.
Rinse your Moth: Next Take handful of water with your right hand, put it into your mouth and rinse thoroughly three times.
Inhale water in Nose: Take handful of water with your right hand and inhale it into your nose three times. And you can use your left hand to blow it off.
Wash Your Face: Wash your complete face three times by spreading your hand left ear to right ear and at the bottom of your chin.
Wash Your Arm: First Wash your right hand lower arm from wrist to your elbow three times, and next your left hand. Make sure no part of hand is dry.
Clean your head: With the help of your wet hands start moving from Forehead to back of the head. And also wipe your hairs and wipe your neck do this one time.
Wiping Ears: Wipe your ears inside and outside with the help of your fingers and with the same water. This is done as put your index finger in ear hole and rub thumb at back side of your ear.
Wash your feet: Finally wash your both feet thoroughly start with right up to the ankles three times. Make sure that the water should reach at toe and not dry at any place.
By Following All these steps wudu is finishes and after all this done end it with saying “Ashhadu alla ilaha illallahu, wa ash-hadu anna muhammadan abduhu wa rasuluhu.”
When you didn’t find water and no water available the n you have to make Tayammum (dry wudu) wudu.
The Prophet Muhammad (Peace be Upon Him) said : The earth has been made for me (and for my followers) a place for praying and a thing to perform Tayammum, therefore anyone of my followers can pray wherever the time of a prayer is due.
Tayammum wudu is allowed in the following cases only.
- When the water is not available within one radius mile.
- When there is a fear that an animal or enemy or any kind of danger near the water.
- When the water is low in quantity that you need to drink it first.
- When using water is dangerous to your health.
- When water is sold at high price that you can’t buy.
Following Things which can be used to do Tayammum:
- Walls made of mud, stone and bricks.
- Any item with a thick covering of dust.
- Pure Earth
- Baked earth pots.
Following Things which can’t be used for Tayammum:
- Food items
- Anything that burns to ash or melts
The Procedure for Tayammum wudu is:
Make the intention that this act is for the purpose of worship and purity.
Touch earth, sand, or stone lightly with both hands and then wipe the face with them once as done in the partial ablution.
Touch earth, sand, or stone lightly with both hands and then wipe the right arm to the elbow with the left hand and the left arm with the right hand.
The following thinks that breaks your wudu(ablution).
- Things that are discharged from front and back (Urine, gas, etc)
- Things that come from Mouth (Vomiting and spitting blood)
- If blood came from skin, eyes, nose or ears Wudu will break
- Sleeping breaks wudu.
- Fainting breaks Wudu.
- Laughter in Salah (Prayer) breaks wudu.
- By Touching Private parts Wudu breaks.
- When a Wife and husband have Sexual intercourse then Wudu breaks (Just a physical touch to wife’s wudu doesn’t breaks).
After breaking your wudu you have to make wudu again to offer your Salah refer above mentioned step by step procedure how to perform wudu to perform your wudu.