The Sunnah Method Gargling The Mouth In Wudhu


When rinsing the mouth out with water during Wudhu, is it Sunnah that the water should be gargled such that it reaches the beginning of the throat?


 Yes, it is Sunnah to gargle the water in a way that it reaches the beginning of the throat except when fasting. 

Checked and Approved By:

Mufti Muhammed Saeed Motara Saheb D.B.


“و” يسن “المبالغة في المضمضة” وهي إيصال الماء لرأس الحلق “و” المبالغة في “الاستنشاق” وهي إيصاله إلى ما فوق المارن “لغير الصائم” والصائم لا يبالغ فيها خشية إفساد الصوم لقوله عليه الصلاة والسلام: “بالغ في المضمضة والاستنشاق إلا أن تكون صائما “
( حاشية الطحطاوي على مراقي الفلاح ص ٧٠ قديمي كتب نحانه) 

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