What is the ruling of wiping the face with the hands after dua?
Nothing has been authenticated regarding this at all; therefore it is from bid’ah. (An unprescribed act of worship introduced after the death of the Prophet ﷺ)
Wiping the face with the hands after dua has not been authenticated at all.
(It is) a bid’ah amongst (other) bid’ah.
Answered by: Shaykh Abu Bilaal Al-Hadhramy – may Allah preserve him
Answered on: 30th Rabbi’ Al-Awal 1441 (27th November 2019)
Translated by: Abu Sufyaan Saami ibn Daniel Al-Ghaani