Wiping(Mas-h) over boots - Permissibility
Wiping(Mas-h) over boots - Permissibility

Book:

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

Chapter:

Acts of Wudu'/Ablution

Topic/Issue:16 - Wiping(Mas-h) over boots - Permissibility -- المسح على الخفين - جوازه
Opinions:
Opinion FromOpinionExplanation
Hanafi,Shafi, Malik and AhmedPermissible
  • Many hadiths, among them is the hadith of Jarir.
  • This hadith also answers those who said the ayah for wiping the feet 5:6 came after the practice of the Prophet on wiping the boots, and this canceled it out
  • interpretation of the verse based on the khafd version relates to wiping over boots
Others:
Ibn AbbasNot PermissibleThe verse 5:6 abrogated the traditions
Permissible During Travel OnlyMost of the traditions, conveying that the Prophet (SAW) did mash, relate to travel. Secondly journey in itself depicts exemption and leniency.
Disagreement
Reasons:

Reason for Disagreement

  1. Some scholars said the ayah for wiping the feet came after the practice of the Prophet on wiping the boots, and this canceled it out. However, the hadeeth of jareer {2} makes it clear this is not so because he became muslim after the revelation of 5:6{1}
Evidences :1 - Quran [5:6], 2 - Sahih Muslim [# 520] [Hide/Show]
Tags :Worship,Purification, Tahara, Wudu', Ablution, Wipe, Boots
See Also:The Acts of Ablution
References:1[pg:15] [Hide/Show]
Last Updated:2011-03-10

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