Anas bin Malik (RadiyAllahu Anhu) reported: Once the time for As-Salat (the prayer) approached. Those whose houses were near, went to their houses to perform Wudu’ while some of the people remained with Messenger of Allah (Sallellahu Alayhi Wa Sallam). A stone (containing some water) bowl was brought for him. It was too small for him to spread his hand over it. He performed his Wudu’ and it (the water) sufficed for all the others also. Anas was asked: “How many of you were present there?” He said: “Eighty or more.”
[Al-Bukhari and Muslim]
Another narration in Muslim is: ‘The Prophet (S.A.W.S.) called for a vessel containing water. A wide shallow vessel with a little water in it was brought for him. He put his fingers in it. Anas (r.a.) says: “I kept looking at the water pouring from between his fingers. I estimated that the number of people who made their Wudu’ with it was from seventy to eighty.”
This Hadith mentions a miracle of Messenger of Allah (S.A.W.S.) and also provides for the use of a stoneware.
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