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Can we do wudoo for salah with wearing socks. before wearing sock we do wudoo and we wear it. after that if the air, urine etc.. we do at that time we do wudoo so can we do wudoo with removing the socks. give answer with the quran and hadees.

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retagged Apr 24 '12 at 11:04 goldPseudo ♦ 295215 goldPseudo's gravatar image


there is no wudu without washing the feet and this is agreed upon by all the scholars except some who say you can wipe them and their evidence is as Allah says, [O you who have believed, when you rise to [perform] prayer, wash your faces and your forearms to the elbows and wipe over your heads and your feet to the ankles] [ 5 v6 ] here is their evidence when Allah says, [wipe over your heads and your feet to the ankles] and their argument was that Allah did not say wash your feet but he joined with wiping the head, this argument is valid but the hadith of wudu makes this argument week and therefore, majority of scholars say it means to wash the feet and they used these hadiths as a evidences, Narrated 'Ata' bin Yasar:

Ibn 'Abbas performed ablution and washed his face (in the following way): He ladled out a handful of water, rinsed his mouth and washed his nose with it by putting in water and then blowing it out. He then, took another handful (of water) and did like this (gesturing) joining both hands, and washed his face, took another handful of water and washed his right forearm. He again took another handful of water and washed his left forearm, and passed wet hands over his head and took another handful of water and poured it over his right foot (up to his ankles) and washed it thoroughly and similarly took another handful of water and washed thoroughly his left foot (up to the ankles) and said, "I saw Allah's Apostle performing ablution in this way." also says, Narrated 'Abdullah bin 'Amr:

The Prophet remained behind us on a journey. He joined us while we were performing ablution for the 'Asr prayer which was over-due and we were just passing wet hands over our feet (not washing them thoroughly) so he addressed us in a loud voice saying twice orthriae, "Save your heels from the fire these a hadiths are in sahih Bukhari the book of wudu.

As for wiping over your sock it is only allowed if you had a wudu and then you put your sock on while you were pure then in this case it is allowed and the evidence is as Allah says here, [wipe over your heads and your feet to the ankles] this is where the hukum came from originally here Allah allowed the wiping over the sock but none knew except the Prophet [saw] that is why he forbade the hadith above the wiping of the bear feet as the sahaba though it meant wiping the bear feet as this hadith shows, Narrated Al-Mughira bin Shu'ba:

I was in the company of Allah's Apostle on one of the journeys and he went out to answer the call of nature (and after he finished) I poured water and he performed ablution; he washed his face, forearms and passed his wet hand over his head and over the two Khuff, (leather socks).

To conclude you must have wudu before you put the sock on and then you can wipe over them as long as the sock cover your ankle but if the sock does not cover your ankle then in this case your not allow to wipe over them and that is because Allah says, [and your feet to the ankles] Allah knows best.

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edited Apr 26 '12 at 18:29 goldPseudo ♦ 295215 goldPseudo's gravatar image

It is wrong to do wudu just only for wearing socks and making it available to do mas7 on socks. If you want to make mas7 available, you do wudu for a reason not 4 making it available.... There isn't a exact hadith or ayah that say this but there are hadith that talks about mas7...... And that hukm i have said, i get it from a fatwas book by al-Shafei... Wa Allah a3lam

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what is mas7 ??

(Apr 23 '12 at 08:42) aaliya ♦ aaliya's gravatar image

It is the act of washing your hands then put it on your socks to compelete wudu. It is an arabic word.

(Apr 23 '12 at 08:47) lumisho ♦ lumisho's gravatar image

jazakallah wa khair

(Apr 23 '12 at 09:23) aaliya ♦ aaliya's gravatar image
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