When there is no water available, or
when it is not possible to use the existing water, we
may purify ourselves with clean soil or a similar in
place of performing the minor ablution or the ritual
bath. This called "Tayammum". Tayammum is
maid in place of minor ritual ablution or ritual bath.
The Two Obligatory Acts Of Tayammum
1- To make intention for tayammum,
2- To path the palms on clean soil or similar substance
(clean sand, pebbles, stone, lime, brick, tile or a
tile-like substance, etc.) twice and then to wipe the
face first and than the arms.
Method Of Making Tayammum
Roll up the selves as for ritual ablution. Say Audhu-Bismillah
and make intention for tayammum;
Path the palms on clean soil with the fingers apart
and rub the hands back and forth on it.
Strike the thumbs together to shake any excessive dust
or soil off and wipe the face with the palms of the
Pat the hands again on clen soil ond then wipe the
right arm with the palm of the left hand up to an including
Next wipe the left arm with the palm of the right hand
up to and including the elbows in the same manner.