Is it permissible to perform Wudoo’ (ablution) using seawater?

Question 7: Is it permissible to perform Wudoo` (ablution) using sea water? If I am by the sea and have fresh water available, should I perform Wudoo` with the fresh water or seawater  Some people say that it is not permissible to perform Wudoo` with sea water unless it is a necessity, but others say that it is not permissible at all. Please advise and may Allaah preserve you!

Answer: All praise is due to Allaah Alone and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger, his family and Companions. To commence: It is permissible to perform Wudoo` using seawater, as the Prophet (peace be upon him) said… read more here

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