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Whenever i do ablution i wash my legs one time itself

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Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rashmatullahi Wa Barakatuh ! Dear Brother I just Wanted to know that , Whenever i do ablution i wash my legs one time itself, i know that i can washing it once is farz then my ablution is over but my dad says that it is not right with the sunnah way, so plz can u throw some light on this issue, Thanking You Jazak Allah Khair 


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Washing feet in wudu

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Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 5 Surah Maidah verse 6:

O you who have believed, when you rise to offer the ‘salaah’ you must wash your faces and hands, and arms upto the elbows, and wipe your heads with wet hands, and wash your feet upto the ankles.


The Sunnah of the Messenger of Allah (saws) was that he would wash/wipe the required parts of his body at least thrice when performing the wudu, but if one washes one’s feet upto the ankles only once, it would suffice and one would be in the state of wudu and can make himself available for prayer.


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