Material Used for Tayammum
Material Used for Tayammum


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


Book of Tayammum

Topic/Issue:160 - Material Used for Tayammum --
Agreement:Scholars agreed about its validity with clean cultivable soil
Opinion FromOpinionExplanation
Imam ShafiTayammum is not permitted except with pure earthThe term said 5:6 applies to clean earth
Also based on narration from Jabir (RA). Hence these scholars constructed the unqualified term through the qualified term.
Imam MalikTayammum is permitted with whatever is found upon the surface of land with all its constituents like pebbles, sand and earth.The term said in verse 5:6 applies to clean earth and to all its constituents on the surface of land
Also based on narration from Jabir (RA) because in some narrations that term earth has been qualified, where it says "The earth has been made mosque for me and its soil a means of purity". Hence these scholars constructed the qualified term through the unqualified term.
Imam Abu HanifaSame as Imam Malik but also added all kinds of solid matter produced by the earth like lime, arsenic, clay and marble.
Imam AhmadTayammum may be performed with dust from a garment or from wool
Evidences :1 - Sahih Muslim [# 1060], 2 - Sahih Muslim [# 1058], 3 - Quran [5:6] [Hide/Show]
Last Updated:2011-05-07

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