Obligation of earth reaching the limb <br/> (i.e. should cover the limbs with the earth or just wiping is enough)
Obligation of earth reaching the limb
(i.e. should cover the limbs with the earth or just wiping is enough)

Book:

The Book of Ritual Purification (Tahara) - كتاب الطهارة من الحدث.

Chapter:

Book of Tayammum

Section:Descriptrion
Topic/Issue:158 - Obligation of earth reaching the limb
(i.e. should cover the limbs with the earth or just wiping is enough) --
Opinions:
Opinion FromOpinionExplanation
Imam Malik, Imam Abu HanifaIt is not obligatoryThe word "min" the verse 5:6 "And rub your faces and your hands with some of it (minhu).." is used to make distinction between the categories, which is further supported by Ammar (RA) narration, for it contains the words "blew off the dust" and also Prophet (SAW) performed tayammum at the wall once
Imam Shafi, Imam AhmadIt is obligatoryThe word "min" the verse 5:6 "And rub your faces and your hands with some of it (minhu).." is used to indicate a part , based on analogy of ablution over tayammum
Evidences :1 - Quran [5:6], 2 - Sahih Bukhari [# 335] [Hide/Show]
Last Updated:2010-06-06

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