4. Intention (An-niyyah). The intention need not be uttered but is kept in mind during the Wudhu.
5. Purifying oneself from urine and excrement by using water (Istinja), stone or tissue (Istijmar) and also purifying from all kinds of impurities.
6. Using clean and lawful (halal) water.
7. Ensuring that the water is not prevented from reaching the skin.
In the case of those who are afflicted with the physical condition of permanent wetting of urine (incontinence), frequent passing of wind or for women suffering from prolonged flows of blood, they should take wudhu when prayer time is due. Their wudhu is not broken, even if any of the above affliction occurs, while they are in prayer.
1. Washing the entire face once (including rinsing of the mouth and cleaning of nostrils.
2. Washing each arm up to the elbows once.
3. Wiping the whole head once by wiping wet hands from the hairline to the nape of the neck and back.
4. Washing both feet up to the ankles.
5. Ensuring that the above (4) acts are performed in the given sequence.
6. Performing the wudhu actions continuously and without unnecessary until completion.