Right Body in Ablution (Wudu) ~ Hi all readers! In this article, I will explain how to start ablution (wudu). In the previous articles, we know that there are several members of the same body that must be washed and wiped. There are two hands; right hand and left hand. There are two ears; right ear and left ear. There are two legs; right foot and left foot. Well, if we do ablution, which one should we wash and we wipe first; the right or the left?
As always, before I answer the above question and speak more about right body in ablution (wudu), I will present the two hadiths as follows;
Hadith About Right Body in Ablution (Wudu)
The hadith about right body in ablution (wudu) that I mean is as follows:
عَنْ أَبِيْ هُرَيْرَةَ رَضِيَ اللهُ عَنْهُ قَالَ : قَالَ رَسُوْلُ اللهِ صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ : إِذَا تَوَضَّأْتُمْ فَابْدَءُوْا بِمَيَامِنِكُمْ . أَخْرَجَهُ الْأَرْبَعَةُ
From Abu Hurairah radliyallahu anhu, he said, “The Messenger of Allah alaihi wa sallam said, “If you will do ablution (wudu), then start with your right limb.” The hadith is narrated by four people (Abu Daud, at-Tirmidzi, an -Nasa’I, Ibn Majah).
عَنْ عَائِشَةَ رَضِيَ اللهُ عَنْهَا قَالَتْ : كَانَ رَسُوْلُ اللهِ صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ يُعْجِبُهُ التَّيَمَّنُ فِيْ تَنَعَّلِهِ وَتَرَجُّلِهِ وَطُهُوْرِهِ وَفِيْ شَأْنِهِ كُلِّهِ . مُتَّفَقٌ عَلَيْهِ
From Aisha radliyallahu anha, she said, “Indeed the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alaihi wa sallam was pleased to put the right member of the body first when he was wearing sandals, when he combed his hair, when he was ablution (wudu), and in all his affairs.” it was narrated by al-Bukhari and Muslim.
All readers! If we observe the two hadiths above, then we will know a number of things as follows;