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How to wipe

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Wiping over the kuffs is permitted instead of removing it during ablution. The Prophet (PBUH) used to wipe over the top of his khuffs, and if one wipes over the back or the bottom of his khuffs; wiping is invalid.  

Conditions for wiping over the khuffs

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Instead of removing your socks or khuffs during each ablution, one can wipe over it. But there are some conditions and rules to be followed so the wiping is valid. This article discusses these conditions in details.

Wiping over the khuff

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Kuff is what is worn over the feet. It includes socks and could be made of various materials. God has permitted his servants to wipe over it during ablution if they cover the feet up to the ankles as a form of easiness. 

When ablution is recommended

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In some cases ablution is not mandatory but it is recommended as the person is in his best state when he has performed the ablution. These situations include; reciting Quran, sleeping, or before each prayer. 

When ablution is required

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Wudu (ablution) is required in some situations; like prayer. As God would not accept a prayer without ablution. Other cases like tawaf (going around the Kabah) and holding Quran without cover also require wudu. 

What does not invalidate ablution

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No prayer would be accepted if one’s ablution has been invalidated. But there are some cases and situations that are mistakenly thought to break the ablution like vomiting and other situations mentioned below.

What invalidates the ablution

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There are some things that make ablution invalid; such as any discharge from private parts and this applies to stool, urine, semen, blood and wind. Also Deep sleep and touching one’s private parts break ablution.

Basis of obligation

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Valid ablution is mandatory for any Muslim to pray and there is no other view on this subject. For ablution to be correct one must be sane, have the intention, follow the proper order and wash the obligatory parts.

Ablution, i.e. Wudu’

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Wudu means cleanliness and brightness. But in Islam it refers to washing the face, arms, head and feet with clean water. In other words it is called ablution. It is obligatory before prayer or similar worship acts.

Recommended practices of sound nature

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There are five practices also called ‘nature’s fine characteristics’ that each Muslim should perform to keep the best and most complete form. Practices and the reason behind them are explained in the article.

What is reprehensible when relieving oneself

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Some acts are reprehensible when someone is relieving himself such as talking to anyone or to urinate over a crevice in the ground. It is also reprehensible to urinate facing wind direction if it is in an open area. 

What is forbidden when relieving oneself

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God has forbidden some acts when one relives himself like urinating or defecating in stagnant water, by roadsides or reading Quran in the toilet. This article clarifies all these acts and the reason behind each.

When going to the toilet

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More than one hadith clarify what should be done when going to the toilet. Entering with the left foot and leaving with the right one is recommended, as well as saying some prayers and other points discussed below. 

Facing the qiblah when relieving oneself

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Facing the qiblah or turning one’s back to it in an open area when reliving oneself is prohibited. However, if the toilet is in a building or there is a screen between the person using it and the qiblah, one may use it.

Using the toilet and its manners

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There is an etiquette that must be followed when using the toilet. Islam has described how one should take care of his personal hygiene. Other acts are prohibited like facing or turning one’s back to the qiblah.

Utensils made of the hide of carrion

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One is permitted to use animals hide normally permissible to eat after being purified by tanning. As for animals that are not permissible to eat they could not be used as their hide could not be purified by tanning. 

Unbelievers’ utensils

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Muslims are allowed to use unbelievers’ utensils after being cleaned from any impurity. It is also permitted to eat from earlier religions people food. The Prophet himself accepted a Jew invitation to a meal.

Utensils welded with gold or silver

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In Islam people cannot eat in gold utensil even if a small amount was used for welding. It becomes unlawful. On the other hand, God has made it permitted for Muslims to use utensils welded with small amount of silver. 

Use of gold and silver articles in purification

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Using any kind of utensils or articles including gold or silver for food is prohibited in Islam. Even if they are only plated with it or just contain a small part. All other precious materials are permissible.

Containers, plates and utensils

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It is permissible to all Muslims to use all types of utensils, containers and plate including those made from metal. 

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