Is wudu obligatory during sai.
Mu' meneen Brothers and Sisters,
As Salaam Aleikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. (May Allah's Peace, Mercy and Blessings be upon all of you)
One of our brothers/sisters has asked this question:
is wudu(ablusion) compulsory during doing the SAI (Safa Marwah), after TAWAF.
pls guide in the light of Quran and Hadith.
(There may be some grammatical and spelling errors in the above statement. The forum does not change anything from questions, comments and statements received from our readers for circulation in confidentiality.)
Is wudu obligatory during sai
In the name of Allah, We praise Him, seek His help and ask for His forgiveness. Whoever Allah guides none can misguide, and whoever He allows to fall astray, none can guide them aright. We bear witness that there is none worthy of worship but Allah Alone, and we bear witness that Muhammad (saws) is His slave-servant and the seal of His Messengers.
Fiqh-us-Sunnah Fiqh 5.88b
Topic: Purification For Sa'i
The Prophet (saws) said to Aishah (.a.) when she was in the state of menstruation: "You may perform all rites (of pilgrimage ) as other pilgrims do, except performing the tawaaf around the Kabah which you may do after you are clean and no longer menstruating." (Relaed by Muslim)
Hadrat Aishah (r.a.) and Hadrat Umm Salamah (r.a.) said, "(While performing the pilgrimage) A woman who performs the tawaaf, offers a two rakah prayer (by the Station of Ibrahim), and then finds that her menstruation has started, may perform Sa'I between Safa and Marwah.'' (Reported by Sa'id bin Mansur)
In light of the above quoted guidance, the absolute majority of the scholars and jurists of Fiqh or Islamic Jurisprudence are of the opinion that although being in the state of purity and wudu is absolutely obligatory for performing the tawaaf of the Kaaba; being in the state of wudu is preferred but not an obligatory condition for doing the sai or walk between the Safa and Marwah hillocks.
Whatever written of Truth and benefit is only due to Allahs Assistance and Guidance, and whatever of error is of me alone. Allah Alone Knows Best and He is the Only Source of Strength.
Your brother and well wisher in Islam,