Hadith on Ablution: Recommendation to begin acts on the right side

December 1, 2017

Aisha reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, liked to begin on his right side when putting on his shoes, combing his hair, performing his ablution, and in all of his affairs.

Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 166, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 268

Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed upon) according to Al-Bukhari and Muslim

عَنْ عَائِشَةَ قَالَتْ كَانَ النَّبِيُّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ يُعْجِبُهُ التَّيَمُّنُ فِي تَنَعُّلِهِ وَتَرَجُّلِهِ وَطُهُورِهِ وَفِي شَأْنِهِ كُلِّهِ

166 صحيح البخاري كتاب الوضوء باب التيمن في الوضوء والغسل

268 صحيح مسلم كتاب الطهارة باب التيمن في الطهور وغيره