1- Intention: Intentions are made in the heart and are not to be pronounced out loud, i.e. audibly. If al-wudu
’ is done for a purpose other than purification
for worship, such as cooling off or cleaning the body, then it is not valid to perform worship with it.
2- Washing the face. Al-Istinshaq is part of washing the face.
3- Washing of the hands and forearms, including the elbows.
4- Washing of the feet and ankles.
5- Rubbing the head entirely (this includes the ears).
6- Washing these parts one after the other in the order mentioned above.