Items on which Tayammum is permitted/ not permitted:

  1. Items on which Tayammum is permitted:
  1. Taahir (clean) earth.
  2. Sand.
  3. Stone.
  4. Limestone.
  5. Baked earthen pots (Unglazed).
  6. Walls of mud, stone or brick.
  7. Clay.
  8. All items which have thick dust on them.

Items on which Tayammum is NOT permitted:

  1. Wood.
  2. Metal.
  3. Glass.
  4. Food items.
  5. All items which burn to ash, rot or melt.

Please Note:

  • Things on which Tayammum is allowed need not be covered with dust.
  • If there is a stone, brick or clay pot, it can be used for Tayammum even after it was washed clean and has no dust on it.