How to Make Dry Ablution (Tayammum)

It is permitted to perform the dry ablution (tayammum) with a valid excuse– such as being roughly one mile or so away from any water.

How to Perform Tayammum

[1] Intend to lift the state of ritual impurity,

[2] say the basmala,

[3] strike the earth [or anything of the top surface of the earth like a stone],

[4] wipe your face entirely,

[5] strike the earth [or its equivalent] a second time,

[6] wipe the right arm completely up to and including the elbow, and then the left arm likewise.

[`Ala’ al-Din `Abidin, al-Hadiyya al-`Ala’iyya; Shurunbulali, Ascent to Felicity]

And Allah alone gives success.

By: Shaykh Asif of Halal or Haram Team

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