Wiping the parts washed during Wudoo’ with a piece of cloth

Question 77: It is said that abstaining from drying or wiping off the water after finishing Wudoo’ (ablution) with a cloth, tissues, or the like, is a Sunnah (supererogatory act of worship following the example of the Prophet), as it is also after washing the hands before starting to eat with the hand. Is this so?

Answer: All praise be to Allaah Alone, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger, and his family and Companions!

Abstaining from drying the hands or wiping the water off them after Wudoo’ or before or after eating is not a Sunnah. In fact the matter here is open, and you may wipe or leave them wet as you please… read more here.

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