Wiping the neck during wudhoo & washing more than three times

Reference: Question via telephone – al-Bid’u wal-Muhdathaat wa maa laa Asla lahu – Page 637

Question: What is the ruling regarding wiping the neck during wudhoo and washing the [required] parts [of the body] for wudhoo more than three times?

Response: Wiping the neck during wudhoo is an innovation and washing the [required] parts [of the body] for the wudhoo more than three times is an unnecessary extravagance (waste).

Abu 'Abdullaah

About Abu 'Abdullaah

– from London, UK. He is a graduate of the Islaamic University of Madeenah, having graduated from the Institute of Arabic Language, and later the Faculty of Sharee’ah in 2004.