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Conditions, Pillars, Wajibat and Nullifiers of Wudhu, by Shaikh Taraheeb Ad-Dosiri (hafidhahullaah)
|The second pillar of wudhu is washing the hands to the elbows. The hand starts with the tip of the fingers til the elbow, that which you must wash in wudhu. This includes the palms, the hands themselves, the forearms, and the elbow. |
If you wash from your wrist to the elbow, the wudhu is not correct [due to missing the hands (palms)]. If you wash three fingers to the elbow, the wudhu is not correct [due to missing two fingers]. I see that many people are not concerned about washing their hands from the finger tips, because they have already washed their palms.
And washing the palms at the very beginning is from the Sunnah (mustahaab, recommended) but washing the hands [after washing the face] from the finger tips til the elbow is a Rukn (Pillar) of the wudhu. The pillar is something that if left out - either intentionally or out of forgetfulness - it would negate the act that you are doing, whether it is wudhu, or salat (prayer), or siyam (fasting), or any act of worship.
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|The pillars of the prayer are 14. These 14 pillars must be done for the prayer to be accepted. Sujood as Sahuw will not make up for someone neglecting one of these pillars - even out of forgetfulness. If, for example, someone realizes during the third rak'ah of the 'Isha prayer that he left out a rukun (pillar) during each of the first two rak'ah, then he must make up those first two rak'ah. Additionally, before taslim, he should make Sujood as Sahuw. But if he were to say, "I'll just make Sujood as Sahuw at the end" and not make up those first two rak'ah in which he left off a rukun, then his prayer would be null and void. The 14 pillars are:...|
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Subhanak Allaahuma wa bihamdika ash-hadu anlaa illaaha illa anta astaghfiruka wa atubu ilayk
If I said anything correct, then it is from Allaah (subhanahu wa taa'ala), and if I erred, then that is from me and shaytan.