Washing the area between the sideburns and ears in wudhu

Q: Is it necessary to wash the area between the sideburns and ears in wudhu?

Bismillaah

A: Yes, it is compulsory. If this area is left dry, the wudhu will not be valid.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.

فيجب غسل المياقي و ما بين العذار والأذن (تنوير الأبصار مع رد المحتار ج1ص97)

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)