Is it permissible for a person to say Tasmiyah in the Wudoo’ specified area on commencing Wudoo’ ?

Question 165What is the ruling on Tasmiyah (saying, “Bismillaah [In the Name of Allaah]”) two meters away from the toilet in a Masjid (mosque)? Is that permissible or not?

Answer: Part of the Islaamic etiquette of entering the toilet is to enter with the left foot first and mention the Name of Allaah before entering, saying: “Bismillaah, Allaahumma innee a`oodu bika min al-khubthi wa al-khabbaa’ith [In the Name of Allaah. O Allaah, I seek refuge with You from male and female devils].” If one wants to perform Wudoo’ (ablution) in the Wudoo’ area… read more here.

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Saying ‘Bismillaah’ before Wudoo’

Question 64: What is the ruling on someone who performs Wudoo’ (ablution), but does not mention the Name of Allah?

Answer: All praise be to Allaah Alone, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger, and his family and Companions. It is obligatory to utter Tasmiyah (saying, “Bismillaah [In the Name of Allaah]”) at the time of performing Wudoo’, but if anyone performs it without mentioning the Name of Allaah, through forgetfulness or ignorance of the legal ruling, their ablution is still valid. However, if anyone omits it deliberately, their Wudoo’ is invalid, according to the more correct of the two scholarly opinions, based on the Hadeeth of the Prophet (peace be upon him): “No Wudoo’ (is valid) for the one who has not mentioned the Name of Allaah upon it.” read more here.

Neglecting ‘Bismillaah’ intentionally upon performing Wudoo’

Question 63: What is the ruling on someone who performs Wudoo’ (ablution), but does not mention the Name of Allah?

Answer: All praise be to Allaah Alone, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger, and his family and Companions. It is obligatory to utter Tasmiyah (saying, “Bismillaah [In the Name of Allaah]”) at the time of performing Wudoo’, but if anyone performs it without mentioning the Name of Allaah, through forgetfulness or ignorance of the legal ruling, their ablution is still valid. However, if anyone omits it deliberately, their Wudoo’ is invalid, according to the more correct of the two scholarly opinions, based on the Hadeeth of the Prophet (peace be upon him): “No Wudoo’ (is valid) for the one who has not mentioned the Name of Allaah upon it.” read more here.

Forgetting or ‘neglecting out of ignorance’ saying ‘Bismillaah’ before Wudoo’

Question 62: What is the ruling on someone who performs Wudoo’ (ablution), but does not mention the Name of Allah?

Answer: All praise be to Allaah Alone, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger, and his family and Companions. It is obligatory to utter Tasmiyah (saying, “Bismillaah [In the Name of Allaah]”) at the time of performing Wudoo’, but if anyone performs it without mentioning the Name of Allaah, through forgetfulness or ignorance of the legal ruling, their ablution is still valid. However, if anyone omits it deliberately, their Wudoo’ is invalid, according to the more correct of the two scholarly opinions, based on the Hadeeth of the Prophet (peace be upon him): “No Wudoo’ (is valid) for the one who has not mentioned the Name of Allaah upon it.” read more here.