The person will remain in a state of wudhu until any of the following matters is committed.
1. Passing of excrement, urine or wind. When someone passes urine and/or excrement, it becomes mandatory for such a person to remove the filthiness of these things before performing wudhu. Clean water should be used for this purpose.
The person may also resort to the use of certain dry objects, such as stones, dry wood or tissue to remove the filth. This is known as “Istijmaar”.
While using these dry objects, it is preferable to use them in odd numbers, such as 3 or 5 etc., The person should ensure that no drops of urine or stains of foulness remain on his/her body or clothes.
2. However, in the case of persons afflicted with permanent wetting, or frequent passing of wind and women suffering from prolonged flows of blood, such persons are required to perform wudhu only once, immediately before the start of the prayer.
Their wudhu would remain valid, even if the above problems occur, while that person is in the middle of prayer.
3. Eating camel’s meat.
4. Sleeping, during which a person loses consciousness.
5. Loss of consciousness from insanity, fainting, etc.
6. Touching of sexual organs intentionally, directly and when naked or unclothed.
THE EARTH (SOIL) TO BE USED FOR AT-TAYAMMUM
Tayammum is ritual purification with clean earth, soil, sand or
HOW TO PERFORM Al-TAYAMMUM
1. The person should first intend by heart to perform al- Tayammum.
2. Strike the soil with the palms of both hands.
3. Wipe the face using both palms once.
4. Thereafter, the person uses the left palm to wipe the back of the right hand up to the wrist and then uses the right palm to wipe over the back of the left hand up to the wrist.