Masnoon (preferred) way of Tayammum

Bismillah

First recite: Bismillah

Make Niyyat:

For Ghusl one should make the intention: “I am making Tayammum for Ghusl to….”

For Wudhu one should make the intention: ” I am making Tayammum for Wudhu to….”.

Examples:

  • “O Allah, I am making Tayammum for Wudhu, to perform my namaaz”
  • “O Allah, I am making Tayammum for Ghusl, to recite the Quraan”

 Second:

  • Strike both hands on clean earth or dust.
  • Then dust the hands and blow off the excess dust or earth on the hands.
  • Rub both the hands over the complete face without leaving a hair’s breadth of space.

Third:

  • Strike both hands again on the clean earth or dust again.
  • Then dust the hands and blow off the excess dust.
  • Rub the left hand over the complete right hand including the elbow.
  • Rub the right hand over the complete left hand including the elbow.

Fourth:

  • Then do Khilaal of fingers. If one is wearing a ring it is necessary to remove it or at least revolve it.
  • It is Sunnat to do Khilaal of the beard also.