From Wikipedia: Wuḍūʾ (Arabicالوضوء‎ al-wuḍūʼ IPA: [wʊˈdˤuːʔ]) is the Islamic procedure for washing parts of the body, a type of ritual purificationWudu involves washing the hands, mouth, nostrils, arms, head and feet with water and is an important part of ritual purity in Islam. What activities require wuḍūʾ, what rituals constitute it and what breaks or invalidates it are governed by fiqh (Islamic jurisprudence)[1] and specifically its rules concerning hygiene. See here for more.

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