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Washing arms during wudu

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249. The face and hands should be washed from above downwards, and if one washes the opposite way, his Wudhu will be void.

251. After washing the face, one should first wash the right hand and then the left hand, from the elbows to the tips of the fingers.

254. While performing Wudhu, it is obligatory to wash the face and the hands once, and it is recommended to wash them twice. Washing them three or more times is haraam. As regards to which washing should be treated as the first, it will depend upon wa shing the face and hand thoroughly, leaving no room for precaution, with the niyyat of Wudhu. So, if he pours water on his face ten times with the intention of the first washing, there is no harm, but when he will then wash with the niyyat of Wudhu, it wi ll be called the first time. Thus, he can go on pouring water on his face several times, and in the final wash, make the niyyat of Wudhu. But if he follows this procedure, then the face and the hands should be washed once only, as an obligatory precaution .

- Sistani

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5 hours ago, Guest zainab said:

Do we wash the both sides of the arms during wudu???or just one??

From elbow to fingertips, that'll include both sides, I mean the whole arm between your elbow to the fingertips!

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