What is Tayammum?

To get rid of filth by using clean earth or clay in a special way, when no water is available or certain conditions are met. Tayammum is the Islamic act of dry ablution using sand or dust, which may be performed in place of ritual washing (wudu or ghusl) if no clean water is readily available or if one is suffering from moisture-induced skin inflammation or scaling. (Definition: Partial Wikipedia)

More specific: To get rid of Najaasat-e-Hukmi by making use of clean earth or clay in a special way is called Tayammum.

  1. When is Tayammum permitted?
  2. Farz of Tayammum
  3. Masnoon (preferred) way of Tayammum
  4. Items on which Tayammum is permitted/ not permitted:
  5. Nawaaqis of Tayammum