In Islam, Wudu is one of the most important steps before prayer. With this, you ensure your body is fully prepared for your Namaz. Wudu is a cleansing ritual that is a very important step in your Worship. In every Worship, the first step is to clean your outer surface and clothes and take good care of hygiene. Namaz is one of the pillars of Islam, but before going for prayer, there is also expected to do abolition. In simple words, it is a purification ritual called Wudu. In Islam, No worship is accepted without Clear intention and hygiene. So in this article you will learn how to perform wudu step by step.
“No Salah is accepted without Wudu.”
(Sahih Muslim, Book 2, Hadith 2)
Facts and Benefits of Wudu:
Wudu is a very profitable way of cleaning your bacteria. Washing your face (five times a day) is considered very important and extremely useful for enhancing the complexion of colouring and for cleaning dust from your face. It clear-out the bacteria and germs from your body. It is also a better way to remove acne, pimples and wrinkles with the help of Wudu. Also, washing your mouth (five times a day) can prevent many problems and save you from mouth diseases. Wudu makes your body moisturized and clean from mist and dust. Also, washing your legs improves your mental health and keeps you motivated and fresh throughout the day. In a Clear sense, it is a cleaning ritual and a way to save your body from multiple diseases.
Dua for Wudu:
It is recommended to start your Wudu with the Merciful name of Allah (With Bismillah)
Dua to say after completing Wudu:
I swear that no is able to worship except Allah. He has no partner, and Hazrat Muhammad SAW is Allah’s Prophet
O Allah, make me one of those who seek forgiveness from you, and make me purified.
إِلَيْكَوَأَتُوبُسْتَغْفِرُكَأَأَنْتَ، إِلَّاإِلَهَلَاأَنْأَشْهَدُوَبِحَمْدِكَ، اللَّهُمَّسُبْحَانَكَاللَّهُمَّ
Praise to You Allah, O Allah, and praise, I swear that there is no one worthy of Worshipbut You. I seek forgiveness.
How to perform Wudu in Islam?
There are some steps to perform Wudu:
- First, make intention (niyyah) for Wudu
- Say Bismillah at the first
- Wash your hands three times; start washing your hand from the right side and then left
- Rinse your mouth three times
- Wash your nose three times
- Wash your face fully three times
- Wash your hands three times, ensure no part remains dry, and wash your arms up to the elbow three times.
- Wipe your head once with your hands.
- Clean your Ears
- Wash your feet three times.
After all these steps, recite Shahdat and Duas (mentioned above).
اَشْهَدُ اَنْ لَّآ اِلٰهَ اِلَّا اللهُ وَحْدَہٗ لَاشَرِيْكَ لَہٗ وَاَشْهَدُ اَنَّ مُحَمَّدًا عَبْدُهٗ وَرَسُولُہٗ
ashhadu alla ilaha illallah wahdahu la sharika lahu lahu wa-ash-hadu anna Muhammadan abduhoo wa rasooluhu.
What breaks your Wudu?
There is always a query about what the things are that break Wudu. It would help if you took care of some things because of those things, your Wudu would break. Wudu remains until these things happen:
- Anything that is natural discharge, such as Urine, stool or passing gas
- Falling asleep will also damage your Wudu
- Becoming unconscious because of mental health or any other issue
- Ejaculation is also one of the things that can break Wudu
How to perform Wudu for females?
There are no major changes in wudu Steps for Females. They also have to follow almost most steps as men do. But as in shipping your head, women can only act as if they are wiping their full head, but they can only wipe their foreheads. In wudu, there is no other difference in the Male or female procedure of Wudu. The only thing is to clean you, and that is obligatory.
How to perform Wudu for sick people or travellers?
sick person can wash their body with wet lying on their place. And there, if there is no water source, you can perform Wudu with sand. If you are in travel, you can also claen your body with your hands and can perform Nimaz.
So, now we know that Wudu is the most important aspect of Worship. For every prayer, one should have to perform wudu. You can take online classes to understand Wudu and its detail deeply. You can join the Urwa Online Academy, which gives you detailed sessions regarding Quran learning and almost everything, which will surely help you to perform your prayers.
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